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Baldwin Wins on Ohio River

Weisenburger nets co-angler title in Hoosier Super Tournament
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Brad Baldwin of Waynesville, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 8 pounds even Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce. For his victory, Baldwin earned $5,690.
September 14, 2015 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Brad Baldwin of Waynesville, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 8 pounds even Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce. For his victory, Baldwin earned $5,690.

According to tournament reports, Baldwin caught his winning weights by fishing shallow wood in creeks with a spinnerbait and buzzbait.

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Brad Baldwin, Waynesville, Ohio, 10 bass, 18-1, $5,690

2nd:         John Bitter, Maitland, Fla., nine bass, 15-5, $2,845

3rd:          Clyde McNaron, Trenton, Ohio, eight bass, 14-6, $1,897

4th:          Matt McCoy, Indianapolis, Ind., eight bass, 13-14, $1,328

5th:          Brandon Houston, Burlington, Ky., nine bass, 13-13, $1,138

6th:          Ken Garbe, Loveland, Ohio, 10 bass, 13-13, $1,043

7th:          Sean Gillenwater, Bloomington, Ind., nine bass, 12-15, $948

8th:          Eric Moore, Hamilton, Ohio, 10 bass, 12-5, $853

9th:          Tilford Head, Hamilton, Ohio, seven bass, 12-4, $759

10th:        Kyle Weisenburger, Ottawa, Ohio, nine bass, 12-1, $664              

Complete results can be found here. 

McNaron caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 4 pounds, 14 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $742.

Weisenburger wins co-angler divison

Ron Weisenburger of Continental, Ohio, won the co-angler division and $2,845 with a two-day total of eight bass weighing 11 pounds, 5 ounces.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Ron Weisenburger, Continental, Ohio, eight bass, 11-5, $2,845

2nd:         Joey Von Hoene, Erlanger, Ky., five bass 9-4, $1,422

3rd:          William Spivey, Hamilton, Ohio, eight bass, 8-10, $948

4th:          Derek Buchanan, Madison, Ind., seven bass, 8-5, $664

5th:          Ray Yocum, Waynesville, Ohio, four bass, 8-5, $569

6th:          Brody Campbell, Oxford, Ohio, six bass, 8-4, $522

7th:          J.R. Selke, Waynesville, Ohio, four bass, 7-12, $474

8th:          Dan Whitley, Mooresville, Ind., five bass, 7-11, $427

9th:          Rodney Roe, Morehead, Ky., four bass, 6-11, $379

10th:        Kenny Mitchell, Franklin, Ohio, five bass, 6-0, $332

Von Hoene caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $371.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings now 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.