Burdett wins BFL Gator Division Kissimmee River

FLW Bass Fishing League

James Burdett of Mulberry, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 26 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday, Feb. 20, to win $4,763 in the FLW BFL Gator Division tournament on the Kissimmee River.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:
2nd: David Crews, Winter Haven, Fla., 5 bass, 21-09, $2,381
3rd: Steve Boyd, Orlando, Fla., 5 bass, 20-09, $1,585
4th: Dean Harcourt, Palm Bay, Fla., 5 bass, 19-05, $1,111
5th: Billy Bowen Jr., Ocala, Fla., 5 bass, 18-01, $953
6th: Dave Sheffield, Davie, Fla., 5 bass, 16-05, $873
7th: Darrell Cranor, Lakeland, Fla., 5 bass, 15-09, $794
8th: Gary Simpson, Gainesville, Fla., 5 bass, 14-15, $714
9th: Wayne Loring, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 4 bass, 14-09, $635
10th: Luke Smith, St. Cloud, Fla., 5 bass, 14-07, $556

Co-angler Mike Calloway of Titusville, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win $2,381.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:
2nd: David Bozeman, Ocala, Fla., 5 bass, 13-07, $991
3rd: David Iglesias, Crystal River, Fla., 5 bass, 13-07, $991
4th: Michael Chadwick, La Belle, Fla., 3 bass, 12-12, $556
5th: Ernie Brunetti, Venice, Fla., 5 bass, 11-05, $476
6th: Bruce Bozman, St. Cloud, Fla., 5 bass, 10-05, $437
7th: Ron Buck, Port Saint Lucie, Fla., 5 bass, 10-03, $397
8th: Charles Kilgore, Merritt Island, Fla., 5 bass, 10-02, $357
9th: Luke Campbell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1 bass, 9-15, $318
10th: Christopher Gilbert, Jacksonville, Fla., 5 bass, 9-13, $278

The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for March 13 at Harris Chain in Tavares, Fla. Top 50 anglers and co-anglers from each of the five division tournaments will qualify for the Gator Regional Oct. 21-23 at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower engine and a Chevy pick-up, respectively.

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