Kotal Wins Bass Fishing League Event on Lake Russell


WHAT : Jerry Kotal of Elberton, Ga., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday, March 27, 2010 to win $4,763 in the FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell. Kotal was trying to chase the wind fishing on secondary points using spinnerbaits to land his sack.

 WHO: The remaining top10 anglers were:
 2nd: James Edwards, Greenville, S.C., five bass, 15-12, $2,381
 3rd: A.C. Campbell, Mineral Springs, Pa., five bass, 14-10, $1,585
 4th: Daniel Roberts, Flowery Branch, Ga., five bass, 14-6, $1,111
 5th: Mike Winchester, Bryson City, N.C., five bass, 13-10, $953
 6th: Cason Nickles, Due West, S.C., five bass, 13-4, $833
 6th: Danny Whaley, Due West, S.C., four bass, 13-4, $833
 8th: Brian Latimer, Belton, S.C., five bass, 12-7, $714
 9th: Jayme Rampey, Liberty, S.C., five bass, 12-6, $635
 10th: Brandon Cobb, Greenwood, S.C., five bass, 11-14, $528
 10th: Craig Johnson, Martinez, Ga., five bass, 11-14, $528

WHAT : Dickson Adams of Flowery Branch, Ga., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday, March 27, 2010 to win $2,381 in the FLW BFL Savannah River Co-angler Division on Lake Russell. Adams was fishing shallow water south in front of the dam using jerkbaits and shaky heads to bring in his limit.

WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers were:
 2nd: Mike Harris, Fairview, N.C., five bass, 11-7, $1,191
 3rd: Daniel Surett, Greenville, S.C., five bass, 11-3, $791
 4th: Zach Hyder, Landrum, S.C., five bass, 10-9, $556
 5th: Johnny Hancox, West Union, S.C., five bass, 10-5, $476
 6th: Glenn Browning, Jr., Canton, N.C., four bass, 9-14, $437
 7th: Dennis Blackwell, Lyman, S.C., five bass, 9-12, $397
 8th: Chase Stewart, Seneca, S.C., five bass, 9-11, $357
 9th: Chris Threlkeld, Elberton, Ga., five bass, 9-9, $318
 10th: Vince Smith, Westminster, S.C., five bass, 9-8, $278

NOTES: The next BFL Savannah River Division tournament is scheduled for May 8, at Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. After the fifth Savannah River Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Clarks Hill Lake in Appling, Ga., on Sept. 25-26, 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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