Walmart Bass Fishing League - North Carolina
High Rock Lake (Sept. 17-18, 2011)
Boater Kevin Chandler of New London, N.C., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 33 pounds, 6 ounces Sept. 17-18 to win $5,197 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL North Carolina Division tournament on High Rock Lake. Chandler was fishing Abbots Creek and using a spinnerbait.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 anglers:
2nd: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., 10 bass, 31-0, $2,598
3rd: Brian Morgan, Newton, N.C., 10 bass, 29-5, $1,733
4th: Chris Baldwin, Lexington, N.C., 10 bass, 27-10, $1,213
5th: Jeff Chandler, New London, N.C., 10 bass, 27-0, $1,039
6th: Allen Eaker, Cherryville, N.C., 10 bass, 26-7, $953
7th: Todd Harris, Pfafftown, N.C., 10 bass, 26-5, $866
8th: Dustin Clontz, Albemarle, N.C., 10 bass, 25-13, $780
9th: Rodney Bell, Salisbury, N.C., 10 bass, 24-10, $693
10th: Eric Jeter, Asheville, N.C., 10 bass, 24-8, $606
Jones wins co-angler title
Thomas Jones of Kannapolis, N.C., caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 21 pounds, 7 ounces Sept. 17-18 to win $2,599 in the Co-angler Division. Jones fished Hat Swamp and used a Shaky-head rig to catch his bass.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 co-anglers included:
2nd: Kerry Murphy, Mooresville, N.C., seven bass, 16-7, $1,299
3rd: Paul Reich, Sanford, N.C., seven bass, 15-5, $867
4th: Ralph Hollifield Sr., Winston-Salem, N.C., six bass, 14-0, $606
5th: Charles Wood, Thomasville, N.C., seven bass, 13-11, $520
6th: Terry Wike, China Grove, N.C., seven bass, 13-4, $476
7th: Gerald Williams, Maiden, N.C., six bass, 12-9, $433
8th: Paul Brittain, Icard, N.C., five bass, 12-4, $390
9th: Bradley Chandler, New London, N.C., four bass, 12-3, $346
10th: Jason Lowman, Hickory, N.C., five bass, 12-2, $303
The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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