Joel Trovillion of Grantsburg, Ill., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 3 ounces, April 16 to win $5,426 in the BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky/Barkley lakes. He was using crankbaits to haul in his catch.
The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: Karl Cassens, South Fulton, Tenn., five bass, 17-11, $1,713
3rd: Scott Patton, Mount Washington, Ky., five bass, 17-2, $1,141
4th: Mike Pickett, Brandenburg, Ky., five bass, 14-14, $799
5th: Billy Schroeder, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 14-9, $685
6th: Kevin McCullough, Greencastle, Ind., five bass, 14-4, $628
7th: Randy Forbes, Blanchester, Ohio, five bass, 14-3, $571
8th: Marty Sisk, Evansville, Ind., five bass, 14-1, $514
9th: Jerry Wade, Indianapolis, Ind., five bass, 13-10, $457
10th: Darrel Knies, Avon, Ind., five bass, 13-6, $400
Brian Gray of Watseka, Ill., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 1 ounce April 16 to win $1,713 in the Co-angler Division. He was using a black and blue jig shallow to catch his limit.
The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: Tom Bradley, Clarksville, Tenn., five bass, 14-4, $856
3rd: Brennon Binkley, Nashville, Tenn., five bass, 12-11, $571
4th: Chris Tilley, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 12-7, $400
5th: Dale Montgomery, Marion, Ill., five bass, 11-13, $343
6th: Matt Crick, Crofton, Ky., three bass, 11-2, $299
Kyle Radake, Cape Girardeau, Mo., five bass, 11-2, $299
8th: Andrew Clark, Bardstown, Ky., five bass, 10-15, $257
9th: Shane Winchester, Glasgow, Ky., five bass, 10-11, $228
10th: Andrew Harper, Shelbyville, Ill., five bass, 10-6, $200
The next BFL LBL Division tournament is scheduled for May 14 on Kentucky/Barkley lakes in Hardin, 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 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.
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