Boater William Campbell of Middlesboro, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win $5,766 in the FLW BFL Mountain Division tournament on the Barren River. Campbell was using a Lucky Craft crankbait on a Carolina Rig in 6-20 feet of water around points in the main lake to sack his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Doug Back, Jackson, Ky., five bass, 19-4, $1,883
3rd: David Lawson, Richmond, Ky., five bass, 18-10, $1,256
4th: Jarrod Hembree, Berea, Ky., five bass, 18-1, $816
4th: David Upchurch, Columbia, Ky., five bass, 18-1, $816
6th: Rusty Smith, Somerset, Ky., five bass, 17-10, $690
7th: Gary Morrison, Scottsville, Ky., five bass, 16-8, $628
8th: Bill Smith, Jr., Somerset, Ky., five bass, 15-7, $565
9th: Jim Dean, Huntington, W. Va., five bass, 15-5, $470
9th: James Cox, Lexington, Ky., five bass, 15-5, $470
Lucas Devere of Berea, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $1,883 in the Co-angler Division on Barren River. Devere was fishing points in the main lake using a Cumberland Pro Porcaster, 3/8 ounce, to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Michael May, Waco, Ky., five bass, 16-9, $942
3rd: Dwight Coontz, Stanford, Ky., five bass, 16, $627
4th: Paul Singleton, Lagrange, Ky., five bass, 14-9, $439
5th: Scott Doan, Morehead, Ky., five bass, 14, $377
6th: Kenny Botts, Bowling Green, Ky., five bass, 13-6, $345
7th: Mike Frye, Parksville, Ky., five bass, 13-4, $314
8th: Ben Freeman, Eddyville, Ky., five bass, 12-15, $282
9th: Brandon Lake, Berea, Ky., five bass, 12-8, $235
9th: Robert Hood, Somerset, Ky., five bass, 12-8, $235
The next and last BFL Mountain Division tournament in 2010 is scheduled for Sept.18-19, at the Barren River in Scottsville, Ky. After the fifth Mountain Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., on Oct. 7-9, for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.