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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Illini

    Lake Shelbyville (April 30, 2011)


    Mull outfishes BFL field on Lake Shelbyville

    Boater Jeremy Mull of Chatham, Ill., earned $3,028 as winner of the April 30 BFL Illini Division event on Lake Shelbyville.
    Payne winning co-angler

    Boater Jeremy Mull of Chatham, Ill., caught four bass weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces April 30 to win $3,028 in the BFL Illini Division tournament on Lake Shelbyville.

    Rounding out the remaining top10 boaters:

    2nd: Anthony Balding Jr., Millstadt, Ill., five bass, 11-14, $1,514

    3rd: Kyle Danhausen, Kankakee, Ill., five bass, 10-7, $1,008

    4th: Bob Milanec, Champaign, Ill., five bass, 10-3, $707

    5th: Ray Arning Jr., Walnut Hill, Ill., five bass, 10-2, $606

    6th: Bobby McMullin, Pevely, Mo., five bass, 9-12, $555

    7th: Dennis Carder, Oblong, Ill., five bass, 8-12, $479

    Scott Freeman, Chicago, three bass, 8-12, $479

    9th: Darrin Olin, La Harpe, Ill., four bass, 8-4, $404

    10th: Danny Owens, Assumption, Ill., three bass, 7-15, $353

    Payne winning co-angler

    Scott Payne of Ingraham, Ill., earned $1,514 as the co-angler winner of the April 30 BFL Illini Division event.

    Scott Payne of Ingraham, Ill., caught two bass weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces to win $1,514 in the Co-angler Division.

    Rounding out the remaining top10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Roger Banister, Mason City, Ill.., one bass, 6-15, $757

    3rd: Scott McCleery, Winchester, Ill., two bass, 6-1, $505

    4th: Joshua Whitehead, East Alton, Ill., three bass, 5-8, $353

    5th: Jeff Davis, Texico, Ill., one bass, 5-6, $303

    6th: Sheldon Ayers, Anna, Ill., one bass, 5-2, $278

    7th: Thomas Benson, Chicago, one bass, 4-13, $252

    8th: Patrick O’Dell, Windsor, Ill., one bass, 4-5, $227

    9th: Seanna Carter, Chicago, two bass, 4-4, $202

    10th: Ross Davis, St. Elmo, Ill., one bass, 4-0, $177

    Coming up

    The next BFL Illini Division tournament is scheduled for June 11 on Rend Lake in Benton, Ill. After the fifth Illini 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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