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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Music City

    Old Hickory Lake (June 11, 2011)


    Hopkins best boater on Old Hickory Lake

    Boater John Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tenn., earned $2,985 as winner of the June 11 BFL Music City Division event on Old Hickory Lake.
    Gribbings winning co-angler

    Boater John Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tenn., caught four bass weighing 14 pounds, 15 ounces June 11 to win $2,985 in the Walmart BFL Music City Division tournament on Old Hickory Lake. Hopkins was using a 3/4-ounce green-pumpkin-candy Hoppy’s Stroker Jig along ledges in 8 to 12 feet of water.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: William Merrick, Mt. Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 14-7, $1,493

    3rd: Adam Wagner, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 14-2, $994

    4th: Donnie Rubel, Murfreesboro, Tenn., five bass, 12-14, $697

    5th: Tim Reagan, Livingston, Tenn., five bass, 12-2, $597

    6th: Jeff Lokken, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 11-8, $547

    7th: Rick Bowen, Jackson, Tenn., five bass, 11-6, $498

    8th: Drew Boggs, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 11-0, $448

    9th: Dwight Fox, Gainesboro, Tenn., five bass, 10-11, $398

    10th: Josh Farris, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 10-6, $348

    Gribbings winning co-angler

    Timmy Gribbins of Lebanon, Ky., earned $1,493 as co-angler winner of the June 11 BFL Music City event.

    Timmy Gribbins of Lebanon, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 6 ounces to win $1,493 in the Co-angler Division. He was using a green-pumpkin Booza Bug in the midlake area catch his limit.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Rodney Brown, Whittleyville, Tenn., five bass, 12-10, $746

    3rd: Tim Morrison, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 12-8, $497

    4th: Brandon Suggs, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 10-12, $348

    5th: Jeff Emerton, Hillham, Tenn., five bass, 10-1, $286

    Marty Maynard, Cookeville, Tenn., four bass, 10-1, $286

    7th: Harold Beavers, Soddy Daisy, Tenn., five bass, 9-13, $249

    8th: Darryl Humphrey, Murfreesboro, Tenn., four bass, 9-5, $224

    9th: William McKnight, Murfreesboro, Tenn., five bass, 8-15, $199

    10th: DJ Boggs, Murfreesboro, Tenn., four bass, 8-10, $165

    Jim Fontaine, Smyrna Tenn., five bass, 8-10, $165

    Coming up

    The next BFL Music City Division tournament is scheduled for Oct. 1-2 on Old Hickory Lake in Gallatin, Tenn. After the fifth Music City Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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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