McFaul Wins BFL on Chesapeake Bay

FLW Bass Fishing League

Rick McFaul of Rosedale, Md, caught a 5-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday, June 12, 2010 to win $5,247 in the FLW BFL Northeast Division tournament on the Chesapeake Bay. McFaul was flipping a frog over matted grass to bring in his winning sack.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Charlie Russler, Falling Waters, W.Va., five bass, 18-1, $2,623*
3rd: Howard Les Mahan, Oxford, Pa., five bass, 17-10, $1,082
4th: Dan Rodriguez, Monkton, Md., five bass, 17-2, $758
5th: Bill Gallagher, Southampton, Pa., five bass, 17-1, $649
6th: Billy Micciulla, Staten Island, N.Y., five bass, 16-2, $595
7th: Kevin Waterman, LaPlata, Md., five bass, 15-13, $541
8th: Michael Piccolo, Langhorne, Pa., five bass, 15-9, $487
9th: Richard Haber, Jr., Severn, Md., five bass, 15-1, $433
10th: John Shumate, Finksburg, Md., five bass, 15, $379
*Includes $1000 Evinrude bonus

Jerry Pyles of Middletown, Md., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday, June 12, 2010 to win $1,623 in the FLW BFL Northeast Co-angler Division on the Chesapeake Bay. Pyles was fishing in the Sassaphrass River using a skinny dipper in grass to bag his limit.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Bill Spindler, Turnersville, N.J., five bass, 15-13, $812
3rd: Mike Morris, Dover, Del., five bass, 14-9, $541
4th: David Wright, Red Lion, Pa., five bass, 13-7, $379
5th: Greg Parker, Hammonton, N.J., five bass, 13-5, $325
6th: Andy Dick, Wilmington, Del., three bass, 12-10, $298
7th: Humberto Quinones, Dover, Del., four bass, 10-15, $271
8th: James Karwacki, Florence, N.J., three bass, 10-2, $244
9th: Neil Thomas, Scarborough, Maine, three bass, 9-10, $216
10th: John Buries, Montoursville, Pa., three bass, 9-9, $189

The next BFL Northeast Division tournament is scheduled for July 24, at Cayuga Lake in Waterloo, N.Y. After the fifth Northeast Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va.,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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