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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Arkie
Lake Dardanelle (June 11, 2011)
Hilton outfishes field on Lake Dardanelle
Boater Josh Hilton of Clarksville, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces June 11 to win $3,247 in the Walmart BFL Arkie Division tournament on Lake Dardanelle. Hilton was fishing ledges in Piney Creek and the river with a 10-inch red-shad worm to catch his limit.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Adam Wright, Benton, Ark., five bass, 18-9, $1,623
3rd: Dennis Bean, Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 17-8, $1,082
4th: Zach King, Clarksville, Ark., five bass, 16-13, $758 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
5th: Alan Hilborn, Benton, Ark., five bass, 16-9, $649
6th: Huey Applegate, Jessieville, Ark., five bass, 15-15, $595
7th: Robert Stevens, Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 15-13, $541
8th: Kyle Landers, Benton, Ark., five bass, 15-11, $487
9th: Kyle Henderson, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 14-10, $433
10th: Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark., five bass, 14-8, $379
Lambert winning co-angler
Keith Lambert of Benton, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 14 ounces to win $1,623 in the Co-angler Division. He was using a red-bug-colored worm in Piney Creek to catch his limit.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Daniel Lovin, Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 14-11, $812
3rd: Burl Garrett, Benton, Ark., five bass, 13-8, $541
4th: Robert Percy, Hot Springs National Park, Ark., five bass, 13-4, $379
5th: Chris George, Russellville, Ark., five bass, 12-6, $325
6th: Leon Stone, Delight, Ark., four bass, 11-10, $298
7th: Luke Middleton, Batesville, Ark., four bass, 11-7, $271
8th: Kevin Holmes, Russellville, Ark., five bass, 11-3, $230
Daimon Mitchell, Little Rock, Ark., four bass, 11-3, $230
10th: Buck Quick, North Little Rock, Ark., four bass, 10-9, $189
The next BFL Arkie Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 24-25 on Beaver Lake in Rogers, Ark. After the fifth Arkie 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 Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. Boaters will compete for a top award of 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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