Talbott Wins Bass Fishing League Event on Smith Mountain Lake


WHAT : Curtis Talbott of Forest, Va., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday, April 10, 2010 to win $4,359 in the FLW Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division tournament on Smith Mountain Lake. He used spinnerbaits near rocky points to bag his limit.

 WHO: The remaining top10 anglers were:
 2nd: Thomas Wooten, Huddleston, Va., five bass, 19-3, $3,179
 3rd: Terry Olinger, Hume, Va., five bass, 18-8, $1,452
 4th: Darrell Stevens, Roseland, Va., five bass, 18, $1,017
 5th: Philip Jarabeck, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 17-15, $872
 6th: Barton Wines, Warrenton, Va., five bass, 17-8, $799
 7th: Marty Howard, Lynchburg, Va., five bass, 16-15, $726
 8th: Derik Hudson, Hurt, Va., five bass, 16-11, $654
 9th: Jerry Rice, Altavista, Va., five bass, 16-10, $581
 10th: Boogie Atkins, Greenville, Va., five bass, 16-8, $509

WHAT : David Frady of Roanoke, Va., caught four bass weighing 11 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday, April 10, 2010 to win $2,175 in the FLW BFL Shenandoah Co-angler Division on Smith Mountain Lake. Frady was using Bandit Tennessee Shad around rocks and lay downs to claim his victory.

WHO: The remaining top10 co-anglers were:
 2nd: Tommy Bell, Midlothian, Va., five bass, 11-4, $1,088
 3rd: Gabriel Scott, Ruckersville, Va., five bass, 11, $726
 4th: John Rigney, Axton, Va., five bass, 10-11, $507
 5th: Keith Allen, Sumerduck, Va., four bass, 10-8, $435
 6th: Russ Hamilton, Jr., Manassas, Va., five bass, 10-7, $399
 7th: Thomas Hassler, Woodstock, Va., five bass, 10-2, $344
 7th: Randy Hicks, Roanoke, Va., four bass, 10-2, $344
 9th: Vic Riveras, Newport News, Va., five bass, 10-1, $290
 10th: Tom Craig, Youngsville, N.C., three bass, 9-14, $254

NOTES: The next BFL Shenandoah Division tournament is scheduled for May 15, at Kerr Lake in Henderson, N.C. After the fifth Shenandoah Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., on Oct. 7-9, 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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