UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Dale Hollow Lake

Long Run Pays for Boggs

Long Run Pays for Boggs
Drew Boggs

Drew Boggs of Lebanon, Tennessee, brought three bass to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 13 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine event on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. For his victory, Boggs earned $5,082.

“I wanted to make a run to fish about an hour south,” says Boggs, who earned his seventh career BFL win. “I made it almost all the way – about five minutes from stopping – when my engine started knocking and I knew something wasn’t right.

“So I sat down in the first area and ended up staying there for a long time,” Boggs continues. “I ended up catching two on a football jig in brush piles and one on a deep crankbait on a ledge.

“By the time I left, my engine was knocking so badly that I was only able to fish two more stops before I made it back. It took quite a while – I had to troll in the last two miles. It was extremely tough, but I was very blessed. I caught nine keepers, and my best five would have been around 22 pounds.”

 

The top 10 boaters:

 1st: Drew Boggs of Lebanon, Tenn., three bass, 13-13, $5,082

 2nd: Scott Patton of Dayton, Tenn., three bass, 11-3, $2,541

 3rd: Daniel Langton of Evansville, Ind., three bass, 9-14, $1,157

 3rd: Ronnie Getz of Sunman, Ind., three bass, 9-14, $1,157

 5th: David Young of Mayfield, Ky., three bass, 9-11, $1,342

 5th: Keith Amerson of Bethel Springs, Tenn., three bass, 9-11, $782

 7th: Kevin Caskey of Madisonville, Ky., three bass, 9-10, $680

 8th: Tim Smiley of White Pine, Tenn., three bass, 9-7, $612

 9th: Harold Buchmeier of Gilbertsville, Ky., three bass, 9-0, $544

 10th: Mason Fleetwood of Vallonia, Ind., three bass, 8-15, $452

 10th: David Hames of Trezevant, Tenn., three bass, 8-15, $452

Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.

Young claimed the day’s Boater Big Bass Award of $560 after bringing a 5-pound, 6-ounce bass to the scale.

Patton was the highest-finishing FLW PHOENIX BONUS member and took home an extra $500. Boaters are eligible to win up to an extra $7,000 per event in each Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine tournament if all requirements are met. More information on the FLW PHOENIX BONUS contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.

 

Co-angler Wesley Dunn

Dunn wins co-angler title

Wesley Dunn of Paducah, Kentucky, and Brian Huber of St. Peters, Missouri, tied for the win in the Co-angler Division Saturday after both anglers brought in three bass totaling 8 pound, 7 ounces. For their wins, each angler brought home $1,503.

 

The top 10 co-anglers:

 1st: Wesley Dunn of Paducah, Ky., three bass, 8-7, $1,503

 1st: Brian Huber of St. Peters, Mo, three bass, 8-7, $1,503

 3rd: Jeff Harris of Lexington, Ky., two bass, 8-0, $943

 4th: Frank Haysley of Louisville, Ky., three bass, 6-9, $468

 5th: Richard Baker of Jackson, Tenn., three bass, 6-4, $401

 6th: Charlie Kuebler of Jasper, Ind., three bass, 5-14, $368

 7th: Gary Hill of Germantown, Ohio, three bass, 5-13, $334

 8th: William Holden of Cincinnati, Ohio, two bass, 5-11, $284

 8th: Chris Coates of Bethpage, Tenn., two bass, 5-11, $284

 10th: Orville Gown of Leitchfield, Ky., three bass, 5-10, $234

Harris caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division, weighing in at 6 pounds, 4 ounces. The catch earned the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $275.

The 2020 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes was hosted by the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau. The event was /the second of five qualifying tournaments in the LBL division.

The top 45 boaters and co-anglers in the LBL Division based on point standings, along with the five winners of each qualifying event, will be entered in the Oct. 8-10 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee, hosted by the Rhea Economic and Tourism Council. Boaters will compete for a $60,000 prize package, including a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200-horsepower Mercury outboard and $10,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new 18-foot Phoenix bass boat with a 200-horsepower outboard.

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