Jeffery Archie wins on Kentucky Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Jeffery Archie won the Toyota Tundra American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Kentucky Division 8 tournament, held April, 19, 2014, on Kentucky Lake.
Running out of Paris Landing near Paris, Tennessee Jeffery Archie caught 5 bass weighing 18.37 pounds with a 4.83 pound kicker that resulted in big fish of the tournament. For the victory, he earned a check for $495 and $45 for big fish.
In second the team of, Brad Galbreathe and Lacey Drake caught 5 bass weighing 17.39 pounds. They pocketed a check for $330.
Taking third place, the team of Tom and Lori Murley caught 5 bass weighing 16.30 pounds with a 3.28 pound ladies kicker that resulted in ladies big fish of the tournament. She received $45 in cash.
Next Couples Tournament is the 4th of May, out of Paris Landing Marina. The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament. This year’s tournament will be held on Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, Alabama in September of 2014.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 14 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222 or view the website at www.americanbassanglers.com – if need information pertaining to the Kentucky Lake Couples, please visit the Facebook page at Kentucky Lake Couples and/or call 731-336-4938.