Boater David Seaton of Buchanan, Tenn., caught a 10-bass limit weighing 25 pounds, 1 ounce Oct. 29-30 to win a trip to the 2011 BFL All-American presented by Chevy and $4,779 at the Chevy Wild Card tournament on Pickwick Lake. He was fishing the dam to Trace Bridge with topwater baits to claim victory. The monetary prizes were awarded based on entry into the optional pot available.
Rounding out the top six boaters to qualify for the All-American:
2nd: Dennis Rhead, Elmwood, Wis., 10 bass, 23-10, $2,389
3rd: Burton Bryan, Sevierville, Tenn., nine bass, 23, $1,807
4th: Brent Anderson, Kingston Springs, Tenn., 10 bass, 22-10, $1,274
5th: Wade Dodgens, Easley, S.C., 10 bass, 22-7, $1,009
6th: Brandon Bolton, West Point, Miss., 10 bass, 21-12, $903
Loach winning co-angler
Jett Loach of Ringgold, Ga., caught nine bass weighing 23 pounds, 2 ounces to win a trip to the 2011 BFL All-American and $2,367 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing the dam to Trace Bridge with topwater baits to earn his victory. The monetary prizes were awarded based on entry into the optional pot available.
Rounding out the top six co-anglers to qualify for the BFL All-American:
2nd: Anthony Ingle, Trion, Ga., nine bass, 19-1, $1,184
3rd: Todd Stopher, London, Ky., 10 bass, 17, $893
4th: Chuck Nelson, Elmore City, Okla., seven bass, 15-2, $631
5th: Stephen Tyson, Camden, Ark., five bass, 14-5
6th: Shane Winchester, Glasgow, Ky., eight bass, 13-15, $500
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