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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Northeast

    1000 Islands (Sept. 10-11, 2011)

    Oleksyn wins BFL event at 1000 Islands

    Boater Steve Oleksyn of Rochester, N.Y., earned $4,400 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus as the winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Northeast Super Tournament at 1000 Islands.
    Dubois winning co-angler
    11.Sep.2011

    Boater Steve Oleksyn of Rochester, N.Y., caught 10 bass weighing 47 pounds, 3 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL Northeast Division tournament at 1000 Islands to win $4,400 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus. Oleksyn fished the main lake, dragging 3 ½ inch pumpkin colored KVD Tubes in 20 foot or less depths to catch his bass.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Kraig Kettelkamp, Clifton Springs, N.Y., 10 bass, 45-8, $2,200

    3rd: Dean Meckes, Clayton, N.Y., 10 bass, 45-3, $1,466

    4th: Neil Farlow, Welland, Ontario, 10 bass, 44-15, $1,027

    5th: Kurt Dove, Del Rio, Texas, 10 bass, 43-2, $880

    6th: Donald Quonce, Pulaski, N.Y., 10 bass, 42-2, $807

    7th: Frank Guarascio, Whitesboro, N.Y., 10 bass, 41-15, $733

    8th: Jamie Hartman, Newport, N.Y., 10 bass, 41-13, $660

    9th: Thomas Shafer, Pine City, N.Y., 10 bass, 40-0, $587

    10th: Ken Golub, Pittsford, N.Y., 10 bass, 39-10, $513 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Dubois winning co-angler

    Craig Dubois of Sprakers, N.Y., earned $2,200 as the co-angler winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Northeast event.

    Craig Dubois of Sprakers, N.Y., caught 10 bass weighing 47 pounds, 3 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,200 in the Co-angler Division. Dubois also fished the main lake, using Lucky Craft jerkbaits and 3 1/2 inch black and gold tubes.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Lee McGinn, Sewickley, Pa., 10 bass, 38-0, $1,100

    3rd: James Wilkins, State College, Pa., 10 bass, 37-8, $734

    4th: Robert Parmer Jr., Linden, Pa., 10 bass, 36-3, $513

    5th: Jon Sorendo, Oswego, N.Y., 10 bass, 34-12, $440

    6th: James Weible, Jonestown, Pa., 10 bass, 34-6, $403

    7th: Charles Stewart, New Berlin, Pa., 10 bass, 34-2, $367

    8th: Christopher Benninger, Grand Island, N.Y., nine bass, 33-10, $330

    9th: Frank Michael, Muncy, Pa., 10 bass, 29-9, $293

    10th: Jeff White, Rhoadesville, Va., nine bass, 29-1, $257

    Coming up

    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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