Walmart Bass Fishing League - Great Lakes
Mississippi River/La Crosse (May 7, 2011)
Boater Jesse Wolfe of Nelson, Wis., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 9 ounces May 7 to win $4,763 in the BFL Great Lakes Division tournament on the Mississippi River.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Mike Brueggen, La Crosse, Wis., five bass, 18-10, $2,381
3rd: Dan McGarry, Tomah, Wis., five bass, 18-2, $1,585
4th: Brian Fitzpatrick, La Crosse, Wis., five bass, 17-7, $1,111
5th: Richie Eaves, Nauvoo, Ill., five bass, 16-9, $913
Ben Potaracke, La Crosse, Wis., five bass, 16-9, $913
7th: Dave Doty, Cottage Grove, Minn., five bass, 16-7, $714
Fernando Lobato, La Crosse, Wis., five bass, 16-7, $714
Randy Wieczorek, Buffalo City, Wis., five bass, 16-7, $714
10th: Andrew Hauser, Holmen, Wis., five bass, 16-5, $556
Gray winning co-angler
Michael Gray of Stoddard, Wis., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds to win $2,381 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Brett Shillin, Onalaska, Wis., five bass, 16-8, $1,191
3rd: Max Weiss, Wabasha, Minn., five bass, 16-6, $791
4th: Jamie Dressler, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., five bass, 16-2, $556
5th: Jason Steger, Stanley, Wis., five bass, 16, $476
6th: Joe Jender, Milwaukee, Wis., five bass, 15-6, $417
John Maher, Duluth, Minn., five bass, 15-6, $417
8th: Nick Kasten, Lake Geneva, Wis., five bass, 14-14, $357
9th: Charlie Benson, Holmen, Wis., five bass, 14-4, $282
Andy Heisler, Lacrescent, Minn., five bass, 14-4, $282
Cary Joholski, Coon Valley, Wis., five bass, 14-4, $282
The next BFL Great Lakes Division tournament is scheduled for June 18 on the Wolf River Chain of Lakes in Winneconne, Wis. After the fifth Great Lakes Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on the Barren River in Scottsville, Ky. 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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