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Russell Clark  wins on Lake Russell

Twenty-two anglers competed in the March 11, 2018 AFT D25 tournament at Lake Russell. The day started out at 51 degrees with a light rain that lasted throughout the day with temps rising by a just a few degrees before the 3:30pm weigh in time. Water temps were ranging in the low to mid 50’s with water on the main lake being clear and the creeks being stained due to the rainfall.

Russell Clark of Abbeville, SC took the win with a 5 fish limit weighing in at 16.58lbs. Russell earned $559.00 for 1st Place plus an additional $132.00 for 1st Place in the Option Pot for total earnings of $691.00

Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC finished in 2nd Place with a limit worth 15.93lbs. Jason earned $331.00 for 2nd Place and $88.00 for 2nd Place in the Option Pot for a total of $419.00.

Danny Ashley of Donalds, SC finished in third with a limit worth 14.30lbs. Danny earned $108.00 for his 3rd Place finish.

Darren Ashley of Calhoun Falls, SC came in 4th Place with a limit weighing in at 14.01lbs. Darren earned $79.00 for his 4th Place finish.

Bobby Murdock of Honea Path, SC won the Big Fish honors with a 5.00lb largemouth. Bobby earned $110 for the Big Fish Pot. 

Top 10

Place Name Fish BB Total Points Payout
1 Russell Clark 5 4.56 16.58 200 $559
2 Jason Burroughs 5 0 15.93 199 $331
3 Danny Ashley 5 0 14.3 198 $108
4 Darren K. Ashley 5 0 14.01 197 $79
5 John Nixon 5 0 13.67 196 $0
6 Bobby Murdock 5 5 13.17 195 $0
7 Bryan Waddell 5 0 12.77 194 $0
8 Kameron K. Harbin 5 0 12.63 193 $0
9 Wayne Davenport 5 0 12.53 192 $0
10 Zachary Green 5 4.73 11.82 191 $0


The next tournament for D25 is 3/25/2018 on Clarks Hill                                      (Link for full D25 Schedule)

For more information on this and any upcoming events please contact local director Grover Jones at 252-217-2893 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com

The 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 committed to providing 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 ABA Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events

2018 Upcoming Schedule

Division Date Lake Register
Texas - Houston 3/17/2018 Lake Livingston
Missouri - Stockton 3/17/2018 Stockton
DFW - Texas 3/17/2018 Ray Hubbard
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 3/17/2018 Lay Lake
Arkansas North 3/17/2018 Greers Ferry
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 3/17/2018 Smith Mountain(Open Event)
South Carolina - Greenwood 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill
Florida - St Johns North 3/18/2018 St Johns
Kansas South 3/18/2018 Coffey Co. SFL
Florida - Toho 3/18/2018 Toho
Alabama West 3/18/2018 Bankhead
Georgia - Westpoint 3/18/2018 West Point
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/24/2018 Toledo Bend
North Carolina East 3/24/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 3/24/2018 Chickahominy River
Georgia Central 3/24/2018 Sinclair
Georgia - Eufaula 3/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/24/2018 Ray Roberts
Missouri 3/24/2018 Lake Ozark
Kentucky Central 3/24/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida Harris Chain 3/24/2018 Harris Chain
Oklahoma East 3/24/2018 Fort Gibson
Alabama East Central 3/24/2018 Neely Henry
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/25/2018 Toledo Bend
South Carolina Northwest 3/25/2018 Clarks Hill
Tennessee Central 3/25/2018 Old Hickory
DFW - Texas 3/25/2018 Ray Roberts
North Carolina Piedmont 3/31/2018 Gaston
North Carolina Charlotte 3/31/2018 Lake Norman
New Mexico 3/31/2018 Elephant Butte
North Carolina Central 3/31/2018 Roanoke
Virginia - Western 3/31/2018 Kerr Lake
Alabama Central 3/31/2018 Alabama River
Alabama Northwest 3/31/2018 Wheeler Lake (Open Event)
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 3/31/2018 Sam Rayburn
Southeast North Carolina 3/31/2018 Northeast Cape Fear River
Tennessee - West 3/31/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 3/31/2018 Big Hill
Louisiana Central 3/31/2018 Bisteneau
Alabama North 3/31/2018 Guntersville

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule


Dates Lake/Info Register
5/20/2018 Wheeler
7/01/2018 Weiss


3/11/2018 (Being Recheduled) Kentucky  
4/22/2018 Kentucky
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky





American Couples Series Winter/Spring Events

Georgia 3/17/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
Tennessee Northeast 3/17/2018 Chicakamauga Dayton Ramp
Alabama Central 3/17/2018 Lake Mitchell Higgins Ferry
Georgia 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
North Carolina 3/18/2018 Lake Wylie Southepointe Landing
South Carolina 4/7/2018 Lake Keowee South Cove
Alabama North 4/7/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Kentucky 4/8/2018 Kentucky Lake Big Bear
Tennessee Northeast 4/14/2018 Watts Bar Blue Springs
Florida Northwest 4/14/2018 Apalachicola River White City
North Carolina 4/15/2018 Lake James Black Bear Landing
Georgia 4/21/2018 Lanier Balus Creek Park
Alabama Central 4/21/2018 Alabama River Swift Creek
Tennessee Northeast 4/28/2018 Melton Hill Melton Hill Dam
South Carolina 4/28/2018 Lake Hartwell Greenpond
Kentucky 4/29/2018 Lake Barkley Kuttawa

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Register Division_Name: Dates: Lake/Info
Florida Central 3/17/2018 Harris Chain
South Texas 3/17/2018 Lake Conroe
Alabama North 3/17/2018 Wheeler
North Carolina 3/24/2018 Hickory
Florida South 3/24/2018 Okeechobee
East Texas 3/24/2018 Lake Palestine
Tennesee Central 3/24/2018 Percy Priest
Maryland 3/31/2018 Potomac