Sprouse wins BFL, Lake Barkley

Tim Sprouse of Clarksville, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds even Saturday to win $4,796 in the FLW BFL LBL Division tournament on Lake Barkley.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Britt Cone, Benton, Ky., five bass, 17-9, $2,398
3rd: Mike McDonald, Indianapolis, Ind., five bass, 16-12, $1,595
4th: Wade Hendricks, Thompsons Station, Tenn., five bass, 16-1, $1,119
5th: Keith Monson, Burgin, Ky., five bass, 15-3, $959
6th: Drew Lynch, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 13-14, $879
7th: Steve Alvarado, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 13-8, $799
8th: Kevin Casey, Clarksville, Tenn., five bass, 13-7, $679
8th: Billy Schroeder, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 13-7, $679
10th: Clint Huntsman, Cadiz, Ky., five bass, 13-6, $560

James Mercer of Elizabethtown, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $2,398 in the FLW BFL LBL Co-angler Division on Lake Barkley.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Robert Pillow, Lawrenceburg, Ky., five bass, 16-8, $1,199
3rd: Donald Clay Holland, Mayfield, Ky., five bass, 16-5, $795
4th: Tim Jones, Fairland, Ind., five bass, 15-14, $560
5th: Roger Kirby, Owensboro, Ky., five bass, 15-3, $480
6th: Donovan Jones, Vine Grove, Ky., five bass, 11-14, $440
7th: David Harris, Mayfield, Ky., four bass, 9-9, $400
8th: Jayme Grundy, Greenville, Ky., three bass, 8-15, $360
9th: Ronald Franks, Clarksville, Tenn., three bass, 8-12, $320
10th: Ray Arning Jr., Walnut Hill, Ill., four bass, 7-14, $266
10th: David Spivey, Hamilton, Ohio, two bass, 7-14, $266

The next BFL LBL Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Kentucky/Barkley lakes in Gilbertsville, Ky. After the fifth LBL Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala., Oct. 14-16 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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