Walmart Bass Fishing League - Cowboy
Lake Livingston (April 2, 2011)
Boater Mark Allen of Mabank, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces April 2 to win $5,296 in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on Lake Livingston. Allen was pitching soft plastics in Kickapoo Creek to sack his limit.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Eddie Ellisor, Coldspring, Texas, five bass, 16-8, $1,648
3rd: Nathan Stroup, Willis, Texas, five bass, 15-13, $1,099
4th: Matt Ogrodowicz, Cypress, Texas, five bass, 14-11, $769
5h: Cody Cox, Nacogdoches, Texas, five bass, 14-4, $659
6th: Kevin Mason, Coldspring, Texas, five bass, 13-11, $604
7th: Dicky Newberry, Houston, Texas, five bass, 13-7, $549
8th: Tommy Mackey, Bryan, Texas, five bass, 13-6, $494
9th: Jeremy Strong, Livingston, Texas, five bass, 12-15, $439
10th: Don Dickerson, Pineville, La., five bass, 12-14, $385
Dunn winning co-angler
James Dunn of Lecompte, La., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 12 ounces to win $1,648 in the Co-angler Division. Dunn was on Palmetto Creek using watermelon-colored flukes to catch his limit.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Ryan Morott, Princeton, Texas, four bass, 10-14, $824
3rd: Casey Leblanc, Houston, Texas, four bass, 9-15, $549
4th: Aaron Ponder, Lufkin, Texas, five bass, 9-5, $385
5th: Richard Hooter, Natchitoches, La., four bass, 9, $330
6th: Troy Campbell, Pittsburg, Texas, two bass, 7-1, $302
7th: Cory Gordon, Bossier City, La., four bass, 7, $275
8th: Butch Stover, Kingwood, Texas, three bass, 6-14, $247
9th: James Callaghan, De Berry, Texas, three bass, 6-2, $220
10th: Tazz Ferrell, McKinney, Texas, three bass, 5-14, $192
The next BFL Cowboy Division tournament is scheduled for June 4 on the Red River in Natchitoches, La. 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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