Boater Bradley Hostetler of Muncie, Ind., caught 11 bass weighing 35 pounds, 8 ounces to win the three-day BFL Kentucky Lake Regional Championship, which was held Oct. 21-23. Hostetler won a Chevy truck and Ranger boat along with a trip to the 2011 BFL All-American for his efforts. Hostetler was fishing Barkley Lake with tubes, jigs and Zara Spooks in green-pumpkin to claim his victory.
Rounding out the top six anglers to qualify for the BFL All-American:
2nd: Brian Fitzpatrick, La Crosse, Wis., nine bass, 32-7, $1,500
3rd: Mike Brueggen, La Crosse, Wis., 15 bass, 31-9, $1,100
4th: Dan Moran, London, Ohio, 12 bass, 31-7, $1,000
5th: Jacob Wheeler, Indianapolis, 13 bass, 30-8, $900
6th: Travis Brueggen, Cashton, Wis., 13 bass, 29-5, $800
McCarnan winning co-angler
Jeff McCarnan of Henderson, Ky., caught a total of seven bass weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces over three days to earn a Ranger boat along with a trip to the BFL All-American as the winner in the Co-angler Division. McCarnan was fishing Barkley Lake with Zara Spooks and jigs in green-pumpkin with blue to win the tournament.
Rounding out the top six co-anglers to qualify for the BFL All-American:
2nd: Todd Kuipers, West Chester, Ohio, eight bass, 15-5, $750
3rd: Tony Grubb, Ann Arbor, Mich., five bass, 14-15, $550
4th: Josh Mohn, Lansing, Iowa, six bass, 14-7, $500
5th: Andy Holst, Wauwatosa, Wis., six bass, 13-7, $450
6th: Brian Zelinskas, Beaver Creek, Ohio, six bass, 12-5, $400
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