Guthrie Wins Bass Fishing League Event on DeGray Lake


WHAT : Ryan Guthrie of Paragould Ark., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 4 ounces using a Rat-L-Trap on Saturday, March 27, 2010 to win $4,350 in the FLW Bass Fishing League Arkie Division tournament on DeGray Lake. He was fishing secondary points under clear skies.

WHO: The remaining top10 anglers were:
 2nd: Mark McDonnel, Benton, Ark., five bass, 18-3, $2,175
 3rd: Gentry Depriest, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 17-1, $1,451
 4th: Donald Vining, Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 15-11, $1,015
 5th: Jimmy Abernathy, Mount Ida, Ark., five bass, 15-6, $870
 6th: Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark., five bass, 14-10, $798
 7th: Matthew Mize, Ben Lomond, Ark., five bass, 14-4, $689
 7th: Jason Powell, Ward, Ark., five bass, 14-4, $689
 9th: Tim Gartman, Conway, Ark., five bass, 13-7, $580
 10th: Gary Clark, Sheridan, Ark., five bass, 12-14, $482
 10th: Justin Haynes, Tulsa, Okla., four bass, 12-14, $482

WHAT : Randy Peek of Maumelle, Ark., and Paul McCullough of Benton, Ark., each caught a 5-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday, March 27, 2010 to tie for the win and earn $1,588 in the FLW BFL Arkie Co-angler Division on DeGray Lake. Peek was using jerkbaits in the Arlie Moore area while McCullough fished the river also using jerkbaits.

WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers were:
 3nd: Jacob Wilson, Redfield, Ark., five bass, 11, $706
 4th: Gary Cates, North Little Rock, Ark., three bass, 9, $459
 4th: Ronald Mounts, Walnut Ridge, Ark., three bass, 9, $459
 6th: Will McBride, Humphrey, Ark., four bass, 8-15, $388
 7th: Greg Rudell, Shreveport, La., three bass, 8-9, $353
 8th: John McCullar, Benton, Ark., two bass, 7-15, $318
 9th: Jerry Heaton, Hot Springs NP, Ark., two bass, 7-3, $282
 10th: Eric Richey, Higden, Alaska, two bass, 6-12, $247

 NOTES: The next BFL Arkie Division tournament is scheduled for May 15, at Greers Ferry in Greers Ferry, Ark. After the fifth Arkie Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Ark., on Oct. 2-3, for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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