Boater Chris Baldwin of Lexington, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the FLW BFL Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake. Baldwin was fishing points with crankbaits to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Danny Haire, Yadkinville, N.C., four bass, 12-0, $1,753
3rd: Mark Robertson, Henderson, N.C., five bass, 10-13, $1,169
4th: David Joseph Wright, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 9-9, $818
5th: David Farrington, Greensboro, N.C., five bass, 9-8, $701
6th: Andy Nix, Thomasville, N.C., four bass, 8-2, $643
7th: Larry Inman, Greensboro, N.C. five bass, 8-1, $555
7th: Mike McDonald, Randleman, N.C., five bass, 8-1, $555
9th: Joseph Davis III, Garner, N.C., five bass, 7-15, $467
10th: Nathan Webber, Kernersville, N.C., three bass, 7-14, $409
Davis winning co-angler
Chris Davis of Raleigh, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 3 ounces to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division on Kerr Lake. Snyder was using crankbaits to sack his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Adam Freeman, Meherrin, Va., two bass, 7-14, $876
3rd: Jamie Baynard, Clayton, N.C., three bass, 7-8, $585
4th: Anthony Wright, Rocky Mount, N.C., four bass, 7-6, $409
5th: James Lowery, Wake Forest, N.C., four bass, 6-15, $351
6th: Patrick Curran, Fuquay Varina, N.C., three bass, 6-14, $321
7th: Dale Webber, Kernersville, N.C., four bass, 6-11, $292
8th: Douglas Dulin, Goodyear, Ariz., three bass, 5-12, $248
8th: Douglas Washburn, Chapel Hill, N.C., two bass, 5-12, $248
10th: Brandon McLeod, Spring Lake, N.C., three bass, 5-1, $204
The next and last BFL Piedmont Division tournament for 2010 is scheduled for Aug. 28-29, a Super Tournament at Kerr Lake in Henderson, N.C. After that the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., 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.
About FLW Outdoors
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