Sanders, Stone win T-H Marine FLW BFL Regional Tourney on Barren River Lake

Eric Sanders of Lexington, Kentucky, won the boater division, and Jim Stone of Greenwood, Indiana, won the co-angler division of the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional Tournament on Barren River Lake that concluded today. The three-day event, presented by Lowrance, featured the highest-ranked 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Buckeye, Great Lakes, LBL, and Michigan BFL divisions.
Sanders, the winning boater received a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and a check for $20,000, while Stone, the winning co-angler received a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.
The top six boaters and co-anglers will advance to one of the longest-running championships in bass fishing – the 2018 BFL All-American, which will be May 31-June 2 on Cross Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Top 6 Boaters Advancing, 3-day totals
1. Eric Sanders, Lexington, Ky., 12 fish, 33 lbs. 10 ozs.
2. Tim Rhoades, Bowling Green, Ky., 14, 33-2.
3. Clint Bissonett, Beavercreek, Ohio, 12, 27-1.
4. Jack Dalzell, Elyria, Ohio, 12, 27-0.
5. Kyle Weisenburger, Ottawa, Ohio, 11, 25-11.
6. Brad Leifermann, Andover, Minn., 11, 25-3.

Top 6 Co-Anglers Advancing, 3-day totals
1. Jim Stone, Greenwood, Ind., 8 fish, 23 lbs. 5 ozs.
2. Philip Borsa, Redford, Mich., 11, 20-2.
3. Andrew Gilliland, McArthur, Ohio, 9, 16-9.
4. Danny Nicklin, Highland, Ill., 8, 15-9
5. Paul Vonwald, La Crosse, Wis., 5, 14-11.
6. Joseph Gulash, Edwardsville, Ill., 5, 14-2.

Complete list of finishers may be found by clicking, FLW BFL Fishing Results.

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