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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Choo Choo
Lake Guntersville (March 19, 2011)
Neal best boater on Lake Guntersville
Boater Michael Neal of Dayton, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds even March 19 to win first place and $5,304 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Earl Anderson, Hollywood, Ala., five bass, 22-12, $2,210
2nd: Gil Summerlin, Guntersville, Ala., five bass, 22-12, $2,210
4th: Bob Pauer, Grant, Ala., five bass, 20-9, $1,238
5th: Brett Self, Griffin, Ga., five bass, 19-2, $1,061
6th: Johnny Patterson, Grant, Ala., five bass, 18-11, $972
7th: Sam Morgan, Coalmont, Tenn., five bass, 18-1, $840
7th: John Talton, Georgetown, Tenn., five bass, 18-1, $840
9th: Marc Arnold, Kingsport, Tenn., five bass, 17-11, $707
10th: Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 17-10, $619
Chris Holland of Winchester, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces to win first place and $2,652 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Tony Prince, Pulaski, Tenn., five bass, 18-3, $1,326
3rd: Mark Pirkle, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 16-10, $887
4th: Brian Helderman, Fyffe, Ala., five bass, 14-10, $619
5th: Todd Owens, Middletown, Ohio, four bass, 13-13, $530
6th: Tommy Roundtree, Athens, Ala., four bass, 13-4, $486
7th: Todd Peeples, Royston, Ga., five bass, 12-13, $420
7th: Thomas Wood, West Helena, Ark., three bass, 12-13, $420
9th: Robert Slaton, Marietta, Ga., five bass, 12-8, $354
10th: Gregory Nunnelly, Ohatchee, Ala., five bass, 12-5, $309
The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for April 9 on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. After the fifth Choo Choo Division tournament is complete, 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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