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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Buckeye

    Ohio River/Maysville (Aug. 20, 2011)


    Buckeye Division headed to Ohio River

    Ohio River takeoff (Photo by Jennifer Simmons)

    MAYSVILLE, Ky. — The Walmart Bass Fishing League is headed to the Ohio River at Maysville, Ky., Aug. 20 for the fourth of five stops in the Buckeye Division. As many as 400 boaters and co-anglers will compete for top awards of up to $9,500 and $3,000, respectively.

    Takeoffs and weigh-ins will be at Maysville River Park located at 100 Main St. in Maysville. Takeoff is scheduled for 7 a.m. while weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public.

    The BFL is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, offering bigger prizes to those who qualify for regional championships and those who make it to one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

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