UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Santee Cooper

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

McCord Crushes on Rend

McCord Crushes on Rend
Brennon McCord

Brennon McCord of West Frankfort, Illinois, caught five bass weighing 16 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Illini Division opener on Rend Lake. For his victory, McCord earned $3,671.

According to post-tournament reports, McCord caught his fish on the southern end of the lake flipping an unamed beaver-type creature bait.

 

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Brennon McCord, West Frankfort, Ill., five bass, 16-15, $3,671

2nd:         Michael Black, Toledo, Ill., three bass, 9-11, $2,035

3rd:         Neil McCord, West Frankfort, Ill., three bass, 9-10, $1,324

4th:         Darren Frazier, Anna, Ill., two bass, 8-9, $1,326

5th:         Travis Wilson, La Harpe, Ill., three bass, 6-10, $734

6th:         Mike Quinlan, Mooresville, Ind., three bass, 6-9, $673

7th:         Derek Jenkel, Pinckneyville, Ill., two bass, 6-2, $612

8th:         Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky., two bass, 5-11, $851

9th:         Justin Hatton, Dix, Ill., three bass, 5-5, $458

10th:       Shawn Panick, New Lenox, Ill., one bass, 5-5, $458

Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.

Frazier caught a bass weighing 5 pounds, 10 ounces – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $470.

 

Kirby wins co-angler title

Jeff Kirby of Philo, Illinois, won the Co-angler Division and $2,170 Saturday after catching a bass weighing 4 pounds, 14 ounces. The bass also earned Kirby the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $235.

 

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Jeff Kirby, Philo, Ill., one bass, 4-14, $2,170

2nd:         Todd Blakeman, Chatham, Ill., two bass, 4-11, $918

3rd:         Michael McKinley, Woodlawn, Ill., one bass, 3-11, $612

4th:         Andy Paschedag, Worden, Ill., two bass, 3-9, $447

5th:         Mario Rossi Jr., Granite City, Ill., one bass, 3-9, $447

6th:         Jacob Bovara, Wadsworth, Ill., one bass, 2-13, $321

7th:         Derwin Thomas, Little Rock, Ark., one bass, 2-13, $321

8th:         Dave Dobill, Royalton, Ill., one bass, 2-11, $275

9th:         Chad Jackson, Indianapolis, Ind., one bass, 2-4, $245

10th:       Daniel Sutton, Cadiz, Ky., one bass, 2-3, $214

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. 25-27 BFL Regional Championship on  Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee. 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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