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Week 16 Winner

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Sonoma was not good to many of of but four teams manage to break 300 points this week with two tying each other for top honors. Muc33 and wyldewal both managed 329 points to take the weekly win this week. Congratulations to the both of you!

1 muc33 329

2 wyldewal 329

3 MN Mike 320

4 RosoRiverRat 302

5 mnhunter381 ® 298

6 DDT26 ® 288

7 shiner2367 ® 286

8 Wallyeyes ® 274

9 Smoke20 ® 270

10 Crazy Train 267

11 Meaney --17-- ® 260

12 Jking 258

13 jwhjr ® 258

14 NAPAFISH 240

15 Airjer 236

16 musky999 236

17 Outdoor Ran 236

18 rossthefisherman ® 231

19 Trick on the track ® 226

20 1lkstage 222

21 SoldierGirl ® 222

22 Cheeser 220

23 mnwildman 220

24 hoppe56307 ® 219

25 Double D's 217

26 Johnsonator ® 216

27 Juneau4 ® 216

28 Tunrevir1 216

29 xedge2002 216

30 fishinchicks ® 214

31 Outdoornut 206

32 Papa Grump 206

33 wally20 206

34 Lee Enterprises 203

35 anyfishwilldo 202

36 MNO Man ® 200

37 LMITOUT88 ® 197

38 yaggieboys 197

39 2dog ® 196

40 FatMike ® 196

41 Fishing_Novice ® 196

42 HOF#13 196

43 legend 89 196

44 MetroJoe 196

45 PerchPounder 196

46 Rip_Some_Lip ® 196

47 Sifty 196

48 harvey lee 194

49 Iron Cowboys 194

50 ReefRunner ® 194

51 Cyberfish 188

52 Harmonica Bear 188

53 braves57 182

54 the pro ® 182

55 catman ® 180

56 Down to Earth ® 180

57 delzz7 176

58 TNFL 176

59 Capt.Blaine 172

60 lawdog 172

61 PikeBayCommanche 172

62 fishonnopeoff ® 169

63 bbqhead 168

64 Uncle Bill 166

65 Sutty 164

66 Jbell1981 148

67 Bass N Spear ® 110

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Total Points

Nice job Outdoornut!

1 Outdoornut 4521

2 bbqhead 4507

3 braves57 4476

4 RosoRiverRat 4438

5 Capt.Blaine 4418

6 Airjer 4385

7 catman ® 4379

8 Cheeser 4360

9 Johnsonator ® 4343

10 Crazy Train 4333

11 NAPAFISH 4331

12 musky999 4312

13 mnhunter381 ® 4304

14 Tunrevir1 4299

15 MNO Man ® 4270

16 PikeBayCommanche 4264

17 the pro ® 4252

18 1lkstage 4233

19 MetroJoe 4222

20 Smoke20 ® 4215

21 TNFL 4207

22 harvey lee 4206

23 yaggieboys 4204

24 mnwildman 4201

25 Fishing_Novice ® 4183

26 DDT26 ® 4174

27 Jking 4168

28 wally20 4155

29 Meaney --17-- ® 4144

30 legend 89 4143

31 jwhjr ® 4141

32 fishinchicks ® 4140

33 Rip_Some_Lip ® 4131

34 delzz7 4121

35 Juneau4 ® 4117

36 rossthefisherman ® 4113

37 shiner2367 ® 4112

38 Down to Earth ® 4103

39 FatMike ® 4097

40 Bass N Spear ® 4087

41 Cyberfish 4062

42 Papa Grump 4055

43 Iron Cowboys 4055

44 lawdog 4039

45 HOF#13 4028

46 wyldewal 4027

47 muc33 4025

48 LMITOUT88 ® 4025

49 Jbell1981 4025

50 Wallyeyes ® 4022

51 anyfishwilldo 4013

52 Trick on the track ® 3996

53 PerchPounder 3963

54 Outdoor Ran 3958

55 SoldierGirl ® 3958

56 Harmonica Bear 3933

57 Sutty 3926

58 Sifty 3905

59 fishonnopeoff ® 3897

60 hoppe56307 ® 3859

61 Lee Enterprises 3858

62 Uncle Bill 3794

63 2dog ® 3762

64 Double D's 3688

65 MN Mike 3673

66 xedge2002 3659

67 ReefRunner ® 2948

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Previous Winners

2006 - Airjer, 318 points

2007 - wally20, 350 points

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Holy smokes, I'm sinking like a friggen rock the last 3-4 weeks!!!!

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Wooooohooooo, even though I can't stand the thorny bush, he made me tops this week. hopefully my climb can begin, The first half has been fairly shaky, but I have some strongholds left to use. Good week wyldewal!

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Congrats Chad.

Lawdog, We will see who falls to the bottom first. It just seems I cannot pick a winner with these COT cars. I'm going to just start to forget to change my picks and I will bet that I will do better.

That darn Rowdy won another. That guy is a puke but sure has a fast car.

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Wow, I wanted to see if I could go 2 years without a win now I have to start over. grin At least it wasn't a solo win congrats muc33.

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Good job guys! It's going to be interesting to see who still has drivers left over the next few weeks.

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almost a top 10... I'll take it smilesmile

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