UPCOMING EVENT: T-H Marine BFL - 2019 - Potomac River

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Szuba Cracks 20 Pounds on Potomac

Szuba Cracks 20 Pounds on Potomac
Wally Szuba of Cary, N.C., won the May 7 Shenandoah Division event on the Potomac River with a 20-pound limit to claim over $5,100.

Wally Szuba of Cary, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds even Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Shenandoah Division tournament on the Potomac River presented by Power-Pole. For his victory, Szuba took home $5,121.

According to tournament reports, Szuba targeted wood using a jig, crankbait and a Z-Man ChatterBait to catch his limit.

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Wally Szuba, Cary, N.C., five bass, 20-0, $5,121

2nd:         Ray Griffin, Greensboro, N.C., five bass, 19-2, $2,561

3rd:          Sean Lewis, Baskerville, Va., five bass, 18-7, $1,705

4th:          Carlton Owens, Franklin, Va., five bass, 17-10, $1,195

5th:          David Barker, Emitsburg, Md., five bass, 17-9, $1,024

6th:          Matt Funk, Suffolk, Va., five bass, 17-4, $939

7th:          Ronnie Baker, Providence Forge, Va., five bass, 17-1, $854

8th:          Rich Newton, Milford, Va., five bass, 16-15, $768

9th:          Ernie Freeman, Broad Run, Va., five bass, 16-7, $640

9th:          Dennis McNeal, Stafford, Va., five bass, 16-7, $640

Complete results can be found here.  

Andrew Green of Crofton, Maryland, caught a bass weighing 6 pounds even – the biggest of the tournament in the pro division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $790.

 

Co-angler Troy Pipkins of Dulles, Va., won the May 7 Shenandoah Division event on the Potomac River with a 17-pound, 11-ounce limit to earn over $2,500.

Pipkin wins co-angler title

Troy Pipkin of Dulles, Virginia, weighed in five bass totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the co-angler division and earn $2,561.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Troy Pipkin, Dulles, Va., five bass, 17-11, $2,561

2nd:         Aaron Bartlett, Mechanicsville, Va., five bass, 16-5, $1,280

3rd:          Matt McCluskey, Ashburn, Va., five bass, 16-0, $854

4th:          Chris Whittaker, Waverly, Va., five bass, 15-6, $598

5th:          Robbie Walker, Baltimore, Md., five bass, 15-3, $512

6th:          Sergio Render, Christiansburg, Va., five bass, 14-15, $469

7th:          Kevin Hensley, Clarksville, Va., five bass, 14-11, $405

7th:          Safulla Rana, Warrenton, Va., five bass, 14-11, $405

9th:          Scott Howard, Bedford, Va., five bass, 14-8, $341

10th:        Matthew Jennings, Suffolk, Va., five bass, 14-6, $284

10th:        Ricky Windsor, Woodbridge, Va., five bass, 14-6, $284

Richard Pace of Frederick, Maryland, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division, a fish weighing 5 pounds, 6 ounces and earned the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $395.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 6-8 Regional Championship on Kerr Lake in Henderson, North Carolina. 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: shenandoah-division  potomac-river  headline-story  2016-05-07-potomac-river 

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