Perry Neathery wins BFL Bass Tournament on Dale Hollow Lake
Boater Perry Neathery of Albany, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce March 26 to win $4,729 in the BFL Mountain Division tournament on Dale Hollow Lake.
Neathery was using jerkbaits along the banks of the Ill Will Creek to catch his sack.
The remaining top 10 anglers:
2nd: David Upchurch, Columbia, Ky., five bass, 17-13, $2,364
3rd: Scott Brummett, Brentwood, Tenn., five bass, 17, $1,576
4th: Todd Beaty, Cookeville, five bass, 15-11, $1,103
5th: Mark Neal, Livingston, five bass, 15-5, $946
6th: Michael Boggs, Lily, Ky., five bass, 14-7, $867
7th: Jerry Reagan, Byrdstown, five bass, 14-5, $788
8th: Jarrod Hembree, Berea, Ky., five bass, 14-4, $709
9th: Adam Wagner, Cooke-ville, five bass, 13-1, $631
10th: William Asher, Rockhold, Ky., five bass, 13, $582
Todd Stopher of London, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces March 26 to win $2,179 in the Co-angler Division. He was flipping green pumpkin Senkos on the Ill Will Creek to catch his limit.
The remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Kelly Poynter, Parksville, Ky., five bass, 15-14, $1,090
3rd: Kevin Elliott, Mount Sterling, Ky., five bass, 12-8, $725
4th: Billy Gardner, Livingston, four bass, 12-4, $509
5th: William Masters, Berea, Ky., five bass, 10, $436
6th: Kenny Botts, Bowling Green, Ky., five bass, 9-7, $381
6th: William Curtsinger, Lancaster, Ky., three bass, 9-7, $381
8th: Marvin Anderson, Russell Springs, Ky., four bass, 9-4, $327
9th: Dustin House, London, Ky., four bass, 9-2, $291
10th: Chris Howard, London, Ky., four bass, 8-9, $254
The next BFL Mountain Division tournament is scheduled for April 16 on Lake Cumberland in Monticello, Ky. After the fifth Mountain Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 BFL Regional Championship on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala.
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.
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