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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Okie
Grand Lake (Oct. 1-2, 2011)
Goodwin gets BFL win on Grand Lake
Boater Shonn Goodwin of Moore, Okla., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 31 pounds Oct. 1-2 to win $5,997 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus in the Walmart BFL Okie Division Super Tournament on Grand Lake. Goodwin was along banks and flats near midlake, using crankbaits and spinnerbaits to catch his bass.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Shawn Gordon, Russellville, Ark., 10 bass, 29-7, $2,999
3rd: Chris Torkleson, Sand Springs, Okla., 10 bass, 24-14, $1,997
4th: Chance Shearwood, Stigler, Okla., 10 bass, 24-10, $1,399
5th: Ron Shaw, Moore, Okla., 10 bass, 24-3, $1,199
6th: Wade Ramsey, Newalla, Okla., 10 bass, 23-14, $1,100
7th: Craig Torkleson, Sand Springs, Okla., 10 bass, 23-4, $1,000
8th: Kirk Washburn, Harrah, Okla., 10 bass, 22-15, $900
9th: Allen Rude, Wynnewood, Okla., nine bass, 22-10, $800
10th: Walter Andries, Coweta, Okla., 10 bass, 21-15, $700
Roden winning co-angler
Dale Roden of Stillwater, Okla., caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 17 pounds, 7 ounces to win $2,999 in the Co-angler Division. Roden was fishing up the river and using square-bill crankbaits to catch his bass.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Jason Sandidge, Centerton, Ark., eight bass, 17-4, $1,499
3rd: Ron Hummingbird, Grove, Okla., eight bass, 16-12, $996
4th: Matt Ellis, Muskogee, Okla., eight bass, 16-4, $700
5th: Jerome Potter, Siloam Springs, Ark., eight bass, 15-9, $600
6th: Dylan Duncan, Kansas, Okla., eight bass, 14-15, $550
7th: Chuck Nelson, Elmore City, Okla., six bass, 14-6, $500
8th: Gary Lower, Iola, Kan., seven bass, 14-4, $450
9th: Clint Williams, Fayetteville, Ark., six bass, 14-3, $400
10th: Don Benson, Eufaula, Okla., six bass, 14-0, $350
The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. 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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