UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Lake Champlain

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McAllister Targets Timber for Title

McAllister Targets Timber for Title

SKIATOOK, Okla. – Sean McAllister of Checotah, Oklahoma, weighed four bass totaling 16 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League North Okie Division tournament of 2015 on Skiatook Lake. For his victory, McAllister earned $4,618.

“To finally come out on top at a BFL tournament feels great,” said McAllister, who earned his first career victory in his 20th BFL Okie division tournament. “It’s been a long time coming.

“I found my fish in some timber flats near Cedar Creek, where they were suspended 8 feet down,” continued McAllister. “I was flipping a green-pumpkin-colored Punch Skirt jig with a Zoom Trick Worm. When the wind picked up I switched to a green-pumpkin Zoom Speed Craw because it was easier to control.”

McAllister said each of the four keepers he landed during the tournament came from the same 150-yard stretch.

“I predicted it would take 12 pounds to win the tournament so after I got my third keeper in the boat I started to get pretty excited,” McAllister said. “I spent the last hour of the tournament trying to find a kicker.”

At 1:55 p.m., McAllister managed to pull in a 6-pound, 15-ounce behemoth – tied for the biggest bass of the tournament.

“After that one I figured I had the tournament just about wrapped up,” McAllister said. “It couldn’t have worked out any better.”

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Sean McAllister, Checotah, Okla., four bass, 16-13, $4,618

2nd:         Marcus Sykora, Osage Beach, Mo., five bass, 12-15, $2,309

3rd:          Dane Coale, Norman, Okla., three bass, 9-12, $1,539

4th:          Roger Fitzpatrick, Eldon, Mo., five bass, 8-5, $1,078

5th:          Seth Canaday, Skiatook, Okla., three bass, 7-0, $924

6th:          Jeff Booth, Collinsville, Okla., three bass, 6-9, $847

7th:          Shawn Kowal, Linn Creek, Mo., three bass, 6-0, $770

8th:          Mark Johnson, Weleetka, Okla., two bass, 5-7, $693

9th:          David Youngblood, Owasso, Okla., two bass, 5-5, $616

10th:        Justin Swast, Camdenton, Mo., two bass, 4-14, $539             

Complete results can be found here. 

McAllister and Coale tied for the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division. Both caught fish weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces to split the day’s Big Bass Award and each earn $340.

Duncan wins co-angler division

Damon Duncan of Kansas, Oklahoma, weighed in three bass totaling 9 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $2,309 in the co-angler division.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Damon Duncan, Kansas, Okla., three bass, 9-1, $2,309

2nd:         Beau Govreau, Cedar Hill, Mo., one bass, 5-5, $1,155

3rd:          Nathan Colwell, Pryor, Okla., two bass, 5-3, $770

4th:          Luke Frazier, Skiatook, Okla., one bass, 5-2, $539

5th:          Erik Lane, San Antonio, Texas, one bass, 4-0, $462

6th:          Jacob Keenom, Meeker, Okla., two bass, 3-8, $423

7th:          Don Benson, Eufaula, Okla., one bass, 3-6, $385

8th:          Brenda Curnutte, Grove, Okla., one bass, 3-2, $307

8th:          Sean Fullerton, Bixby, Okla., two bass, 3-2, $307

8th:          Tyler Ramsey, Sand Springs, Okla., two bass, 3-2, $307

Govreau caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $340.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 22-24 Regional Championship on Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Missouri. 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.

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