MILLSAPS WINS WALMART BASS FISHING LEAGUE BULLDOG DIVISION EVENT ON LAKE SINCLAIR
Garner wins co-angler title
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (March 30, 2015) – David Millsaps of Ranger, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Sinclair. For his victory, Millsaps earned $6,009.
According to tournament reports, Millsap caught his fish by flipping a jig, targeting docks in the main lake area.
The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:
1st: David Millsaps, Ranger, Ga., five bass, 20-10, $4,009 + $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus
2nd: Ryan Horton, Palmetto, Ga., five bass, 19-13, $2,005
3rd: Kip Carter, Social Circle, Ga., five bass, 18-5, $1,336
4th: Bo Larkins, Suwanee, Ga., five bass, 17-9, $935
5th: Marvin Slocum, Milledgeville, Ga., five bass, 17-4, $802
6th: Karey Dickerson, Dahlonega, Ga., five bass, 16-6, $735
7th: Mike Coursey, Covington, Ga., five bass, 16-3, $634
7th: Ken Daniels, Statesboro, Ga., five bass, 16-3, $634
9th: Roger Stubbs, McDonough, Ga., five bass, 15-12, $535
10th: Jim Windham, Bonaire, Ga., five bass, 15-7, $468
Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com .
Millsaps also caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $550.
Brian Garner of McDonough, Georgia, weighed in a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win $2,005 in the co-angler division.
The top 10 co-anglers were:
1st: Brian Garner, McDonough, Ga., five bass, 17-12, $2,005
2nd: Ken Smith, Lula, Ga., five bass, 16-8, $1,002
3rd: Matthew O’ Connell, Brooks, Ga., five bass, 13-0, $668
4th: Jimmie Bailey, Valdosta, Ga., five bass, 12-12, $468
5th: Robert Volinic, Peachtree City, Ga., five bass, 12-7, $401
6th: Eduardo Pabon, Gainesville, Ga., four bass, 11-8, $368
7th: James Blackwell, Blairsville, Ga., three bass, 11-1, $317
7th: Bruce Jeffrey, Lithonia, Ga., five bass, 11-1, $317
9th: Harold Grizzle, Gainesville, Ga., five bass, 10-12, $267
10th: Robert Gilliam, Macon, Ga., five bass, 10-4, $222
10th: Wayne Hancock, Cumming, Ga., five bass, 10-4, $222
Blackwell caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $275.
The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 22-24 Regional Championship on Neely Henry Lake in Gadsden, Alabama. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
The BFL is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 120 tournaments throughout the season, five in each division. The top 50 boaters and co-anglers from each division qualify for a regional tournament and compete to finish in the top six, which then qualifies them for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Walmart BFL All-American. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the Rayovac FLW Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.