Robert Walser of Lexington, N.C, caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces May 7 to win $3,804 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup and $1,000 Evinrude bonus in the BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake.
The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., five bass, 13-9, $1,902 3rd: Kenny Seagle, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 13-4, $1,267 4th: John Allen, Concord, N.C., five bass, 12-15, $888 5th: Rob Digh, Denver, N.C., Five bass, 12-12, $729 Steve Harwood, Weaverville, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $729 7th: Matt Arey, Shelby, N.C., five bass, 12-1, $634 8th: Kenneth Carroll, Graham, N.C., five bass, 11-9, $539 Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 11-9, $539 10th: Chad Poteat, Mount Airy, N.C., five bass, 11-8, $403 Paul Rigsbee, Durham, N.C., five bass, 11-8, $403 William Shelton III, La Crosse, Va., five bass, 11-8, $403
Brian Sayre of Charleston, W. Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds May 7 to win $1,902 in the Co-angler Division.
The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: George Boyce, Fuquay Varina, N.C., four bass, 9-11, $951 3rd: Curtis Sims, Woolwine, Va., five bass, 9-5, $634 4th: Cody Hoyle, Rutherfordton, N.C., five bass, 8-7, $444 5th: Charles Wood, Thomasville, N.C., five bass, 8-2, $380 6th: Mike Shatley, North Wilkesboro, N.C., four bass, 7-12, $349 7th: Lee Endicott, Belmont, N.C., four bass, 7-10, $317 8th: Lester Botts, Blountville, Tenn., five bass, 7-8, $269 Doug File, Salisbury, N.C., four bass, 7-8, $269 10th: Lawrence Aucoin, Charlotte, N.C., three bass, 7-6, $222
The next BFL North Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for June 25 on High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth North Carolina 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 Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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