North Carolina Angler Wins BFL Event

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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