Roberts Wins Bass Fishing League Okie Division on Lake Eufaula

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 Apr 26th, 2010 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Apr 26th, 2010 at 12:00 AM

WHAT: Elmer Roberts of Claremore, Okla., caught a 5-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $4,244 in the FLW BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. The cloudy, windy conditions helped Roberts bag his limit using spinnerbaits.

Elmer Robers(Photo FLW)


WHO:               The remaining top 10 anglers were:

                        2nd:       Darren Hahne, Ottawa, Ill., five bass, 17-10, $2,122

                        3rd:        Chance Lawless, Durant, Okla., five bass, 17-9, $1,201

                        3rd:        Brad Smith, Hartford, Ark., five bass, 17-9, $1,201

                        5th:        John Wynn, Bentonville, Ark., five bass, 16-10, $849

                        6th:        Stephen Badley, Coweta, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $707

                        6th:        Tracy Mithcell, Springfield, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $707

                        6th:        Alton Wilhoit, Harrah, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $1,707*

                        9th:        Earl Clinton, Stilwell, Okla., five bass, 16-8, $566

                        10th:      Walter Andries, Coweta, Okla., four bass, 16-7, $495

                                    *Includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus


:              Damon Duncan of Kansas, Okla., caught a 5–bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday, April 24, 2010 to win $2,122 in the FLW BFL Okie Co-angler Division on Lake Eufaula. He and his partner were fishing near the dam in about 5-10 feet of water. He started the day with an Elk River Jig but it wasn’t until he switched to a Baby Brush Hog that he got his kicker fish that helped him win the tournament.

Damon Duncan(Photo FLW)


WHO:               The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

                        2nd:       Don Benson, Eufaula, Okla., five bass, 15, $754

                        2nd:       Darin Comstock, Denison, Texas, five bass, 15, $754

                        2nd:       Jason Sandidge, Centerton, Ark., five bass, 15, $754

                        5th:        Randy Graham, Wagoner, Okla., five bass, 13-15, $406

                        5th:        Mike Hutchings, Eagletown, Okla., five bass, 13-15, $406

                        7th:        Kellen Davis, Mounds, Okla., five bass, 13-11, $354

                        8th:        Richard Vallis, Fort Smith, Ark., five bass, 13-10, $318

                        9h:        Jerome Potter, Colcord, Okla., five bass, 13-2, $283

                        10th:      Ken Coats, Tulsa, Okla., five bass, 13, $248


NOTES: The next BFL Okie Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Fort Gibson Lake in Wagoner, Okla. After the fifth Okie Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas, on Oct. 14-16, 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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