Gross wins BFL, Lake Guntersville

Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Ga., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $4,796 in the FLW BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville. He was using swimbaits to catch his post spawn fish under wet and windy conditions.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Jeff Sparks, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 23-8, $2,398 3rd: Tim Buckner, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 22-13, $1,595 4th: Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 21-8, $1,119 5th: Gary Fleming, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 21-7, $959 6th: Don Privette, Stevenson, Ala., five bass, 20-11, $879 7th: Jeff Knight, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 20-1, $1,719* 7th: Michael Seeley, Section, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719 7th: Terry Tucker, Gadsden, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719 10th: Tim Wilson, Gas City, Ind., five bass, 19-11, $560 *Includes $1,000 Evinrude Bonus

Wesley Taylor of Manchester, Tenn., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $2,398 in the FLW BFL Choo Choo Co-angler Division on Lake Guntersville.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Ricky Williams, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 20-8, $1,199 3rd: Ray Elmore, Calhoun, Ga., five bass, 20-4, $795 4th: Buyrl Shirley, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 18-13, $560 5th: Kevin Atkinson, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 18-12, $460 5th: Rusty Gregg, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 18-12, $460 7th: Kevin Shrader, Valley Head, Ala., five bass, 18-1, $400 8th: Waymon Maples, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 17-14, $360 9th: Matthew Embry, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 17-8, $320 10th: Randy Brewington, Moulton, Ala., four bass, 17-3, $266 10th: Kerry White, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 17-3, $266

The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for June 5, at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. After the fifth Choo Choo Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., on Oct. 7-9, 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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