Smiley wins Fort Loudoun-Tellico Lakes

Boater Tim Smiley of White Pine, Tenn., caught a 10-bass total weighing 24 pounds, 11 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $5,604 in the BFL Volunteer Division Super Tournament on Fort Loudoun-Tellico lakes.

The remaining top 10 anglers:

2nd: Goodwill pro Wesley Strader, Spring City, Tenn., eight bass, 18-0, $2,302
3rd: Joe Lee, Knoxville, Tenn., nine bass, 17-0, $1,536
4th: Robert Roche, Knoxville, Tenn., seven bass, 16-3, $1,074
5th: H.C. Sumpter, Nancy, Ky., seven bass, 15-9, $921
6th: Ott DeFoe, Knoxville, Tenn., six bass, 15-1, $844
7th: Bryant Ailor, Knoxville, Tenn., four bass, 12-7, $767
8th: Kevin Edwards, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 12-0, $691
9th: Kevin Powers, Unicoi, Tenn., six bass, 10-5, $614
10th: Jeff Russell, Pigeon Forge, Tenn., three bass, 10-0, $537

Brandon Harmon of Knoxville, Tenn., caught a four-bass total weighing 10 pounds, 5 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $2,302 in the Co-angler Division.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Dennis Lewis, Powell, Tenn., three bass, 8-0, $1,151
3rd: Justin McGaha, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 7-15, $767
4th: Larry Minnick, Bristol, Tenn., three bass, 6-9, $537
5th: Jimmy Maness, Kingsport, Tenn., four bass, 6-4, $460
6th: Ricky Miller, Sweetwater, Tenn., one bass, 6-2, $422
7th: William Sentell, Clinton, Tenn., two bass, 5-8, $384
8th: Robert Patterson, Kingsport, Tenn., three bass, 5-7, $345
9th: Gregory Vinsant, La Follette, Tenn., two bass, 5-1, $307
10th: Bobby Drinnon, Rogersville, Tenn., three bass, 4-1, $269

The next BFL Volunteer Division tournament, the Regional Championship, is scheduled for Oct. 14-16 on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from the LBL, Music City, South Carolina and Volunteer Divisions have qualified for the Regional Championship, where the top six boaters and top six co-anglers will advance to the BFL All-American.

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