Newberry wins Sam Rayburn

FLW Bass Fishing League

Dicky Newberry of Houston, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 10 ounces March 12to win $6,000 in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

The remaining top10 anglers:

2nd: Tommy Mackey, Bryan, Texas, five bass, 18-8, $2,000
3rd: Nathan Stroup, Willis, Texas, five bass, 17-10, $1,334
4th: Victor Hawkins, Sugar Land, Texas, five bass, 17-5, $933
5th: John Hatton, Buna, Texas, five bass, 16-13, $800
6th: John Lemaire, Hemphill, Texas, five bass, 16-11, $733
7th: Alan Fitts, Hemphill, Texas, five bass, 15-8, $667
8th: Phil Marks, Dallas, Texas, five bass, 15-7, $600
9th: Jimmy Hickman, Shreveport, La., five bass, 15-6, $533
10th: Jason Harper, Montgomery, Texas, five bass, 14-5. $467

John Pitts of Baton Rouge, La., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 2 ounces March 12 to win $2,000 in the Co-angler Division.

The remaining top10 co-anglers:

2nd: Scotty Goins, Anacoco, La., five bass, 17-1, $1,000
3rd: James Waller, Cypress, Texas, five bass, 13-2, $666
4th: Tammy Curry, Sam Rayburn, Texas, four bass, 13, $467
5th: Paul Proctor, Woodville, Texas, five bass, 12-2, $400
6th: Keith Rose, Harleton, Texas, five bass, 12, $367
7th: Jason Blackwell, Deriddr, La., five bass, 11-14, $333
8th: Bryan Adams, Monroe, La., five bass, 11-13, $283
8th: Aaron Ponder, Lufkin, Texas, five bass, 11-13, $283
10th: Andy Vote, Kingwood, Texas, five bass, 11-11, $233

The next BFL Cowboy Division tournament is scheduled for April 2 on Lake Livingston in Livingston, Texas. After the fifth Cowboy Division tournament is complete, 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 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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