Newberry wins BFL on Red River

FLW Bass Fishing League

Dicky Newberry of Houston, Texas, caught a 5-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday, May 15, 2010 to win $3,679 in the FLW BFL Cowboy Division tournament on the Red River. He was flipping tubes and lizards behind docks to catch his limit.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Aaron Johnson, Bossier City, La., five bass, 15-5, $1,840
3rd: Glen Freeman, Converse, La., five bass, 15-3, $1,225
4th: John Bowen, League City, Texas, five bass, 14-15, $859
5th: Don Williams, Keithville, La., five bass, 14-12, $736
6th: Mark Hay, Athens, La., five bass, 14-6, $675
7th: Mark Tullis, Conroe, Texas, five bass, 13-4, $613
8th: Doug Cheney, Shreveport, La., five bass, 12-13, $521
8th: Dean Lee, Longview, Texas, five bass, 12-13, $521
10th: Neal Gilmore, Magnolia, Texas, five bass, 12-11, $429

Warren Whitaker of Woodville, Miss., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday, May 15, 2010 to win $1,835 in the FLW BFL Cowboy Co-angler Division on the Red River. Under overcast skies he was using plastic worms near the lock in brush covered areas.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Cary Jackson, Huntsville, Texas, four bass, 10-9, $918
3rd: Aaron Ponder, San Augustine, Texas, five bass, 10-3, $612
4th: Joe Nance, Pearland, Texas, five bass, 9-9, $428
5th: Myron Sims, Quitman, Texas, four bass, 8-14, $367
6th: Greg Ives, Spring, Texas, five bass, 8-13, $336
7th: Dennis Jones, Oakdale, La., five bass, 8-8, $306
8th: Kevin Hanson, Pineville, La., five bass, 8-5, $275
9th: Bill Fussell, Thibodaux, La., five bass, 8-1, $229
9th: Butch Stover, Kingwood, Texas, five bass, 8-1, $229

The next and final BFL Cowboy Division tournament is scheduled for Aug. 28-29, at Toledo Bend in Many, La. After the final Cowboy Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas, Oct. 14-16, 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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