Boater Adam Vance of Mount Juliet, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win $3,514 in the BFL Music City Division tournament on Kentucy-Barkley lakes. Under inclement conditions, Vance was throwing topwater baits near Big Sandy to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Jack Poindexter, Livingston, Tenn., five bass, 17-15, $1,757
3rd: Darryl Nelson, Rickman, Tenn., five bass, 16-14, $1,172
4th: Beau Grissim, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 16-8, $820
5th: Rick Bowen, Jackson, Tenn., five bass, 16, $673
5th: Russ Moran, Manchester, Tenn., five bass, 16, $673
7th: Mark Wardlaw, Buchanan, Tenn., five bass, 15-12, $586
8th: Donnie Rubel, Murfreesboro, Tenn., five bass, 15-11, $527
9th: Tim Griggs, Paducah, Ky., five bass, 15-9, $469
10th: Frank Bell, Smithville, Tenn., five bass, 15, $389
10th: Billy Hinson, Mount Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 15, $389
Mayfield winning co-angler
John Mayfield of Murfreesboro, Tenn. caught four bass weighing 13 pounds, 11 ounces to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division on Kentucky-Barkley lakes. He was using black-and-green-colored Gambler tubes in vegetation to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Greg Gilley, Boaz, Ala., four bass, 12-3, $876
3rd: Brandon Suggs, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 11-5, $585
4th: Lucas Medlin, Cookeville, Tenn., three bass, 10-8, $409
5th: Roger Kirby, Owensboro, Ky., three bass, 9-6, $351
6th: Perry Crague, Hendersonville, Tenn., four bass, 9-5, $321
7th: Ricky Hunt, Memphis, Tenn., four bass, 8-14, $292
8th: Derek Hill, Manchester, Tenn., three bass, 8-11, $263
9h: Jim Fontaine, Smyrna, Tenn., four bass, 8-7, $234
10th: Jeffery Duncan, Lebanon, Tenn., three bass, 7-7, $204
The next BFL Music City Division tournament is scheduled for June 12 at Old Hickory Lake in Gallatin, Tenn. After the fifth Music City Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 14-16 Regional Championship at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala., where boaters will compete for a top prize of 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.
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