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    Detroit River (July 17, 2010)

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    Dobson wins BFL Michigan Division event on Detroit River

    Boater Scott Dobson of Clarkston, Mich., recorded a 24-pound, 2-ounce catch to win the BFL Michigan Division event on the Detroit River. For his efforts, Walker earned nearly $6,500 in winnings.
    Hasty snags co-angler title
    17.Jul.2010

    Scott Dobson of Clarkston, Mich., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win $6,418 in the FLW BFL Michigan Division tournament on the Detroit River. Dobson was targeting deep flats, drop-shotting Berkley Gulp baits to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the top-10 boaters:

    2nd: Matt Elkins, Spencerville, Ohio, five bass, 23-2, $1,709

    3rd: Jared Rhode, Port Clinton, Ohio, five bass, 21-10, $1,138

    4th: Bob Priest, Clarklake, Mich., five bass, 19-12, $798

    5th: John Zubkoff, Monroe, Mich., five bass, 19-8, $684

    6th: Dick Parker, Amherst, Ohio, five bass, 18-15, $627

    7th: Mark Stephenson, New Castle, Ind., five bass, 18-2, $570

    8th: Brian Metry, Grosse Pointe, Mich., five bass, 16-14, $513

    9th: Chris King, South Amherst, Ohio, five bass, 16-11, $456

    10th: Miles Johnson, Washington Township, Ohio, five bass, 15-8, $399

    Hasty nets co-angler title

    Co-angler Chuck Hasty of Toledo, Ohio, recorded a 20-pound, 2-ounce catch to win the BFL Michigan Division event on the Detroit River. For his efforts, Hasty earned over $1,700 in winnings.Chuck Hasty of Toledo, Ohio., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 2 ounces to win $1,709 in the FLW BFL Michigan Co-angler Division on the Detroit River. Hasty was dragging the bottom of the river with a Gulp Goby to sack his limit.

    Rounding out the top-10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Rick Roberts, Macomb, Mich., five bass, 16-9, $855

    3rd: Jason Kopczyk, Commerce Township, Mich., five bass, 15-14, $570

    4th: Dennis Mitchell, Malvern, Ark., four bass, 14-8, $399

    5th: Chris Hanas, St. John, Ind., four bass, 14-3, $342

    6th: Mark Lyons, Marion, Ind., five bass, 13-9, $313

    7th: David Michaelis, Commerce, Mich., five bass, 13-7, $285

    8th: David Adams, Schererville, Ind., five bass, 13-6, $256

    9th: Rex Heimberger, Baltimore, Ohio, four bass, 13-4, $228

    10th: Adam Nuechterlein, Grass Lake, Mich., five bass, 12-15, $199

    The next BFL Michigan Division tournament is scheduled for July 31, at St. Clair River in Harrison Township, Mich. After the fifth Michigan Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on the 2010 point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky., on Oct. 21-23, for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

    About FLW Outdoors

    FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189 tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. FLW Outdoors memberships are available featuring numerous benefits including Player’s Advantage. For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FantasyFishing.com.




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