UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - James River

Walser best BFL boater on Kerr Lake

Walser best BFL boater on Kerr Lake
Boater Robert Walser of Lexington, N.C., earned $3,804 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus and a $1,000 Evinrude bonus as winner of the May 7 BFL North Carolina Division event on Kerr Lake.

Boater Robert Walser of Lexington, N.C, caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces May 7 to win $3,804 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup and $1,000 Evinrude bonus in the BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., five bass, 13-9, $1,902
3rd: Kenny Seagle, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 13-4, $1,267
4th: John Allen, Concord, N.C., five bass, 12-15, $888
5th: Rob Digh, Denver, N.C., Five bass, 12-12, $729
Steve Harwood, Weaverville, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $729
7th: Matt Arey, Shelby, N.C., five bass, 12-1, $634
8th: Kenneth Carroll, Graham, N.C., five bass, 11-9, $539
Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 11-9, $539
10th: Chad Poteat, Mount Airy, N.C., five bass, 11-8, $403
Paul Rigsbee, Durham, N.C., five bass, 11-8, $403
William Shelton III, La Crosse, Va., five bass, 11-8, $403

Sayre winning co-angler
Brian Sayre of Charleston, W.Va., earned $1,902 as the Co-angler Division winner of the May 7 BFL North Carolina event.
Brian Sayre of Charleston, W.Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds to win $1,902 in the Co-angler Division.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: George Boyce, Fuquay Varina, N.C., four bass, 9-11, $951
3rd: Curtis Sims, Woolwine, Va., five bass, 9-5, $634
4th: Cody Hoyle, Rutherfordton, N.C., five bass, 8-7, $444
5th: Charles Wood, Thomasville, N.C., five bass, 8-2, $380
6th: Mike Shatley, North Wilkesboro, N.C., four bass, 7-12, $349
7th: Lee Endicott, Belmont, N.C., four bass, 7-10, $317
8th: Lester Botts, Blountville, Tenn., five bass, 7-8, $269
Doug File, Salisbury, N.C., four bass, 7-8, $269
10th: Lawrence Aucoin, Charlotte, N.C., three bass, 7-6, $222

Coming up

The next BFL North Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for June 25 on High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth North Carolina Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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