Detweiler Takes Down Lake Toho

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Boater Mark Detweiler of Orlando, Fla., won the Boater Division of the March 5 BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Toho to earn $4,769.
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Boater Mark Detweiler of Orlando, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 14 ounces March 5 to win $4,769 in the BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Toho.


Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

  • 2nd: Charles Bass, Felda, Fla., five bass, 20-14, $2,398
  • 3rd: Juan Ruiz, West Palm Beach, Fla., five bass, 19-8, $1,595
  • 4th: Dennis (Zack) Smith, Lake Butler, Fla., five bass, 19-5, $1,119
  • 5th: George Kapiton, Inverness, Fla., five bass, 19-3, $959
  • 6th: Lee Cepero, Lakeland, Fla., five bass, 18-14, $879
  • 7th: Eddie Bussard, Sanford, Fla., five bass, 18-2, $799
  • 8th: Darrell Cranor, Lakeland, Fla., five bass, 17-13, $719
  • 9th: William McKinstry III, Loxahatchee, Fla., five bass, 17-8, $639
  • 10th: Kenneth (Yogi) Norris, St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 17-6, $560

Mowery winning co-angler

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Todd Mowery of Jacksonville, Fla., won the Co-angler Division of the March 5 BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Toho to earn $2,398.
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Todd Mowery of Jacksonville, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 7 ounces to win $2,398 in the Co-angler Division.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:


  • 2nd: Nik Kayler, Apopka, Fla., five bass, 19-1, $1,199
  • 3rd: Red Downey, Fort Myers, Fla., five bass, 17-12, $795
  • 4th: Ernie Thompson, Anthony, Fla., four bass, 17-7, $560
  • 5th: Cory Gibbs, Inverness, Fla., five bass, 16-0, $480
  • 6th: David Honsted, Ocala, Fla., five bass, 15-7, $440
  • 7th: Elena Villegas, Port Charlotte, Fla., five bass, 14-7, $400
  • 8th: Levi Brown, Plant City, Fla., five bass, 13-15, $360
  • 9th: Joe Edward Jr., Kissemmee, Fla., five bass, 13-13, $320
  • 10th: Moses Wilson, Clewiston, Fla., five bass, 13-7, $280

Coming up

The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for March 26 on the Harris Chain in Tavares, Fla. After the fifth Gator 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 Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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