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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Hoosier

    Ohio River/Tanners Creek (Sept. 24-25, 2011)

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    Shaffer wins BFL event on Ohio River

    Boater Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio, won the two-day BFL Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a total catch of 16 pounds, 1 ounce. For his efforts, Shaffer took home over $7,000 in winnings.
    Clift snags co-angler title during Hoosier Division event
    25.Sep.2011

    Boater Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio, caught a two-day total of nine bass weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce Sept. 24-25 to win $5,004 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River. Shaffer fished rock and wood patterns on the main river and used a spinnerbait and topwater bait.

    Best of the rest

    The remaining top 10 anglers included:

    2nd: Gary Dees, Hamilton, Ohio, eight bass, 14-8, $2,502

    3rd: Ryan Deal, Haubstadt, Ind., six bass, 11-12, $1,666

    4th: Ronnie Smith, Walton, Ky., nine bass, 11-6, $1,168 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    5th: Michael Powell Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio, seven bass, 11-4, $1,001

    6th: Tim Maupin, Lawrenceburg, Ind., eight bass, 10-15, $917

    7th: Tee Watkins, East Point, Ky., seven bass, 10-15, $834

    8th: Mike Quinlin, Mooresville, Ind., six bass, 10-4, $751

    9th: Tom Forrester, Bloomington, Ind., seven bass, 10-3, $667

    10th: Steve Caudill, Morehead, Ky., seven bass, 10-0, $584

    Co-angler Justin Clift of Indianapolis, Ind., won the two-day BFL Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a total catch of 7 pounds, 9 ounces. For his efforts, Clift took home over $2,500 in winnings.Clift nets co-angler crown

    Justin Clift of Indianapolis, Ind., caught a two-day total of six bass weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces Sept. 24-25 to win $2,502 in the Co-angler Division. Clift was flipping and pitching on Tanners Creek and in the main river to catch his bass.

    Best of the rest

    The remaining top 10 co-anglers included:

    2nd: Roy Lester, Hamilton, Ohio, six bass, 7-8, $1,251

    3rd: James McWhorter, Hamilton, Ohio, three bass, 6-13, $834

    4th: Larry Dowell, Louisville, Ky., four bass, 6-5, $584

    5th: Jason Thornton, Corydon, Ind., five bass, 6-2, $500

    6th: David Snow, Lanesville, Ind., three bass, 4-15, $459

    7th: Jason Murray, Sunman, Ind., four bass, 4-14, $417

    8th: Gary Melson, Louisville, Ky., three bass, 4-13, $375

    9th: Ken Barker, Middletown, Ohio, three bass, 4-9, $334

    10th: Harvey Miller, Trafalgar, Ind., four bass, 4-6, $292

    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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