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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Michigan

    Detroit River (Sept. 18-19, 2010)


    Trombly tops BFL field on Detroit River

    Boater Michael Trombly of Perrysburg, Ohio, picked up his seventh FLW win Sunday during the BFL Michigan Division Super Tournament on the Detroit River. He earned $4,540 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus.
    Davis winning co-angler

    Boater Michael Trombly of Perrysburg, Ohio, caught a 10-bass limit weighing 46 pounds, 7 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $4,540 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Michigan Division tournament on the Detroit River. Trombly was using tubes in weedy areas along the north shore to sack his limits.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Mark Flick, Plainwell, Mich., 10 bass, 44-11, $2,270

    3rd: Bill Vavrina, Brownstown, Mich., 10 bass, 41-12, $1,515

    4th: Dave Hasty, Toledo, Ohio, 10 bass, 40-10, $1,059

    5th: Mark Stephenson, New Castle, Ind., 10 bass, 39-10, $908

    6th: Heath Wagner, Angola, Ind., 10 bass, 38-8, $832

    7th: Kenneth Taylor, Shelby Township, Mich., 10 bass, 38-8, $757

    8th: Chris King, South Amherst, Ohio, 10 bass, 37-7, $681

    9th: Brent Dunmyer, Weston, Ohio, 10 bass, 36-3, $605

    10th: Steve Roth, Syracuse, Ind., 10 bass, 35-15, $530

    Davis winning co-angler

    Scott Davis of Coloma, Mich., earned $2,270 as co-angler winner of the Sept. 18-19 BFL Michigan Division Super Tournament.Scott Davis of Coloma, Mich., caught a 10-bass limit weighing 30 pounds, 11 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $2,270 in the Co-angler Division. He was using a drop-shot near the mouth of the river to sack his limits.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Brian Ruetz, Toledo, Ohio, nine bass, 29-11, $1,135

    3rd: Luke Shocklee, Rockwood, Mich., 10 bass, 29-4, $757

    4th: Brad Craft, New Bremen, Ohio, 10 bass, 27-10, $530

    5th: Theo Corcoran, Waterford, Mich., eight bass, 27-2, $454

    6th: Mike Schoemann, Waterford, Mich., seven bass, 26-13, $416

    7th: Adam Nuechterlein, Grass Lake, Mich., 10 bass, 25-14, $378

    8th: Rick Roberts, Macomb, Mich., nine bass, 25-12, $341

    9th: Mike Bender, Batavia, Ohio, seven bass, 25-1, $303

    10th: David Matual, Chicago, Ill., nine bass, 24-3, $265

    Coming up

    The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings from the Michigan Division have now qualified for the Oct. 21-23 Regional Championship on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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