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OKEECHOBEE CITY, Fla. (March 9, 2009) – Allan Cagle of Deltona, Fla., won the Walmart Bass Fishing League® Everglades Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee Saturday with a five-bass catch weighing 22 pounds, 8 ounces. The victory earned Cagle $3,718 and placed him one step closer to qualifying for the Lake Seminole Regional Championship in Bainbridge, Ga., Oct. 22-24, where he could ultimately win a new Ranger boat and a Chevy truck.
Cagle said he caught the majority of his fish casting a soft plastic frog to bedding fish. Rounding out the top five boaters are Michael Woods of Okeechobee, Fla. (five bass, 19-12, $1,859); Rodney Marks of Tavares, Fla. (five bass, 19-11, $1,238); Steve Fairtrace of Okeechobee, Fla. (five bass, 17-1, $867) and Aymon Wilcox of Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. (five bass, 17-0, $744).
Cagle took home the Boater Division Big Bass award, earning $485 for a 7-pound, 9-ounce bass.

Ron Buck of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., earned $1,859 as the co-angler winner Saturday thanks to five bass weighing 17 pounds, 5 ounces.
Rounding out the top five co-anglers are James Trudel of Lighthouse Point, Fla. (five bass, 16-1, $929); Randy Paquette of Sarasota, Fla. (five bass, 15-5, $619); George Davis of Moore Haven, Fla. (five bass, 12-14, $434); and William Wood of West Palm Beach, Fla. (five bass, 11-5, $372).

Elmore Watkins of Boynton Beach, Fla., earned $242 as the co-angler Big Bass winner after catching a 5-pound, 3-ounce bass.
The next Everglades Division event will be held on the Kissimmee River in Lake Wales, Fla., March 28. is Florida Fishing largest Freshwater Guide Service, specializing in Florida bass fishing in many Florida lakes, canals and rivers for Lake Okeechobee Fishing and peacock bass.
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Till next time tight lines and good fishing….
From Staff Writer Capt Todd Kersey ( – / 888-829-BASS