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Updated: 8/31/2020

Wheeler Boosts Massive Lead

Jacob Wheeler has added another fraction of a point to his already monstrous lead atop the BassFan World Rankings. After finishes of 1st, 2nd and 2nd in the three FLW Pro Circuit Super Tournaments, he's ahead of 2nd-place Ott DeFoe by just under 43 points.

Justin Lucas, who won a Super Tournament and the Bass Pro season finale this summer, jumped from 20th place to 3rd. Jordan Lee fell one place to 4th.

The Top 4 are all Bass Pro Tour anglers and their 2020 tour-level seasons are complete.

Seth Feider remained in the No. 5 slot and Jamie Hartman dropped two places to 6th. Cory Johnston, a Top-10 finisher in all three Bassmaster Elite Series events on the northern swing, moved up five places to 7th.

BPT competitors Jeff Sprague and Andy Morgan and Elite Series/FLW pro John Cox round out the Top 10. Cox gained 28 places with a pair of 3rds and an 11th in the north.

The next tournament that will impact the Rankings is the Lake Guntersville Elite Series (Sept. 30-Oct. 3).

Current Rankings - 8/31/2020

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Place Prior Start Angler City State Boat/Motor Points
271 270 287 Nick Gainey Charleston SC 62.921
274 282 203 Johnny McCombs Mount Olive AL 62.660
45 52 116 Brock Mosley Collinsville MS 157.512
50 80 54 Austin Felix Eden Prairie MN 155.295
77 84 77 Ray Hanselman Del Rio TX 140.285
78 74 211 Luke Palmer Coalgate OK 139.852
82 93 268 Ed Loughran III Richmond VA 137.168
84 82 78 Caleb Sumrall New Iberia LA 135.101
94 101 235 Mike Huff Corbin KY 131.508
98 100 226 Greg DiPalma Millville NJ 130.383
100 96 213 Garrett Paquette Canton MI 130.126
114 116 276 Frank Talley Temple TX 126.715
131 130 240 Jesse Tacoronte Orlando FL 119.282
134 150 39 Joseph Webster Fulton MS 118.014
136 141 153 Joshua Weaver Macon GA 117.550
137 131 261 Dakota Ebare Denham Springs LA 116.532
139 154 125 Kurt Mitchell Milford DE 116.235
145 152 260 Wade Strelic Alpine CA 112.296
151 134 182 Shane Lineberger Lincolnton NC 111.603
154 158 251 Tyler Rivet Raceland LA 109.191
160 181 177 Randy Sullivan Breckenridge TX 107.188
161 167 252 Randy Pierson Oakdale CA 106.934
168 171 186 Kerry Milner Bono AR 105.230
176 168 138 Tyler Stewart West Monroe LA 103.336
179 194 202 Brett Preuett Monroe LA 101.294
180 169 273 Rob Digh Denver NC 101.226
181 153 141 Christopher Brasher Spring TX 100.135
183 172 162 Robbie Latuso Gonzales LA 99.270
184 178 212 Darrell Davis Dover FL 99.134
185 202 192 Tyler Carriere Youngsville LA 99.041
188 199 280 Dale Hightower Sand Springs OK 98.720
189 205 328 David Gaston Sylacauga AL 98.445
193 165 279 Chad Warren Sand Springs OK 95.874
194 191 152 Kyle Weisenburger Ottawa OH 95.849
195 213 285 Derrick Snavely Rogersville TN 95.846
199 196 286 Quentin Cappo Prairieville LA 94.976
201 185 150 Kyle Cortiana Broken Arrow OK 94.195
206 204 270 Tommy Dickerson Orange TX 92.309
208 201 106 Roy Hawk Lake Havasu City AZ 91.845
209 207 255 Evan Barnes Hot Springs AR 91.415
211 221 297 Jon Englund Farwell MN 91.122
212 219 215 Andy Young Mound MN 90.873
216 222 257 Ryan Salzman Huntsville AL 88.758
218 214 295 A.J. Slegona Pine Bush NY 88.039
220 232 290 Dicky Newberry Houston TX 87.733
221 229 288 Tyler Woolcott Port Orange FL 87.575
224 215 238 Nick LeBrun Bossier City LA 85.880
225 208 246 Clayton Batts Macon GA 84.285
226 216 143 Tom Redington Royse City TX 84.158
232 209 110 Josh Douglas Mound MN 81.489
234 234 298 Corey Neece Bristol TN 80.781
238 241 258 Joel Willert Prior Lake MN 78.353
239 225 176 Brandon Mosley Choctaw OK 78.058
241 290 Kyle Hall Granbury TX 77.715
244 236 314 Bailey Boutries Daphne AL 76.389
245 243 156 Miles Howe San Juan Capistrano CA 76.008
254 273 Takumi Ito Chiba 72.930
255 249 300 Sam George Athens AL 72.738
257 267 187 Daryl Biron South Windsor CT 70.863
259 304 241 Scott Dobson Clarkston MI 69.092
260 256 222 Blake Smith Lakeland FL 69.085
261 252 317 Hunter Freeman Monroe LA 68.922
264 263 225 Jeff Dobson Bartlesville OK 67.586
265 299 Cole Floyd Leesburg OH 66.121
266 260 289 Hensley Powell Whitwell TN 65.953
267 250 263 Eric Jackson Walling TN 65.829
268 261 207 Cody Kelley Conway AR 64.216
269 259 338 Troy Roder Brookeland TX 63.937
270 284 Caleb Kuphall Mukwonago WI 63.038
273 262 331 Randy Despino Colfax LA 62.674
276 288 Kyle Welcher Opelika AL 61.214
277 311 Cody Hollen Beaverton OR 61.075
278 266 281 Mark Fisher Glenview IL 60.500
279 316 Mitch Crane Columbus MS 60.467
281 280 221 Andy Wicker Pomaria SC 58.104
283 279 239 Matt Wittekiend Angleton TX 57.439
284 274 217 Timmy Thompkins Myrtle Beach SC 57.231
285 271 292 Austin Wilson Citrus Heights CA 57.050
287 278 230 Curtis Richardson Belleville ON 56.959
288 269 244 Charlie Evans Gilbertsville KY 56.781
289 281 305 Cody Murray Nampa ID 56.413
290 313 Bob Downey Hudson WI 56.207
291 305 Jimmy Washam Covington TN 56.200
292 283 304 Michael Matthee Centurion 55.932
293 276 316 Ron Farrow Rock Hill SC 55.534
294 289 302 Colby Schrumpf Highland IL 55.451
295 285 229 Jimmy Brewer Marshall TX 54.757
296 292 219 Luke Dunkin Lawrenceburg TN 53.562
297 325 Barron Adams Mineral Bluff GA 53.117
298 298 291 Richard Lowitzki St. Charles IL 52.907
299 320 Destin DeMarion Grove City PA 52.081
300 275 236 David Wootton Collierville TN 51.687
301 297 231 Tim Cales Sandstone WV 50.351
303 286 319 Randy Allen Shreveport LA 49.790
304 294 208 Cody Hahner Wausau WI 49.606
305 300 320 Robert Case Point TX 49.509
307 301 Laramy Strickland Bushnell FL 48.221
308 291 312 Chris Whitson Louisville TN 46.679
309 303 293 Robert Behrle Hoover AL 46.384
310 295 233 Ryan Chandler Hobart IN 46.295
311 302 324 Marty Lawrence Mesa AZ 46.286
312 322 Darold Gleason Leesville LA 45.726
313 293 307 Chris Neau New Orleans LA 45.090
314 307 271 Russell Cecil Willis TX 44.398
316 323 Kyle Gelles Pingree ID 43.501
318 309 253 Glenn Chappelear Acworth GA 43.474
319 330 357 Alton Wilhoit Harrah OK 43.049
320 312 330 Brant Grimm Church Hill TN 42.909
321 315 283 Chad Randles Elkhorn NE 42.807
322 308 249 Rex Huff Corbin KY 42.371
323 314 359 Chip Harrington Olathe KS 41.776
324 318 272 Jim Jones Big Bend WI 39.412
325 319 266 Bob Morin Seymour TN 39.085
326 327 Jason Vance Battle Ground IN 38.377
327 341 Lane Olson Tigard OR 36.298
328 329 345 Rex Jaeger Hamilton OH 33.488
329 328 340 Derek Fulps Broken Arrow OK 33.267
330 326 342 Tim Malone Gatlinburg TN 32.856
332 335 Erik Luzak Fenelon Falls ON 31.580
333 331 347 Kevin Finley Phoenix AZ 30.786
334 332 329 Bill Hutchison Bessemer AL 29.794
335 343 Terry Luedtke Burton TX 29.033
336 333 254 Rob Jordan Flowery Branch GA 28.981
337 334 Lance Crawford Broken Bow OK 28.634
338 337 Jake Morris McKee KY 27.490
339 336 353 Chuck Medley Owens Cross Roads AL 26.994
340 346 Kevin Meeks Smyrna TN 26.374
341 345 Dave Parsons Yantis TX 25.950
343 340 Kevin Martin Crown City OH 25.352
344 344 Jake Ormond Sterlington LA 23.874
345 351 Roger Hughes Bartlesville OK 23.716
346 354 Robert Nakatomi Sacramento CA 23.566
348 339 355 Charles Stratton Chafee MO 22.878
349 355 Colby Miller Elmer LA 22.538
350 350 Cody Nichols Fayette AL 22.441
351 348 350 Drew Ratley Shreveport LA 21.963
352 353 Travis Archer Covington WA 21.590
353 349 315 Craig Rozema Simpsonsville SC 21.566
354 360 David Perdue Wirtz VA 21.453
355 352 Tyson Patrick Midland TX 19.999
356 356 Preston Craig Philadelphia TN 18.526
357 347 264 Billy Shelton III La Crosse VA 17.873
358 357 335 Tony Dumitras Winston GA 16.170
359 362 Chance Woodard Paris TX 15.663
360 359 TR Andreas Kerrville TX 15.601
361 358 349 Harry Moore Valley AL 13.676
362 361 361 Jason Christy Dadeville AL 11.017
363 365 Dennis Cameron Travelers Rest SC 6.934
365 364 363 Jay Brainard Enid OK 5.817
81 83 196 Lee Livesay Longview TX Ballistic/Mercury 137.355
125 107 164 Carl Jocumsen Queensland Bass Cat/Evinrude 122.981
97 91 70 Jesse Wiggins Addison AL Bass Cat/Honda 130.502
191 195 234 Paul Elias Laurel MS Bass Cat/Honda 96.634
5 5 25 Seth Feider Bloomington MN Bass Cat/Mercury 184.147
8 6 11 Jeff Sprague Point TX Bass Cat/Mercury 182.001
85 76 86 Hank Cherry Lincolnton NC Bass Cat/Mercury 134.990
87 71 148 Mark Davis Mt. Ida AR Bass Cat/Mercury 133.465
93 89 67 John Crews, Jr. Salem VA Bass Cat/Mercury 132.348
142 142 112 Shinichi Fukae Osaka Bass Cat/Mercury 113.955
146 135 205 Britt Myers Lake Wylie SC Bass Cat/Mercury 112.266
159 177 188 Kelly Jordon Mineola TX Bass Cat/Mercury 107.898
192 174 87 Brandon McMillan Belle Glade FL Bass Cat/Mercury 95.885
203 159 104 Jordan Osborne Longview TX Bass Cat/Mercury 92.555
222 218 92 Billy McCaghren Mayflower AR Bass Cat/Mercury 87.206
248 242 88 Andrew Upshaw Tulsa OK Bass Cat/Mercury 75.260
66 70 94 Brandon Card Caryville TN Bass Cat/Suzuki 147.420
147 138 74 Gerald Spohrer Gonzales LA Bass Cat/Suzuki 112.016
54 57 27 Michael Iaconelli Pittsgrove NJ Bass Cat/Yamaha 153.365
106 112 122 Steve Kennedy Auburn AL Bass Cat/Yamaha 128.932
40 33 42 Zack Birge Blanchard OK BassCat/Mercury 160.597
32 30 71 Adrian Avena Vineland NJ BassCat/Suzuki 163.826
174 206 171 Jason Lambert Michie TN Blazer/Evinrude 103.925
148 170 172 Wes Logan Springville AL Blazer/Mercury 111.977
214 230 165 Brad Dortch Atmore AL Blazer/Mercury 90.659
120 95 51 Dean Rojas Lake Havasu City AZ Blazer/Suzuki 124.494
9 11 23 Andy Morgan Dayton TN Bullet/Evinrude 177.363
272 264 157 Ramie Colson, Jr. Cadiz KY Bullet/Evinrude 62.776
12 14 50 Buddy Gross Ringgold GA Bullet/Mercury 174.667
109 98 124 Skylar Hamilton Dandridge TN Caymas/Yamaha 128.076
10 38 9 John Cox Debary FL Crestliner/Mercury 176.135
88 81 103 Justin Atkins Florence AL Falcon/Evinrude 133.454
101 99 111 Anthony Gagliardi Prosperity SC Falcon/Evinrude 130.011
62 67 29 Brandon Cobb Greenwood SC Falcon/Mercury 149.032
112 114 184 Brandon Coulter Knoxville TN Falcon/Mercury 127.200
187 176 194 Rick Morris Bracey VA Falcon/Mercury 98.886
202 203 64 Brian Latimer Belton SC Falcon/Mercury 93.813
219 239 175 Tim Frederick Leesburg FL Falcon/Mercury 87.921
210 223 185 John Hunter, Jr. Shelbyville KY Falcon/Suzuki 91.396
57 48 198 Patrick Walters Summerville SC Falcon/Yamaha 151.264
249 244 174 Chris McCall Jasper TX Legend/Evinrude 74.893
256 253 294 Scott Ashmore Broken Arrow OK Legend/Yamaha 71.859
302 321 277 Gary Yamamoto Mineola TX Legend/Yamaha 50.079
63 45 58 Jeff Gustafson Keewatin ON Lund/Mercury 148.870
2 2 5 Ott DeFoe Blaine TN NItro/Mercury 193.440
6 4 3 Jamie Hartman Greenbriar AR Nitro/Mercury 183.365
11 8 20 Stetson Blaylock Benton AR Nitro/Mercury 175.233
26 23 2 Edwin Evers Talala OK Nitro/Mercury 165.517
46 39 41 Andy Montgomery Blacksburg SC Nitro/Mercury 157.511
48 60 35 Josh Bertrand San Tan Valley AZ Nitro/Mercury 155.657
49 49 115 Fletcher Shryock Grant AL Nitro/Mercury 155.346
61 54 96 Jason Williamson Aiken SC Nitro/Mercury 149.668
69 68 79 Chris Lane Guntersville AL Nitro/Mercury 146.759
72 69 63 Kevin VanDam Kalamazoo MI Nitro/Mercury 145.186
122 117 102 Brian Snowden Reeds Springs MO Nitro/Mercury 124.034
124 120 119 Jonathon VanDam Kalamazoo MI Nitro/Mercury 123.873
140 133 237 Miles Burghoff Hixson TN Nitro/Mercury 115.574
141 151 180 Tim Horton Muscle Shoals AL Nitro/Mercury 115.524
157 144 95 Casey Scanlon Lenexa KS Nitro/Mercury 108.329
165 143 136 Dylan Hays El Dorado AR Nitro/Mercury 105.757
173 149 145 Rick Clunn Ava MO Nitro/Mercury 104.189
197 173 109 David Williams Maiden NC Nitro/Mercury 95.291
228 210 114 Matt Reed Madisonville TX Nitro/Mercury 83.934
34 28 14 Michael Neal Dayton TN Nitro/Yamaha 163.108
58 65 80 Clent Davis Montevallo AL Phoenix/Evinrude 150.071
27 36 76 Alton Jones, Jr. Lorena TX Phoenix/Mercury 165.312
30 35 44 Drew Benton Panama City FL Phoenix/Mercury 164.024
35 25 37 Brandon Lester Fayetteville TN Phoenix/Mercury 163.012
52 59 100 Hunter Shryock Newcomerstown OH Phoenix/Mercury 153.810
65 56 6 Aaron Martens Leeds AL Phoenix/Mercury 148.012
68 64 28 Greg Hackney Gonzales LA Phoenix/Mercury 146.923
76 66 155 Cliff Prince Palatka FL Phoenix/Mercury 140.830
80 86 46 Greg Vinson Wetumpka AL Phoenix/Mercury 137.464
86 102 142 Chad Morgenthaler Coulterville IL Phoenix/Mercury 134.734
102 79 69 James Elam Tulsa OK Phoenix/Mercury 130.008
111 105 256 Brad Whatley Bivins TX Phoenix/Mercury 127.206
113 106 68 Gerald Swindle Warrior AL Phoenix/Mercury 127.110
123 128 81 Matt Becker Finleyville PA Phoenix/Mercury 123.933
138 129 195 Kyle Monti Okeechobee FL Phoenix/Mercury 116.272
143 161 168 Chris Groh Spring Grove IL Phoenix/Mercury 113.138
166 184 269 Gary Clouse La Vergne TN Phoenix/Mercury 105.398
177 180 117 John Voyles Petersburg IN Phoenix/Mercury 102.582
204 211 121 Brad Knight Lancing TN Phoenix/Mercury 92.495
227 231 139 J Todd Tucker Moultrie GA Phoenix/Mercury 84.026
233 287 Spencer Shuffield Bismarck AR Phoenix/Mercury 80.888
280 272 178 Bradley Hallman Norman OK Phoenix/Mercury 59.680
90 94 56 Clifford Pirch Payson AZ Phoenix/Suzuki 133.029
3 20 32 Justin Lucas Guntersville AL Phoenix/Yamaha 190.604
33 22 26 Bobby Lane Lakeland FL Phoenix/Yamaha 163.355
47 41 47 Randall Tharp Port St. Joe FL Phoenix/Yamaha 157.188
108 132 160 Russ Lane Prattville AL Phoenix/Yamaha 128.319
242 238 282 Charles Sim Ottawa ON Ranger 77.594
7 12 33 Cory Johnston Cavan ON Ranger/Evinrude 182.658
16 26 21 Chris Johnston Peterborough ON Ranger/Evinrude 173.045
28 29 12 Bryan Thrift Shelby NC Ranger/Evinrude 164.923
29 19 48 Matt Arey Shelby NC Ranger/Evinrude 164.369
36 46 60 Shane LeHew Charlotte NC Ranger/Evinrude 162.954
37 51 113 Clark Wendlandt Cedar Park TX Ranger/Evinrude 162.223
42 34 36 Cody Meyer Grass Valley CA Ranger/Evinrude 158.887
53 47 31 Wesley Strader Spring City TN Ranger/Evinrude 153.549
83 90 140 Scott Suggs Bryant AR Ranger/Evinrude 136.534
115 108 146 Koby Kreiger Bokeelia FL Ranger/Evinrude 126.552
118 111 131 David Walker Sevierville TN Ranger/Evinrude 124.844
156 155 57 Braxton Setzer Auburn AL Ranger/Evinrude 109.007
178 187 59 Terry Bolton, Jr. Paducah KY Ranger/Evinrude 101.421
190 190 204 David Fritts Lexington NC Ranger/Evinrude 97.310
200 197 18 Scott Martin Clewiston FL Ranger/Evinrude 94.655
217 224 201 Bill McDonald Greenwood IN Ranger/Evinrude 88.287
229 220 209 Jim Tutt Longview TX Ranger/Evinrude 83.641
230 233 216 Barry Wilson Birmingham AL Ranger/Evinrude 83.461
231 226 167 Greg Bohannan Bentonville AR Ranger/Evinrude 82.515
236 251 206 Mike Surman Boca Raton FL Ranger/Evinrude 80.243
246 317 Rusty Salewske Alpine CA Ranger/Evinrude 75.949
252 247 135 Larry Nixon Quitman AR Ranger/Evinrude 74.020
286 277 223 Shawn Murphy Nicholasville KY Ranger/Evinrude 57.041
342 338 James Biggs Euless TX Ranger/Evinrude 25.935
347 342 Alvin Shaw State Road NC Ranger/Evinrude 23.392
366 367 336 Robert Pearson Oak Hill VA Ranger/Evinrude 4.370
317 310 323 Charles Ingram Santa Fe TN Ranger/Honda 43.492
13 16 13 Mark Rose Wynne AR Ranger/Mercury 173.670
15 13 16 Micah Frazier Newnan GA Ranger/Mercury 173.170
17 10 24 Mark Daniels, Jr. Tuskegee AL Ranger/Mercury 172.853
19 15 4 Jacob Powroznik North Prince George VA Ranger/Mercury 171.876
21 27 8 Brent Ehrler Redlands CA Ranger/Mercury 171.133
31 43 30 David Dudley Lynchburg VA Ranger/Mercury 163.942
60 63 43 Jared Lintner Arroyo Grande CA Ranger/Mercury 150.021
67 53 218 Ron Nelson Berrien Springs MI Ranger/Mercury 147.359
74 75 159 Todd Auten Gastonia NC Ranger/Mercury 142.716
75 78 98 Luke Clausen Otis Orchards WA Ranger/Mercury 142.469
79 92 53 Jason Christie Park Hill OK Ranger/Mercury 137.587
91 87 220 Bradford Beavers Summerville SC Ranger/Mercury 132.930
92 109 90 Skeet Reese Auburn CA Ranger/Mercury 132.833
95 85 169 Tom Monsoor La Crosse WI Ranger/Mercury 131.316
96 110 181 Bernie Schultz Gainesville FL Ranger/Mercury 130.767
104 118 105 Bryan Schmitt Deale MD Ranger/Mercury 129.731
105 97 93 Dave Lefebre Erie PA Ranger/Mercury 129.661
116 113 137 Kelley Jaye Dadeville AL Ranger/Mercury 125.382
130 125 129 John Murray Spring City TN Ranger/Mercury 121.091
132 123 52 Jeremy Lawyer Sarcoxie MO Ranger/Mercury 119.264
133 147 127 Jason Reyes Humble TX Ranger/Mercury 118.920
144 145 108 Alex Davis Albertville AL Ranger/Mercury 112.467
153 136 149 Mike McClelland Bella Vista AR Ranger/Mercury 109.438
155 160 99 Brett Hite Phoenix AZ Ranger/Mercury 109.153
163 164 183 James Watson Waynesville MO Ranger/Mercury 106.687
167 179 200 Tommy Biffle Wagoner OK Ranger/Mercury 105.324
171 157 82 Jared McMillan Belle Glade FL Ranger/Mercury 104.369
186 198 161 Joey Cifuentes Clinton AR Ranger/Mercury 98.992
205 189 224 Scott Wiley Bay Minette AL Ranger/Mercury 92.393
215 212 232 Troy Morrow Eastanollee GA Ranger/Mercury 89.649
240 255 228 Billy Hines Vacaville CA Ranger/Mercury 78.013
243 246 210 Aaron Britt Yuba City CA Ranger/Mercury 77.054
247 228 133 Chad Grigsby Maple Grove MN Ranger/Mercury 75.475
250 248 107 Sheldon Collings Grove OK Ranger/Mercury 74.609
253 245 101 Todd Castledine Nacogdoches TX Ranger/Mercury 73.983
258 258 190 Jamie Horton Centerville AL Ranger/Mercury 69.131
262 254 193 Rob Kilby Hot Springs AR Ranger/Mercury 68.281
263 257 214 Jimmy Reese Witter Springs CA Ranger/Mercury 67.820
275 268 262 Pete Ponds Madison MS Ranger/Mercury 62.115
306 296 259 Jimmy Houston Cookson OK Ranger/Mercury 48.714
315 306 243 Randy Blaukat Joplin MO Ranger/Mercury 43.511
367 363 170 Scott Rook Little Rock AR Ranger/Mercury 3.328
4 3 7 Jordan Lee Cullman AL Ranger/Yamaha 189.172
22 24 62 Takahiro Omori Emory TX Ranger/Yamaha 168.476
44 32 40 Keith Combs Huntington TX Ranger/Yamaha 157.809
103 104 126 Matt Lee Guntersville AL Ranger/Yamaha 129.942
126 121 120 Ish Monroe Hughson CA Ranger/Yamaha 122.414
170 200 191 Jim Moynagh Carver MN Ranger/Yamaha 104.730
172 162 166 Matt Greenblatt Port St. Lucie FL Ranger/Yamaha 104.238
175 182 179 Jason Abram Chuckey TN Ranger/Yamaha 103.421
196 192 151 Darrel Robertson Jay OK Ranger/Yamaha 95.801
207 193 130 James Niggemeyer Van TX Ranger/Yamaha 92.193
213 175 265 Lendell Martin, Jr. Nacogdoches TX Ranger/Yamaha 90.778
251 237 199 Jason Meninger Gainesville GA Ranger/Yamaha 74.299
282 265 275 Rusty Trancygier Hahira GA Ranger/Yamaha 57.988
18 9 10 Brandon Palaniuk Hayden ID Skeeter/Yamaha 172.494
20 7 17 Scott Canterbury Odenville AL Skeeter/Yamaha 171.296
23 18 19 Chris Zaldain Fort Worth TX Skeeter/Yamaha 167.801
39 37 158 Drew Cook Midway FL Skeeter/Yamaha 160.778
43 50 15 Todd Faircloth Jasper TX Skeeter/Yamaha 158.563
55 58 65 Cliff Pace Petal MS Skeeter/Yamaha 153.203
59 61 66 Matt Herren Trussville AL Skeeter/Yamaha 150.023
70 55 73 Chad Pipkens Holt MI Skeeter/Yamaha 146.337
71 72 85 Alton Jones, Sr. Waco TX Skeeter/Yamaha 146.285
99 103 72 Mark Menendez Paducah KY Skeeter/Yamaha 130.191
107 122 144 Jay Yelas Lincoln City OR Skeeter/Yamaha 128.588
117 115 242 Derek Hudnall Baton Rouge LA Skeeter/Yamaha 124.918
129 127 97 Marty Robinson Lyman SC Skeeter/Yamaha 121.136
158 156 118 Matthew Stefan Junction City WI Skeeter/Yamaha 107.904
182 188 154 Cliff Crochet Pierre Part LA Skeeter/Yamaha 99.668
198 217 227 Clark Reehm Shreveport LA Skeeter/Yamaha 95.012
223 227 197 Yusuke Miyazaki Mineola TX Skeeter/Yamaha 85.925
235 240 248 Zell Rowland Montgomery TX Skeeter/Yamaha 80.609
237 235 134 Kurt Dove Fairfax VA Skeeter/Yamaha 79.483
1 1 1 Jacob Wheeler Harrison TN Triton/Evinrude 236.392
14 17 84 Paul Mueller Naugatuck CT Triton/Mercury 173.505
24 21 38 Dustin Connell Clanton AL Triton/Mercury 167.200
25 31 83 David Mullins Mt. Carmel TN Triton/Mercury 166.002
38 42 55 Brent Chapman Lenexa KS Triton/Mercury 160.812
41 40 45 Fred Roumbanis Russellville AR Triton/Mercury 159.941
51 44 34 Casey Ashley Donalds SC Triton/Mercury 154.601
56 77 89 Jake Whitaker Fairview NC Triton/Mercury 151.675
64 62 61 Stephen Browning Hot Springs AR Triton/Mercury 148.182
89 88 22 Bradley Roy Lancaster KY Triton/Mercury 133.250
110 183 173 Bill Weidler Helena AL Triton/Mercury 127.663
119 137 163 Grae Buck Harleysville PA Triton/Mercury 124.732
121 140 91 Randy Howell Guntersville AL Triton/Mercury 124.424
127 139 75 Keith Poche Pike Road AL Triton/Mercury 121.914
128 146 128 Boyd Duckett Guntersville AL Triton/Mercury 121.911
149 119 284 Jacob Wall New Hope AL Triton/Mercury 111.676
152 126 123 Gary Klein Mingus TX Triton/Mercury 110.891
164 166 189 Shaw E. Grigsby, Jr. Gainesville FL Triton/Mercury 105.852
169 186 299 Jon Canada Helena AL Triton/Mercury 104.886
331 324 250 Jay Kendrick Grant AL Triton/Mercury 32.354
135 124 147 Terry Scroggins San Mateo FL Triton/Yamaha 117.779
150 148 132 Jeff Kriet Ardmore OK Triton/Yamaha 111.675
73 73 49 Bill Lowen Brookville IN XPress/Yamaha 143.736
162 163 278 Harvey Horne Bella Vista AR Xpress/Yamaha 106.787

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