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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Mississippi
Pickwick Lake (June 4, 2011)
Byrd best BFL boater on Pickwick Lake
Boater James Byrd of Muscle Shoals, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 1 ounce June 4 to win $4,610 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Mississippi Division tournament on Pickwick Lake.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Jeff Roberts, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 19-6, $2,305
3rd: Shawn Perrigo, Rienzi, Miss., five bass, 19-4, $1,536
4th: Todd Rasberry, Killen, Ala., five bass, 18-12, $1,076
5th: Mitch Harrison, Nettleton, Miss., five bass, 17-10, $922
6th: Jeff McLain, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 16-7, $845
7th: Chad Aaron, Ethridge, Tenn., five bass, 16-3, $691
Craig Grubbs, Tishomingo, Miss., five bass, 16-3, $691
Aaron Harrelson, Glen, Miss., five bass, 16-3, $691
10th: Heath Gilmore, Meridian, Miss., five bass, 15-0, $511
Steve Whitten, Muscle Shoals, Ala., five bass, 15-0, $511
Shows winning co-angler
Murry Shows of Pheba, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces to win $2,305 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Jim Bishop, Germantown, Tenn., five bass, 15-9, $1,152
3rd: Les Stracener, West Memphis, Ark., five bass, 15-6, $768
4th: Grant Phillips, Clinton, Miss., five bass, 14-9, $538
5th: Tim Callahan, Houston, Miss., five bass, 14-0, $422
Roy Kelly, Petal, Miss., five bass, 14-0, $422
Justin Lee, Iron City, Tenn., five bass, 14-0, $422
8th: Carl Graham, Corinth, Miss., five bass, 13-14, $346
9th: DJ Kesler, Baldwyn, Miss., five bass, 13-11, $307
10th: Ansel Davis, Tylertown, Miss., five bass, 12-9, $269
The next Walmart BFL Mississippi Division tournament is scheduled for June 25 on Grenada Lake in Grenada, 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.
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