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    Lake Guntersville (Feb. 6, 2010)

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    Barnes, Harper tie for first at Lake Guntersville

    Boater Dennis Barnes of Boaz, Ala., tied for first place in the BFL Choo Choo Division event on Guntersville. He was also the Ranger Cup winner, so he won a total of $6,440.
    Taylor tops co-anglers in BFL Choo Choo Division event
    06.Feb.2010

    Dennis Barnes of Boaz, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds even, and Keith Harper of Grove Oak, Ala., caught four bass, also weighing 22 pounds, to tie for first in the BFL Choo Choo Division tournament held Feb. 6 on Lake Guntersville. They each earned $4,400 for the shared win.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters at Guntersville:

    3rd: Horace Alred, Cedartown, Ga., 4 bass, 21-10, $1974

    4th: Rodney A. Hill, Decherd, Tenn., 5 bass, 20-11, $1382

    5th: James Hairrell, Iuka, Miss., 5 bass, 20-3, $1,184

    6th: Tracy Wallace, Lithia Springs, Ga., 5 bass, 20-1, $1,085

    Boater Keith Harper of Grove Oak, Ala., tied for first place in the BFL Choo Choo Division event at Guntersville. He won $4,440. 7th: Earl Anderson, Hollywood, Ala., 5 bass, 19-4, $987

    8th: Lee Pitts, Rainsville, Ala., 5 bass, 18-14, $888

    9th: Don Privette, Stevenson, Ala., 5 bass, 18-10, $789

    10th: Chris Wade, Winchester, Tenn., 5 bass, 17-13, $691

    Taylor takes Co-angler Division

    Wesley D. Taylor of Manchester, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces to win the BFL Choo Choo Co-angler Division on Lake Guntersville. He earned $2,960.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers at Guntersville:

    2nd: Allen Bishop, Albertville, Ala., 4 bass, 16-15, $1,480

    3rd: Billy Gardner, Livingston, Tenn., 5 bass, 16-8, $988

    4th: Leandra McClendon, Jr., Trussville, Ala., 4 bass, 15-4, $691

    5th: Darrin Stanley, Cullman, Ala., 4 bass, 14, $592

    6th: Tony Harris, Villa Rica, Ga., 5 bass, 13-4, $543

    7th: Nicholas Alexander, Carrollton, Ga., 3 bass, 13-3, $444

    7th: Tim Guinn, Goodlettsville, Tenn., 4 bass, 13-3, $444

    7th: Steve Patty, Soddydaisy, Tenn., 3 bass, 13-3, $444

    10th: Chris Drake, Cullman, Ala., 5 bass, 13-1, $345

    Looking ahead

    The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for March 13 at Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala. The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers from each of the five divisional tournaments will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship on Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., where boaters will fish for a new Ranger 198VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard plus a Chevy pickup and co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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