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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Great Lakes

    Mississippi River-La Crosse (Sept. 21-22, 2013)

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    Thill takes title on Mississippi River

    Dan Thill of La Crosse, Wis., won the Sept. 21-22 Great Lakes Division Super Tournament on the Mississippi River from La Crosse with a two-day total of 30 pounds, 13 ounces. For his efforts, Thill cashed a check worth more than $5,800.
    Brenic wins co-angler title
    22.Sep.2013

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – Dan Thill of La Crosse, Wis., weighed in a two-day total of 10 bass for 30 pounds, 13 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Great Lakes Division Super Tournament on the Mississippi River at La Crosse. For his victory, Thill earned $5,817.

    Rounding out the top 10 pros:

    2nd: Mike Brueggen, La Crosse, Wis., 10 bass, 30-5, $2,909

    3rd: Kyle Von Ruden, Stoddard, Wis., 10 bass, 30-1, $1,939

    4th: Jeff Benson, Holmen, Wis., 10 bass, 29-9, $1,357

    5th: Tom Monsoor, La Crosse, Wis., 10 bass, 29-5, $1,163

    6th: Mike Kiese, Weaver, Minn., nine bass, 28-15, $1,066 + $300 Evinrude Bonus

    7th: Joe Hall, Lake City, Minn., 10 bass, 28-2, $970

    8th: Brandon Gann, Sparta, Wis., 10 bass, 28-1, $873

    9th: Travis Brueggen, Cashton, Wis., 10 bass, 28-0, $776

    10th: Steve Johnson, Lake Villa, Ill., 10 bass, 28-0, $679

    Complete results can be found here.

    Brenic wins co-angler title

    Co-angler Jason Brenic of Sussex, Wis., won the Sept. 21-22 Great Lakes Division Super Tournament on the Mississippi River out of La Crosse with a two-day total of 23 pounds, 5 ounces. Brenic took home close to $3,000 for his efforts.Jason Brenic of Sussex, Wis., weighed in a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 23 pounds, 5 ounces Sunday to win $2,909 in the co-angler division.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Kyle Rabelhofer, Silver Lake, Wis., 10 bass, 21-13, $1,454

    3rd: Timothy Wittren, Mauston, Wis., nine bass, 20-14, $970

    4th: Ron Check, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., 10 bass, 20-10, $679

    5th: Brad Wessling, Milwaukee, Wis., 10 bass, 19-11, $582

    6th: Bill McBride, Rockford, Ill., nine bass, 19-10, $533

    7th: Patrick Reynolds, Waterloo, Iowa, nine bass, 18-14, $485

    8th: Dylan Fisher, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., nine bass, 17-11, $436

    9th: Richard Conrad, Hudson, Wis., eight bass, 17-7, $388

    10th: Alan Bernicky, Joliet, Ill., seven bass, 16-8, $339

    Complete co-angler results can be found here.

    The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 10-12 Regional Championship on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky. 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. 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 564 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 Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.




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