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5/24/2017

Bob Jennett Wins on Badin Lake

Bob Jennett of Kernersville, NC won the RAM American Fishing Tour division 14 tournament on Badin Lake in Stanley County, NC with five fish weighing 13.90 pounds held on 05/20/2017.
 

Bob Jennett of Kernersville, NC is one step closer to the RAM American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win on Badin Lake this past weekend. Jennett weighed in five bass, which weighed 13.90 pounds. 

Second place went to Lance Eckford of Troutman, NC with five bass weighing 13.03 pounds. 

Third place went to Steve Sink of Winston Salem, NC with five bass weighing in at 10.98 pounds.  
 
At launch time the temperatures were in the upper 60's with clear skies and light variable winds. The day’s conditions continued with clear skies, and south winds at 10 mph, and temperatures topping out in the low 90's. Water temperatures were in the upper 70's. 
 
The winning pattern came fishing an early pattern with a black buzz bait on the outside edge of the grass, which yielded two of Bob’s weigh fish, then as the day progressed Bob caught two more of his winning sack slow rolling a chatter bait on a deep rock ledge, then his kicker came on a main lake hump winching a deep diving crankbait.  He caught 8 keepers throughout the day, and admitted he had to work hard to get bit.   Congratulations Bob!   

Top five Anglers:
1. Bob Jennett        13.90lbs
2. Lance Eckford        13.03lbs
3. Steve Sink        10.98lbs
4. Micheal Fox        7.23lbs
5. Shane Sharpe        5.86lbs

 

Bass winner: Big bass honors went to Bob Jennett of Kernersville, NC who caught a 4.55 pound largemouth.
 

Next Event: The next tournament in division 14 is scheduled for June 10th and 11th on Lake Norman out of McCrary Creek Access.
 

For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for North Carolina-Charlotte – Lance Eckford at (919)628-3383.
 

These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the RAM AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, RAM AFT National Championship tournament.

The RAM American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship.

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Mississippi - Ross Barnett 12/15/2017 Ross Barnett
South Carolina - Savannah River 12/16/2017 Savannah River
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 12/16/2017 Logan Martin
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