April 24, 2010
Boater David Waller of Fort Worth, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win $3,926 in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. He was throwing green-pumpkin fluke-type baits to catch his limit. Rounding out the top 10 boaters: 2nd: Billy Penick, Deer Park, Texas, five bass, 15-11, $1,963 3rd: Brett Hortman, West Monroe, La., five bass, 15-2, $1,309 4th: Dicky Newberry, Houston, Texas, five bass, 13-12, $916 5th: Lendell Martin, Jr., Nacogdoches, Texas, five bass, 13-11, $785 6th: Randy Deaver, Shreveport, La., five bass, 13-7, $720 7th: Neal Gilmore, Magnolia, Texas, five bass, 13-4, $654 8th: Brett Brandstrom, Spring, Texas, five bass, 12-10, $589 9th: Ed Klobas, Arlington, Texas, five bass, 12-2, $523 10th: Mitchell Nezat, Kilgore, Texas, five bass, 11-15, $458 Dowden winning co-angler William Dowden of Leesville, La., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces to win $1,963 in the Co-angler Division on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. He was using watermelon-colored Magnum Lizards to bag his limit. Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers: 2nd: Charles Dellard, Burleson, Texas, five bass, 13, $981 3rd: Peter Lewis, Copperas Cove, Texas, four bass, 12-13, $655 4th: Daniel Bryner, Frisco, Texas, five bass, 11-3, $458 5th: Richard Hooter, Natchitoches, La., five bass, 11-1, $393 6th: Myron Sims, Quitman, Texas, five bass, 10-15, $360 7th: Tim Endsley, Atlanta, Texas, three bass, 10-14, $327 8th: Keith Rose, Harleton, Texas, three bass, 10-10, $278 8th: Brian Tolley, Katy, Texas, five bass, 10-10, $278 10th: James Covington, Denham Springs, La., three bass, 9-3, $229 Coming up The next BFL Cowboy Division tournament is scheduled for May 15, at the Red River in Natchitoches, La. After the fifth Cowboy Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 14-16 Regional Championship at Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas, where boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX. About FLW Outdoors FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189 tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. FLW Outdoors memberships are available featuring numerous benefits including Player's Advantage. For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FantasyFishing.com.