UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - St. Lawrence River

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Ingram Again on Eufaula

Ingram Again on Eufaula
Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 13 ounces to win the Bulldog Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Ingram earned $5,804.

EUFAULA, Ala. – Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Ingram earned $5,804.

“I primarily fished parallel with lily pads on the north end of the lake,” said Ingram, who earned his sixth career victory on Lake Eufaula in FLW competition. “The bass were really active due to the rising water temperature.”

Ingram said he used a 1-ounce yellow and white-colored Strikezone Ledgebuster spinnerbait to catch his winning stringer.

“I just put down my trolling motor in 3 feet of water and focused on those lily pads,” said Ingram. “I caught a 6-pounder around noon which really helped.”

Ingram said he caught around 15 keepers in three different areas throughout his day.

“Everybody has been going south lately to catch fish,” said Ingram. “I stuck with my gut and went searching up north to avoid the crowd. Those spots seem to produce the most consistent weights for me.”  

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Ryan Ingram, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 22-13, $3,804 + $2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus

2nd:         Dustin Wood, Eufaula, Ala., five bass, 19-8, $1,902

3rd:          Ronnie Ray, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 19-6, $1,267

4th:          Al Cleghorn, Fitzgerald, Ga., five bass, 15-3, $888

5th:          Jay Grogan, Fort Mitchell, Ala., five bass, 14-12, $761

6th:          Buster Slocumb, Juliette, Ga., five bass, 14-11, $697

7th:          Alan Brightwell, Moultrie, Ga., five bas, 13-13, $634

8th:          Steve Stewart, Donalsonville, Ga., five bass, 13-8, $571

9th:          Cary Priest, Eufaula, Ala., five bass, 13-7, $507

10th:        Clarence Bush, Bainbridge, Ga., five bass, 12-14, $444              

Complete results can be found here. 

Ingram also caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $505.

Moretto wins co-angler division

Santana Moretto of Thomaston, Georgia, weighed in five bass totaling 13 pounds, 4 ounces to win $1,902 in the co-angler division.

Santana Moretto of Thomaston, Georgia, weighed in five bass totaling 13 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win $1,902 in the co-angler division.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Santana Moretto, Thomaston, Ga., five bass, 13-4, $1,902

2nd:         Harold Grizzle, Gainesville, Ga., five bass, 11-15, $951

3rd:          Ronny Cantrell, Fitzgerald, Ga., five bass, 10-6, $634

4th:          Jimmie Bailey, Valdosta, Ga., five bass, 9-4, $444

5th:          Steve Hall, Mableton, Ga., five bass, 9-0, $364

5th:          John Wayne Robinson, Eufaula, Ala., three bass, 9-0, $364

7th:          Michael Fisher, Roswell, Ga., three bass, 8-15, $301

7th:          Jeff Grubbs, Palmetto, Ga., four bass, 8-15, $301

9th:          Michael Anderson, Enterprise, Ala., four bass, 8-13, $238

9th:          Allen McVay, Thomasville, Ga., two bass, 8-13, $238

McVay caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $252.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 22-24 Regional Championship on Neely Henry Lake in Gadsden, Alabama. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

Tags: bulldog-division  lake-eufaula  headline-story  2015-05-30-lake-eufaula 

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