Crosnoe Wins BFL, Lake Okeechobee

Robert Crosnoe of Inverness, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win $4,385 in the FLW BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Jeff Simms, Punta Gorda, Fla., five bass, 23-0, $2,193
3rd: Don Demott, Boca Raton, Fla., five bass, 22-8, $1,463
4th: David Givens, Hernando, Fla., five bass, 22-1, $1,023
5th: Brandon Medlock, Lake Placid, Fla., five bass, 21-9, $877
6th: Thadeus Ragan, Miami, Fla., five bass, 20-3, $804
7th: Larry Crossman, Okeechobee, Fla., five bass, 19-10, $731
8th: Dennis Andersen, Wellington, Fla., five bass, 18-9, $658
9th: Russ Reynolds, Boca Raton, Fla., five bass, 18-7, $585
10th: Allan Cagle, Deltona, Fla., five bass, 18-6, $512

Lucky Wells of Winter Haven, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $2,193 in the FLW BFL Gator Co-angler Division on Lake Okeechobee.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Mike Calloway, Titusville, Fla., five bass, 19-8, $1,096
3rd: Albert Hayden III, Dade City, Fla., five bass, 17-12, $730
4th: James Sloan, Cooper City, Fla., five bass, 15-15, $512
5th: Rick Browning, Plantation, Fla., five bass, 15-10, $439
6th: John Trudel, Lighthouse Point, Fla., five bass, 15-9, $402
7th: Bruce Bozman, St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 15-6, $365
8th: Donnie Van Dyke, Okeechobee, Fla., five bass, 14-7, $329
9th: Tyler Brinks, Fort Myers, Fla., five bass, 14-5, $292
10th: Charles Kilgore, Merritt Island, Fla., five bass, 13-10, $256

The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee City, Fla. After the fifth Gator Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., Oct. 21-23 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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