Whitaker Wins Bass Fishing League Event on Old Hickory Lake
WHAT : Boater Steve Whitaker of Scottsville, Ky., caught a seven-bass total weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $5,901 in the Bass Fishing League Music City Division Super Tournament on Old Hickory Lake.
WHO: The remaining top10 anglers:
2nd: Robert Reagan, Byrdstown, Tenn., nine bass, 20-10, $1,951
3rd: Donnie Rubel, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 10 bass, 20-8, $1,301
4th: Billy Hinson, Mount Juliet, Tenn., 10 bass, 19-10, $910
5th: Jeff Lokken, Lebanon, Tenn., 10 bass, 16-8, $780
6th: Jason Grape, Attalla, Ala., nine bass, 16-7, $715
7th: Matthew Underhill, Lebanon, Tenn., nine bass, 14-3, $650
8th: Jarrod Simon, Hendersonville, Tenn., eight bass, 12-8, $585
9th: Drew Boggs, Lebanon, Tenn., six bass, 11-8, $520
10th: Scott Lefevers, Hermitage, Tenn., four bass, 8-6, $455
WHAT : Brandon Tramel of Smithville, Tenn., caught a seven-bass total weighing 14 pounds, 6 ounces Oct. 2-3 to win $1,951 in the Co-angler Division.
WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers:
2nd: Winford Phipps, Tullahoma, Tenn., four bass, 8-7, $975
3rd: Jeffery Duncan, Lebanon, Tenn., four bass, 8-5, $649
4th: Shane Robertson, Gadsden, Ala., five bass, 8-1, $455
5th: Chris Campbell, Decherd, Tenn., three bass, 5-15, $390
6th: David Welcher, Burns, Tenn., two bass, 5-11, $358
7th: D. J. Boggs, Murfreesboro, Tenn., two bass, 5-8, $325
8th: Jim Fontaine, Smyrna, Tenn., three bass, 5-0, $293
9th: Ed Bennington, Scottsville, Ky., three bass, 4-7, $260
10th: Billy Dailey, Gainesboro, Tenn., two bass, 3-10, $228
NOTES: The next BFL Music City Division tournament, the Regional Championship, is scheduled for Oct. 14-16 on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from the LBL, Music City, South Carolina and Volunteer Divisions have qualified for the Regional Championship, where the top six boaters and top six co-anglers will advance to the BFL All-American.