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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Arkie
Beaver Lake (Sept. 24-25, 2011)
Wright wins BFL event on Beaver Lake
Boater Adam Wright of Benton, Ark., caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 21 pounds, 14 ounces Sept. 24-25 to win $4,122 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Arkie Division Super Tournament on Beaver Lake. Wright fished mid-lake and utilized a buzzbait and War Eagle Wild Craw to catch his bass.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 anglers included:
2nd: James Watson, Waynesville, Mo., nine bass, 20-13, $2,061
3rd: Steve Bailey, Fayetteville, Ark., eight bass, 16-9, $1,374
4th: David Frank, Rogers, Ark., nine bass, 16-2, $962
5th: Terrance Narveson, Russellville, Ark., eight bass, 15-15, $824 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus
6th: Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark., 10 bass, 14-13, $756
7th: Clay Loveless, Alexander, Ark., 10 bass, 14-1, $687
8th: Roger Harp, Huntsville, Ark., 10 bass, 13-1, $618
9th: Jared Gobel, Springdale, Ark., nine bass, 12-8, $550
10th: Zach King, Clarksville, Ark., seven bass, 9-6, $481
Dewey Larson of Fayetteville, Ark., caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 11 pounds, 3 ounces Sept. 24-25 to win $2,061 in the Co-angler Division. Larson was drop-shotting a trick worm in 25 feet of water to catch his bass.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 co-anglers included:
2nd: Justin Swayze, Gurdon, Ark., seven bass, 10-1, $1,031
3rd: Jesse Mitchell, Malvern, Ark., six bass, 8-13, $686
4th: John Gay, Fayetteville, Ark., six bass, 8-6, $481
5th: Jamie Alan Horne, Gepp, Ark., five bass, 7-15, $412
6th: Matt Pennington, Fayetteville, Ark., four bass, 6-15, $378
7th: Chris George, Russellville, Ark., two bass, 6-9, $344
8th: John McNeill, Pine Bluff, Ark., four bass, 6-5, $309
9th: Michael Brown, Arkadelphia, Ark., five bass, 6-2, $275
10th: Brandon Thomas, Huntsville, Ark., five bass, 5-11, $240
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 Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.
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