Boater Dakota Lucy of Hot Springs, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 6 ounces March 26 to win $5,505 in the BFL Arkie Division tournament on DeGray Lake. Lucy fished points on a Carolina rig with green lizards to sack his limit.
The remaining top 10 anglers:
2nd: Martin Whitaker, Hensley, Ark., five bass, 19-14, $1,753
3rd: Paul Helton, Russellville, Ark., five bass, 17-15, $1,169
4th: Brandon Rhoden, Mountain Pine, Ark., five bass, 17-12, $818
5th: Daniel Kweekul, North Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 17-9, $701
6th: Alan Hilborn, Benton, Ark., five bass, 16-1, $643
7th: Dennis Bean, Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 15-11, $584
8th: Duke Gunell, Benton, Ark., five bass, 14-8, $526
9th: Adam Wright, Benton, Ark., five bass, 14-3, $467
10th: Lee Gleghorn, Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 13-14, $409
Bogard nets co-angler title
Robert Bogard Jr., of Conway, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces March 26 to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division. Bogard Jr., used Humdinger lizards on a Carolina rig to haul in his limit.
The remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Joey Hutchison, Alexander, Ark., five bass, 12-12, $876
3rd: Terry Whitworth, Morrilton, Ark., five bass 12, $585
4th: Donnie Adams, Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 11-3, $409
5th: Leon Stone, Delight, Ark., five bass, 10-5, $351
6th: John Mccullar, Benton, Ark., five bass, 10-1, $321
7th: Brad Lequieu, Little Rock, Ark., four bass, 9-12, $277
7th: Allan Reaves, Pottsville, Ark., five bass, 9-12, $277
9th: Marlin Tice, Jonesboro, Ark., four bass, 9-9, $234
10th: Luke Middleton, Batesville, Ark., five bass, 8-15, $204
The next BFL Arkie Division tournament is scheduled for May 14 on Lake Ouachita in Mount Ida, Ark. After the fifth Arkie Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 BFL Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. 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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