UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Eufaula

Osinski outfishes field on Lake Okeechobee

Osinski outfishes field on Lake Okeechobee
Boater Val Osinski of Pompano Beach, Fla., won the May 8 BFL Gator Division event to earn $4,315.

Boater Val Osinski of Pompano Beach, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win $4,315 in the BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Mike Jones, Okeechobee, Fla., 5 bass, 22-4, $2,157
3rd: Don Demott, Boca Raton, Fla., 5 bass, 21-12, $1,439
4th: Roger Gonzalez, Miami, 5 bass, 21-7, $1,007
5th: Larry Wright, Okeechobee, Fla., 5 bass, 20-10, $863
6th: Steve Smith, Inverness, Fla., 5 bass, 20-0, $791
7th: Brandon McMillan, Belle Glade, Fla., 5 bass, 19-14, $719
8th: Juan Ruiz, West Palm Beach, Fla., 5 bass, 18-11, $647
9th: Justin Schwier, Okeechobee, Fla., 5 bass, 17-12, $575
10th: Wally Bell, Lake Alfred, Fla., 5 bass, 17-8, $503

Bivins winning co-angler

Kenneth Bivins of Valrico, Fla., won the Co-angler Division of the May 8 BFL Gator Division event to earn $2,157.Kenneth Bivins of Orlando, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win $2,157 in the BFL Gator Co-angler Division on Lake Okeechobee.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Cecil Hock, Valrico, Fla., 5 bass, 15-15, $1,079
3rd: Tyler Brinks, Fort Myers, Fla., 5 bass, 14-4, $717
4th: Donnie Van Dyke, Okeechobee, Fla., 5 bass, 14-1, $503
5th: Levi Brown, Plant City, Fla., 5 bass, 14-0, $431
6th: James Dyer, Lake Placid, Fla., 5 bass, 13-8, $378
6th: Kevin Guynn, Ocala, Fla., 5 bass, 13-8, $378
8th: Edward Scaturro, Orlando, Fla., 5 bass, 13-7, $306
8th: Mike Young, Clewiston, Fla., 5 bass, 13-7, $306
10th: Jared Dial, Winter Haven, Fla., 5 bass, 12-8, $252

Coming up

The next and last BFL Gator Division tournament of 2010 is scheduled for Sept. 11-12 at the Kissimmee River in Lake Wales, Fla. After this Super Tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 21-23 Regional Championship at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., 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.

About FLW Outdoors

FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189 tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. FLW Outdoors memberships are available featuring numerous benefits including Player's Advantage. For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FantasyFishing.com.

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