Walmart Bass Fishing League - Northeast
Oneida Lake (Aug. 20, 2011)
Boater Ken Golub of Pittsford, N.Y., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce Aug. 20 to win $3,386 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus and a $1,000 Evinrude bonus in the Walmart BFL Northeast Division tournament on Oneida Lake in Brewerton, N.Y. Golub was flipping a half-ounce green-pumpkin jig around the entire lake.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Ian Renfrew, Phoenix, N.Y., five bass, 16-14, $1,693
3rd: Jason Putman, Cicero, N.Y., five bass, 15-9, $1,129
4th: Keith Barlow, Mount Laurel, N.J., five bass, 15-7, $790
5th: Michael Morrin, Waterloo, N.Y., five bass, 15-6, $677
6th: Jamie Hartman, Newport, N.Y., five bass, 14-9, $621
7th: Jason Crawford, Bloomsburg, Pa., five bass, 14-7, $564
8th: Tom Tarasoff, Kingston, Ontario, five bass, 14-6, $508
9th: Mike Shumanis, Bethlehem, Pa., five bass, 14-3, $451
10th: Joe A. Zombek II, Scranton, Pa., five bass, 14-0, $395
Ashley winning co-angler
Eric Ashley of Utica, N.Y., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces to win $1,693 in the Co-angler Division. Ashley was using crankbaits in water approximately 4 to 6 feet deep.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Chris Siclare, Geneva, N.Y., four bass, 12-14, $846
3rd: Bill Klaips, Shavertown, Pa., four bass, 12-4, $564
4th: Thomas Monica, Bridgeport, N.Y., five bass, 12-1, $395
5th: Brian Kelly, Liverpool, N.Y., five bass, 11-1, $324
5th: Bruce Stovall, Mount Holly, N.J., five bass, 11-1, $324
7th: Brian Dauberman, Mifflinburg, Pa., five bass, 10-15, $282
8th: Vince Lawyer, Webster, N.Y., five bass, 10-12, $254
9th: Alex Antipe, Brooklyn, N.Y., four bass, 9-14, $226
10th: Rich Harris, Monroe Township, Pa., five bass, 9-7, $188
10th: Charles Stewart, New Berlin, Pa., five bass, 9-7, $188
The next BFL Northeast Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 10-11 at 1,000 Islands in Clayton, N.Y. After the fifth Northeast Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.
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