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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Ozark

    Lake of the Ozarks (Sept. 10-11, 2011)

    Brantley gets BFL win on Lake of the Ozarks

    Boater Joe Brantley of Willard, Mo., earned $4,943 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus as the winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Ozark Division Super Tournament on Lake of the Ozarks.
    Martin winning co-angler
    11.Sep.2011

    Boater Joe Brantley of Willard, Mo., caught 10 bass weighing 34 pounds, 1 ounce in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL Ozark Division tournament on Lake of the Ozarks to win $4,943 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus. Brantley was using a jig and buzzbaits up the river to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Dirk Sluyter, Russellville, Mo., 10 bass, 32-9, $2,471

    3rd: Andre Dickneite, Freeburg, Mo., 10 bass, 30-0, $1,648

    4th: Jason Weast, Macks Creek, Mo., 10 bass, 29-15, $1,153

    5th: Jeff Hoots, Affton, Mo., 10 bass, 28-15, $989

    6th: Mike Malone, Lake Ozark, Mo., 10 bass, 28-12, $906

    7th: Kevin Crady, Desoto, Mo., 10 bass, 27-13, $824

    8th: Joe Bennett, Independence, Mo., 10 bass, 27-10, $741

    9th: Josh Busby, Rogersville, Mo., 10 bass, 27-0, $659

    10th: James Dill, Laurie, Mo., 10 bass, 26-11, $577 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Martin winning co-angler

    Dan Martin of Creve Coeur, Mo., earned $2,471 as the co-angler winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Ozark Division event.

    Dan Martin of Creve Coeur, Mo., caught seven bass weighing 20 pounds, 15 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,471 in the Co-angler Division. Martin was fishing in the dam area and using a Texas Rig and finesse worm.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Ron Sims, Springfield, Mo., eight bass, 20-3, $1,236

    3rd: Todd Longfellow, St. Louis, Mo., nine bass, 20-2, $822

    4th: Derek Felton, Republic, Mo., nine bass, 18-11, $577

    5th: Scott Danek, Sunrise Beach, Mo., seven bass, 18-7, $494

    6th: Jesse Cruz, Bentonville, Ark., seven bass, 17-12, $453

    7th: Blasé Frick, St. Louis, Mo., eight bass, 16-14, $412

    8th: Tony Burnham, Lincoln, Neb., seven bass, 16-7, $371

    9th: John Parsons, Desoto, Mo., seven bass, 16-4, $330

    10th: Eugene Robinett, Springfield, Mo., six bass, 14-1, $288

    Coming up

    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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    About FLW Outdoors

    FLW Outdoors is the largest tournament-fishing organization in the world, offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 191 tournaments in 2011. FLW Outdoors has taken fishing mainstream with the world’s richest fantasy sports game, FLW Fantasy Fishing at FantasyFishing.com, where competitors can play for free as well as sign up for Player's Advantage to gain an edge.




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