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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - LBL

    Kentucky/Barkley Lakes (Sept. 10-11, 2011)

    Bates best BFL boater on Kentucky, Barkley lakes

    Boater Phillip Bates of Bon Aqua, Tenn., earned $5,126 as the winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL LBL Division Super Tournament on Kentucky-Barkley lakes.
    Wasson winning co-angler

    Boater Phillip Bates of Bon Aqua, Tenn., caught 10 bass weighing 30 pounds, 12 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky/Barkley lakes to win $5,126. Bates was fishing shallow on the south end of Kentucky Lake using topwater and Rat-L-Trap baits to catch his limits.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Chad Branham, Murray, Ky., 10 bass, 22-15, $2,563

    3rd: Billy Schroeder, Paducah, Ky., 10 bass, 22-9, $1,709

    4th: Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky., nine bass, 22-7, $1,196 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    5th: Joel Trovillion, Grantsburg, Ill., 10 bass, 21-8, $1,025

    6th: James Wilkins, Princeton, Ky., 10 bass, 21-5, $940

    7th: Brent Anderson, Kingston Springs, Tenn., 10 bass, 21-4, $854

    8th: Darrel Knies, Avon, Ind., eight bass, 20-14, $769

    9th: Dianna Clark, Bumpus Mills, Tenn., 10 bass, 20-14, $683

    10th: James Wright, Paducah, Ky., eight bass, 19-4, $598

    Wasson winning co-angler

    Scott Wasson of Evansville, Ind., earned $2,563 as the co-angler winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL LBL Division event.Scott Wasson of Evansville, Ind., caught nine bass weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,563 in the Co-angler Division. Wasson was fishing ledges with a jig.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Mike Siddens, Rockville, Ind., eight bass, 16-13, $1,281

    3rd: Johnathan Grimes, Hodgenville, Ky., six bass, 15-1, $853

    4th: Lee Warren, Sulphur Springs, Texas, six bass, 13-15, $598

    5th: Dan Edington, Madisonville, Ky., seven bass, 13-3, $513

    6th: Tim Huddleston, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 11-7, $470

    7th: Joe McClary, Richmond Heights, Mo., five bass, 11-3, $427

    8th: Jeremy Griffin, Mattoon, Ill., four bass, 10-11, $384

    9th: Brian Futch, Marion, Ill., four bass, 10-6, $342

    10th: Alan Woodford, Winslow, Ind., six bass, 10-1, $299

    Coming up

    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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