UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Lake Mead

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Stevens Fishes Docks on Sinclair

Garrett Stevens

Garrett Stevens of McDonough, Georgia, weighed five bass Saturday totaling 16 pounds, 11 ounces to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bulldog Division tournament on Lake Sinclair. For his victory, Stevens was awarded $4,009.

“I caught every one of my fish on a (June Bug-colored) Zoom Magnum Shakey Head Worm,” said Stevens, who earned the win in his first career tournament as a boater after competing as a Co-angler for three and a half seasons. “I targeted docks in less than 5 feet of water, especially ones that may have had some brush or were near depth changes. I probably fished 30 to 50 of them, but only a couple held really good fish.”

Stevens said his docks were located on the Oconee River, and that he caught 10 to 12 keepers throughout the day.

“I only had one fish come from under a dock, and the rest came from the sides or front,” said Stevens. “I flipped the worm, let it hit the bottom and then I would hop it a couple of times. Soon, you couldn’t feel the weight of the worm anymore, and the line would just start moving.”

The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:

               1st:          Garrett Stevens, McDonough, Ga., five bass, 16-11, $4,009

               2nd:         Buster Slocumb, Juliette, Ga., five bass, 13-2, $2,005

               3rd:          David Milsaps, Ranger, Ga., five bass, 12-12, $1,536

               4th:          Stephen Jones, Macon, Ga., five bass, 12-11, $1,035

               5th:          Tony Couch, Buckhead, Ga., five bass, 12-9, $802

               6th:          Kyle Welcher, Opelika, Ala., five bass, 12-4, $735

               7th:          Kim Carver, Milledgeville, Ga., five bass, 12-0, $668

               8th:          Dylan Peppers, Good Hope, Ga., five bass, 11-11, $601

               9th:          Tyler Morgan, Columbus, Ga., five bass, 11-5, $535

               10th:        Kip Carter, Social Circle, Ga., five bass, 11-1, $468

Complete results can be found here.

Pro anlger big bass

Scott Huff of Madison, Georgia, caught a bass weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – which earned him the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $550.

 

Co-angler James Griffin

Griffin grabs co-angler title

James Griffin of Pelham, Georgia, won the Co-angler Division and $2,005 Saturday after weighing four bass totaling 9 pounds, 6 ounces.

The top 10 co-anglers were:

               1st:         James Griffin, Pelham, Ga., four bass, 9-6, $2,005

               2nd:         Dustin Rhoades, Eatonton, Ga., four bass, 8-12, $1,002

               3rd:          Mark Denney, Bonaire, Ga., five bass, 8-2, $868

               4th:          Matthew O’Connell, Brooks, Ga., five bass, 7-12, $468

               5th:          Andrew Nickeson, Valdosta, Ga., two bass, 7-9, $676

               6th:          Jason Yawn, La Grange, Ga., five bass, 7-7, $401

               6th:          Ken Smith, Lula, Ga., four bass, 7-7, $401

               8th:          Ronald Harris, Jefferson, Ga., five bass, 7-6, $301

               9th:          Jerry Bryant, Douglas, Ga., five bass, 7-4, $267

               10th:        Robert Holliday, Greensboro, Ga., five bass, 6-12, $234

Complete results can be found here.

Co-angler big bass

Nickeson caught the biggest bass among Co-angler Division anglers, a fish weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $275.


The top 45 boaters and co-anglers in the region based on point standings, along with the five winners in each qualifying event, will be entered in the Oct. 12-14 BFL Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Alabama. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.

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