Kirk best boater on Lake Seminole

Boater Danny Kirk caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 12 ounces to win the Walmart BFL Bulldog Division event on Lake Seminole.

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. - Danny Kirk of Bartow, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division event on Lake Seminole. For his victory, Kirk earned $4,009. "Saturday the sun was high and the skies were bright blue," said Kirk. "I had prefished the lake on Friday using a Rat -L-Trap. The bass were on sand bars on beds, but that all changed on Saturday. "I started out using crankbaits but never got a bite," Kirk continued. "So I switched over to a Carolina rig with a Zoom Trick Worm and moved off shore to about 8-feet of water. The front that moved through really slowed the fishing down, the bass were not nearly as active as they were on Friday. I only had five keeper bites all day, but luckily two of them were over 8-pounds each." Rounding out the top 10 boaters were: 2nd: Terry Stevens, Marianna, Fla., five bass, 21-12, $2,005 3rd: David Lowery, Milledgeville, Ga., five bass, 19-8, $1,336 4th: David Millsaps, Ranger, Ga., five bass, 15-12, $935 5th: Chad Prough, Chipley, Fla., five bass, 15-7, $802 6th: Darryl Stewart, Dothan, Ala., three bass, 15-5, $735 7th: Michael Conley, Bainbridge, Ga., five bass, 13-8, $668 8th: Donald Brinson, Bainbridge, Ga., five bass, 13-5, $601 9th: Ty Solis, Albany, Ga., five bass, 13-0, $535 10th: Clarence Bush, Bainbridge, Ga., five bass, 12-8, $444 Frank Kitchens Jr., Maryville, Tenn., four bass, 12-8, $444 Kyle Parks of Albany, Ga., weighed in four bass totaling 15 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win $2,005 in the co-angler division. Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers were: 2nd: Todd Poore, Albany, Ga., five bass, 13-11, $1,002 3rd: Mic Miller, Buena Vista, Ga., three bass, 13-1, $668 4th: Clay Wells, Chattahoochee, Fla., four bass, 11-5, $468 5th: Deric Burke, Titusville, Fla., four bass, 9-15, $401 6th: Leonard Galbraith, Live Oak, Fla., three bass, 9-10, $368 7th: Mark Gilmore, Caryville, Fla., five bass, 9-6, $334 8th: Tim Greene, Grayson, Ga., five bass, 9-5, $301 9th: Terry Blaxton Jr., Columbus, Ga., five bass, 8-15, $267 10th: Jody Jarvis, Donalsonville, Ga., four bass, 8-8, $234 The next BFL Bulldog Division tournament is scheduled for April 21 on Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville, Ga. After the fifth Bulldog Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 18 - 20 Regional Championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard. The BFL is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 120 tournaments throughout the season, five in each division. The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from each division qualify for a regional tournament and compete to finish in the top six, which then qualifies them for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing - the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy. The 2012 BFL All-American is being held May 17 - 19 on the Potomac River in National Harbor, Md. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour. About FLW FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing unparalleled fishing resources and entertainment to our sponsors, fans and host communities. FLW is offering anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2012 over the course of 191 tournaments across five tournament circuits, each providing an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy - the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water," through a variety of platforms including tournaments, outdoor expos and the world's richest fantasy sports game - FLW Fantasy Fishing. For more information about FLW and FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FLWOutdoors.com or FantasyFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter and Facebook.

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