Willie Rentmeister of Mount Pulaski, Ill., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 13 ounces March 5 to win $4,279 in the BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky/Barkley lakes.
The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: Ryan Deal, Haubstadt, Ind., five bass, 18-2, $2,140 3rd: Frank Flack, Adams, Tenn., four bass, 17-12, $1,426 4th: Ray Barga, Gilbertsville, Ky., five bass, 15-10, $1,998 5th: Karl Cassens, South Fulton, Tenn., four bass, 15-9, $856 6th: John Cambron, Morganfield, Ky., five bass, 15-0, $785 7th: Forrest Smith, Pickerington, Ohio, five bass, 14-14, $713 8th: Jeff Evans, Benton, Ky., three bass, 14-8, $642 9th: Michael McAtee, Waverly, Ky., five bass, 14-6, $571 10th: Tommy Downs, New Haven, Ky., five bass, 14-1, $499
Bradley Smith of St. Jacob, Ill., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 10 ounces March 5 to win $2,140 in the Co-angler Division.
The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: Mark Elder, Perryville, Mo., five bass, 13-14, $891 Bradley Stringfield, Oliver Springs, Tenn., four bass, 13-14, $891 4th: Jerrod Steward, Lexington, Ky., five bass, 13-4, $499 5th: Michael Swift, Alma, Ill., four bass, 12-8, $428 6th: Patrick Britt, Bexley, Ohio, three bass, 12-2, $392 7th: Kyle Hackemack, New Albany, Ind., three bass, 11-5, $357 8th: Terry Cook, Crofton, Ky., four bass, 10-12, $321 9th: Barry Goen, Scott City, Mo., four bass, 10-7, $285 9th: Jeremy Griffin, Mattoon, Ill., two bass, 10-6, $250
The next BFL LBL Division tournament is scheduled for March 26 on Kentucky/Barkley lakes in Gilbertsville, Ky. After the fifth LBL 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 Dardenelle 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 Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
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