Arthur Waldo of Lenoir City, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces April 9 to win $6,119 in the BFL Volunteer Division tournament on Douglas Lake.
The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: Gary Pilkenton, Morristown, Tenn., five bass, 20-10, $2,059
3rd: Kevin Edwards, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 16-11, $1,374
4th: Tony Ferrell, Morristown, Tenn., five bass, 15-3, $961
5th: Shane McCosh, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 14-3, $824
6th: Ryan Beeler, Washburn, Tenn., five bass, 14-2, $755
7th: Tate Rice, Newport, Tenn., five bass, 13-12, $686
8th: Simon Borja, Maryville, Tenn., five bass, 13-4, $618
9th: Randy Oliver, Johnson City, Tenn., five bass, 12-6, $549
10th: Wesley Helton, Calhoun, Tenn., five bass, 12-2, $480
Timmy Cales of Sandstone, W.V., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces April 9 to win $2,059 in the Co-angler Division.
The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: Gary Beeler, Piney Flats, Tenn., five bass, 13-4, $1,030
3rd: Brandon Harmon, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 12-4, $687
4th: Jason Underwood, Dandridge, Tenn., five bass, 12-3, $480
5th: Mike Fletcher, Hayesville, N.C., five bass, 11-7, $412
6th: Mike Jeffries, Greenback, Tenn., five bass, 11-4, $378
7th: Ralph Chesnutt Jr., Rutledge, Tenn., five bass, 11-3, $343
8th: Brett Ashley, Oliver Springs, Tenn., four bass, 10-12, $274
8th: George Brock, Mooresburg, Tenn., five bass, 10-12, $274
8th: Bryan Morton, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 10-12, $274
The next BFL Volunteer Division tournament is scheduled for May 7 on South Holston Reservoir in Bristol, Tenn. After the fifth Volunteer Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. 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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