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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Ozark

    Table Rock Lake (March 9, 2013)

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    Dickneite, Thompson share title at Walmart BFL event on Table Rock Lake

    Boaters Andre Dickneite of Freeburg, Mo., and Brian Thompson of Springfield, Mo., shared the tournament title at the March 9 Walmart BFL Ozark Division event on Table Rock Lake. Both anglers netted 22 pounds, 14 ounces and split the first-place purse of $6,524.
    Lowery wins co-angler contest during Ozark Division tourney
    09.Mar.2013

    KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – Andre Dickneite of Freeburg, Mo., and Brian Thompson of Springfield, Mo., both weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to tie for first at the Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division event on Table Rock Lake. Dickneite and Thompson both earned $3,262.

    Best of the rest

    Rounding out the top 10 pros:

    3rd: Aaron Martin, Kimberling City, Mo., four bass, 22-10, $1,451

    4th: Wes Endicott, Joplin, Mo., five bass, 22-5, $1,015

    5th: Mike Fann, Ozark, Mo., five bass, 19-11, $870

    6th: Lance Williams, Billings, Mo., five bass, 19-10, $798

    7th: Rick Johnston, Webb City, Mo., five bass, 17-13, $725 + Evinrude Bonus: $300

    8th: James Watson, Waynesville, Mo., five bass, 17-5, $653

    9th: Nalon Jones, Marshfield, Mo., five bass, 16-14, $580

    10th: Richard Mathews Jr., Lees Summit, Mo., five bass, 16-12, $508 + Evinrude Bonus: $300

    Click here for complete boater results.

    Lowery nets co-angler title

    Co-angler Tommy Lowery of O’Fallon, Mo., took home the tournament title while competing in the March 9 Walmart BFL Ozark Division event on Table Rock Lake. For his efforts, Lowery netted nearly $2,200 in winnings.Tommy Lowery of O’Fallon, Mo., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win $2,175 in the co-angler division.

    Best of the rest

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Duane Hanzlik, Eldon, Mo., four bass, 17-3, $1,088

    3rd: Seth Holder, Centerton, Ark., five bass, 14-7, $726

    4th: Dewey Larson, Fayetteville, Ark., five bass, 14-0, $507

    5th: Dennis Spell, Bonne Terre, Mo., five bass, 13-2, $435

    6th: Joe Waggoner, Carthage, Mo., four bass, 12-13, $399

    7th: Craig Rose, Olathe, Kan., five bass, 11-14, $363

    8th: Josh Spencer, Saint Charles, Mo., five bass, 10-8, $326

    9th: Tim Hemmer, High Ridge, Mo., two bass, 9-15, $290

    10th: Andrew Guilliams, Springfield, Mo., four bass, 9-5, $254

    Click here for complete co-angler results.

    The next BFL Ozark Division tournament is scheduled for April 6 on Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Mo. After the last divisional tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 17-19 Regional Championship on Lake Texoma in Pottsboro, Texas. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

    The BFL is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 120 tournaments throughout the season, five in each division. The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from each division qualify for a regional tournament and compete to finish in the top six, which then qualifies them for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy. The 2013 BFL All-American is being held June 27–29 on the Nickajack Lake in Chattanooga, Tenn. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

    About FLW

    FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2013 over the course of 220 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 559 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the “Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water.” For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Facebook at Facebook.com/FLWFishing, on Twitter at Twitter.com/FLWFishing, Pinterest and YouTube.




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