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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Mississippi

    Pickwick Lake (June 4, 2011)

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    Byrd best BFL boater on Pickwick Lake

    Boater James Byrd of Muscle Shoals, Ala., earned $4,610 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus as winner of the June 4 BFL Mississippi Division event on Pickwick Lake.
    Shows winning co-angler
    04.Jun.2011

    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., earned $2,305 as the co-angler winner of the June 4 BFL Mississippi event.

    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

    Coming up

    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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