UPCOMING EVENT: YETI College Fishing - 2019 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Ashley, Rice tie for title at Walmart BFL event on Lake Keowee

Boater Darren Ashley of Calhoun Falls, S.C., tied for first place overall at the Walmart BFL Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee. Ashley recorded a total catch of 15 pounds, 12 ounces to take home more than $6,300 in winnings and Ranger Cup bonuses.

SENECA, S.C. - Darren Ashley of Calhoun Falls, S.C., and Adam Rice of Anderson, S.C., both weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to tie for first at the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee. Ashley earned $6,347 ($2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus) and Rice earned $4,347.

Boater Adam Rice of Anderson, S.C., tied for first place at the Walmart BFL Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee. Rice recorded a total catch of 15 pounds, 12 ounces to take home more than $4,300 in winnings. Rounding out the top 10 pros were:

3rd: Furman Thompson, Clayton, Ga., five bass, 15-7, $1,934
4th: Greg Glouse, Liberty, S.C., five bass, 13-8, $1,352
5th: Joe Anders, Easley, S.C., five bass, 13-2, $1,159 + Evinrude Bonus: $300
6th: Randy Childers, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 12-13, $1,063
7th: Russel Clarke, Abbeville, S.C., five bass, 12-5, $966
8th: Jerry Kotal, Elberton, Ga., five bass, 12-2, $869
9th: Doug Workman, Cleveland, Ga., five bass, 11-14, $773
10th: Craig Rozema, Simpsonville, S.C., five bass, 11-13, $676

For a complete list of boater results, click here.

Shirley nets co-angler crown

Co-angler Dustin Shirley of Royston, Ga., won the Walmart BFL Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee. Shirley landed a total catch of 12 pounds, 11 ounces to net nearly $2,900 in winnings. Dustin Shirley of Royston, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 12 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $2,898 in the co-angler division.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Darren Jeter, Marshall, N.C., five bass, 9-15, $1,449
3rd: Graham Rogers, Cleveland, Ga., five bass, 9-10, $967
4th: Kevin Landreth, Seneca, S.C., five bass, 9-6, $628
4th: David Smith, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 9-6, $628
6th: Michael Smith, Piedmont, S.C., five bass, 9-0, $531
7th: Steve Walls, Alpharetta, Ga., five bass, 8-14, $483
8th: Shane Cantley, Lugoff, S.C., five bass, 8-9, $435
9th: Adam Fincher, Roebuck, S.C., five bass, 8-8, $386
10th: Bryan Cothran, Belton, S.C., five bass, 7-14, $321
10th: Brad Rutherford, Lavonia, Ga., five bass, 7-14, $321

For a complete list of co-angler results, click here.

The next BFL Savannah River Division tournament is scheduled for March 9 on Lake Hartwell in Lavonia, Ga. After the fifth divisional tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 10-12 Regional Championship on Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Ga. 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 2013 BFL All-American is being held June 27-29 on the Nickajack Lake in Chattanooga, Tenn. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

About FLW

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