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    Lake Guntersville (May 14, 2011)

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    Neal No. 1 BFL boater on Lake Guntersville

    Boater Michael Neal of Dayton, Tenn., earned $4,472 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus as winner of the May 14 BFL Choo Choo event on Lake Guntersville.
    Rutherford winning co-angler
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    Boater Michael Neal of Dayton, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces May 14 to win $4,472 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: Jason Atkins, Section, Ala., five bass, 21-11, $2,236

    3rd: Adam Wagner, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 19-13, $1,492

    4th: Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 19-9, $1,043

    5th: Chad Hall, Dora, Ala., five bass, 18-8, $894

    6th: Casey Martin, Huntsville, Ala., five bass, 18-6, $820

    7th: David Vaughn, Royston, Ga., five bass, 18-0, $745

    8th: Rodney Hill, Decherd, Tenn., five bass, 17-15, $671

    9th: Bruce Neal, Lancaster, Ohio, five bass, 17-11, $596

    10th: Barry Wilson, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 17-4, $522

    Rutherford winning co-angler

    Brad Rutherford of Lavonia, Ga., earned $2,236 as co-angler winner of the May 14 BFL Choo Choo event.

    Brad Rutherford of Lavonia, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce to win $2,236 in the Co-angler Division.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Kibbee McCoy, Crossville, Tenn., five bass, 17-8, $931

    2nd: Kevin Shrader, Valley Head, Ala., five bass, 17-8, $931

    4th: Jerry Armstrong, Shelbyville, Tenn., five bass, 17-4, $522

    5th: Jett Loach, Ringgold, Ga., five bass, 16-11, $447

    6th: Rodney Treadway, Decatur, Ala., five bass, 16-8, $410

    7th: Johnny Rasberry, Killen, Ala., five bass, 16-7, $373

    8th: David Johnson, Winchester, Tenn., five bass, 15-10, $335

    9th: Chris Holland, Winchester, Tenn., five bass, 15-4, $298

    10th: Todd Owens, Middletown, Ohio, five bass, 15-3, $261

    Coming up

    The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 24-25 on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, 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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