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    Kerr Lake (April 10, 2010)

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    Gray, Hutto tie for BFL win on Kerr Lake

    Boaters Bowman Gray (left) of Winterville, N.C. and Keith Hutto of Evans, Ga., tied for first place at the April 10 BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake to earn $2,563 each.
    Meadows winning co-angler
    10.Apr.2010

    Boaters Bowman Gray of Winterville, N.C., and Keith Hutto of Evans, Ga., each caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to tie for the win and earn $2,563 apiece for their efforts in the BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake. Hutto won an additional $2,000 for meeting the Ranger Cup qualifications. He was using spinnerbaits around trees, while Gray stuck with a ChatterBait to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    3rd: Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 13-9, $1,138

    4th: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., five bass, 12-13, $798

    5th: Nathan Webber, Kernersville, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $684

    6th: Brian Stacy, Pulaski, Va., five bass, 12-11, $627

    7th: Jeff Coble, Manson, N.C., five bass, 12-7, $570

    8th: Gerry Burchfield, Thomasville, N.C., four bass, 12-6, $456

    8th: Flash Butts, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., four bass, 12-6, $456

    8th: Jeffrey Queen, Catawba, N.C., five bass, 12-6, $456

    Meadows winning co-angler

    BFL boater Keith Hutto of Evans, Ga., picked up a win on Kerr Lake along with a Ranger Cup bonus payment.Bill Meadows of Hinton, W.Va., caught four bass weighing 9 pounds, 8 ounces to earn $1,709 as winner in the Co-angler Division on Kerr Lake. Meadows used a ChatterBait around trees to earn his victory.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Shorty Vaow, Cornelius, N.C., five bass, 9-7, $855

    3rd: Kermit Crowder, Matoaca, Va., four bass, 9-5, $570

    4th: Ricky Byrd, Independence, Va., five bass, 8-11, $399

    5th: Chuck Poovey, Denver, N.C., three bass, 7-6, $342

    6th: James Spivey, Whiteville, N.C., three bass, 6-15, $313

    7th: Kenneth Morrison, Waxhaw, N.C., two bass, 6-9, $285

    8th: Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., two bass, 5-12, $256

    9th: Tommy Swicegood, Salisbury, N.C., two bass, 5-11, $228

    10th: Eddie Cook, Clemmons, N.C., three bass, 5-9, $199

    Coming up

    The next BFL North Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for May 15 at High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth North Carolina 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 the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., where boaters will compete for a chance to win 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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