Boater Steve Oleksyn of Rochester, N.Y., caught 10 bass weighing 47 pounds, 3 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL Northeast Division tournament at 1000 Islands to win $4,400 plus a $1,000 Mercury bonus. Oleksyn fished the main lake, dragging 3 ½ inch pumpkin colored KVD Tubes at depths of 20 feet or less.

 The remaining top 10 anglers:

  • 2nd: Kraig Kettelkamp, Clifton Springs, N.Y., 10 bass, 45-8, $2,200
  • 3rd: Dean Meckes, Clayton, N.Y., 10 bass, 45-3, $1,466
  • 4th: Neil Farlow, Welland, Ontario, 10 bass, 44-15, $1,027
  • 5th: Kurt Dove, Del Rio, Texas, 10 bass, 43-2, $880
  • 6th: Donald Quonce, Pulaski, N.Y., 10 bass, 42-2, $807
  • 7th: Frank Guarascio, Whitesboro, N.Y., 10 bass, 41-15, $733
  • 8th: Jamie Hartman, Newport, N.Y., 10 bass, 41-13, $660
  • 9th: Thomas Shafer, Pine City, N.Y., 10 bass, 40-0, $587
  • 10th: Ken Golub, Pittsford, N.Y., 10 bass, 39-10, $513 + $1,000 Evinrude bonus

Craig Dubois of Sprakers, N.Y., caught 10 bass weighing 47 pounds, 3 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,200 in the Co-angler Division. Dubois also fished the main lake, using Lucky Craft jerkbaits and 3 1/2 inch black and gold tubes.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers:

  • 2nd: Lee McGinn, Sewickley, Pa., 10 bass, 38-0, $1,100
  • 3rd: James Wilkins, State College, Pa., 10 bass, 37-8, $734
  • 4th: Robert Parmer Jr., Linden, Pa., 10 bass, 36-3, $513
  • 5th: Jon Sorendo, Oswego, N.Y., 10 bass, 34-12, $440
  • 6th: James Weible, Jonestown, Pa., 10 bass, 34-6, $403
  • 7th: Charles Stewart, New Berlin, Pa., 10 bass, 34-2, $367
  • 8th: Christopher Benninger, Grand Island, N.Y., nine bass, 33-10, $330
  • 9th: Frank Michael, Muncy, Pa., 10 bass, 29-9, $293
  • 10th: Jeff White, Rhoadesville, Va., nine bass, 29-1, $257

NOTES:

The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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