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Hensley Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Pickwick Lake

Hensley Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Pickwick Lake Tommy Hensley won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division tournament on Pickwick Lake
 

FLORENCE, Ala. (Sept. 25, 2017) – Tommy Hensley of Jackson, Georgia, weighed a two-day cumulative of 10 bass totaling 28 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division tournament on Pickwick Lake. For his win, Hensley took home $5,143. According to post-tournament reports, Hensley caught his fish in the mid-lake area, near isolated wood using a white 3/8-ounce Z-Man ChatterBait.

The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:

               1st:          Tommy Hensley, Jackson, Ga., 10 bass, 28-11, $5,143

               2nd:         Austin Weaver, Sheffield, Ala., 10 bass, 26-7, $2,471

               3rd:          Jason Lambert, Michie, Tenn., 10 bass, 26-5, $1,648

               4th:          Roger Stegall, Iuka, Miss., 10 bass, 26-4, $1,153

               5th:          Justin Atkins, Florence, Ala., 10 bass, 25-11, $1,089

               6th:          Kyle Lewellen, Byhalia, Miss., 10 bass, 24-8, $906

               7th:          Donny Beck, Killen, Ala., 10 bass, 24-7, $824

               8th:          Mark McCaig, Oxford, Ala., 10 bass, 24-2, $741

               9th:          Dennis Shawn Perrigo, Rienzi, Miss., 10 bass, 24-0, $659

               10th:        Jennings Earnest, Guin, Ala., 10 bass, 23-10, $577

 

John Jeter of Birmingham, Alabama, caught a 6-pound, 13-ounce bass – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the Boater Big Bass award of $607. Josh Hamilton of Maben, Mississippi, caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 20 pounds, 15 ounces, to win the Co-angler Division and $2,671.

The top 10 co-anglers were:

               1st:          Josh Hamilton, Maben, Miss., eight bass, 20-15, $2,671

               2nd:         Radney Atchison, Prattville, Ala., nine bass, 20-14, $1,236

               3rd:          Kyle Smith, Crane Hill, Ala., six bass, 17-3, $822

               4th:          Chris Hawkins, Adger, Ala., six bass, 16-6, $931

               5th:          Mason Smith, Decatur, Ala., seven bass, 14-11, $494

               6th:          David Cornelius, Maylene, Ala., seven bass, 14-8, $453

               7th:          Collin Bruce, Florence, Ala., five bass, 12-12, $412

               8th:          Leandra McClendon Jr., Trussville, Ala., six bass, 11-2, $371

               9th:          Ronnie Seawright, Corinth, Miss., five bass, 10-11, $330

               10th:        Bradley Henderson, Opelika, Ala., four bass, 10-5, $288

Hawkins caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division – a fish weighing 4 pounds, 4 ounces – and earned the Co-angler Big Bass award of $304.

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