Walters wins High Rock Lake

FLW Bass Fishing League

Todd Walters of Greensboro, N.C., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday, June 19, 2010 to win $3,533 in the FLW BFL North Carolina Division tournament on High Rock Lake. Walters was using a 3/8 ounce jig around docks in the creeks to sack his limit.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Spence Brunson, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 21-12, $1,777
3rd: Chris Baldwin, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 20-10, $1,185
4th: John Ritchie, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 19-12, $829
5th: Robert Walser, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 19-8, $1,711*
6th: Bob Jennett, Kernersville, N.C., five bass, 19-7, $651
7th: Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 19, $592
8th: Kyle Whisnant, Charlotte, N.C., five bass, 18-9, $533
9th: Gary Cline, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 17-10, $474
10th: Roger Pope, Statesville, N.C., five bass, 17-6, $415
*Includes $1000 Evinrude bonus

Mark Murphy of Lexington, N.C., caught four bass weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday, June 19, 2010 to win $1,777 in the FLW BFL North Carolina Co-angler Division on High Rock Lake. Murphy was targeting points using crankbaits to catch his winning sack.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Ben Dewit, Cary, N.C., five bass, 13-11, $888
3rd: Dwayne Bingman, Julian, N.C., four bass, 12-9. $592
4th: Kenneth Morrison, Waxhaw, N.C., five bass, 11-10, $415
5th: Greg Cook, Shady Spring, W. Va., five bass, 11-7, $355
6th: Chuck Poovey, Denver, N.C., five bass, 11-4, $326
7th: Jeff Lewis, Statesville, N.C., four bass, 11-3, $296
8th: Larry Whicker, Winston-Salem, N.C., four bass, 10-15, $267
9th: Mike Shatley, North Wilkesboro, N.C., four bass, 10-14, $237
10th: Zachary Messer, Swansboro, N.C., four bass, 10-1, $207

The next and last BFL North Carolina Division tournament of 2010 is scheduled for Sept. 18-19, at Lake Norman in Huntersville, N.C. After the fifth North Carolina 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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