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Nunnally takes top honors on Lake Oconee

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Boater Lee Nunnally of Monroe, Ga., earned $3,641 as winner of the June 11 BFL Bulldog Division event on Lake Oconee. Angler: Lee Nunnally.
Buswell winning co-angler
June 11, 2011 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Boater Lee Nunnally of Monroe, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces June 11 to win $3,641 in the Walmart BFL Bulldog Division tournament on Lake Oconee. Nunnally was fishing points on the main lake with DD22 crankbaits and a Zoom worm to catch his limit.

The remaining top 10 boaters:

2nd: Mike Blackshear, Macon, Ga., five bass, 13-2, $1,820

3rd: Mike Cleveland, Monticello, Ga., five bass, 11-15, $1,214

4th: Mike Vosler, Jackson, Ga., five bass, 11-9, $850

5th: Clayton Batts, Macon, Ga., five bass, 11-6, $728

6th: David Lowery, Milledgeville, Ga., five bass, 10-15, $668

7th: Todd Lowe, Greensboro, Ga., five bass, 10-14, $607

8th: Buster Slocumb, Juliette, Ga., five bass, 10-7, $546

9th: Tom Hamlin Jr., Lizella, Ga., five bass, 9-15, $485

10th: Jack Morris, Watkinsville, Ga., three bass, 9-14, $425

Buswell winning co-angler

Daniel Buswell of Sharpsburg, Ga., earned $1,820 as co-angler winner of the June 11 BFL Bulldog event.

Daniel Buswell of Sharpsburg Ga., caught three bass weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces to win $1,820 in the Co-angler Division. He was using worms on the north end of the lake to catch his fish.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Ricky Mullinax, Ball Ground, Ga., three bass, 8-6, $910

3rd: Wayne Hancock, Cumming, Ga., four bass, 7-10, $516

Bob Williams, Milledgeville, Ga., three bass, 7-10, $516

5th: George Goodman, Monticello, Ga., five bass, 7-5, $364

6th: Bret Barillari, Duluth, Ga., three bass, 7-1, $334

7th: James Lehman, Phenix City, Ala., four bass, 6-15, $303

8th: Kyle Giella, Statesboro, Ga., three bass, 6-14, $273

9th: Dave Altman, Lawrenceville, Ga., three bass, 6-6, $243

10th: Greg Martin, Kathleen, Ga., three bass, 6-4, $212

Coming up

The next BFL Bulldog Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 17-18 on West Point Lake in Lanett, Ala. After the fifth Bulldog 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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