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Mon, Oct 25th, 2010
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Boater Bradley Hostetler of Muncie, Ind., caught 11 bass weighing 35 pounds, 8 ounces to win the three-day BFL Kentucky Lake Regional Championship which was held Oct. 21-23. Hostetler won a Chevy truck and Ranger boat along with a trip to the 2011 BFL All-American for his efforts. Hostetler was fishing Barkley Lake with tubes, jigs and Zara Spooks in green pumpkin to claim his victory.

WHO: The top six anglers who also qualified for the BFL All-American are:

2nd: Brian Fitzpatrick, La Crosse, Wis., nine bass, 32-7, $1,500

3rd: Mike Brueggen, La Crosse, Wis., 15 bass, 31-9, $1,100

4th: Dan Moran, London, Ohio, 12 bass, 31-7, $1,000

5th: Jacob Wheeler, Indianapolis, Ind., 13 bass, 30-8, $900

6th: Travis Brueggen, Cashton, Wis., 13 bass, 29-5, $800

The remaining top 10 are:

7th: Chris Myers, Madison, Ind., 13 bass, 28-4, $700

8th: Charlie Crisp Jr., Catlettsburg, Ky., 12 bass, 27-9, $650

9th: Tom Howland, Riceville, Iowa, 10 bass, 26-7, $600

10th: Jeff Ritter, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., nine bass, 25-3, $550

WHAT: Jeff McCarnan of Henderson, Ky., caught a total of seven bass weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces Oct. 21-23 to win a Ranger boat along with a trip to the BFL All-American in the Co-angler Division. McCarnan was fishing Barkley Lake with Zara Spooks and jigs in green pumpkin with blue to win the tournament.

WHO: The top six co-anglers who also qualified for the BFL All-American are:

2nd: Todd Kuipers, West Chester, Ohio, eight bass, 15-5, $750

3rd: Tony Grubb, Ann Arbor, Mich., five bass, 14-15, $550

4th: Josh Mohn, Lansing, Iowa, six bass, 14-7, $500

5th: Andy Holst, Wauwatosa, Wis., six bass, 13-7, $450

6th: Brian Zelinskas, Beaver Creek, Ohio, six bass, 12-5, $400

The remaining top 10 are:

7th: Robert Fulton, Ray, Ohio, five bass, 11-9, $350

8th: Joseph Nega, Chicago, Ill., five bass, 10-15, $325

9th: Chad Kerr, Burlington, Iowa, four bass, 10-14, $300

10th: K.C. Shaible, Machesney Park, Ill., five bass, 10-7, $275


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