Boater David Lowery of Milledgeville, Ga., caught a two day total of 10 bass weighing 25 pounds, 6 ounces Sept. 17-18 to win $4,882 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Bulldog Division Super Tournament on West Point Lake. Lowery used a combination of buzzbaits and All Terrain jigs in rocky areas and in shallow woody spots to land the majority of his catch.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 anglers:
2nd: Mike Blackshear, Macon, Ga., 10 bass, 24-13, $2,441
3rd: Kip Carter, Loganville, Ga., 10 bass, 20-4, $1,625
4th: Bo Talley, Columbus, Ga., nine bass. 18-7, $1,139
5th: Mark Svendsen, Doraville, Ga., 10 bass, 18-5, $976
6th: Charlie Williams, Lagrange, Ga., 10 bass, 18-4, $895
7th: Frank Burris, Jackson, Ga., 10 bass, 18-0, $814
8th: Kenny Carroll, Opelika, Ala., 10 bass, 17-11, $732
9th: Bobby Padgett, Lagrange, Ga., 10 bass, 17-5, $651 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
10th: Chris Jones, Stockbridge, Ga., nine bass, 16-3, $570
Milner nabs co-angler title
Joel Milner of Talbotton, Ga., caught a two day total of seven bass weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces Sept. 17-18 to win $2,441 in the Co-angler Division. Milner used buzzbaits and topwater crankbaits in backs of pockets to catch his bass.
Best of the rest
The remaining top 10 co-anglers included:
2nd: Darren Taylor, Monroe, Ga., nine bass, 14-0, $1,220
3rd: Carsie Bogue, Alto, Ga., 10 bass, 13-13, $814
4th: Robert Volinic, Peachtree City, Ga., 10 bass, 13-11, $570
5th: Bob Williams, Milledgeville, Ga., 10 bass, 12-15, $488
6th: Adam Beckum, Augusta, Ga., 10 bass, 12-14, $447
7th: Scott McDaniel, Byron, Ga., seven bass, 12-8, $407
8th: Brian Bell, Good Hope, Ga., seven bass, 11-7, $366
9th: Jason Boyett, Atlanta, Ga., eight bass, 11-1, $325
10th: Undre Montgomery, Atlanta, Ga., eight bass, 11-0, $285
The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings in the Bulldog Division have now qualified for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. 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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