(Aug. 27, 2013 - LAWRENCEBURG, IN.)...
Kyle Weisenburger of Ottawa, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 9 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division event on the Ohio River at Tanner’s Creek. For his victory, Weisenburger earned $3,418.
Rounding out the top 10 pros were:
|2nd: ||Kaoru O’Bryan ||Crestwood, Ky. ||five bass ||8-6 ||$1,709 |
|3rd: ||Larry Sisk ||Evansville, Ind. ||five bass ||7-10 ||$968 |
|3rd: ||David Spivey ||Hamilton, Ohio ||five bass ||7-10 ||$968 + $300 Evinrude Bonus |
|5th: ||Phil Wiggins ||Goshen, Ohio ||five bass ||7-2 ||$684 |
|6th: ||Frank McClain ||Scottsburg, Ind. ||five bass ||7-1 ||$627 |
|7th: ||Chris Wilkinson ||Farmersburg, Ind. ||five bass ||6-13 ||$570 |
|8th: ||Wes Campbell ||Brookville, Ohio ||five bass ||6-7 ||$513 |
|9th: ||Dick Shaffer ||Rockford, Ohio ||four bass ||6-3 ||$456 |
|10th: ||Michael Koetting ||Melbourne, Ky. ||four bass ||5-14 ||$399 |
Brad Lyon of Columbus, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 8 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win $1,709 in the co-angler division.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers were:
|2nd: ||Brody Campbell ||Oxford, Ohio ||five bass ||7-4 ||$855 |
|3rd: ||Trent Norman ||Cincinnati, Ohio ||five bass ||6-10 ||$570 |
|4th: ||Brent Jones ||Okeana, Ohio ||five bass ||5-12 ||$399 |
|5th: ||Jason Skipworth ||Rising Sun, Ind. ||four bass ||4-11 ||$342 |
|6th: ||David Palmer ||Sandusky, Ohio ||four bass ||4-4 ||$313 |
|7th: ||Greg Marshall ||Paris, Ky. ||one bass ||4-0 ||$270 |
|7th: ||Benjamin Runyan ||Goshen, Ohio ||three bass ||4-0 ||$270 |
|9th: ||Darrell Carroll ||Independence, Ky. ||three bass ||3-14 ||$213 |
|9th: ||Doug Ruster ||New Palestine, Ind. ||three bass ||3-14 ||$213 |
The final BFL Buckeye Division tournament of 2013 is scheduled for Sept. 7-8 on the Ohio River at Tanner’s Creek in Lawrenceburg, Ind. After the last divisional tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 3-5 Regional Championship at Chesapeake Bay in North East, Md. 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.
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