Freeman wins Toledo Bend

FLW Bass Fishing League News

Boater Glen Freeman of Converse La., caught 10-bass weighing 40 pounds, 1 ounce Aug. 28-29 to win $7,329 in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on Toledo Bend. Henry was fishing the north end of the lake with Yum crankbaits in 20 to 25 feet of water.

The remaining top 10 anglers:

2nd: Brian Brandon, Elgin, Texas, 10 bass, 38-5, $2,664 3rd: Danny Iles, Hemphill, Texas, 10 bass, 34-3, $1,777 4th: Andrew Upshaw, Hemphill, Texas, 10 bass, 28-8, $1,243 5th: David Truax, Beaumont, Texas, 10 bass, 27-13, $1,066 6th: Jeremy Guidry, Opelousas, La., nine bass, 27-8, $1,977* 7th: Dustin Robison, Anacoco, La., nine bass, 26-3, $888 8th: Dicky Newberry, Houston, Texas, 10 bass, 25-6, $799 9th: Jeff Holder, Bossier City, La., nine bass, 24-14, $710 10th: Darold Gleason, Leesville, La., 10 bass, 23-11, $622 *Includes $1000 Evinrude bonus

Randy Hicks of Lumberton, Texas, caught 10 bass weighing 22 pounds, 5 ounces Aug. 28-29 to win $2,664 in the Co-angler Division. Over a hot and hazy weekend Hicks was deep dragging a Texas rig with a Red Bug Ole Monster to haul in his limit of five fish per day.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Joseph Brozak, Orange, Texas, eight bass, 21-12, $1,332 3rd: Michael Streeter, The Woodlands, Texas, nine bass, 20, $889 4th: Billy Yelverton, Baton Rouge, La., 10 bass, 19-13, $622 5th: Brian Tolley, Katy, Texas, nine bass, 18-6, $533 6th: John Semken, Henderson, Texas, nine bass, 18-6, $488 7th: John Vinakalns, Wylie, Texas, five bass, 14-10, $444 8th: Ryan Cohlmeyer, Fort Worth, Texas, five bass, 13-14, $400 9th: Corbett Ross, Port Neches, Texas, five bass, 12-10, $355 10th: Chris Achee, Lafayette, La., six bass, 12-4, $311

The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings have now qualified for the Oct. 14-16 Regional Championship on Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX. Click here for a complete list of standings in the Cowboy Division.

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