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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Cowboy

    Toledo Bend (Feb. 19, 2011)


    Robertson wins Walmart BFL event on Toledo Bend

    Boater Jason Robertson of Pineville, La., earned $4,009 as the winner of the Feb. 19 BFL Cowboy Division event on Toledo Bend.
    Swearingen winning co-angler

    Boater Jason Robertson of Pineville, La., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 13 ounces Feb. 19 to win $4,009 in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on Toledo Bend. After a fog delay Robertson fished near drains using Sweet Beaver Hill Billy Specials to bag his limit.


    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

                            2nd:      Matthew Armand, Hessmer, La., five bass, 20-15, $2,005

                            3rd:       Dan Stevens, Dry Prong, La., five bass, 18-11, $1,336

                            4th:       Keith Hawkins, Missouri City, Texas, five bass, 18-7, $935

                            5th:       Dean West, Lake Charles, La., five bass, 18-1, $802

                            6th:       Ken Smith, Dallas, Texas, five bass, 17-5, $701

                            6th:       Jarred Williams, Woodworth, La., five bass, 17-5, $701

                            8th:       Alex Manitzas, Deridder, La., four bass, 16-15, $601

                            9th:       George Jeane Jr., Evans, La., five bass, 16-10, $535

                            10th:     Don Williams, Keithville, La., five bass, 16-5, $468


    Co-angler Kyle Swearingen of Lumberton, Texas, earned $2,005 as the winner of the BFL Cowboy event at Toledo Bend.Swearingen winning co-angler

    Kyle Swearingen of Lumberton, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 10 ounces Feb. 19 to win $2,005 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing ridges and grass with red Rat-L-Traps to haul in his limit.


    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

                            2nd:      Ryan Morott, Princeton, Texas, five bass, 15-4, $1,002

                            3rd:       James Adams, Many, La., five bass, 12-15, $668

                            4th:       Dennis Jones, Oakdale, La., five bass, 12-12, $468

                            5th:       Walt Stevens, Ruston, La., five bass, 12-11, $401

                            6th:       Ken Pecanty, Vicksburg, Miss., five bass, 12-3, $368

                            7th:       Charles Hogg, Haughton, La., five bass, 12-2, $334

                            8th:       Paul Chambers Jr., Ball, La., five bass, 11-14, $284

                            8th:       Mark Wilson, Evans, La., five bass, 11-14, $284

                            10th:     Brian Tolley, Katy, Texas, five bass, 11-11, $234


    Coming up

      The next BFL Cowboy Division tournament is scheduled for March 12 on the Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Jasper, Texas. After the fifth Cowboy 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 Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. 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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