Boater Terry Ledford of Barbourville, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces May 7 to win $4,119 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Mountain Division tournament on Laurel Lake.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Tim McDonald, Prestonsburg, Ky., five bass, 15-8, $2,059 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
3rd: Brian Wade, Stanford, Ky., five bass, 15-4, $1,374
4th: Richard Cobb V, Richmond, Ky., five bass, 15-2, $892
4th: Tony Patterson, Flat Lick, Ky., five bass, 15-2, $892
6th: Garry Collins, Russell Springs, Ky., five bass, 14-7, $755
7th: Shannon Devere, Berea, Ky., five bass, 14-3, $686
8th: Rusty Smith, Somerset, Ky., five bass, 13-12, $618
9th: Jarrod Hembree, Berea, Ky., five bass, 13-1, $549
10th: Mark Morgan, Science Hill, Ky., four bass, 12-13, $480
Masters winning co-angler
William Masters of Berea, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds to win $2,023 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Lucas Devere, Berea, Ky., three bass, 8-11, $1,011
3rd: William Sentell, Clinton, Tenn., three bass, 8-1, $674
4th: Michael Couch, Lancaster, Ky., three bass, 7-15, $472
5th: Kevin King, Byrdstown, Tenn., two bass, 7-14, $405
6th: Paul Flatt, Cookeville, Tenn., three bass, 7-11, $371
7th: Dylan Baker, London, Ky., four bass, 7-8, $337
8th: Glen Statemen, Springfield, Ky., two bass, 7-2, $303
9th: Jamie Sowders, Barbourville, Ky., three bass, 7-0, $270
10th: Mark Major, Lancaster, Ky., three bass, 6-15, $236
The next BFL Mountain Division tournament is scheduled for June 18 on the Barren River in Scottsville, Ky. After the fifth Mountain Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 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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