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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Arkie

    Lake Ouachita (March 22, 2014)

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    Grace wins Arkie event on Lake Ouachita

    Spencer Grace of Russellville, Ark., won the March 22 Arkie Division event on Lake Ouachita with a limit weighing 21 pounds, 2 ounces. For his efforts, Grace was awarded nearly $4,000 in tournament winnings.
    Coble nets co-angler title
    22.Mar.2014

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Spencer Grace of Russellville, Ark., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Arkie Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Ouachita. For his victory, Grace earned $3,926.

    Grace said that he used a peanut butter and jelly colored jig on deep points to catch his fish.

    Rounding out the top 10 pros:

    2nd: Kevin Hartman, Greenbrier, Ark., five bass, 20-11, $1,963

    3rd: Jeremy Campbell, Benton, Ark., five bass, 18-5, $1,309

    4th: Duke Gunnell, Bee Branch, Ark., five bass, 18-1, $916

    5th: Huey Applegate, Jessieville, Ark., five bass, 17-7, $785

    6th: Shawn Gordon, Russellville, Ark., five bass, 16-12, $720

    7th: Quincy Houchin, Mabelvale, Ark., five bass, 16-9, $654

    8th: Ronald Mounts, Hoxie, Ark., five bass, 15-6, $589

    9th: Russell Richmond, Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 15-5, $490

    9th: Michael Yoder, Texarkana, Ark., five bass, 15-5, $490

    Complete results can be found here.

    Coble wins co-angler division

    Co-angler Joe Coble, of Malvern, Ark., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $1,963 in the Arkie Division event on Lake Ouachita.Joe Coble of Malvern, Ark., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $1,963 in the co-angler division.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Jesse Mitchell, Malvern, Ark., five bass, 14-15, $891

    3rd: Darren Johnson, Malvern, Ark., five bass, 14-1, $655

    4th: Cody Howerton, Rogers, Ark., five bass, 12-14, $458

    5th: Nathan Hall, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 12-12, $393

    6th: Michael Gross, Gurdon, Ark., five bass, 12-6, $360

    7th: Josh Tittle, Monticello, Ark., four bass, 11-13, $327

    8th: Mike Webster, Atkins, Ark., five bass, 11-4, $294

    9th: Robert Bogard Jr., Conway, Ark., five bass, 11-2, $262

    10th: Gary Holt, Harrison, Ark., four bass, 10-15, $229

    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. 16-18 Regional Championship on Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Jasper, Texas. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C 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 Rayovac FLW 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 2014 over the course of 229 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, Instagram and YouTube.




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