UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Pickwick Lake

Fiessinger takes Buckeye Division opener

Fiessinger takes Buckeye Division opener
Curt Fiessinger of FT. Loramie, Ohio, won the boater side of the April 28 Buckeye Division event on Indian Lake with a total weight of 11 pounds, 7 ounces. He walked away with almost $6,500 in winnings.

LAKEVIEW, Ohio - Curt Fiessinger of Fort Loramie, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 11 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division event on Indian Lake. For his victory, Fiessinger earned $4,498 plus a $2,000 bonus from Ranger.

Fiessinger was using crankbaits in pads and weeds near the game preserve to catch his fish.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

2nd: Dirk Davenport, Delawaer, Ohio, five bass, 11-4, $2,249
3rd: Zach Maisch, Lima, Ohio, three bass, 10-2, $1,496
4th: Jay Gillfillan, Ridgeway, Ohio, five bass, 8-13, $1,050
5th: Gary Ginter, Maplewood, Ohio, five bass, 8-12, $900
6th: Deny Dabbelt, Celina, Ohio, five bass, 8-10, $825
7th: Kyle Weisenburger, Findlay, Ohio, five bass, 8-9, $750
8th: James Hailstones, Cincinnati, Ohio, five bass, 8-5, $637
Joe McNamara, Marysville, Ohio, five bass, 8-5, $637
10th: Brent Willey, Gahanna, Ohio, five bass, 8-3, $526

Complete results can be found here.

Hall grabs co-angler title

Cody Wayne Hall of Xenia, Ohio, took the co-angler title in the April 28 Buckeye Division event on Indian Lake with a total catch of 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Hall was awarded over $2,000 in prize money.Cody Wayne Hall of Xena, Ohio, weighed in five bass totaling 7 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win $2,193 in the co-angler division.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: William Redmond, Sciotoville, Ohio, four bass, 7-11, $1,096
3rd: Christopher Iredale, Bethel, Ohio, five bass, 7-5, $621
3rd: Ryan Rich, Eaton, Ohio, five bass, 7-5, $621
5th: Andy Pierce, Norton, Ohio, three bass, 5-13, $439
6th: Brent Jones, Okeana, Ohio, three bass, 5-11, $402
7th: George Ginter, Sidney, Ohio, three bass, 5-9, $365
8th: Darian Ginter, Maplewood, Ohio, three bass, 5-4, $329
9th: Todd Kuipers, West Chester, Ohio, three bass, 5-2, $292
10th: Michael Safreed, Beavercreek, Ohio, three bass, 4-12, $256

Complete co-angler results can be found here.

The next BFL Buckeye Division tournament is scheduled for June 16 on Mosquito Lake in Cortland, Ohio. After the fifth Buckeye Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 11-13 Regional Championship on Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky. 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.

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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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