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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Mississippi

    Pickwick Lake (March 12, 2011)

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    Stegall wins BFL Mississippi Division event on Pickwick Lake

    Boater Roger Stegall of Iuka, Miss., won the Walmart BFL tournament title on Pickwick Lake with a 24-pound, 12-ounce catch. Stegall won a first-place prize of $5,304 at the Mississippi River Division event as well as $2,000 for winning the Ranger Cup bonus.
    Hodge nets co-angler title
    12.Mar.2011

    Boater Roger Stegall of Iuka, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces March 12 to win $7,304 in the BFL Mississippi Division tournament on Pickwick Lake.

    The remaining top-10 boaters from the event included:

    2nd: Andy Houpt, Mantachie, Miss., five bass, 20-1, $2,652

    3rd: Steve Hatch, Long Beach, Miss., five bass, 18-10, $1,768

    4th: Jon Simpson, Florence, Ala., five bass, 18-5, $1,238

    5th: T.A. Cook III, Booneville, Miss., five bass, 17-12, $1,061

    6th: Jon Butler Jr., Cordova, Tenn., five bass, 17-3, $972

    7th: Gary Harlan, Tishomingo, Miss., five bass, 16-12, $884

    8th: Sam Moody, Athens, Ala., five bass, 16-10, $796

    9th: Brad McCulley, Courtland, Miss., five bass, 16-7, $707

    10th: Nathan Ashmore, Baldwyn, Miss., five bass, 16-5, $588

    10th: Charles Crouch, Waterloo, Ala., five bass, 16-5, $588

    Hodge captures co-angler title

    Co-angler Blake Hodge of Water Valley, Miss., took home the Walmart BFL tournament title on Pickwick Lake with a 21-pound, 4-ounce catch. Hodge won a first-place prize of $2,652 at the Mississippi River Division event.Blake Hodge of Water Valley, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 4 ounces March 12 to win $2,652 in the Co-angler Division.

    The remaining top-10 co-anglers from the event included:

    2nd: Tim Callahan, Houston, Miss., five bass, 15-13, $1,326

    3rd: Anthony Clayton, Muscle Shoals, Ala., five bass, 15-4, $887

    4th: Mark Sullivan, Collinsville, Miss., five bass, 15-3, $619

    5th: Mitchell Ray, Florence, Ala., five bass, 14-14, $530

    6th: John Breeden, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 14-12, $486

    7th: Tracy Taylor, Tupelo, Miss., five bass, 14-11, $442

    8th: Ricky Dudley, Greenville, Miss., five bass, 13-9, $398

    9th: Drew Bishop, Germantown, Tenn., five bass, 13-5, $354

    10th: Kenneth Underwood, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 13-2, $309

    The next BFL Mississippi Division tournament is scheduled for April 9 on Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, Miss. After the fifth Mississippi Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. 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 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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