Detweiler wins Lake Toho

FLW Bass Fishing League

Mark Detweiler of Orlando, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 14 ounces March 5 to win $4,769 in the BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Toho.

The remaining top10 anglers:

2nd: Charles Bass, Felda, Fla., five bass, 20-14, $2,398
3rd: Juan Ruiz, West Palm Beach, Fla., five bass, 19-8, $1,595
4th: Dennis (Zack) Smith, Lake Butler, Fla., five bass, 19-5, $1,119
5th: George Kapiton, Inverness, Fla., five bass, 19-3, $959
6th: Lee Cepero, Lakeland, Fla., five bass, 18-14, $879
7th: Eddie Bussard, Sanford, Fla., five bass, 18-2, $799
8th: Darrell Cranor, Lakeland, Fla., five bass, 17-13, $719
9th: William McKinstry III, Loxahatchee, Fla., five bass, 17-8, $639
10th: Kenneth (Yogi) Norris, St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 17-6, $560

Todd Mowery of Jacksonville, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 7 ounces March 5 to win $2,398 in the Co-angler Division.

The remaining top10 co-anglers:

2nd: Nik Kayler, Apopka, Fla., five bass, 19-1, $1,199
3rd: Red Downey, Fort Myers, Fla., five bass, 17-12, $795
4th: Ernie Thompson, Anthony, Fla., four bass, 17-7, $560
5th: Cory Gibbs, Inverness, Fla., five bass, 16-0, $480
6th: David Honsted, Ocala, Fla., five bass, 15-7, $440
7th: Elena Villegas, Port Charlotte, Fla., five bass, 14-7, $400
8th: Levi Brown, Plant City, Fla., five bass, 13-15, $360
9th: Joe Edward Jr., Kissemmee, Fla., five bass, 13-13, $320
10th: Moses Wilson, Clewiston, Fla., five bass, 13-7, $280

The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for March 26 on the Harris Chain in Tavares, Fla. After the fifth Gator 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 Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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