Gillfillan Wins Bass Fishing League Event on the Ohio River


WHAT : Jay Gillfillan of Ridgeway, Ohio, caught four bass weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday, July 24, 2010 to win $5,505 in the FLW Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division tournament on the Ohio River. On a hot and sunny day Gillfillan was using beavers and brush hogs at the mouth of the creek to catch his winning sack.

WHO: The remaining top10 anglers were:
 2nd: BJ Baxter, Delphos, Ohio, three bass, 5-7, $1,753
 3rd: Kyle Weisenburger, Findlay, Ohio, three bass, 5-4, $1,169
 4th: Robert Otto, Dayton, Ohio, three bass, 4-9, $818
 5th: Mike Combs, Frenchburg, Ky., two bass, 4-4, $701
 6th: James Richardson Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio, one bass, 4-1, $643
 7th: Forrest Smith, Pickerington, Ohio, two bass, 3-15, $584
 8th: John Miller, Washington, Pa., two bass, 3-7, $526
 9th: Dwight Benjamin, Felicity, Ohio, two bass, 3-6, $467
 10th: Pete Caudill, West Liberty, Ky., two bass, 3-5, $409

WHAT : Gary Hoffman of Stoutsville, Ohio, caught two bass weighing 4 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday, July 24, 2010 to win $1,753 in the FLW BFL Buckeye Co-angler Division on the Ohio River. He was using frogs and senkos at the Crooked Creek to catch his bass.

WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers were:
 2nd: Brent Jones, Okeana, Ohio, two bass, 4-2, $876
 3rd: Hans Schreyer, Williamstown, Ky., one bass, 3-9, $585
 4th: Mike Geisler, Oxford, Ohio, one bass, 3-2, $409
 5th: Greg Zawatski, Canonsburg, Pa., two bass, 2-14, $351
 6th: Brandon Good, Fort Jennings, Ohio, two bass, 2-13, $321
 7th: Keith Humble, West Liberty, Ky., two bass, 2-12, $292
 8th: Robert Fulton, Ray, Ohio, two bass, 2-11, $263
 9th: Matt Randles, Gallipolis, Ohio, one bass, 2-10, $234
 10th: Aaron Stahley, Milford, Ohio, two bass, 2-9, $204

NOTES: The next BFL Buckeye Division tournament is scheduled for Aug. 21, at the Ohio River in Carrollton, Ky. After the fifth Buckeye Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky., on Oct. 21-23, 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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