Results from FLW Series on Lake Champlain
10th: Lancen Halbert, Enoree, S.C., 15 bass, 50-7, $6,415
A complete list of results can be found at FLWOutdoors.com. Keep an eye out for WFN's Mark Melnyk's results.
Melnyk competed in this tournament to experience the ups and downs of pro bass fishing for his new show Reel Fishing Jobs premiering November 1, 2010.
Overall there were 25 bass weighing 77 pounds, 15 ounces caught by 5 pros Saturday. The catch included five, five-bass limits.
Christopher Hall of Clarks Summit, Pa., won the Co-angler Division and a Ranger 177TR with a 90 horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard motor Friday with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 47 pounds, 7 ounces followed by Tony Bushey of Champlain, N.Y., in second place with 15 bass weighing 47-7 worth $4,918.
FLW pro Fukae and co-angler Bushey each won a $1000 gift card as part of the Cabela's Angler Cash program. Beginning in 2010, Cabela's is offering pro and co-anglers the opportunity to register and win a $1000 gift card for being the highest qualified finisher in each division at all FLW Series events, making the stakes even higher in an already rich award package. Anglers can visit FLWOutdoors.com for a complete list of rules and to register.
In FLW Series competition, anglers and co-anglers are also vying for valuable points that could help them qualify for the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing.
The Lake Champlain event was the third of four Eastern Division tournaments that will be held in 2010. The final FLW Series Eastern Division tournament will be held Sept. 15-18 on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. The event will be hosted by the Greater Chattanooga Sports Committee and boats will launch from Chester Frost Park in Hixson, Tenn.