Tyner Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake EufaulaTyner Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Eufaula Mike Tyner of Stillwater, Okla., won the Bass Fishing League Okie Division bass fishing tournament on Lake Eufaula
EUFAULA, Okla. (April 6, 2009) - Mike Tyner of Stillwater, Okla., won the Bass Fishing League Okie Division bass fishing tournament on Lake Eufaula Saturday with a five-bass catch weighing 18 pounds, 10 ounces. The victory earned Tyner $3,889 and placed him one step closer to qualifying for the DeGray Lake Regional Championship in Arkadelphia, Ark., Oct. 22-24, where he could ultimately win a new Ranger boat and a Chevy truck.
Tyner caught his bass fishing the main lake throwing a silver and gold spinnerbait.
Rounding out the top five boaters are Matthew Emmons of Tulsa, Okla. (five bass, 17-10, $1,944); John Garcia of Mustang, Okla. (three bass, 17-6, $1,297); Walter Andries of Coweta, Okla. (five bass, 16-12, $907) and Edward Broaddrick of Tulsa, Okla. (five bass, 16-0, $778).
Garcia took home the Boater Division Big Bass award, earning $525 for a 7-pound, 9-ounce bass he caught.
Donny Murrell of Sapulpa, Okla., earned $1,944 as the co-angler winner Saturday thanks to four- bass weighing 15 pounds, 10 ounces that he caught flipping a worm.
Rounding out the top five co-anglers are Eric Dodson of Lindsay, Okla. (five bass, 12-6, $972); Kevin Berry of Gentry, Ark. (three bass, 11-12, $649); Jeffrey Bullinger of Sapulpa, Okla. (three bass, 10-6, $454); and Aaron Warren of Moore, Okla. (five bass, 9-5, $389).
Murrell earned $262 as the co-angler Big Bass winner after catching a 4-pound, 10-ounce bass.
The next Okie Division event will be held on the Fort Gibson Lake in Wagoner, Okla., May 2.