Walmart Bass Fishing League - Shenandoah
James River (June 25, 2011)
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., 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
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.
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