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5/24/2017

Secret and Cory York win on Kentucky Lake

The fishing was exceptional on Kentucky Lake this weekend.  Thirteen teams, our largest turnout to date, participated this Sunday and the results were outstanding.  The fish are making their way to those famous Kentucky Lake ledges and many of our competitors were able to locate them.  We had 49 bass weighed for a total of 157.71 pounds.  We paid out over $1,000 for the top 3 finishers and the 2 big fish pools.
 
Secret and Cory York (mother and son team) took first place with a 5 fish limit of 22.51 pounds.  They dominated the Big Bass Pool also, as Secret took the Ladies with a 5.07 big fish, while Cory had a 6.00 to take the Men’s big fish.  They caught their fish deep on main lake ledges using large worms and the "Babe" swim baits.  For their efforts they took home a total of $630, $500 for 1st place and $65 each for the big fish pools.

Robert and Cindy Linton took 2nd place with another 5 fish limit of 19.04 pounds.  Their weight was anchored by Cindy’s 4.99 big bass.  Robert and Cindy were fishing secondary ledges with big worms.  They were in receipt of $325 for their day’s work.
  

Third place went to Jay and Shari Holsapple with another 5 fish limit of 18.44 pounds.  Fishing jigs and large worms on ledges at the mouths of bays, they caught over 20 keepers throughout the day.  Every fish in the 4 pound class.  Jay and Shari earned $150 for their performance.

The points race is tight, as Jay and Shari claimed sole possession of the point standings lead for the Kentucky Lake Division with their achievement.  Congratulations to them!  

Scott and Brandi Vanover took 4th place with 5 fish weighing 16.08 pounds.

5th place was taken by Jarrod and Tammy Easley with 4 fish weighing 15.13 pounds.

Sam Gotsch and Michelle Chinn finished 6th with a 5 fish total of 14.75 pounds.

This was the first tournament with our division for these three teams:  Scott and Brandi Vanover, Jarrod and Tammy Easley, and Sam Gotsch/Michelle Chinn.  Sam and Michelle are also new members to ABA.  We extend a heartfelt welcome to all our newcomers and hope they return for many more tournaments.

There were drinks and snacks at the weigh-in.  Joe and Tracy Zalewski, along with Jamie and Angela Gordon were the lucky draw winners of non-cash prizes.  We will be giving away much more in future tournaments, with some great prizes available at the last tournament of the season for those fishing at least 4 of our 6 events. 

Our next tournament will be held on Kentucky Lake at the Paris Landing ramp on June 25th. Remember to bring your G-Juice and/or Rejuvenate and some ice for the livewells.  The water temperature will be rising and many fish will be caught deep.  Fish are easily stressed and die during these conditions.  We will launch at 6:00 AM and weigh-in at 2:00 PM.  We will be at the ramp for boat check and late registrations at 5:15 AM.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Roe and Donna Roe
mikeroe@roadrunner.com - 859-552-4047

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 ts 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, the RAM American Fishing Tour, the Ram Weekend Bass Series, or the American Couples Series, visit http://www.abacouples.com/

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2018 Season Fall Schedule

Mississippi Gulf Coast 10/14/2017 Pascagoula
Mississippi - Ross Barnett 10/14/2017 Ross Barnett
Georgia - Blackshear 10/14/2017 Blackshear
Georgia East 10/15/2017 Clarks Hill
Alabama West 10/15/2017 Bankhead
North Carolina Piedmont 10/21/2017 Gaston
Virginia 10/21/2017 Kerr
Louisiana - Shreveport 10/21/2017 Red River
Georgia - West Point 10/21/2017 West Point
Alabama East Central 10/21/2017 Neely Henry
South Carolina Northwest 10/22/2017 Hartwell
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 10/28/2017 Logan Martin
Mississippi - Ross Barnett 10/28/2017 Ross Barnett
Georgia Central 10/28/2017 Sinclair
Alabama - Mobile 10/28/2017 Tensaw
Florida - Istokpoga South 10/28/2017 Lake Istokpoga
New Mexico 10/28/2017 Elephant Butte
Pennsylvania 10/28/2017 North East River
Georgia North 10/28/2017 Allatoona
Missouri 10/28/2017 Truman Lake
Alabama Central 10/28/2017 Jordan
New York North 10/28/2017 Chaumont Bay
Alabama North 10/29/2017 Guntersville
New Mexico 10/29/2017 Elephant Butte
New York North 10/29/2017 Black Lake
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 11/04/2017 Toledo Bend
North Carolina East 11/04/2017 Tar/Pamlico River
North Carolina Charlotte 11/04/2017 High Rock Lake
Texas - Houston 11/04/2017 Coleto Creek
Missouri - Stockton 11/04/2017 Stockton
Texas - Central 11/04/2017 Stillhouse Hollow
New York North 11/04/2017 Onondaga Lake
Arkansas 11/04/2017 Hamilton
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 11/05/2017 Toledo Bend
Texas - Houston 11/05/2017 Coleto Creek
Florida - Seminole 11/05/2017 Seminole
Virginia 11/11/2017 Chickahominy River
Mississippi Gulf Coast 11/11/2017 Pearl River
Mississippi - Ross Barnett 11/11/2017 Ross Barnett
Alabama - Mobile 11/11/2017 Tensaw
Florida - Istokpoga South 11/11/2017 Lake Istokpoga
Pennsylvania 11/11/2017 North East River
Virginia - Western 11/11/2017 Kerr Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 11/11/2017 Texoma
Alabama Northwest 11/11/2017 Wilson Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 11/12/2017 Murray
DFW - Texas 11/12/2017 Texoma
Alabama West 11/12/2017 Bankhead
Georgia - West Point 11/12/2017 West Point
Florida - St Johns North 11/12/2017 Rodman
South Carolina - Savannah River 11/18/2017 Savannah River
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 11/18/2017 Lay Lake
DFW - Texas 11/18/2017 Ray Roberts
Georgia Central 11/18/2017 Sinclair
North Central Louisiana 11/18/2017 D'Arbonne
Alabama North 11/18/2017 Guntersville
Louisiana - Shreveport 11/18/2017 Caddo
North Carolina Central 11/18/2017 Lake Gaston
Georgia - Eufaula 11/18/2017 Lake Eufaula
Georgia North 11/18/2017 Allatoona
Alabama Central 11/18/2017 Mitchell
Alabama East Central 11/18/2017 Weiss
Georgia - Blackshear 11/18/2017 Blackshear
Southeast North Carolina 11/18/2017 Northeast Cape Fear River
Northeast Tennessee 11/18/2017 Cherokee
Georgia East 11/19/2017 Clarks Hill
South Carolina Northwest 11/19/2017 Russel
Georgia Central 11/25/2017 Oconee
Alabama Northwest 11/25/2017 Wheeler Lake
       

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5/20/2018 Wheeler
7/01/2018 Weiss

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2/18/2018 Kentucky
4/22/2018 Kentucky
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

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Alabama North 10/14/2017 Weiss
Florida Northwest 10/14/2017 Choctawhatchee River
Georgia 10/21/2017 Oconee
Tennessee Northeast 10/28/2017 Watts Bar
Alabama Central 10/28/2017 Lay Lake
South Carolina 11/4/2017 Clarks Hill
Alabama North 11/11/2017 Guntersville
Alabama Central 11/11/2017 Logan Martin
Georgia 11/18/2017 Hartwell
Florida Northwest 11/18/2017 Apalachicola River
Georgia 11/19/2017 Hartwell
Alabama North 12/2/2017 Weiss
Florida Northwest 12/2/2017 Choctawhatchee River
Alabama Central 12/2/2017 Lake Mitchell
Georgia 12/9/2017 Jackson

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