Chris Ingram of Eclectic, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 15 ounces April 16 to win $4,000 in the BFL Bama Division tournament on Lay Lake. He was running grass using a black jig to haul in his catch.
The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: Justin Hamner, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 18-6, $2,000
3rd: Brian Randall, Lake View, Ala., five bass, 17-14, $1,334
4th: Tommy Gunn, Cusseta, Ala., five bass, 17-0, $933
5th: Jamie Horton, Centerville, Ala., five bass, 16-6, $800
6th: Chad Hall, Dora, Ala., five bass, 16-1, $666
Don Hogue Jr., Cropwell, Ala., five bass, 16-1, $666
Brian Horton, Fort Payne, Ala., five bass, 16-1, $666
9th: Joshua Herren, Pinson, Ala., five bass, 15-1, $533
10th: Edgar Miller, Mobile, Ala., five bass, 14-14, $443
Ron Robison, Hackleburg, Ala., five bass, 14-14, $443
Tom Frey of Oxford, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 11 ounces April 16 to win $2,000 in the Co-angler Division. He was using chartreuse and white spinnerbaits in grassy areas and points in creeks.
The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: Garan Mason, Heflin, Ala., five bass, 15-1, $1,000
3rd: Brandon Burton, Odenville, Ala., five bass, 14-6, $666
4th: Michael Corbett, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 13-6, $467
5th: Christopher Johnson, Fyffe, Ala., five bass, 13-3, $400
6th: Timothy Watkins, Trussville, Ala., five bass, 12-10, $367
7th: Gary Galloway, Fort Mitchell, Ala., four bass, 12-4, $316
Jacob Hays, Elmore, Ala., five bass, 12-4, $316
9th: Brent Eiland, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 12-1, $267
10th: Jay Galimore, Auburn, Ala., five bass, 12-0, $233
The next BFL Bama Division tournament is scheduled for June 18 on Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden, Ala. After the fifth Bama Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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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