June 4, 2011
Boater Michael Neal of Dayton, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 15 ounces June 4 to win $3,592 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the Walmart BFL Volunteer Division tournament on Lake Chickamauga.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Greg Shaver, Dayton, Tenn., five bass, 18-3, $1,796
3rd: Tom Kizziah III, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 17-1, $1,201 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
4th: Brandon Roop, Dayton, Tenn., five bass, 16-9, $838
5th: David Martin, Check, Va., five bass, 16-7, $718
6th: Buddy Gross, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 16-6, $659
7th: Ken Vicchio, Bluff City, Tenn., five bass, 14-15, $599
8th: Joe Lee, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 14-14, $539
9th: Travis Lilly, Bluff City, Tenn., five bass, 14-13, $479
10th: Preston Julian, Seymour, Tenn., five bass, 14-2, $419
Drinnon winning co-angler
Bobby Drinnon of Rogersville, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces to win $1,796 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: David Perron, Dayton, Tenn., five bass, 15-2, $898
3rd: Donnie Holder, Mooresburg, Tenn., five bass, 13-11, $598
4th: Nick Coker, Knoxville, Tenn., five bass, 12-3, $419
5th: Rick McClintock, Lenoir City, Tenn., five bass, 11-14, $359
6th: David Frye, Tellico Plains, Tenn., three bass, 11-11, $329
7th: Orville Cope, Treadway, Tenn., five bass, 11-10, $299
8th: Don Carmack, Middlesboro, Ky., five bass, 11-5, $269
9th: Kent Goins, Russellville, Tenn., four bass, 11-4, $224
Jonathan Hankins, North Tazewell, Va., five bass, 11-4, $224
The next Walmart BFL Volunteer Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 17 on Cherokee Lake in Morristown, Tenn. After the fifth Volunteer Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.
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