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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Hoosier

    Ohio River/Rocky Point (Aug. 27, 2011)

    Shaffer outfishes BFL field on Ohio River

    Boater Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio, earned $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus for his Aug. 27 BFL Hoosier Division win on the Ohio River at Rocky Point.
    Snow winning co-angler

    Boater Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio, caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds Aug. 27 to win $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Hoosier Division tournament on the Ohio River at Rocky Point. Shaffer fished using worms in wooded areas on the main river and in creeks.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Ryan Deal, Haubstadt, Ind., five bass, 9-2, $1,753

    3rd: Todd Hensley, New Albany, Ind., four bass, 8-12, $1,169

    4th: Keith Sickler, Cincinnati, Ohio, four bass, 8-6, $818

    5th: Danny Abrams, Greensfork, Ind., four bass, 7-11, $701

    6th: Calvin Davidson, Plainfield, Ind., two bass, 6-5, $643

    7th: Mike Geisler, Oxford, Ohio, three bass, 6-3, $584

    8th: Scott Bateman, Washington, Ind., five bass, 6-2, $526

    9th: Mike Quinlin, Mooresville, Ind., five bass, 5-13, $438

    9th: Jerry Reagan, Byrdstown, Tenn., four bass, 5-13, $438

    Snow winning co-angler

    David Snow of Lanesville, Ind., earned $1,753 as the co-angler winner of the Aug. 27 BFL Hoosier event.

    David Snow of Lanesville, Ind., caught three bass weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division. Snow fished Tar Creek lay-downs while using chigger craws.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Allan Stephens, Florence, Ky., three bass, 4-8, $876

    3rd: Scott Moon, Beech Grove, Ind., three bass, 4-7, $585

    4th: Jason Thornton, Corydon, Ind., three bass, 4-6, $409

    5th: Derek Stafford, Morehead, Ky., two bass, 3-9, $351

    6th: Craig Scholle, Sunman, Ind., three bass, 3-7, $321

    7th: Richard Michalski, Westport, Ky., three bass, 3-4, $292

    8th: Mike McPherson, Highland Heights, Ky., two bass, 3-3, $263

    9th: Steve Jones, Indianapolis, Ind., two bass, 2-12, $219

    9th: James Thomas Jr., Burlington, Ky., two bass, 2-12, $219

    Coming up

    The next BFL Hoosier Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 24-25 on the Ohio River at Tanners Creek in Lawrenceburg, Ind. After the fifth Hoosier 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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