Gross Wins Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division on Lake Guntersville

Category: press release

 Apr 26th, 2010 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Apr 26th, 2010 at 12:00 AM

WHAT:              Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Ga., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $4,796 in the FLW BFL Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville. He was using swimbaits to catch his post spawn fish under wet and windy conditions.

Buddy Gross(Photo FLW)


WHO:               The remaining top 10 anglers were:

                        2nd:       Jeff Sparks, Chickamauga, Ga., five bass, 23-8, $2,398

                        3rd:        Tim Buckner, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 22-13, $1,595

                        4th:        Brent Brady, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 21-8, $1,119

                        5th:        Gary Fleming, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 21-7, $959

                        6th:        Don Privette, Stevenson, Ala., five bass, 20-11, $879

                        7th:        Jeff Knight, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 20-1, $1,719*

                        7th:        Michael Seeley, Section, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719

                        7th:        Terry Tucker, Gadsden, Ala., five bass, 20-1, $719

                        10th:      Tim Wilson, Gas City, Ind., five bass, 19-11, $560

                                    *Includes $1,000 Evinrude Bonus


:              Wesley Taylor of Manchester, Tenn., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $2,398 in the FLW BFL Choo Choo Co-angler Division on Lake Guntersville.

Wesley Taylor(Photo FLW)


WHO:               The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

                        2nd:       Ricky Williams, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 20-8, $1,199

                        3rd:        Ray Elmore, Calhoun, Ga., five bass, 20-4, $795

                        4th:        Buyrl Shirley, Sparta, Tenn., five bass, 18-13, $560

                        5th:        Kevin Atkinson, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 18-12, $460

                        5th:        Rusty Gregg, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 18-12, $460

                        7th:        Kevin Shrader, Valley Head, Ala., five bass, 18-1, $400

                        8th:        Waymon Maples, Scottsboro, Ala., five bass, 17-14, $360

                        9th:        Matthew Embry, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 17-8, $320

                        10th:      Randy Brewington, Moulton, Ala., four bass, 17-3, $266

                        10th:      Kerry White, Hixson, Tenn., five bass, 17-3, $266


NOTES:            The next BFL Choo Choo Division tournament is scheduled for June 5, at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. After the fifth Choo Choo Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., 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.



FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189  tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. FLW Outdoors memberships are available featuring numerous benefits including Player’s Advantage. For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FantasyFishing.com.


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