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Ingram Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division On Lake Eufaula

Watson wins co-angler title

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Ala., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 26 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Bulldog Division tournament.
Photo by courtesy FLW Outdoors
(Mar. 11, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.)

Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Ala., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 26 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Ingram earned $7,610.

Rounding out the top 10 pros were:

2nd: Bobby Padgett Lagrange, Ga. five bass 24-3 $2,605
3rd: Ryan Horton Palmetto, Ga. five bass 20-3 $1,536
4th: Jay Grogan Fort Mitchell, Ala. five bass 19-9 $1,076
5th: Tim Rockett Douglas, Ga. five bass 18-0 $922
6th: Terry Tucker Gadsden, Ala. five bass 17-10 $845
7th: Pat Fisher Colbert, Ga. five bass 16-7 $768
8th: Will Barnes Headland, Ala. five bass 16-2 $691
9th: Ronnie Ray Phenix City, Ala. five bass 16-0 $615
10th: Paul Anthony Dawson, Ga. five bass 15-13 $538

Patrick Watson of Newnan, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $2,305 in the co-angler division.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Darryl Johnson Flowery Branch, Ga. four bass 12-14 $1,152
3rd: Rob Thomas Griffin, Ga. five bass 12-9 $768
4th: Tyler Morgan Columbus, Ga. five bass 12-0 $538
5th: Clifford Avery Bonaire, Ga. five bass 10-10 $442
5th: Guy Jordan Gainesville, Ga. five bass 10-10 $442
7th: Ethan Wallace Macon, Ga. four bass 10-9 $384
8th: Keith Reynolds Ozark, Ala. four bass 10-5 $346
9th: Nick Sperounis Lawrenceville, Ga. five bass 10-4 $307
10th: Dave Altman Lawrenceville, Ga. five bass 9-12 $269

The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 2-4 Regional Championship on the St. John's River in Palatka, Fla. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy Silverado, 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 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 Rayovac FLW Series or even the Walmart FLW Tour.

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