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.