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5/30/2017

Marc Arnold wins on Lake Guntersville

From Division 29, Alabama North Marc Arnold of Kingsport, Tn, is one step closer to the 2017 ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win during the RAM American Fishing Tour bass tournament held at Lake Guntersville on the 27th of May 2017.  Marc caught five bass weighing a whopping 20.18 lbs, and big fish with a 6.86lb largemouth.   The recap of his day included an early shallow bite for the majority of his fish.

Finishing in second place was Chuck Hemm with 15.36 lbs.  Chuck had success throwing topwater lures. 

12 anglers competed in this event, with 8 limits brought to the scales on this windy day. 
These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in this division’s two-day championship and the American Fishing Tour 2017 National Championship on the Ouachita River.   Their points are also being used to determine the divisional angler of the year. The top angler by points earned in this division will represent the division in the Angler of the Year final round.

The top five anglers were: 
1 Marc Arnold                  20.18 lbs            
2 Chuck Hemm                15.36 lbs. 
3  Larry Laney                 13.62 lbs 
4  Ken Draskovic             13.60 lbs.
5. Richard Fanning          13.50 lbs.

Conditions The morning started out calm and 70 degrees.   Wind was light at first then blew a strong  15-20 mph.  

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be held 1 July on Lake Guntersville out of Goosepond.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen at

256-998-0171
 

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com

 

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