Weekend Angler Scores BFL Win on Dale Hollow Lake

Boater James King of Monroe, Tenn., won the Walmart BFL tournament title on Dale Hallow Lake with a 15-pound, 1-ounce catch. King won a first-place award of $3,963 during the Music City Division event.

Boater James King of Monroe, Tenn., caught four bass weighing 15 pounds, 1 ounce March 12 to win $3,963 in the BFL Music City Division tournament on Dale Hollow.

The remaining top-10 boaters from the event included:

  • 2nd: Anthony Nash, Quebeck, Tenn., five bass, 14-4, $1,981
  • 3rd: Dennis Etheredge, Livingston, Tenn., five bass, 13-14, $1,322
  • 4th: Pat Hatcliff, Murfreesboro, Tenn., four bass, 13-6, $859
  • 4th: Tim Wyatt, Crossville, Tenn., four bass, 13-6, $859
  • 6th: Drew Boggs, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 13-4, $727
  • 7th: Terry Steele, Sparta, Tenn., four bass, 12-12, $660
  • 8th: James Harris, Cookville, Tenn., four bass, 10-11, $594
  • 9th: Dennis Wright, Jamestown, Tenn., four bass, 10-8, $528
  • 10th: Gary Wallace, Albany, Ky., four bass, 10-3, $462

Williams wins co-angler title

Mike Williams of Lancaster, Ky., caught three bass weighing 10 pounds March 12 to win $1,981 in the Co-angler Division.

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

  • 2nd: Timmy Gribbins, Lebanon, Ky., five bass, 8-12, $991
  • 3rd: Jim Goolsby, Cookeville, Tenn., two bass, 7-13, $662
  • 4th: Justin Davis, Cookeville, Tenn., three bass, 7-7, $462
  • 5th: Jason Crenshaw, Mt. Juliet, Tenn., two bass, 6-14, $396
  • 6th: Chris Hicks, Hendersonville, Tenn., four bass, 6-5, $363
  • 7th: Josh Deck, Livingston, Tenn., three bass, 6-4, $330
  • 8th: Chris Ford, Nashville, Tenn., four bass, 5-14, $297
  • 9th: Rodney Brown, Whitleyville, Tenn., two bass, 5-1, $264
  • 10th: Bobby Richardson, Gainesvoro, Tenn., two bass, 5, $231

The next BFL Music City Division tournament is scheduled for April 2 on Percy Priest in Smyrna, Tenn. After the fifth Music City 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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