UPCOMING EVENT: FLW SERIES - 2020 - Toledo Bend Lake

Dearman takes Sam Rayburn Super Tournament

Dearman takes Sam Rayburn Super Tournament
Slade Dearman of Onalaska, Texas, topped 154 Boater Division competitors on Sam Rayburn Reservoir to earn $8,088 and 300 points for the win at the BFL Cowboy Division season finale.

JASPER, Texas - Slade Dearman of Onalaska, Texas, topped 154 Boater Division competitors on Sam Rayburn Reservoir this weekend with a five-bass catch weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces. He earned $8,088 and 300 points for the win at the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division season finale.

Dearman out-fished runner-up Jim Behnken of Garden Ridge, Texas, by 2 pounds, 9 ounces to take the win. Behnken finished up with a five-bass catch weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces to win $4,044. Behnken also earned a $500 bonus as the highest-finishing participant in the Ranger Cup incentive program.

Kraig Welborn of Deridder, La. (five bass, 13 pounds, 9 ounces, $2,191); John Christ of Huntsville, Texas (five bass, 11 pounds, 11 ounces, $1,854); and George Jeane Jr. of Evans, La., (four bass, 11 pounds, 6 ounces, $1,517) rounded out the top five boaters.

Chris Wilkerson of Livingston, Texas, took boater big-bass honors and $1,540 for an 8-pound, 2-ounce bass.

Darryl Hunter of Kingwood, Texas, topped 153 competitors in the Co-angler Division to take first place and $1,540 during the BFL Cowboy Division season finale.Darryl Hunter of Kingwood, Texas, topped 153 competitors in the Co-angler Division to take first place and $1,540 thanks to a final-round catch of four bass weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Second place in the division and $2,009 went to Bobby Parrish of Center, Texas, with a four-bass catch weighing 9 pounds, 7 ounces, followed by Neil Ward Jr. of Cypress, Texas, in third place with two bass weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces worth $1,088.

Barry Helberg of The Woodlands, Texas, won the co-angler big-bass award of $765 with a 7-pound, 2-ounce bass.

The top 30 boaters and top 30 co-anglers in the Cowboy Division will advance to regional competition Oct. 22-26 on the Pearl River near Slidell, La., where they will go up against top competitors from the Arkie, Bama and Mississippi 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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