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Young triumphs at Super Tournament on Kentucky, Barkley lakes

Young triumphs at Super Tournament on Kentucky, Barkley lakes
David Young of Mayfield, Ky., topped 79 Boater Division competitors on Kentucky and Barkley lakes, earning $5,412 and 300 points for the win at the BFL LBL Division season finale.

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. - David Young of Mayfield, Ky., topped 79 Boater Division competitors on Kentucky and Barkley lakes this weekend with a five-bass catch weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces. He earned $5,412 and 300 points for the win at the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League LBL Division season finale.

After qualifying for the final round of the two-day Super Tournament in fourth place with an opening-day catch of three bass weighing 11 pounds, 1 ounce, Young out-fished runner-up Tommy Ellis of Paris, Tenn., by 2 pounds, 2 ounces to take the win. Young caught his limit on day two using a chartreuse and white spinner bait. He also won a $1,000 bonus as the highest-finishing participant in the Ranger Cup incentive program and another $1,000 from GARMIN for using a fixed-mount GARMIN GPS/sounder.

Ellis qualified for the final round in fifth place with three bass weighing 9 pounds, 3 ounces and finished up with a three-bass catch weighing 12 pounds, 5 ounces to win $2,706.

Ramie Colson Jr. of Cadiz, Ky. (five bass, 9 pounds, 14 ounces, $1,466); Stephen Whitaker of Scottsville, Ky. (three bass, 9 pounds, 12 ounces, $1,240); and Steve Hinesley of Farmersburg, Ind., (three bass, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, $1,015) rounded out the top five boaters.

Colson won the boater big-bass award and collected $790 with a 5-pound, 12-ounce bass that he caught on a 1/2-ounce jig.

Patrick Smith of Murfreesboro, Tenn., topped 79 co-anglers in the BFL LBL Division Super Tournament to take first place and $2,706.Patrick Smith of Murfreesboro, Tenn., topped 79 competitors in the Co-angler Division to take first place and $2,706 thanks to a final-round catch of five bass weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces. Second place in the division and $1,353 went to John Elliott Jr. of Paducah, Ky., with a four-bass catch weighing 10 pounds, 11 ounces, followed by Michael McAtee of Waverly, Ky., in third place with two bass weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces worth $733.

Richard Meuth of Henderson, Ky., won the co-angler big-bass award of $395 with a 4-pound, 9-ounce bass.

Young is the LBL Division's Yamaha "Be the Best" points leader, winning $1,000 for the 1,083 points he earned during five regular-season tournaments. Dan Edington of Gilbertsville, Ky., is the Yamaha "Be the Best" points leader in the Co-angler Division. He earned $500 for his division-leading 981 points.

The top 30 boaters and top 30 co-anglers in the LBL Division will advance to regional competition presented by BC Powder Oct. 29-Nov. 2 on Wheeler Lake near Rogersville, Ala., where they will go up against top competitors from the Bulldog, Music City and Shenandoah divisions for a shot at qualifying for the BFL All-American, one of the most lucrative postseason tournaments in competitive angling.

2002 BFL awards could reach $7 million based on full fields.

Sponsors of the 2002 Wal-Mart BFL are Wal-Mart, ALPO Pet Foods, BC Powder, BFGoodrich Tires, Castrol, Chevy Trucks, Conseco, Energizer, EverStart Batteries, Evinrude, Faded Glory, Frito-Lay, FujiFilm, GARMIN, Kellogg's, Land O'Lakes, Minn Kota, Newell Rubbermaid, Pepsi, Poulan, Ranger Boats, Shop-Vac, Snickers, Stanley Works, Stren, U.S. Bank, Weed Eater and Yamaha Outboards.

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