David Burks Victorious on Table Rock Lake

Boater David Burks of Fordland, Mo., earned $3,842 as winner of the Feb. 19 BFL Ozark Division event on Table Rock Lake.

Boater David Burks of Fordland, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces Feb. 19 to win $3,842 in the BFL Ozark Division tournament on Table Rock Lake. He was fishing near Indian Point in 80 feet of water using grubs and jerkbaits to haul in his limit.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 anglers:

  • 2nd: Chris Hughes, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 15-14, $1,921
  • 3rd: Pat Klausen, Lincoln, Neb., five bass, 14-12, $1,282
  • 4th: Scott Nelson, Lake Ozark, Mo., five bass, 13-14, $1,896*
  • 5th: David McCormick, Lees Summit, Mo., five bass, 13-5, $768
  • 6th: Donovan Hensley, Nixa, Mo., five bass, 13-4, $704
  • 7th: Marcus Sykora, Osage Beach, Mo., three bass, 12-15, $640
  • 8th: Matthew Jones, Spokane, Mo., five bass, 12-13, $576
  • 9th: Tim Taylor, Nixa, Mo., five bass, 12-10, $512
  • 10th: Michael Fiedler, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 12-7 $448
  • *Includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus

Sebastian winning co-angler

Keith Sebastian of Rogersville, Mo., caught four bass weighing 13 pounds, 1 ounce Feb. 19 to win $1,921 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing shallow near mid-lake with Megabass in black and silver to bring in his catch.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

  • 2nd: Jim Banks, Lamar, Mo., five bass, 12-11, $960
  • 3rd: Dennis Meyer, Ballwin, Mo., four bass, 11-9, $641
  • 4th: David Short, Washington, Mo., three bass, 9-5, $448
  • 5th: Tony Burnham, Lincoln, Neb., four bass, 8-15, $384
  • 6th: Dan Martinez, Lees Summit, Mo., four bass, 8-12, $352
  • 7th: Tommy Lowery, Ofallon, Mo., three bass, 8-11, $320
  • 8th: Derek Felton, Republic, Mo., four bass, 8-6, $288
  • 9th: Dale Sandy, Springfield, Mo., three bass, 7-13, $256
  • 10th: Scott Parsons, Bentonville, Ark., two bass, 7-12, $224

Coming up

The next BFL Ozark Division tournament is scheduled for March 19 on Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Mo. After the fifth Ozark 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 Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark. 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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