• Tournaments :: news

    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Shenandoah

    James River (June 25, 2011)


    Little outfishes field on James River

    Boater Tommy Little of Chester, Va., earned $2,985 as winner of the June 25 BFL Shenandoah Division event on the James River.
    Yi winning co-angler

    Boater Tommy Little of Chester, Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 14 ounces June 25 to win $2,985 in the Walmart BFL Shenandoah Division tournament on the James River. Little was power-fishing while running the tide to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Joshua Wagy, Dewitt, Va., five bass, 12-0, $1,493

    3rd: Steve Wagner, New Kent, Va., five bass, 11-14, $994

    4th: Brian Bersik, Disputanta, Va., five bass, 11-12, $697

    5th: David Andrews, Lorton, Va., five bass, 11-5, $597

    6th: Mike Hicks, Goochland, Va., five bass, 11-3, $547

    7th: Mike Downes, Aylett, Va., four bass, 10-15, $498

    8th: Scott Howard, Huddleston, Va., five bass, 10-3, $423

    8th: Dan Treadaway, Rocky Mount, N.C., five bass, 10-3, $423

    10th: Duracell/Gillette pro Jacob Powroznik, Prince George, Va., five bass, 10-2, $348

    Yi winning co-angler

    Yoomin Yi of Springfield, Va., earned $1,493 as co-angler winner of the June 25 BFL Shenandoah event.

    Yoomin Yi of Springfield, Va., caught four bass weighing 9 pounds, June 25 to win $1,493 in the Co-angler Division. Yoomin was finesse fishing with green pumpkin worms in the Appomattox River to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Derek Brown, Charlottesville, Va., four bass, 7-5, $746

    3rd: Duane Glassco, Chester, Va., three bass, 6-5, $497

    4th: Ryan Gilbert, Manchester, Pa., four bass, 6-4, $348

    5th: Troy Pipken, Dulles, Va., two bass, 6-3, $299

    6th: Terry Hebb, Staunton, Va., four bass, 5-15, $274

    7th: Jerry Comperatore, Tarentum, Pa., two bass, 5-7, $249

    8th: Adam Freeman, Meherrin, Va., three bass, 5-2, $224

    9th: James Flanagan, Prince George, Va., three bass, 5-1, $199

    10th: John Mudge, Lewisberry, Pa., three bass, 4-12, $174

    Coming up

    The next and final BFL Shenandoah Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 24-25 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 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.

    For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow FLW Outdoors on Facebook at and on Twitter at

    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, where competitors can play for free as well as sign up for Player's Advantage to gain an edge.