UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Erie

DeGrandcourt Cranks to Kerr Title

DeGrandcourt Cranks to Kerr Title
Robert DeGrandcourt

R.J. DeGrandcourt of Clarksville, Virginia, caught five bass Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 7 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Shenandoah Division opener on Kerr Lake. For his catch, DeGrandcourt took home $2,585.

According to post-tournament reports, DeGrandcourt caught his bass fishing flats on the upper end of the lake with a Bomber Speed Shad crankbait.

 

The top 10 boaters:

 1st: R.J. DeGrandcourt, Clarksville, Va., five bass, 18-7, $2,585

 2nd: Ben Dalton, Keeling, Va., five bass, 16-5, $1,175

 3rd: Travis Lugar, McGaheysville, Va., five bass, 15-9, $784

 4th: Jack Dice, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 15-0, $759

 4th: Thomas Svec, Chesapeake, Va., five bass, 15-0, $509

 6th: Curtis Talbott, Forest, Va., five bass, 14-15, $631

 7th: Michael Delvisco, Dandridge, Tenn., five bass, 14-1, $392

 8th: Derik Hudson, Concord, Va., five bass, 13-11, $752

 9th: Rick Hawkins, Roanoke, Va., five bass, 13-10, $313

 10th: Craig Wright, Rustburg, Va., four bass, 13-1, $150

Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.

DeGrandcourt also caught a 6-pound, 9-ounce bass – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $235.

 

Co-angler Kyle Richardt

Richardt wins co-angler title

Kyle Richardt of Raleigh, North Carolina, won the Co-angler Division and $1,175 Saturday after catching five bass weighing 12 pounds, 7 ounces.

 

The top 10 co-anglers:

 1st: Kyle Richardt, Raleigh, N.C., five bass, 12-7, $1,175

 2nd: Trey Grow, Mechanicsville, Va., five bass, 11-6, $587

 3rd: Louis Britos, Disputanta, Va., five bass, 10-10, $393

 4th: Jamie Newton, Falls Church, Va., four bass, 10-9, $254

 4th: Timothy Kinder, Manassas, Va., five bass, 10-9, $354

 6th: Brandt Thompson , Richmond, Va., five bass, 10-7, $215

 7th: Gregory Chuhta, Germantown, Md., five bass, 10-5, $196

 8th: Danny Crickenberger, Charlottesville, Va., four bass, 10-0, $293

 9th: Billy Brown, Dahlgren, Va., five bass, 9-13, $157

 10th: Al Berkley, Madison Heights, Va., five bass, 9-12, $50

Crickenberger caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division, a fish weighing in at 4 pounds, 12 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $117.

 

The tournament was hosted by the Vance County Tourism Development Authority.

 

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. 10-12 BFL Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Seneca, South Carolina, presented by Navionics. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518L with a 200-horsepower outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518L with a 200-horsepower outboard.

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