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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Bama

    Lake Mitchell (Oct. 1-2, 2011)

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    Nixon wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Mitchell

    Boater Jason Nixon of Wetumpka, Ala., earned $4,882 as winner of the Oct. 1-2 BFL Bama Division Super Tournament on Lake Mitchell.
    Daniel winning co-angler
    02.Oct.2011

    Boater Jason Nixon of Wetumpka, Ala., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 29 pounds, 1 ounce Oct. 1-2 to win $4,882 in the Walmart BFL Bama Division Super Tournament on Lake Mitchell. Nixon was fishing midlake using a shaky head and Sweet Beaver.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Kelley Jaye, Dadeville, Ala., 10 bass, 24-12, $2,441

    3rd: Robert Behrle, Hoover, Ala., 10 bass, 23-11, $1,625

    4th: Bo Hunter, Gardendale, Ala., 10 bass, 22-5, $1,139

    5th: Dennis Barnes, Boaz, Ala., 10 bass, 22-3, $976

    6th: Bob Blackerby, Chelsea, Ala., 10 bass, 22-3, $895

    7th: Chris Rutland, Wetumpka, Ala., 10 bass, 20-11, $814

    8th: Ronnie McDonough, Birmingham, Ala., 10 bass, 20-8, $732

    9th: Tim Williams, Opelika, Ala., 10 bass, 20-0, $651

    10th: Joey Aderhold, Birmingham, Ala., 10 bass, 19-14, $570

    Daniel winning co-angler

    Heath Daniel of Dadeville, Ala., earned $2,441 as the co-angler winner of the Oct. 1-2 BFL Bama Super Tournament.

    Heath Daniel of Dadeville, Ala., caught a two-day total of nine bass weighing 19 pounds, 15 ounces to win $2,441 in the Co-angler Division. Daniel fished upriver and used a swimming jig to catch his bass.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Keith Fields, Austell, Ga., 10 bass, 19-8, $1,220

    3rd: Jake Akin, Powder Springs, Ga., 10 bass, 19-4, $814

    4th: Shawn Marquis, Columbus, Ga., 10 bass, 17-6, $570

    5th: Scott Curvin, Jacksonville, Ala., 10 bass, 16-12, $488

    6th: Anthony Ingle, Trion, Ga., nine bass, 16-8, $447

    7th: Brett Clement, Jasper, Ala., 10 bass, 16-7, $407

    8th: Michael Murray, Trussville, Ala., nine bass, 15-14, $366

    9th: Hulan Mattox, Alexander City, Ala., nine bass, 15-9, $325

    10th: Alex Pruitt, Bessemer, Ala., 10 bass, 15-9, $285

    Coming up

    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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