Walmart Bass Fishing League - Piedmont
Kerr Lake (May 14, 2011)
Boater Jonathon Guins of Wendell, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 10 ounces May 14 to win $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Wayne Hauser, Mooresville, N.C., five bass, 15-14, $1,753
3rd: Cavin Young, Prince George, Va., five bass, 15, $1,169
4th: Ryan Harrell, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., five bass, 14, $818
5th: Larry Kirk, Climax, N.C., five bass, 13-11, $701
6th: Jeff Coble, Manson, N.C., five bass, 13-5, $643
7th: Dan Treadaway, Rocky Mount, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $584
8th: Billy Bledsoe, Fayetteville, N.C., five bass, 12, $526
9th: Mike Miller, Trinity, N.C., five bass, 11-14, $467
10th: Robert Walser, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 11-13, $409 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
Opetaia-Williamson winning co-angler
Jim Opetaia-Williamson of Henderson, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Travis Decker, Dublin, Va., five bass, 11-8, $876
3rd: Anthony Mencome, Benson, N.C., five bass, 11-0, $585
4th: Tom Robertson, Raleigh, N.C., four bass, 10-14, $409
5th: Gilbert Brown, Fredericksburg, Va., five bass, 10-5, $351
6th: Bill Naron, Huntingtown, Md., four bass, 9-13, $321
7th: Brandon Cartrette, Cameron, N.C., five bass, 9-12, $277
7th: Kevin Pfautz, Boydton, Va., five bass, 9-12, $277
9th: Paul Reich, Sanford, N.C., five bass, 9-10, $234
10th: Chris Carter, Youngsville, N.C., five bass, 9-7, $204
The next BFL Piedmont Division tournament is scheduled for June 11 on High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth Piedmont 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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