Vaughn McCarter Wins the ABA District 42 Tournament
on AR River/Pine Bluff
Story by John Simonof
The American Fishing Tour, Division 42 of American Bass Anglers held its last qualifying tournament of the 2014 season on the Arkansas River, Pine Bluff Pool, 9 Aug 2014. Most anglers were able to bring in a few fish with six anglers finding five fish limits. 19 anglers caught 55 fish weighing 131.55 pounds, a 2.39 pound average.
Vaughn McCarter topped with leader board with a five fish limit weighing 15.74 pounds. Vaughn threw a Biffle heads and crankbaits to sack up his fish. Vaughn also caught the biggest bass of the tournament, a 4.58 pound fish. For his efforts, Vaughn took home $563.
Doug Shrum earned $277 for second place. He hauled in five fish that weighed 14.13 pounds throwing jigs and spinnerbaits.
Rounding out the top three was Lance Pyle. Lance earned $97 for five fish weighing 13.08 pounds. He caught his fish on a Culprit T-rex worm.