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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Bama

    Lake Eufaula (April 2, 2011)


    Ingram wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Eufaula

    Boater Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Ala., earned $4,507 as winner of the April 2 BFL Bama Division tournament on Lake Eufaula.
    Schoffstall winning co-angler

    Boater Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 8 ounces April 2 to win $4,507 in the BFL Bama Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. Ingram was in the main lake, throwing spinnerbaits in about 5 to 6 feet of water.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Justin Hamner, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 16-8, $2,253

    3rd: Jason Smith, Albany, Ga., five bass, 16-6, $1,502

    4th: Patrick Dobbins, Opelika, Ala., five bass, 15-1, $976

    4th: Brian Fuller, Prattville, Ala., five bass, 15-1, $976

    6th: Chad Prough, Chipley, Fla., five bass, 14-10, $826

    7th: Micah Frazier, Newnan, Ga., five bass, 14-8, $751

    8th: Scott Montgomery, Eufaula, Ala., five bass, 13-11, $676

    9th: Robert Behrle, Hoover, Ala., five bass, 13-9, $601

    10th: Garry Hicks, Cullman, Ala., four bass, 13-5, $526

    Schoffstall winning co-angler

    Steven Schoffstall of Chelsea, Ala., earned $2,253 as winner in the Co-angler Division of the April 2 BFL Bama event.

    Steven Schoffstall of Chelsea, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces to win $2,253 in the Co-angler Division. Schoffstall was using a homemade jig, peanut-butter-and-jelly color, in the main lake near the dam.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Jason Jones, Ozark, Ala., five bass, 14-3, $1,127

    3rd: Dennis Hudson, Fortson, Ga., five bass, 14, $751

    4th: Frank Chappell, Sterrett, Ala., five bass, 12-11, $526

    5th: Keith Glasgow, Guin, Ala., five bass, 12-7, $451

    6th: Dennis Sherrill, Montgomery, Ala., five bass, 11-4, $413

    7th: Kenneth Ballard, Munford, Ala., five bass, 11, $376

    8th: Braxton Setzer, Morris, Ala., four bass, 10-13, $338

    9th: Zack Thaggard, Dadeville, Ala., five bass, 10, $300

    10th: Michael Darlington, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 9-14, $263

    Coming up

    The next BFL Bama Division tournament is scheduled for April 16 on Lay Lake in Columbiana, Ala. After the fifth Bama Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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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