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Carter Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division On West Point Lake

Hebert wins co-angler title

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

Kip Carter of Loganville, Ga., wins Bulldog Division super tournament.
Photo by courtesy FLW Outdoors
(Oct. 01, 2012 - VALLEY, AL)

Kip Carter of Loganville, Ga., weighed a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 23 pounds,11 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division super tournament on West Point Lake in Valley, Ala., on Sunday. For his victory, Carter earned $5,126.

Rounding out the top 10 pros were:

2nd: Bobby Padgett LaGrange, Ga. 10 bass 22-0 $2,563 + $1,000 Evinrude Bonus
3rd: Danny Kirk Bartow, Ga. 10 bass 21-14 $1,709
4th: Ryan Horton Palmetto, Ga. 10 bass 18-4 $1,196
5th: Michael Conley Bainbridge, Ga. 10 bass 17-13 $1,025
6th: Jason Grantham Jonesboro, Ga. 10 bass 17-7 $940
7th: Rob Jordan Suwanee, Ga. 10 bass 17-7 $854
8th: Marvin Horton Palmetto, Ga. 10 bass 17-7 $769
9th: Robert Burdekin Fayetteville, Ga. 10 bass 17-3 $683
10th: Brian Jamison Greensboro, Ga. six bass 16-8 $598

Mark Hebert of Lineville, Ala., weighed in 10 bass totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce Sunday to win $2,563 in the co-angler division.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Brian Bell Good Hope, Ga. nine bass 16-14 $1,281
3rd: Eric Fisher Kennesaw, Ga. 10 bass 16-13 $853
4th: Tim Greene Grayson, Ga. 10 bass 16-9 $598
5th: Trinity Mealor Newnan, Ga. 10 bass 16-5 $513
6th: Mic Miller Buena Vista, Ga. 10 bass 15-11 $470
7th: Jared Kutil Atlanta, Ga. eight bass 15-8 $427
8th: Daniel Buswell Newnan, Ga. nine bass 14-5 $384
9th: Bret Barillari Duluth, Ga. 10 bass 14-5 $342
10th: Billy Cain Jackson, Ga. nine bass 13-12 $299

The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 18-20 Regional Championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518 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 40 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 presented by Chevy. Top winners in the BFL can move up to the EverStart Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

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