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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Hoosier
Ohio River/Rocky Point (Oct. 2-3, 2010)
Shaffer outfishes field on Ohio River
Boater Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio, caught a nine-bass total weighing 11 pounds, 9 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $4,054 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Ronnie Hinesley, Sulpher Springs, Ind., six bass, 8-3, $3,027 (includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus)
3rd: Ryan Deal, Haubstadt, Ind., three bass, 8-1, $1,351
4th: Luke Foli, Granger, Ind., six bass, 8-0, $946
5th: Mark Dove, North Vernon, Ind., six bass, 7-3, $811
6th: Tim Puckett, Cross Plains, Ind., six bass, 6-9, $743
7th: Mike Quinlin, Mooresville, Ind., five bass, 6-2, $676
8th: Kevin Meunier, Lamar, Ind., three bass, 4-6, $608
9th: Ronnie Smith, Walton, Ky., four bass, 4-6, $541
10th: Kaoru O’Bryan, Crestwood, Ky., one bass, 3-5, $473
Smith winning co-angler
Wendell Smith of Greenfield, Ind., caught a six-bass total weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $1,951 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Dave Roberts, Indianapolis, three bass, 4-10, $975
3rd: James Flowers, Greenwood, Ind., two bass, 4-5, $649
4th: Jason Murray, Sunman, Ind., three bass, 4-0, $455
5th: Mark Sollman, Haubstadt, Ind., three bass, 3-14, $390
6th: Keith Rietman, Hebron, Ky., two bass, 3-10, $358
7th: Darren New, New Castle, Ind., two bass, 3-6, $325
8th: Tim Burke, Petersburg, Ky., two bass, 2-13, $293
9th: Tom Schrader, Bargersville, Ind., two bass, 2-11, $260
10th: Jim Anderson, Troy, Ind., two bass, 2-10, $228
The next BFL Hoosier Division tournament, the Regional Championship, is scheduled for Oct. 21-23 on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky. The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers from the Buckeye, Hoosier, Michigan and Great Lakes divisions have qualified for the Regional Championship, where the top six boaters and top six co-anglers will advance to the BFL All-American.
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