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4/14/2017

James Bean Wins Couples Event Solo on Lake Guntersville
James Bean from Weaver, AL had to fish by himself during the Alabama North Couples Tour event held on Lake Guntersville April 8th,2017.  Fishing alone and having his trolling motor quit on him mid-day didn’t keep James from victory. 
 
James had a winning weight of 13.72 pounds and he also won Men’s Big Bass with a 4.92-pound beauty.  James credited a Senko for the big fish and chunked a variety of lures during the fishing day. 
 
Ken and Pam Draskovic came in second place with 12.50 pounds.  Catching their fish with crankbaits and soft plastics. 
 
The team of Austin Daniel and Michelle Norrod placed third with the final limit of the 13 team field and a weight of 9.20 pounds. 
 
Ladies big bass was a 2.68 pounder secured by Elaine Holler throwing her favorite colored brush hog. 

Top 5 teams

1.  James Bean                                               13.72 lbs

2.  Ken and Pam Draskovic                          12.50 lbs

3.  Austin Daniel and Michelle Norrod        9.20 lbs

4.  Ron and Elaine Holler                                7.04 lbs

5.  Mike Garlen and Rhonda Ford                 5.34 lbs

 
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be 20 May 2017 Lake Guntersville, AL.
 
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen at 256-998-0171
 
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 12 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
 
The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
 
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open Series, or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
 
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