Walmart Bass Fishing League - Choo Choo
Lake Guntersville (Feb. 6, 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
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
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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