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Denson Wins Bass Fishing League Event on Ross Barnett Reservoir

Denson Wins Bass Fishing League Event on Ross Barnett Reservoir Shannon Denson of Brandon, Miss., caught a 10-bass limit weighing 31 pounds, 2 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $5,329 in the Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir
 

WHAT : Boater Shannon Denson of Brandon, Miss., caught a 10-bass limit weighing 31 pounds, 2 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $5,329 in the Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir. Denson was using topwater and crankbaits to catch his limits.

WHO: The remaining top10 anglers:
 2nd: Mark Gwin, Tupelo, Miss., 10 bass, 29-3, $2,664
 3rd: Jimmy Carruth, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass, 27-8, $1,777
 4th: Homer Hutzel, III, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass, 25, $1,243
 5th: Gene Bishop, Madison, Miss., 10 bass, 23-10, $1,066
 6th: Philip Atkins, Columbus, Miss., 10 bass, 23-8, $977
 7th: Chuck Koski, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass 23, $888
 8th: Alfred Williams, Jackson, Miss., eight bass, 21-15, $$799
 9th: Lloyd Pickett, Jr., Bartlett, Tenn., nine bass, 21-15, $710
 10th: Justin Atkins, Columbus, Miss., nine bass, 21-2, $1,622*
 *Includes $1000 Evinrude bonus

WHAT : Wesley Wheat of Toomsuba, Miss., caught eight-bass weighing 20 pounds, 14 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $2,664 in the Co-angler Division. He was using plastics in the main lake to catch his fish.

WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers:
 2nd: Tim Callahan, Houston, Miss., seven bass, 17-12, $1,332
 3rd: Edwin Burchfield, Jr., Dundee, Miss., nine bass, 16-7, $889
 4th: Ronny Davis, Jackson, Miss., nine bass, 15-14, $622
 5th: Matthew Johnson, Columbus, Miss., six bass, 15-1, $533
 6th: Tyler Wood, Collinsville, Miss., nine bass, 14-14, $488
 7th: W.K. Luckett, Jr., Ridgeland, Miss., five bass, 10-10, $444
 8th: Jimmy Tisdale, Ellisville, Miss., four bass, 9-13, $400
 9th: John Breeden, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 9-11, $355
 10th: Ansel Davis, Tylertown, Miss., five bass, 8-13, $311

NOTES: The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings from the Mississippi Division have now qualified for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship on Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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