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Louisiana's Ganey Wins T-H Marine FLW Tournament


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BROOKELAND, Texas (June 10, 2019) – Boater Rylon Ganey of Pineville, Louisiana, won Saturday’s T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir with five bass weighing 20 pounds, 11 ounces. For his win, Ganey took home $6,362.

The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:
1st: Rylon Ganey, Pineville, La., five bass, 20-11, $6,362
2nd: Eric Leger, Mamou, La., five bass, 19-6, $2,353
3rd: Jarred Williams, Bunkie, La., five bass, 19-4, $1,502
4th: Jame Dubroc, Bunkie, La., five bass, 18-14, $1,052
5th: Tommy Mackey, Bryan, Texas, five bass, 17-12, $1,151
6th: Matthew McArdle, Humble, Texas, five bass, 17-0, $826
7th: Dicky Newberry, Houston, Texas, five bass, 16-10, $751
8th: Ryan Pinkston, Center, Texas, five bass, 16-3, $676
9th: Jerry King, Flint, Texas, five bass, 16-2, $601
10th: Jim Dillard, West Monroe, La., five bass, 16-0, $526

Complete results can be found at

Ganey’s big kicker bass ended up weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned him the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $655.

Boerne’s Glynn Takes Co-Angler Title
Michael Glynn of Boerne, Texas, won the Co-angler Division and $2,353 Saturday after catching five bass weighing 18 pounds, 9 ounces.
The top 10 co-anglers were:
1st: Michael Glynn, Boerne, Texas, five bass, 18-9, $2,353
2nd: Hannah Gryder, Milam, Texas, five bass, 17-9, $1,127
3rd: Pete Lammons, Houston, Texas, five bass, 15-12, $801
4th: Zane Leblanc, Reserve, La., five bass, 15-2, $853
5th: Ryan Bourque, Slidell, La., five bass, 14-10, $451
6th: Logan Slaughter, Dallas, Texas, five bass, 13-15, $413
7th: Brian Tolley, Katy, Texas, five bass, 13-5, $526
8th: Clark Moore, Nacogdoches, Texas, five bass, 13-2, $338
9th: Sammy Strong, Orange, Texas, five bass, 13-0, $281
9th: David Beason, Evans, La., five bass, 13-0, $281
Leblanc caught the heaviest bass in the Co-angler Division, a fish weighing in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $327.

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Water stained; 85–89 degrees; 0.49’ high. Black bass are fair on watermelon Rat–L–Traps and shad colored crankbaits. White bass are fair on minnows and Li’l Fishies. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 15–30 feet. Bream are slow. Catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait and liver.