Boater Michael Neal of Dayton, Tenn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces May 14 to win $4,472 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Jason Atkins, Section, Ala., five bass, 21-11, $2,236
3rd: Adam Wagner, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 19-13, $1,492
4th: Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 19-9, $1,043
5th: Chad Hall, Dora, Ala., five bass, 18-8, $894
6th: Casey Martin, Huntsville, Ala., five bass, 18-6, $820
7th: David Vaughn, Royston, Ga., five bass, 18-0, $745
8th: Rodney Hill, Decherd, Tenn., five bass, 17-15, $671
9th: Bruce Neal, Lancaster, Ohio, five bass, 17-11, $596
10th: Barry Wilson, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 17-4, $522
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Kibbee McCoy, Crossville, Tenn., five bass, 17-8, $931
2nd: Kevin Shrader, Valley Head, Ala., five bass, 17-8, $931
4th: Jerry Armstrong, Shelbyville, Tenn., five bass, 17-4, $522
5th: Jett Loach, Ringgold, Ga., five bass, 16-11, $447
6th: Rodney Treadway, Decatur, Ala., five bass, 16-8, $410
7th: Johnny Rasberry, Killen, Ala., five bass, 16-7, $373
8th: David Johnson, Winchester, Tenn., five bass, 15-10, $335
9th: Chris Holland, Winchester, Tenn., five bass, 15-4, $298
10th: Todd Owens, Middletown, Ohio, five bass, 15-3, $261
The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 24-25 on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala. After the fifth Choo Choo 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 Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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