Williamson Wins BFL on Greers Ferry

FLW Bass Fishing League

Michael Williamson of Fort Smith, Ark., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday, May 15, 2010 to win $5,917 in the FLW BFL Arkie Division tournament on Greers Ferry. He was using a Humdinger on a Carolina rig near Devil’s Fork and Little River to bag his limit.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Quincy Houchin, Mabelvale, Ark., five bass, 11-13, $1,958
3rd: Jeff Cooper, Jonesboro, Ark., five bass, 11-8, $1,307
4th: Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark., five bass, 11-5, $914
5th: Jason Powell, Ward, Ark., five bass, 11-4, $783
6th: Daniel Smith, Greenwood, Ark., five bass, 10-4, $685
6th: Stacey Tuggle, Malvern, Ark., five bass, 10-4, $685
8th: Michael Morton, McCaskill, Ark., five bass, 10-2, $588
9th: Shane Hipp, Fairfield Bay, Ark., five bass, 9-14, $489
9th: Michael Palmer, Judsonia, Ark., five bass, 9-14, $489

Michael Gross of Gurdon, Ark., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday, May 15, 2010 to win $1,958 in the FLW BFL Arkie Co-angler Division on Greers Ferry. Using a green lizard on a Carolina rig under cloudy skies he won the event by nearly a pound over second place finisher Dylan Hays of Greenbrier, Ark., who caught five bass that weighted 8-3 and won $979.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

3rd: Tim Preator, Little Rock, Ark., four bass, 8-1, $653
4th: Bud Grant, Bryant, Ark., five bass, 7-12, $457
5th: Keith Lambert, Benton, Ark., five bass, 7-3, $392
6th: Jerry Heaton, Hot Springs NP, Ark., five bass, 7, $359
7th: Evan Webster, Bryant, Ark., four bass, 6-15, $326
8th: Charles Swain, Jacksonville, Ark., five bass, 6-14, $294
9th: Charles Taylor, Mena, Ark., four bass, 6-10, $261
10th: William Bean, Malvern, Ark., three bass, 6-7, $228

The next BFL Arkie Division tournament is scheduled for June 19, at Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. After the fifth Arkie Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas, 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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