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
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.
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