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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Volunteer

    Lake Chickamauga (March 8, 2014)


    Talton records BFL victory on Lake Chickamauga

    Boater John J. Talton of Georgetown, Tenn., won the March 8 BFL Volunteer Division event on Lake Chickamauga with a total catch of 25 pounds, 5 ounces. Talton won more than $3,800 for his efforts.
    Headrick wins co-angler title during March 8 Volunteer Division contest

    HIXSON, Tenn. – John Talton of Georgetown, Tenn., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division event on Lake Chickamauga. For his victory, Talton earned $3,842.

    Talton indicated that he was on the north end of the lake slow rigging in 2-feet of water.

    Rounding out the top 10 pros:

    2nd: Daniel Morgan, Dayton, Tenn., five bass, 17-15, $1,921

    3rd: Rogne Brown, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 17-10, $1,089

    3rd: Rodney James, Soddy Daisy, Tenn., five bass, 17-10, $1,089

    5th: Tim Saylor, Johnson City, Tenn., five bass, 17-01, $768

    6th: Shalin Lusk, Soddy Daisy, Tenn., five bass, 16-12, $672

    6th: Cade Stallings, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 16-12, $672

    8th: Tim Cody, Charleston, Tenn., five bass, 16-11, $576

    9th: Larry Neal, Piney Flats, Tenn., three bass, 16-09, $512 + $300 Evinrude bonus

    10th: Greg Lamb, Harrison, Tenn., five bass, 16-07, $448

    For a complete list of boater results, click here.

    Headrick snares co-angler crown

    Co-angler James Headrick of Harriman, Tenn., grabbed the top spot at the March 8 BFL Volunteer Division event on Lake Chickamauga with a total catch of 16 pounds, 11 ounces. Headrick walked away with nearly $2,000 in winnings.James Headrick of Harriman, Tenn., weighed three bass totaling 16 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win the co-angler division. Headrick earned $1,921 for his victory.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Brandon James, Newport, Tenn., four bass, 14-15, $960

    3rd: Johnny Taylor, Dandridge, Tenn., three bass, 14-11, $641

    4th: Bill Freshour, Strawplains, Tenn., three bass, 13-3, $448

    5th: David Blankenbeckler, Maryville, Tenn., three bass, 12-7, $384

    6th: Jimmy Flanagan, Kingston, Tenn., two bass, 11-12, $352

    7th: Kris Marble, Macomb, Mich., four bass, 10-15, $320

    8th: Scott Rowland, Flatgap, Ky., three bass, 10-9, $288

    9th: Jason Meade, Knoxville, Tenn., four bass, 10-5, $256

    10th: Larry Darden., Knoxville, Tenn., four bass, 9-13, $224

    For a complete list of co-angler results, click here.

    The next BFL Volunteer Division tournament is scheduled for April 12 on Douglas Lake in Kodak, Tenn. After the last divisional tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 9-11 Regional Championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala. 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. The 2014 BFL All-American is being held June 5-7 on Wilson Lake in Florence, Ala. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

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