Wagoner's Tommy Biffle Wins Bassmaster Elite Empire Chase

Monday, July 10th 2006, 5:02 am
By: News On 6

BREWERTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Oklahoman Tommy Biffle has a tournament total 63 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the $100,000 Bassmaster Elite Empire Chase on Oneida Lake in Brewerton, New York.

Biffle, who is from Wagoner, had a final-day catch Sunday of 16 pounds. He also had the biggest overall catch of the day that earned him an extra $1,000.

Second-place Charlie Youngers of Oviedo, Florida, had a final-day total of 15 pounds, 7 ounces, and a four-day total of 60 pounds, 11 ounces.

Another Oklahoman, Ken Cook of Meers, tied for fourth with a tournament total of 60 pounds, 7 ounces.