IUKA, Miss. – Lloyd Pickett Jr. of Bartlett, Tenn., weighed a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 39 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Super Tournament on Pickwick Lake Sunday. For his victory, Pickett earned $8,690.
According to tournament reports, Pickett fished a Carolina-rigged Zoom Trick Worm and a Zoom Brush Hog, targeting grass for his winning limits. He won by nearly 7 pounds, and the win pushed his career earnings with FLW to more than $397,000.
Rounding out the top 10 pros:
2nd: Josh Benford, Muscle Shoals, Ala., 10 bass, 32-7, $2,845
3rd: Alan Langford, Tupelo, Miss., 10 bass, 29-13, $1,897
4th: Jim Phillips, Greenwood, Miss., eight bass, 27-13, $1,328
5th: Jim Little, Corinth, Miss., 10 bass, 26-2, $1,138
6th: Ed Williams, Jackson, Miss., eight bass, 24-13, $1,043
7th: Robert Bridges, Brandon, Miss., seven bass, 24-6, $948
8th: Kevin Wright, Waterloo, Ala., eight bass, 24-3, $853
9th: Scott Towry, Lawrenceburg, Tenn., nine bass, 23-7, $759
10th: Tim Fox, Meridian, Miss., eight bass, 22-2, $664 + $300 Evinrude Bonus
Complete results can be found by clicking here.
Allen wins co-angler title
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Eddie Laster, Morton, Miss., six bass, 16-15, $1,422
3rd: Scott Brown, Lucedale, Miss., four bass, 14-7, $948
4th: Randall Gilmore, Brandon, Miss., three bass, 13-1, $664
5th: Victor Hawkins, Sugar Land, Texas, five bass, 12-15, $569
6th: Lance Jackson, Starkville, Miss., six bass, 12-15, $522
7th: Chris Brown, Kosciusko, Miss., four bass, 12-2, $474
8th: Larry Chastain, Laurel, Miss., three bass, 11-9, $427
9th: Jason James, Corinth, Miss., three bass, 11-7, $379
10th: Todd Ware, Meridian, Miss., four bass, 11-6, $332
Complete co-angler results can be found by clicking here.
The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 16-18 Regional Championship on Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Jasper, Texas. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
The BFL is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 120 tournaments throughout the season, five in each division. The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from each division qualify for a regional tournament and compete to finish in the top six, which then qualifies them for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the Rayovac FLW Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.
FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.