Boater Miles Burghoff of Orlando, Fla., caught a 10-bass total weighing 50 pounds, 7 ounces Sept. 11-12 to win $5,632 in the BFL Gator Division Super Tournament on Lake Okeechobee.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Gary Simpson, Gainesville, Fla., 10 bass, 40-11, $2,816
3rd: Jim Hurlock Jr., Lake Worth, Fla., 10 bass, 40-9, $1,877
4th: Don Demott, Boca Raton, Fla., 10 bass, 33-14, $1,314
5th: Earl Dowdy, Lakeland, Fla., 10 bass, 33-14, $1,126
6th: Arnie Lane, Lakeland, Fla., 10 bass, 33-7, $1,033
7th: Robert Crosnoe, Inverness, Fla., 10 bass, 33-2, $939
8th: Steve Broughton, West Palm Beach, Fla., 10 bass, 31-0, $845
9th: Steve Fairtrace, Okeechobee, Fla., 10 bass, 30-13, $751
10th: Bill Fugate, Kissimmee, Fla., 10 bass, 30-12, $657
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Edwin Rivera, Orlando, Fla., eight bass, 21-14, $1,408
3rd: James Brooks, Inverness, Fla., 10 bass, 21-1, $941
4th: Douglas Conklin, Harmony, Fla., 10 bass, 21-0, $657
5th: Doug Garner, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 10 bass, 20-14, $563
6th: Kevin Guynn, Ocala, Fla., seven bass, 20-11, $516
7th: Johnny Dease, Orlando, Fla., 10 bass, 20-6, $469
8th: Randy Paquette, Sarasota, Fla., 10 bass, 19-11, $422
9th: Michael Daugherty, Melbourne, Fla., seven bass, 18-13, $375
10th: Tyler Brinks, Fort Myers, Fla., 10 bass, 18-13, $329
The next BFL Gator Division tournament, the Regional Championship, is scheduled for Oct. 21-23 on Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga. The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers from the Gator, Bulldog, Bama and Savannah River divisions have qualified for the Regional Championship, where the top six boaters and top six co-anglers will advance to the BFL All-American.
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