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Ledford, Wallen Tie for Title

Helton nets co-angler win on Dale Hollow
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Mountain - TERRY LEDFORD and BRANDON WALLEN Pro Winners Anglers: Terry Ledford, Brandon Wallen.
April 30, 2015 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

BYRDSTOWN, Tenn. – Terry Ledford of Gray, Kentucky, and Brandon Wallen of Monticello, Kentucky, each weighed five-bass limits totaling 19 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament of 2015 on Dale Hollow Lake. For their victories, each angler earned $3,897.

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Terry Ledford, Gray, Ky., five bass, 19-1, $3,897 + $2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus

1st:          Brandon Wallen, Monticello, Ky., five bass, 19-1, $3,897

3rd:          Shane Winchester, Glasgow, Ky., five bass, 17-12, $1,733

4th:          Robert Reagan, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 17-6, $1,213

5th:          Tim McDonald, Prestonsburg, Ky., five bass, 17-4, $1,039

6th:          Craig Powers, Harriman, Tenn., five bass, 17-2, $953

7th:          Dylan Baker, London, Ky., five bass, 16-7, $866

8th:          Adam Wagner, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 15-15, $780

9th:          Nick Huff, Corbin, Ky., five bass, 15-14, $693

10th:        Brian Wilson, Somerset, Ky., five bass, 15-10, $606            

Complete results can be found here.  

Jason Cooper of Shelbyville, Tennessee, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $810.

Helton wins co-angler title

Mountain - TRACY HELTON Co-Angler WinnerTracy Helton of London, Kentucky, weighed in a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win $2,566 in the co-angler division.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Tracy Helton, London, Ky., five bass, 13-6, $2,566

2nd:         Kevin Allen, Louisville, Ky., five bass, 12-13, $1,283

3rd:          Ryan Rayburn, Salt Lick, Ky., five bass, 12-3, $855

4th:          Coleton McDonald, Prestonsburg, Ky., five bass, 11-2, $599

5th:          Zack Smith, Middlesboro, Ky., five bass, 11-0, $513

6th:          Bruce Dean, Harrodsburg, Ky., four bass, 10-11, $471

7th:          Matt Chiodi, West Chester, Ohio, five bass, 10-6, $428

8th:          James Worley, Whitley City, Ky., four bass, 10-4, $385

9th:          Kevin King, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 9-15, $342

10th:        Shane Sparks, Allardt, Tenn., five bass, 9-10, $299

James Martin of Farmersville, Ohio, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $400.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 15-17 Regional Championship on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Kentucky. 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.