Bowman Gray of Winterville, N.C. and Keith Hutto of Evans, Ga., each caught a 5-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday, April 10, 2010 to tie for the win and earn $2,563 for their efforts in the FLW North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake. Hutto won an additional $2000 for meeting the Ranger Cup qualifications. He was using spinnerbaits around trees while Gray stuck with ChatterBait to catch his limit.
The remaining top 10 anglers were:
3rd: Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 13-9, $1,138
4th: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., five bass, 12-13, $798
5th: Nathan Webber, Kernersville, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $684
6th: Brian Stacy, Pulaski, Va., five bass, 12-11, $627
7th: Jeff Coble, Manson, N.C., five bass, 12-7, $570
8th: Gerry Burchfield, Thomasville, N.C., four bass, 12-6, $456
8th: Flash Butts, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., four bass, 12-6, $456
8th: Jeffrey Queen, Catawba, N.C., five bass, 12-6, $456
Bill Meadows of Hinton, W.Va., caught four bass weighing 9 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday, April 10, 2010 to win $1,709 in the FLW BFL North Carolina Co-angler Division on Kerr Lake. Meadows was using ChatterBait around trees to earn his victory.
The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:
2nd: Shorty Vaow, Cornelius, N.C., five bass, 9-7, $855
3rd: Kermit Crowder, Matoaca, Va., four bass, 9-5, $570
4th: Ricky Byrd, Independence, Va., five bass, 8-11, $399
5th: Chuck Poovey, Denver, N.C., three bass, 7-6, $342
6th: James Spivey, Whiteville, N.C., three bass, 6-15, $313
7th: Kenneth Morrison, Waxhaw, N.C., two bass, 6-9, $285
8th: Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., two bass, 5-12, $256
9th: Tommy Swicegood, Salisbury, N.C., two bass, 5-11, $228
10th: Eddie Cook, Clemmons, N.C., three bass, 5-9, $199
The next BFL North Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for May 15, at High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth North Carolina Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., on Oct. 7-9, for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.
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