Fox, Johnson victorious at Walmart BFL Mountain Division on Barren River Lake

   Two fishermen came from behind Sunday to win their divisions of the Walmart Bass Fishing League Mountain Division two-day super tournament on Barren River Lake this weekend.

Dwight Fox

Dwight Fox of Gainesboro, Tenn., won the boater division of the Walmart BFL Mountain Division two-day super tournament this weekend on Barren River Lake.

   Going into Sunday’s final day, Dwight Fox of Gainesboro, Tenn., trailed Richard Cobb of Richmond, Ky., by 1 lb. 12 ozs., but delivered a five-fish limit of 15 lbs. 4 ozs. on Sunday to win the boater division of the tournament with a two-day total of 10 fish and 29 lbs. 6 ozs. Fox received $5,316 in prize money.
   Miles Johnson of Washington Township, Ohio, after the first day, was behind 5 lbs. 14 ozs. in the co-angler division to first day leader Steven Brown of Gamaliel, Ky. But, brought in a five-fish limit of 12 lbs. 6 ozs. on Sunday to win. Johnson’s two-day total was 10 fish and 21 lbs. 7 ozs. Johnson won $2,658.

Miles Johnson

Miles Johnson of Washington Township, Ohio, won the co-angler division of the Walmart Bass Fishing League two-day super tournament on Barren River Lake this weekend.

   The tournament started Saturday with 89 boaters and 89 co-anglers. After Saturday’s weigh-in, the field was trimmed for Sunday to the top 17 boaters and 17 co-anglers, based on Saturday’s catch weight.
   For the two-day tournament, there were 178 fishermen, who caught 632 fish, weighing a total of 1,309 lbs. 5 ozs. It was a catch-and-release tournament.
   The Big Bass, only awarded on Saturday, weighed 5 lbs. 11 ozs. (co-angler Steven Brown) and 5 lbs. 9 ozs. (boater Michael May).
      The Walmart BFL Mountain Division will return to Barren River Lake and the Port Oliver Recreation Area June 2 and Sept. 22, 2012.
FINAL TOP 10 RESULTS: Boater Division
1. Dwight Fox, 29 lbs. 6 ozs., Gainesboro, Tenn.
2. Tyler Moberly, 27 lbs. 7 ozs., Berea, Ky.
3. Dustin McKinney, 26 lbs. 4 ozs., Glasgow, Ky.
4. Gary Morrison, 25 lbs. 9 ozs., Scottsville, Ky.
5. Marty Shelley, 25 lbs. 8 ozs., Byrdstown, Tenn.
6. Steve Whitaker, 23 lbs. 7 ozs., Scottsville, Ky.
7. Scott Brummett, 23 lbs. 1 oz., Brentwood, Tenn.
8. Doug Greene, 22 lbs. 13 ozs., Salyersville, Ky.
9. Adam Wagner, 21 lbs. 12 ozs., Cookeville, Tenn.
10. Tony Worley, 20 lbs. 8 ozs., Stearns, Ky.
FINAL TOP 10 RESULTS: Co-Angler Division
1. Miles Johnson, 21 lbs. 7 ozs., Washington Township, Ohio.
2. Michael Couch, 20 lbs. 3 ozs., Lancaster, Ky.
3. Steven Paul Brown, 19 lbs. 7 ozs., Gamaliel, Ky.
4. Mark Major, 18 lbs. 11 ozs., Lancaster, Ky.
5. Kris Mills, 17 lbs. 6 ozs., Barbourville, Ky.
6. Shane Sparks, 17 lbs. 4 ozs., Allardt, Tenn.
7. Lucas Devere, 17 lbs. 3 ozs., Berea, Ky.
8. Timothy Minton, 16 lbs. 1 oz., Smiths Grove, Ky.
9. Henry Allen, 15 lbs. 5 ozs., Hazard, Ky.
10. Greg Foley, 14 lbs. 14 ozs., Danville, Ky.

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