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Larry Laney AOY and wins Guntersville Division 29 Championship 

Larry Laney of Bryant, Al is one step closer to the 2018 ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win during the American Fishing Tour Division 29 Championship held at Lake Guntersville on the 4th and 5th of August 2018. Larry dominated the field by more than 8 pounds and easily secured the points needed to be named Angler of the Year.  Larry landed Day-One and Day-Two big bass with a 6.37 pounder on Saturday, and a 6.55 pounder on Sunday.  His total for both days was a whopping 39.85-lbs.

 Tony Tidwell of Horton,  Al placed second with 31.40-lbs. Third place was held by David Dennis with 28.61-lbs.  17 anglers fished this hot event.  The lures credited for the big fish and most limits were plastic craws, worms and frogs.  

The top five anglers were: 
1 Larry Laney                      39.85 lbs            
2 Tony Tidwell                    31.40 lbs. 
3 David Dennis                   28.61 lbs 
4 Joey Shelton                    25.25 lbs.
5 Rhonda Ford                   25.19 lbs.

Conditions The temperatures held in the upper 80’s with near 100 humidity.

This division’s next tournament will start the 2019 season and will be announced once the schedule is locked in.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact MikeGarlen 256-998-0171

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 Season)


Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule


9/23/2018 Kentucky





American Couples Series

Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson


Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Area 8 Championship 9/22/2018 Kerr
Area 9 Championship 9/29/2018 Chautauqua
Area 5 Championship 9/29/2018 Kissimmee Chain
Area 7 Championship 10/06/2018 Lake Texoma
Area 1 Championship 10/06/2018 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/06/2018 Norman
Area 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend