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Guthrie gets BFL win on DeGray Lake

McCullough, Peek tie for co-angler win
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Boater Ryan Guthrie of Paragould, Ark., earned $4,350 as winner of the March 27 BFL Arkie Division event on DeGray Lake. Angler: Ryan Guthrie.
March 27, 2010 • MLF • Archives

Boater Ryan Guthrie of Paragould, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win $4,350 in the BFL Arkie Division tournament on DeGray Lake. He fished a Rat-L-Trap on secondary points under clear skies.

Rounding out the top 10 in the Boater Division:

2nd: Mark McDonnel, Benton, Ark., five bass, 18-3, $2,175

3rd: Gentry Depriest, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 17-1, $1,451

4th: Donald Vining, Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 15-11, $1,015

5th: Jimmy Abernathy, Mount Ida, Ark., five bass, 15-6, $870

6th: Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark., five bass, 14-10, $798

7th: Matthew Mize, Ben Lomond, Ark., five bass, 14-4, $689

7th: Jason Powell, Ward, Ark., five bass, 14-4, $689

9th: Tim Gartman, Conway, Ark., five bass, 13-7, $580

10th: Gary Clark, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 12-14, $482

10th: Justin Haynes, Tulsa, Okla., four bass, 12-14, $482

McCullough, Peek tie for top spot in Co-angler Division

Co-anglers Paul McCullough and Randy Peek each earned $1,588 as they tied for the win at the March 27 BFL Arkie event.Randy Peek of Maumelle, Ark., and Paul McCullough of Benton, Ark., each caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 6 ounces to tie for the win and earn $1,588 apiece in the Co-angler Division on DeGray Lake. Peek used jerkbaits in the Arlie Moore area, while McCullough fished the river also using jerkbaits.

Rounding out the top 10 in the Co-angler Division:

3nd: Jacob Wilson, Redfield, Ark., five bass, 11, $706

4th: Gary Cates, North Little Rock, Ark., three bass, 9, $459

4th: Ronald Mounts, Walnut Ridge, Ark., three bass, 9, $459

6th: Will McBride, Humphrey, Ark., four bass, 8-15, $388

7th: Greg Rudell, Shreveport, La., three bass, 8-9, $353

8th: John McCullar, Benton, Ark., two bass, 7-15, $318

9th: Jerry Heaton, Hot Springs NP, Ark., two bass, 7-3, $282

10th: Eric Richey, Higden, Alaska, two bass, 6-12, $247

Coming up

The next BFL Arkie Division tournament is scheduled for May 15 at Greers Ferry in Greers Ferry, Ark. After the fifth Arkie Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 2-3 Regional Championship at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Ark., where boaters will compete for a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.