Boater Josh Tramel of Smithville, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win $3,296 in the BFL Music City Division tournament on Old Hickory Lake. Tramel caught his limit early using topwater baits and then switched to deep crankbaits.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: James Crague, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass, 17-2, $1,648
3rd: William Ellen, Ashland City, Tenn., five bass, 15-13, $1,099
4th: Kevin Early, Mount Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 15-1, $769
5th: Matt Stanley, Alexandria, Tenn., five bass, 14-4, $659
6th: Adam Vance, Mount Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 13, $604
7th: Jeff Baker, Gallatin, Tenn., five bass, 11-12, $549
8th: Steve Whitaker, Scottsville, Ky., five bass, 10-12, $494
9th: Rocco Simeri, Murfreesboro, Tenn., five bass, 10-11, $439
10th: Bryan Gregory, Fort Payne, Ala., five bass, 10-3, $385
D.J. Boggs of Murfreesboro, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce to win $1,648 in the Co-angler Division on Old Hickory Lake. Boggs was fishing along ledges with Lucky Craft Lures around Lagaurdo.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Brandon Tramel, Smithville, Tenn., five bass, 11-13, $824
3rd: Chris Meyer, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass, 10-8, $549
4th: Chris Hicks, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass, 9-10, $385
5th: Jonathon Reese, Fayetteville, Tenn., five bass, 9-2, $330
6th: Lewis Qualls, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 8-9, $302
7th: Bill Bruce, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass, 8-2, $275
8th: Mike Barton, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 8-1, $247
9th: Shane Robertson, Gadsden, Ala., two bass, 6-3, $220
10th: Douglas Caudill, Elizabethtown, Ky., four bass, 5-11, $192
The next and last BFL Music City Division tournament of 2010 is scheduled for Oct. 2-3, a Super Tournament 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 award 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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