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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Shenandoah

    Smith Mountain Lake (March 26, 2011)

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    Reynolds wins BFL Shenandoah Division event

    Boater Benjamin Reynolds of Callands, Va., finished in first place at the Walmart BFL Shenandoah event on Smith Mountain Lake with a total catch of 19 pounds, 12 ounces. Reynolds took home a winning check totaling more than $3,700.
    Virginia resident captures boater title on Smith Mountain Lake, Davis snares co-angler crown
    26.Mar.2011

    Boater Benjamin Reynolds of Callands, Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 12 ounces March 26 to win $3,766 in the BFL Shenandoah Division tournament on Smith Mountain Lake. Reynolds was fishing rocky areas in about 6 feet of water with a Rapala DT6 Shad to sack his limit.

    The remaining top10 anglers:

    2nd: Jeremy Southerly, Fulks Run, Va., five bass, 17-6, $1,883

    3rd: Marty Howard, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 17, $1,256

    4th: Flash Butts, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., five bass, 16-9, $1,879*

    5th: Mark Clingenpeel, Boones Mill, Va., five bass, 15-14, $753

    6th: Robert Hinds Jr., Petersburg, Va., five bass, 15-13, $690

    7th: Robert Hudson, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 15-12, $596

    7th: Dennis Middleton, Madison Heights, Va., five bass, 15-12, $596

    9th: Paul Whitehead, Lehighton, Pa., five bass, 15-11, $502

    10th: Ryan Mace, Forest, Va., five bass, 15-7, $439

    *Includes a $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Davis nets co-angler title

    Non-boater John Davis of Newport News, Va., finished in first place at the Walmart BFL Shenandoah event on Smith Mountain Lake with a total catch of 13 pounds, 14 ounces. Reynolds took home a winning check totaling more than $1,800.John Davis of Newport News, Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 14 ounces March 26 to win $1,883 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing points with green pumpkin Reaction Innovations Sweet Beavers to catch his limit.

    The remaining top10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Gregory Dawson, Rustburg, Va., five bass, 12-6, $942

    3rd: Brent Chapman, Union Hall, Va., five bass, 12, $627

    4th: Jacob Weisman, Nanjemoy, Md., five bass, 11-6, $439

    5th: Wayne Mace, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 10-13, $377

    6th: Keith Allen, Sumerduck, Va., three bass, 10-11, $345

    7th: Michael Mayhew, Bedford, Va., five bass, 10-4, $314

    8th: Keith Goldberg, Eagle Rock, Va., four bass, 9-9, $266

    8th: Christopher Lineberry, Austinville, Va., three bass, 9-9, $266

    10th: Jacob Bumgarner, Monroe, Va., five bass, 9-7, $220

    The next BFL Shenandoah Division tournament is scheduled for April 16 on the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va. After the fifth Shenandoah Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 BFL Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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