Boater Jamie Hartman of Newport, N.Y, caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 3 ounces June 18 to win $3,514 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus and a $1,000 Evinrude bonus in the BFL Northeast Division tournament on Lake Champlain.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Michael Donahue, Fulton, N.Y., five bass, 19-0, $1,757
3rd: Henry Fristik, Chester, Mass., five bass, 18-4, $1,172
4th: Robin Roystan, Bath, N.H., five bass, 17-15, $820
5th: Brian Sanson, Chittenango, N.Y., five bass, 17-10, $703
6th: Jason Stoddard, St. Albans, Vt., five bass, 17-9, $644
7th: J.J. Judd, Sheldon, Vt., five bass, 17-4, $586
8th: John Lorenzo, Kane, Pa., five bass, 17-1, $527
9th: Ken Golub, Pittsford, N.Y., five bass, 16-15, $469
10th: Dan Bassett Jr., Baldwinsville, N.Y., five bass, 16-7, $410
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Frank Appaluccio, Sparta, N.J., five fish, 14-13, $732
2nd: Jim Canning, Meriden, Conn., five fish, 14-13, $732
4th: Christopher Gerhardt, Lindenhurst, N.Y., five fish, 14-5, $410
5th: Ryan Bowman, Seneca, S.C., five fish, 13-15, $336
5th: Rich Harris, Monroe Township, Pa., five fish, 13-15, $336
7th: Charles Stewart, New Berlin, Pa., five fish, 13-9, $293
8th: Eric Ashley, Utica, N.Y., five fish, 13-7, $249
8th: Jeff Warren, Lansdale, Pa., five fish, 13-7, $249
10th: Jeff Lankford, Harleysville, Pa., five fish, 13-6, $205
The next BFL Northeast Division tournament is scheduled for July 9 on Lake Cayuga in Seneca Falls, N.Y. After the fifth Northeast 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 Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. 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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