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    Lake Guntersville (April 24, 2010)

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    Gross wins BFL tournament on Lake Guntersville

    Boater Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Ga., won the April 24 BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville to earn $4,796.
    Taylor winning co-angler
    24.Apr.2010

    Boater Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $4,796 in the BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville. He was using swimbaits to catch his postspawn fish under wet and windy conditions.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Jeff Sparks, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 23-8, $2,398

    3rd: Tim Buckner, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 22-13, $1,595

    4th: Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 21-8, $1,119

    5th: Gary Fleming, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 21-7, $959

    6th: Don Privette, Stevenson, Ala., five bass, 20-11, $879

    7th: Jeff Knight, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 20-1, $1,719*

    7th: Michael Seeley, Section, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719

    7th: Terry Tucker, Gadsden, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719

    10th: Tim Wilson, Gas City, Ind., five bass, 19-11, $560

    *Includes $1,000 Evinrude Bonus

    Taylor winning co-angler

    Co-angler Wesley Taylor of Manchester, Tenn., won the April 24 BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville to earn $2,398.Wesley Taylor of Manchester, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces to win $2,398 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Guntersville.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Ricky Williams, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 20-8, $1,199

    3rd: Ray Elmore, Calhoun, Ga., five bass, 20-4, $795

    4th: Buyrl Shirley, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 18-13, $560

    5th: Kevin Atkinson, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 18-12, $460

    5th: Rusty Gregg, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 18-12, $460

    7th: Kevin Shrader, Valley Head, Ala., five bass, 18-1, $400

    8th: Waymon Maples, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 17-14, $360

    9th: Matthew Embry, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 17-8, $320

    10th: Randy Brewington, Moulton, Ala., four bass, 17-3, $266

    10th: Kerry White, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 17-3, $266

    Coming up

    The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for June 5 at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. After the fifth Choo Choo Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., where 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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    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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