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Curtis Sanders Takes Division 94 Win on the Savannah River

02/21/2015

Athens, Al - Curtis Sanders won the American Fishing Tour South Carolina-Savannah River division 94 tournament with five fish weighing 8.67 pounds held on Savannah River on 02/21/2015.

Curtis Sanders, is one step closer to the American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win on the Savannah River this past weekend. Sanders weighed in five bass limit, which weighed 8.67 pounds. Second place went to Bradwell Sampey with a five bass limit weighing 8.53 pounds. Third place went to Jason Brown with five bass weighing in at 7.48 pounds. Fourth place went to Travis Malphrus with five bass weighing 7.08 pounds. 
 

 

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Jason Moyer Takes the Win on Lake Greenwood

02/22/2015

Athens, Al - Jason Moyer of Greenwood, SC won the American Fishing Tour South Carolina - Greenwood division 96 tournament with five fish weighing 20.29 pounds held on Greenwood on 02/22/2015.

Moyer's limit included two fish over six pounds, with one being the 6.51 pound big fish of the tournament. His fish were caught on a Chatter Bait and a crankbait.

Curtis Temples finished second with five fish weighing 17.45 pounds. Curtis was fishing crank baits in creeks on the middle part of the lake. He was able to get on some schooling fish early to fill a limit.
 
Third place went to Franklin Ramey of Abbeville, SC with five fish at 13.82 pounds. In fourth place was Brad Fowler of Pendleton, SC with 5 fish at 13.37 pounds.

 

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Navy Reserve Celebrates Its Centennial
March 3rd Marks the Celebration of U.S. Navy Reserve’s 100th Anniversary

Washington DC, – The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3rd with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy Reserve and the remarkable contributions Reserve Sailors have made to the nation’s security.

“Our Centennial commemoration is a truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to highlight the Reserve Sailors for their service, and that of their families, to America.” said, Vice Admiral Robin Braun. “We want to recognize our rich history and heritage with all of our Sailors, both past and present.”

For 100 years Navy Reserve Sailors have answered our nation’s call in times of war and peace.  From communities across America, young men and women left their homes and jobs, trading out civilian clothes for Navy uniforms. From its earliest days, the Navy Reserve has reflected the face of the nation, welcoming members from every race, color, creed and gender to strengthen our Force.

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Curtis Sanders wins on the Savannah River 

Curtis Sanders, is one step closer to the RAM ABA National Championship with a 1st place win and earned a total of $579.00, in the American Fishing Tournament held on the Savannah River this past weekend. Sanders weighed in five bass limit, which weighed 8.67 lbs. 2nd place went to Bradwell Sampey with a five bass limit weighing 8.53 lbs, 3rd place went to Jason Brown with five bass weighing in at 7.48 lbs, 4th place went to Travis Malphrus with five bass weighing 7.08 lbs. Big bass honors went to Joe McDonie who caught a 3.38 pound largemouth.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points in an attempt to insure their birth in the RAM ABA National Championship for the 2015 season. 

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David Howell First Place at Lake Seminole

02/08/2015

Athens, Al - David Howell of Quincy, Florida won the American Fishing Tour Florida - Seminole division 114 tournament with five fish weighing 25.04 pounds held on Seminole on 02/08/2015.

David Howell from Quincy, Florida is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and $538 in the American Fishing Tour Divisional Bass Tournament held on Lake Seminole this past weekend. David's five bass weighed in at 25.04 pounds. Second Place went to Kyle Brooks with a weight of 12.98 pounds. Third place was Mike York with a weight of 10.97 pounds. 

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall. 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.

 

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Ron Welsh Wins D94 Tournament on the Savannah River

01/24/2015

Welsh, is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and earned a total of $500. Welsh weighed in five bass limit, which weighed 11.73 pounds. Second place went to T.J. Pittmen with a five bass limit weighing 11.42 pounds. Third place went to Joe McDonie with five bass weighing in at 9.69 pounds. Fourth place went to Curtis Sanders with five bass weighing 7.69 pounds.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points in an attempt to insure their birth in the ABA National Championship for the 2015 season.
 
At launch time the temperatures were in the low 50s with rain and cloudy skies. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the mid to low 50s. The water was rising and muddy. 
 
The bait of the day was plastic, with some spinnerbait action. The anglers reported fishing mainly in the oxbows. 

 

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Josh Ray Wins Division 47 Tournament at Hamilton

01/17/2015

Story by John Simonof

Athens, Al - Josh Ray won the American Fishing Tour Arkansas division 47 tournament with five fish weighing 10.43 pounds held on Hamilton on 01/17/2015.

The American Fishing Tour, Division 47 of American Bass Anglers held its third Divisional Tournament of the 2015 season on Lake Hamilton, 17 Jan 2015. Despite a few warmer than average days, the water temp remained in the mid 40's. Most of the lake was muddy which might have accounted for the lower than typical catches for this time of year on Hamilton. Many anglers stated they struggled to get bites. 23 anglers produced 54 fish, with only six five fish limits brought to the scales.

Josh Ray topped the field with a five fish limit that weighed 10.43 pounds. Josh slow-rolled...

 

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Andy Wicker Dominates the Day at Lake Murray

01/04/2015

Athens, Ala. Andy Wicker of Pomaria, SC won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, South Carolina Division 96 qualifier tournament held January 4, 2015, on Lake Murray running out of Dreher Island State Park near Prosperity, SC.

First place, Andy Wicker was fishing the middle part of the lake working jigs and crankbaits around rocks and boat docks. Andy had 5 fish weighing 21.09 pounds which included the 7.18 pound big fish of the tournament. That fish is now the D-96 season big fish which puts him in line for the ALX IKOS rod of his choice if it holds up. Andy ran off from the rest of the field by more than an 8 pound margin. The win gave him a total payback of $754.

 

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Rob Lawhon First Place at Lake Talquin

01/17/2015

Athens, Al - Rob Lawhorn, of Quincy, FL won the American Fishing Tour Florida - Talquin division 76 tournament with five fish weighing 18.64 pounds held on Talquin on 01/17/2015.

Second place went to David Boyd with a weight of 12.74 pounds. Third place was David Howell with a weight of 2.19 pounds. 

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall. 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.

 

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Jack Corey Takes The Win On Clarks Hill

01/10/2015

Athens, Al - Jack Corey won the American Fishing Tour Georgia East division 26 tournament with five fish weighing 18.36 held on Clark Hill on 01/10/2015.

Jack Corey took home first place with 18.36 pounds as well as Big Fish honors with a 6.71 pounder. Jack was fishing around wells and Dorn Creeks, and out fishing the middle part of the lake with crank baits, lead head flukes, and jigs to bring in his five fish limit, earning him $387.

Chris Hadden finished in second with 5 fish weighing 16.92 pounds. Chris was fishing jigs around the grass on the lower part of the lake. Chris won 153.00 for the day.
 
This Clarks Hill Lake one-day qualifying tournament started out at 19 degrees and ended with the 4pm weigh-in at 37 degrees. It was cloudy and windy until 9am and then stayed partly cloudy the rest of the day with winds light and variable from the east. Water temperature was in the low 42s to 46 degrees. The main lake was stained but it was a little more  stained in the rivers and creeks from what I was told.

 

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0 Josh Underhill Wins on Percy Priest Lake
94 Curtis Sanders Takes Division 94 Win on the Savannah River
96 Jason Moyer Takes the Win on Lake Greenwood
47 John Simonof Takes Win on D47 Tournament at DeGray
15 Jason M. Theis wins on Neuse River
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47 Josh Ray Wins Division 47 Tournament at Hamilton
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8.99
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