North Carolina Angler Wins BFL Event

North Carolina Angler Wins BFL Event

Boater Chris Baldwin of Lexington, N.C., won the Walmart BFL title on Smith Mountain Lake with an 18-pound, 9-ounce catch. He picked up a first-place award of $3,466 at the Piedmont Division event as well as $2,000 for winning the Ranger Cup bonus.


The remaining top-10 boaters from the event included:

2nd: Brandon Reynolds, Callands, Va., five bass, 17-5, $1,733
3rd: Ray Emerson Jr., Dry Fork, Va., four bass, 17, $1,155
4th: Chris Kesler, Virginia Beach, Va., four bass, 16-11, $809
5th: William Shelton, III, La Crosse, Va., five bass, 14-10, $693
6th: Donald Sheffey Jr., Concord, Va., five bass, 14-5, $635
7th: Jerry Lucas, Wake Forest, N.C., five bass, 14, $578
8th: Dave Murdock, Fayetteville, N.C., four bass, 13-11, $520
9th: Benjamin Reynolds, Callands, Va., four bass, 13-10, $462
10th: Dennis Reedy, Siler City, N.C., five bass, 12-10, $404

Condrey nets top spot in Co-angler Division

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Dwayne Condrey
FLW

Dwayne Condrey of Denton, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces March 12 to win $1,733 in the Co-angler Division.

The remaining top-10 co-anglers from the event included:


2nd: Travis Decker, Dublin, Va., four bass, 10-4, $866
3rd: David Cook, Clemmons, N.C., three bass, 10-2, $577
4th: Darick Brumbaugh, Fort Littleton, Pa., three bass, 8-14, $404
5th: Tyler Faggart, Julian, N.C., three bass, 8-2, $347
6th: Richard Buchanan, Durham, N.C., one bass, 6-12, $318
7th: Larry Freeman, Baskerville, Va., two bass, 5-13, $289
8th: Mark Leatherman, Elkton, Va., one bass, 5-12, $260
9th: Cecil Kinsey, Chesapeake, Va., two bass, 5-8, $231
10th: Randy Ruffin, Virginia Beach, Va., two bass, 5-6, $202

The next BFL Piedmont Division tournament is scheduled for April 9 on Jordan Lake in Fuquay Varina, N.C. After the fifth Piedmont Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. 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 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

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