240 fishermen compete in Walmart BFL Tournament on Barren River Lake June 1

Walmart BFL Tournament winners (boater) Daniel Spencer of Glasgow, Ky., and (co-angler) Michael May of Richmond, Ky.

Walmart BFL Tournament winners (boater) Daniel Spencer of Glasgow, Ky., and (co-angler) Michael May of Richmond, Ky.

   Two-hundred and forty fishermen (120 boaters, 120 co-anglers) competed in the one-day Walmart Bass Fishing League (Mountain Division) tournament on Barren River Lake Saturday.
   Fishermen came from Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio, Alabama, and West Virginia to compete in the tournament.
   The 240 fishermen brought in 775 bass weighing a total of 1,728 lbs. 1 oz.
   Glasgow’s Daniel Spencer won the boater’s division ($4,244) of the Walmart BFL tournament with a 5-fish limit, weighing in at 16 lbs. 10 ozs. He said he caught the majority of his fish in 10-15 ft. of lake with a green pumpkin jig.
   Michael May of Richmond, Ky., won the co-angler division ($2,122) with a 5-fish limit, weighing 14 lbs. 10 ozs. May said he caught his limit using a Stan Sloan football head in 20-25 ft. of water.
   Josh Gaffney of Crab Orchard, Ky., won the Big Bass competition ($600) in the boater’s division with a bass weighing 5 lbs. 9 ozs.
   Allen Craynon of Prestonsburg, Ky., won the Big Bass competition ($300) in the co-angler’s division with a bass weighing 5 lbs. 10 ozs.

Josh Gaffney had the Big Bass (5 lbs. 9 ozs.) on the boater's side.

Josh Gaffney had the Big Bass (5 lbs. 9 ozs.) on the boater’s side.

Allen Craynon had the Big Bass (5 lb. 10 ozs.) on the co-angler side,

Allen Craynon had the Big Bass (5 lb. 10 ozs.) on the co-angler side,


Top 10 Boater Finish
(place, boater, location, # caught, lbs.-ozs., prize)
1. Daniel Spencer, Glasgow, Ky., 5 fish, 16-10, $4,244.
2. Doyle Epperson, Nancy, Ky., 5 fish, 16-06, $2,122.
3. Jason Cooper, Shelbyville, Tn., 5 fish, 16-00, $1,413.
4. Shawn Caskey, Mt. Sterling, Ky., 5 fish, 15-08, $990.
5. Jeff Carman, Liberty, Ky., 5 fish, 15-01, $849.
6. Greg Pugh, Cullman, Al., 5 fish, 15-00, $742.50.
6. Bobby Smith, Jamestown, Tn., 5 fish, 15-00, $742.50.
8. Fling Fivecoait, Corbin, Ky., 5 fish, 14-12, $637.
9. Shane Winchester, Glasgow, Ky., 5 fish, 14-06, $566.
10. John Daniel, Bowling Green, Ky., 5 fish, 14-02, $495.
Local Fishermen of Interest (Boater Division)
22. Bennie Mutter, Glasgow, Ky., 5 fish, 12-13, $265.50.
24. Michael Bean, Bowling Green Ky., 5 fish, 12-12, $255.
44. Don Stinson, Scottsville, Ky., 5 fish, 10-09.
48. Dustin McKinney, Glasgow, Ky., 4 fish, 10-08.
50. Charles Bennington, Scottsville, Ky., 5 fish, 10–06.
61. Randy Walden, Tompkinsville, Ky., 4 fish, 9-03.
71. Timothy Minton, Smiths Grove, Ky., 3 fish, 8-02.
75. Steve Whitaker, Scottsville, Ky., 3 fish, 7-08.
 
Top 10 Co-Angler Finish (place, boater, location, # caught, lbs.-ozs., prize)
1. Michael May, Richmond, Ky., 5 fish, 14-06, $2,122.
2. Leslie Coleman, Columbus, In., 5 fish, 14-04, $1,061.
3. JP Sims, Cookeville, Tn., 5 fish, 13-09, $707. 
4. Allen Craynon, Prestonsburg, Ky., 5 fish, 13-05, $495.
5. Kelly Poynter, Parksville, Ky., 5 fish, 13-04, $424.
6. Colton Smith, Somerset, Ky., 5 fish, 13-03, $389.
7. Zeke Reynolds, Somerset, Ky., 5 fish, 12-07, $354.
8. Tommy Glass, Burlington, Ky., 5 fish, 12-06, $300.50.
8. Justin Watkins, Allons, Tn., 4 fish, 12-06, $300.50.
10. Andrew Devere, Paint Lick, Ky., 5 fish, 12-03, $248.
Local Fishermen of Interest (Co-Angler Division)
25. Michael Aldridge, Scottsville, Ky., 5 fish, 8-12.
39. Tony Ervin, Glasgow, Ky., 4 fish, 7-04.
47. Kenny Botts, Bowling Green, Ky., 4 fish, 7-0.
52. Gerald Williams, Scottsville, Ky., 3 fish, 6-01.
60. Autry Hensley, Scottsville, Ky., 3 fish, 5-06.
67. Ed Bennington, Scottsville, Ky., 3 fish, 4-15.
72. Brent Clark, Bowling Green, Ky., 2 fish, 4-07.
99. Travis Stone, Glasgow, Ky., 1 fish, 1-14.

Click Walmart BFL (Mountain Division) Barren River Lake Results  for all fishermen.

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