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Jones hooks win on Lake Eufaula

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Boater Christopher Jones of Bokoshe, Okla., earned $4,905 as winner of the April 2 BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. Angler: Christopher Jones.
Lawson winning co-angler
April 2, 2011 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Boater Christopher Jones of Bokoshe, Okla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds April 2 to win $4,905 in the BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. Jones was using square-bill crankbaits on points to catch his limit.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

2nd: Jerry Corbett, Chouteau, Okla., five bass, 18-13, $2,453

3rd: Shonn Goodwin, Moore, Okla., five bass, 18-2, $1,635

4th: Kirk Washburn, Harrah, Okla., five bass, 16, $1,145

5th: Joe Erwin, Claremore, Okla., five bass, 15-14, $981

6th: Zack Birge, Blanchard, Okla., five bass, 15-8, $899

7th: Justin Phillips, Checotah, Okla., five bass, 15-3, $818

8th: Shawn Gordon, Russellville, Ark., five bass, 15, $695

8th: Ray Stagner, Edmond, Okla., five bass, 15, $695

10th: Walter Andries, Coweta, Okla., five bass, 14-14, $572

Lawson winning co-angler

Casey Lawson of Overbrook, Okla., earned $2,453 as winner of the Co-angler Division in the April 2 BFL Okie event.

Casey Lawson of Overbrook, Okla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds to win $2,453 in the Co-angler Division. Lawson was using a jig around scattered rocks to sack his limit.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Mark Page, Edmond, Okla., five bass, 13-14, $1,226

3rd: Jason Sandidge, Centerton, Ark., five bass, 13-6, $816

4th: Mark Oakley, Davis, Okla., four bass, 11-5, $531

4th: Benny Williams, Poteau, Okla., five bass, 11-5, $531

6th: John David Jamison, Muskogee, Okla., five bass, 11-3, $450

7th: Glenn Wagner Sr., Tulsa, Okla., four bass, 10-15, $409

8th: William Hudson, Norman, Okla., five bass, 10-10, $368

9th: Bob Powell, Sapulpa, Okla., five bass, 10-7, $327

10th: Mark Johnson, Henryetta, Okla., three bass, 10-5, $272

10th: Matthew Reed, Cane Hill, Ark., four bass, 10-5, $272

Coming up

The next BFL Okie Division tournament is scheduled for May 7 on Fort Gibson Lake in Wagoner, Okla. After the fifth Okie 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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