UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Potomac River

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Lasyone Ropes Top Prize on Rayburn

Lasyone Ropes Top Prize on Rayburn
Kevin Lasyone of Dry Prong, La., won the Sept. 6-7 Cowboy Division Super Tournament on Sam Rayburn with a two-day total weight of 36 pounds, 11 ounces to claim a payday worth nearly $6,000.

BROOKELAND, Texas – Kevin Lasyone of Dry Prong, La., weighed a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 36 pounds, 11 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Super Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir Sunday. For his victory, Lasyone earned $5,997.

“It was tough, really tough,” said Lasyone, who has earned more than $175,000 in FLW competition. “I’ve finished in the top 10 in just about every tournament FLW runs, but this is my first win.

“I started out on Saturday fishing grass and pads with a ½-ounce V&M jig, then later I threw a V&M worm on the outside edges of the grass,” Lasyone said. “I caught a 5-pounder off of a shallow point at the end of the day, so I decided to start there on Sunday.”

Lasyone said that his key point produced again, and by 9 a.m. he had landed the entirety of his 23 pound, 4 ounce day-two stringer. He said the point had a mix of several types of grass and some bream beds on it. He caught most of his fish in 5 feet of water with a Blue Flex-colored 8½-inch V&M Wild Thang Worm.

“I promise you, I sat down and sang “Amazing Grace” in the boat after I caught my fish in the morning,” said Lasyone. “Todd Castledine, who was in first place, was the only guy I was worried about. I felt pretty sure I had the rest of the guys beat.”

Rounding out the top 10 pros:

2nd:          Randy Despino, Colfax, La., 10 bass, 31-13, $2,999

3rd:          William Flournoy, Diboll, Texas, six bass, 29-5, $1,997

4th:           Todd Castledine, Nacogdoches, Texas, 10 bass, 29-1, $1,399

5th:           Clark Reehm, Huntington, Texas, 10 bass, 26-15, $1,199

6th:           Charlie King, Coushatta, La., 10 bass, 25-5, $1,100

7th:           Eric Hunt, Buna, Texas, 10 bass, 23-15, $1,000

8th:           Mark Tullis, Conroe, Texas, 10 bass, 23-9, $900

9th:           Nick Lebrun, Tyler, Texas, 10 bass, 23-7, $800

10th:        Brian Branum, Sam Rayburn, Texas, 10 bass, 23-2, $700              

Complete results can be found by clicking here.

Poullard wins co-angler division

Co-angler Domonick Poullard of Houston, Texas, won the Sept. 6-7 Cowboy Division Super Tournament on Sam Rayburn with a two-day total weight of 20 pounds, 6 ounces. He walked away with nearly $3,000 in prize money.Domonick Poullard of Houston, Texas, weighed in a two-day total of five bass totaling 20 pounds, 6 ounces to win $2,999 in the co-angler division Sunday.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

2nd:          Randy Pewthers, Pearland, Texas, nine bass, 18-8, $1,499

3rd:          Collin Cooper, Smithville, Texas, eight bass, 18-4, $996

4th:           Steve Oram, Hallsville, Texas, 10 bass, 18-0, $700

5th:           Kevin Treece, Fort Smith, Ark., six bass, 14-5, $600

6th:           Billy Gaston Jr., Shreveport, La., six bass, 14-3, $550

7th:           Gene Norris, Spring, Texas, seven bass, 13-11, $500

8th:           Kevin Carter, Spring, Texas, six bass, 13-4, $450

9th:           Ben Faucheaux, Natchitoches, La., five bass, 13-2, $400

10th:        Brian Tolley, Katy, Texas, four bass, 13-2, $350

Complete co-angler results can be found by clicking here.

The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 9-11 Regional Championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C 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. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the Rayovac FLW Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

About FLW

FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

 

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