McCulley wins BFL on Pickwick Lake

Brad McCulley of Courtland, Miss., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday, April 10, 2010 to win $6,806 in the FLW BFL Mississippi Division tournament on Pickwick Lake at JP Coleman State Park. He was using a football jig and shaky heads in deep brush to snag the victory.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Philip Atkins, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 17-11, $2,403
3rd: Keith Newsom, Memphis, Tenn., five bass, 17-10, $1,605
4th: Charles Watts, Corinth, Miss., five bass, 17, $1,121
5th: Heath Gilmore, Meridian, Miss., five bass, 16-14, $961
6th: Roger Stegall, Iuka, Miss., five bass, 16-10, $881
7th: Bill Jarvis, DeKalb, Miss., five bass, 16-3, $801
8th: Rick Pullen, Houston, Miss., five bass, 15-13, $721
9th: Michael Heard, Meridian, Miss., five bass, 15-12, $641
10th: Tim Davis, Laurel, Miss., five bass, 15-8, $561

Harlan Galloway, Houlka, Miss., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday, April 10, 2010 to win $2,403 in the FLW BFL Mississippi Co-angler Division on Pickwick Lake at JP Coleman State Park. Galloway was using shaky heads under warm sunny skies to bag his limit.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Richard Hamel, Baldwyn, Miss., five bass, 14-1, $1,201
3rd: Bradley Sartain, Madison, Miss., five bass, 13-11, $806
4th: Preston Davis, Bartlett, Tenn., five bass, 13-10, $561
5th: Brent Delo, Nesbit, Miss., five bass, 13-7, $481
6th: John Swords, Collierville, Tenn., five bass, 13-3, $441
7th: John Breeden, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 13, $400
8th: Brad Helms, Pearl, Miss., five bass, 12-7, $360
9th: Mark Jennings, Winona, Miss., five bass, 12-5, $320
10th: Chase Harris, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 12-2, $266
10th: Lynn Watts, Pelahatchie, Miss., five bass, 12-2, $266

The next BFL Mississippi Division tournament is scheduled for May 8, at Tom Bigby Waterway in Columbus, Miss. After the fifth Mississippi Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky.,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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