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Burks best boater on Table Rock Lake

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Boater David Burks of Fordland, Mo., earned $3,842 as winner of the Feb. 19 BFL Ozark Division event on Table Rock Lake. Angler: David Burks.
February 19, 2011 • MLF • Archives

Boater David Burks of Fordland, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces Feb. 19 to win $3,842 in the BFL Ozark Division tournament on Table Rock Lake. He was fishing near Indian Point in 80 feet of water using grubs and jerkbaits to haul in his limit.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 anglers:

2nd: Chris Hughes, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 15-14, $1,921

3rd: Pat Klausen, Lincoln, Neb., five bass, 14-12, $1,282

4th: Scott Nelson, Lake Ozark, Mo., five bass, 13-14, $1,896*

5th: David McCormick, Lees Summit, Mo., five bass, 13-5, $768

6th: Donovan Hensley, Nixa, Mo., five bass, 13-4, $704

7th: Marcus Sykora, Osage Beach, Mo., three bass, 12-15, $640

8th: Matthew Jones, Spokane, Mo., five bass, 12-13, $576

9th: Tim Taylor, Nixa, Mo., five bass, 12-10, $512

10th: Michael Fiedler, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 12-7 $448

*Includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus

Co-angler Keith Sebastian of Rogersville, Mo., earned $1,921 as winner of the BFL Ozark event on Table Rock Lake.Sebastian winning co-angler

Keith Sebastian of Rogersville, Mo., caught four bass weighing 13 pounds, 1 ounce Feb. 19 to win $1,921 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing shallow near mid-lake with Megabass in black and silver to bring in his catch.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Jim Banks, Lamar, Mo., five bass, 12-11, $960

3rd: Dennis Meyer, Ballwin, Mo., four bass, 11-9, $641

4th: David Short, Washington, Mo., three bass, 9-5, $448

5th: Tony Burnham, Lincoln, Neb., four bass, 8-15, $384

6th: Dan Martinez, Lees Summit, Mo., four bass, 8-12, $352

7th: Tommy Lowery, Ofallon, Mo., three bass, 8-11, $320

8th: Derek Felton, Republic, Mo., four bass, 8-6, $288

9th: Dale Sandy, Springfield, Mo., three bass, 7-13, $256

10th: Scott Parsons, Bentonville, Ark., two bass, 7-12, $224

Coming up

The next BFL Ozark Division tournament is scheduled for March 19 on Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Mo. After the fifth Ozark Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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