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Boater Phillip Bates of Bon Aqua, Tenn., won the Sept. 10-11 BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky/Barkley lakes to earn $5,126.Boater Phillip Bates of Bon Aqua, Tenn., caught 10 bass weighing 30 pounds, 12 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky/Barkley lakes to win $5,126. Bates was fishing shallow on the south end of Kentucky Lake using topwater and Rat-L-Trap baits to catch his limits.

The remaining top 10 anglers:
2nd: Chad Branham, Murray, Ky., 10 bass, 22-15, $2,563
3rd: Billy Schroeder, Paducah, Ky., 10 bass, 22-9, $1,709
4th: Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky., nine bass, 22-7, $1,196 + $1,000 Evinrude Bonus
5th: Joel Trovillion, Grantsburg, Ill., 10 bass, 21-8, $1,025
6th: James Wilkins, Princeton, Ky., 10 bass, 21-5, $940
7th: Brent Anderson, Kingston Springs, Tenn., 10 bass, 21-4, $854
8th: Darrel Knies, Avon, Ind., eight bass, 20-14, $769
9th: Dianna Clark, Bumpus Mills, Tenn., 10 bass, 20-14, $683
10th: James Wright, Paducah, Ky., eight bass, 19-4, $598


Scott Wasson of Evansville, Ind., won the Co-angler title with nine bass that weighed 18-14 at the Sept. 10-11 BFL LBL Division event.Scott Wasson of Evansville, Ind., caught nine bass weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,563 in the Co-angler Division. Wasson was fishing ledges with a jig.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Mike Siddens, Rockville, Ind., eight bass, 16-13, $1,281
3rd: Johnathan Grimes, Hodgenville, Ky., six bass, 15-1, $853
4th: Lee Warren, Sulphur Springs, Texas, six bass, 13-15, $598
5th: Dan Edington, Madisonville, Ky., seven bass, 13-3, $513
6th: Tim Huddleston, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 11-7, $470
7th: Joe McClary, Richmond Heights, Mo., five bass, 11-3, $427
8th: Jeremy Griffin, Mattoon, Ill., four bass, 10-11, $384
9th: Brian Futch, Marion, Ill., four bass, 10-6, $342
10th: Alan Woodford, Winslow, Ind., six bass, 10-1, $299


The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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