Walmart Bass Fishing League - Choo Choo
Lake Guntersville (June 5, 2010)
Boater Rogne Brown of Hixson, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $4,695 in the BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville. He was using a jig in 15 to 20 feet of water near the lower end of the lake to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Bill Bowling, Somerset, Ky., five bass, 23-7, $2,348
3rd: Dennis Barnes, Boaz, Ala., five bass, 22-12, $1,565
4th: Michael Neal, Dayton, Tenn., five bass, 22-8, $1,096
5th: Kenneth Smith, Tullahoma, Tenn., five bass, 22-3, $939
6th: Jim Pitts, Hollywood, Ala., five bass, 21-13, $861
7th: Dustin Evans, Eads, Tenn., five bass, 21-3, $783
8th: Rick Armstrong, Owns Cross Roads, Ala., five bass, 20-14, $626
8th: Buddy Gross, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 20-14, $626
8th: Rodney Hill, Decherd, Tenn., five bass, 20-14, $626
Jett Loach of Ringgold, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 13 ounces to win $2,343 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Guntersville. Loach was using jigs to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Ricky Williams, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 21-11, $1,172
3rd: Steve Melton, Shelbyville, Tenn., five bass, 20-14, $781
4th: Mark Pirkle, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 20-13, $547
5th: Mike D’Angelo Sr., Remlap, Ala., five bass, 19-13, $469
6th: Jody Moore, Dalton, Ga., five bass, 19-0, $430
7th: Dennis McGouirk, Carrollton, Ga., five bass, 18-10, $391
8th: Bobby Richardson, Gainesboro, Tenn., five bass, 18-2, $351
9th: Trent Giles, Riceville, Tenn., five bass, 17-4, $312
10th: Jimmy Rowell, Grove Oak, Ala., five bass, 17-0, $273
The next and last BFL Choo Choo Division tournament of 2010 is scheduled for Sept. 11-12, a Super Tournament 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 prize 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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