Epperson wins Lake Cumberland BFL

FLW Bass Fishing League

Doyle Epperson of Nancy, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 4 ounces, April 16 to win $4,046 in the BFL Mountain Division tournament on Lake Cumberland. He was fishing with swimbaits on the main lake to haul in is catch.

The remaining top10 anglers:

2nd: Bill Smith Jr., Somerset, Ky., five bass, 18-6 $2,023
3rd: Talmadge Marcum, McKee, Ky., four bass, 17-6, $1,348
4th: JB King, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 13-9, $944
5th: Rex Huff, Corbin, Ky., five bass, 12-10, $809
6th: Jarrod Hembree, Berea, Ky., four bass, 11-13, $742
7th: Richard Littlepage, Cincinnati, Ohio, five bass, 11-11, $674
8th: Shannon DeVere, Berea, Ky., five bass, 10-8, $607
9th: Brian Ross, Berea, Ky., four bass, 9-11, $539
10th: Pat Eichmann, Nancy, Ky., three bass, 9-8, $472

Greg Foley of Danville, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 10 ounces April 16 to win $1,944 in the Co-angler Division. He was using swimbaits on the main lake along ledges.

The remaining top10 co-anglers:

2nd: Todd Stopher, London, Ky., four bass, 11-15, $972
3rd: Eric Baumgardner, Somerset, Ky., four bass, 10-1, $649
4th: Mark Major, Lancaster, Ky., five bass, 9-13, $454
5th: Rod Huff, Monterey, Tenn., four bass, 7-15, $389
6th: Kelly Poynter, Parksville, Ky., five bass, 7-12, $356
7th: Glyndon King, Berea, Ky., two bass, 7-1, $324
8th: Frank Morrow, Monticello, Ky., five bass, 6-10, $292
9th: Chris Howard, London, Ky., three bass, 6-7, $243
Joe Wilson, London, Ky., two bass, 6-7, $243

The next BFL Mountain Division tournament is scheduled for May 7 on Laurel Lake in London, Ky. After the fifth Mountain Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. 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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