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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Mountain
Lake Cumberland (April 16, 2011)
Epperson best boater on Lake Cumberland
Boater Doyle Epperson of Nancy, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 4 ounces April 16 to win $4,046 in the BFL Mountain Division tournament on Lake Cumberland. He was fishing the edge of drops with swimbaits on the main lake to haul in his catch.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Bill Smith Jr., Somerset, Ky., five bass, 18-6 $2,023
3rd: Talmadge Marcum, McKee, Ky., four bass, 17-6, $1,348
4th: JB King, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 13-9, $944
5th: Rex Huff, Corbin, Ky., five bass, 12-10, $809
6th: Jarrod Hembree, Berea, Ky., four bass, 11-13, $742
7th: Richard Littlepage, Cincinnati, Ohio, five bass, 11-11, $674
8th: Shannon DeVere, Berea, Ky., five bass, 10-8, $607
9th: Brian Ross, Berea, Ky., four bass, 9-11, $539
10th: Pat Eichmann, Nancy, Ky., three bass, 9-8, $472
Foley winning co-angler
Greg Foley of Danville, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 10 ounces to win $1,944 in the Co-angler Division. He was using a swimbaits on the main lake along ledges.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Todd Stopher, London, Ky., four bass, 11-15, $972
3rd: Eric Baumgardner, Somerset, Ky., four bass, 10-1, $649
4th: Mark Major, Lancaster, Ky., five bass, 9-13, $454
5th: Rod Huff, Monterey, Tenn., four bass, 7-15, $389
6th: Kelly Poynter, Parksville, Ky., five bass, 7-12, $356
7th: Glyndon King, Berea, Ky., two bass, 7-1, $324
8th: Frank Morrow, Monticello, Ky., five bass, 6-10, $292
9th: Chris Howard, London, Ky., three bass, 6-7, $243
9th: Joe Wilson, London, Ky., two bass, 6-7, $243
The next BFL Mountain Division tournament is scheduled for May 7 on Laurel Lake in London, Ky. After the fifth Mountain 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.
Bass Fishing League competition is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers offering bigger prizes to those who qualify for the regional championships and those who make it to one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the BFL All-American presented by Chevy. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.
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