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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - North Carolina

    Lake Norman (March 6, 2010)


    Stiltner best BFL boater on Lake Norman

    Boater Robert Stiltner of Mount Mourne, N.C., earned $3,926 as winner of the March 6 BFL North Carolina Division event.
    Murphy makes co-angler grade

    Robert Stiltner of Mount Mourne, N.C., caught five bass weighing 16 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to earn $3,926 as the winning boater in the BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Lake Norman.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Todd Walters, Greensboro, N.C., five bass, 13-13, $1,963

    3rd: Cliff Kirby, Catawba, N.C., five bass, 13-12, $1,309

    4th: Lee Allred, Youngsville, N.C., five bass, 13-6, $916

    5th: Matt Haywood, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 13-1, $785

    6th: Scott Hamrick, Denver, N.C., five bass, 12-11, $687

    6th: David Wright, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 12-11, $687

    8th: James Blankenship, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 12-4, $589

    9th: Jeff Hager, Alexis, N.C., five bass, 12-1, $523

    10th: Rodney Bell, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 11-13, $435

    10th: Shane Lehew, Charlotte, N.C., five bass, 11-13, $435

    Murphy winning co-angler

    Co-angler Mark Murphy of Lexington, N.C., earned $1,963 as winner of the March 6 BFL North Carolina Division event.Mark Murhpy of Lexington, N.C., caught 5-bass weighing 12 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday, March 6, 2010 to win $1,963 in the FLW BFL North Carolina Co-angler Division at Lake Norman.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Virgil Wicks, Gaffney, S.C., four bass, 11-12, $981

    3rd: Bryan New, Belmont, N.C., five bass, 11-5, $655

    4th: Kurt Moser, Max Meadows, Va., five bass, 9-13, $458

    5th: Roger McIntyre, Salisbury, N.C., four bass, 9-1, $393

    6th: David Avery, Madison, N.C., five bass, 8-5, $360

    7th: Marshall Jordan Jr., Hamptonville, N.C., five bass, 8-3, $327

    8th: Ricky Byrd, Independence, Va., three bass, 7-1, $278

    8th: Curtis Sims, Woolwine, Va., four bass, 7-1, $278

    10th: Shorty Vaow, Cornelius, N.C., four bass, 6-15, $229

    Coming up

    The next BFL North Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for April 10 at Kerr Lake in Henderson, N.C. After the completition of five North Carolina Division tournaments, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers in the points standings will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., where boaters will compete for a Ranger 198VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard plus a Chevy pick-up, and co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.