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Hicks wins Walmart BFL tourney on Lake Martin

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Boater Garry Hicks of Cullman, Ala., won the Boater Division of the March 5 BFL Bama Division tournament on Lake Martin to earn $4,163 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus.
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March 5, 2011 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Boater Garry Hicks of Cullman, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces March 5 to win $4,163 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Bama Division tournament on Lake Martin.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

2nd: Chris Ingram, Eclectic, Ala., five bass, 17-1, $2,082

3rd: Barry Wilson, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 15-13, $1,387

4th: Jason Nixon, Wetumpka, Ala., five bass, 15-9, $971

5th: Kelley Jaye, Dadeville, Ala., five bass, 14-9, $833

6th: Trip Weldon, Wetumpka, Ala., five bass, 13-4, $763

7th: Simon Morrow, Alexander City, Ala., five bass, 13-3, $694

8th: Shane Patterson, Alexander City, Ala., five bass, 12-11, $625

9th: John Pollard, Eclectic, Ala., five bass, 12-4, $555

10th: Jonathan Collins, Vinemont, Ala., five bass, 11-12, $461

Kyle Dorsett, Odenville, Ala., five bass, 11-2, $461

Timothy Watkins of Trussville, Ala., won the Co-angler Division of the March 5 BFL Bama Division tournament on Lake Martin to earn $2,082.Watkins winning co-angler

Timothy Watkins of Trussville, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 14 ounces March 5 to win $2,082 in the Co-angler Division.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Keith Fields, Austell, Ga., five bass, 9-11, $1,041

3rd: Lance Spencer, Cottonwood, Ala., five bass, 9-5, $692

4th: Brandon Skinner, De Armanville, Ala., five bass, 9-4, $486

5th: Jay Galimore, Auburn, Ala., five bass, 8-13, $416

6th: Jacob Hays, Elmore, Ala., five bass, 8-11, $382

7th: Junior Huckeba, Carrollton, Ga., five bass, 8-9, $347

8th: Heath Daniel, Dadeville, Ala., five bass, 8-6, $312

9th: Brett Clement, Jasper, Ala., five bass, 8-5, $246

Rodney Graham, Childersburg, Ala., five bass, 8-5, $246

Daniel Segers, Wetumpka, Ala., five bass, 8-5, $246

Coming up

The next BFL Bama Division tournament is scheduled for April 2 on Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, Ala. After the fifth Bama Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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