Ultimate Bass

Lorenzo wins BFL, Potomac River

John Lorenzo of Kane, Pa., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday, May 1, 2010 to win $6000* in the FLW BFL Northeast Division tournament on the Potomac River. Under bright sunny skies Lorenzo was throwing black and blue jigs in the grass on the main lake below Mattawoman.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Kevin Waterman, LaPlata, Md., five bass, 17-11, $3000** 3rd: Brian Barnes, Seaford, Del., five bass, 16-15, $1,334 4th: Dan Rodriguez, Monkton, Md., five bass, 16-8, $933 5th: Chris Swearer, Pottstown, Pa., five bass, 16-7, $800 6th: Gregory Wilder, Brooklyn Park, Md., five bass, 16-4, $733 7th: Peter Yanni, Gaithersburg, Md., five bass, 16, $667 8th: Jodey Bruce, Selinsgrove, Pa., four bass, 15-12, $600 9th: Jeff Mandes, Smyrna, Del., five bass, 15-4, $533 10th: Ed Casey, Whiteford, Md., four bass, 15-1, $443 10th: Michael Shumanis, Bethlehem, Pa., five bass, 15-1, $443 *Includes $2000 Ranger bonus **Includes $1000 Evinrude bonus

Gregory Selby of Hanover, Pa., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday, May 1, 2010 to win $2000 in the FLW BFL Northeast Co-angler Division on the Potomac River. Selby was using a pumpkin seed senko in 4-6 feet of water around grassy areas on the north end of the lake by the Army base to bag his limit.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Corbin Gotwalt, Hanover, Pa., five bass, 14-9, $1000 3rd: Derek Paton, LaPlata, Md., five bass, 14-3, $666 4th: Shaun Lambert, Arlington, Va., five bass, 13-1, $467 5th: John Buries, Montoursville, Pa., five bass, 12-1, $400 6th: James Wilkins, State College, Pa., four bass, 11-13, $367 7th: Larry Drewett, Sterlinig, Va., five bass, 11-10, $333 8th: Andy Dick, Wilmington, Del., five bass, 11-8, $300 9th: Bill Naron, Huntingtown, Md., four bass, 11, $267 10th: Greg Parker, Hammonton, N.J., four bass, 10-11, $233

The next BFL Northeast Division tournament is scheduled for June 12, at Chesapeake Bay in North East Md. After the fifth Northeast 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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