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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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Nickolas Brown First Place at Lake Seminole

01/05/2015

Athens, Al - Nickolas Brown from Bainbridge, GA won the American Fishing Tour Florida - Seminole division 114 tournament with five fish weighing 25.08 pounds held on Seminole on 01/04/2015.

From Division 114 Seminole January 4, 2015 Nickolas Brown from Bainbridge, Ga. is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and $388 in the American Fishing Tour Divisional Bass Tournament held on Lake Seminole this past weekend. Nickolas's five bass weighed in at 25.08 pounds. Second place went to David Howell with a weight of 16.46 pounds. Third place was Clayton Shoupe with a weight of 13.36 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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Wayne Ackerman Wins D94 Tournament On The Savannah River

12/13/2014

Athens, Al - Wayne Ackerman won the American Fishing Tour South Carolina- Savannah River division 94 tournament with five fish weighing 10.79 pounds held on Savannah River on 12/13/2014.

Ackerman, is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and earned a total of $620, in the American Fishing Tournament for the 2015 season held on the Savannah River this past weekend. Ackerman weighed in five bass limit, which weighed 10.79 pounds. Second place went to Travis Maplhus with a five bass limit weighing 10.16 pounds. Third place went to Lou Marroquin with five bass weighing in at 10.03 pounds. And in fourth place was Kyle Powers, with five bass weighing 9.35 pounds.

 

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Larry Vaughan Wins at Lake Ouachita!

 

12/13/2014

Story by John Simonof

Athens, Al - Larry Vaughn won the American Fishing Tour Arkansas division 47 tournament with five fish weighing 17.13 pounds held on Ouachita on 12/13/2014.

Twenty-two anglers were greeted to a cool, damp, overcast morning at the second stop of the American Fishing Tour, Division 47 held on Lake Ouachita. A rule change, no umbrella-type rigs, for the 2015 American Fishing Tour season caught many fisherman by surprise as they showed up to register for the tournament. Although no umbrella-rigs were allowed, plenty of quality fish were caught using"traditional" late fall methods. 22 anglers fished today and caught 67 fish for a total weight of 135.51 pounds with 11 five bass limits crossing the scales.

Larry Vaughan brought in five bass for 17.13 pounds to take the win. Larry caught his fish on a jerkbait and took home $559 for his efforts.
 
Tony Usdrowski hauled in second place with a five bass limit that weighed 15.57 pounds and earned $331 for the day. Tony caught his fish on a jerkbait.
 
Russell Scalf rounded out the top three with a five bass limit weighing in at 13.65 pounds caught on a jerkbait.

 

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David Mock First Place at Lake Talquin

12/13/2014

From Division 76 Talquin December 13, 2014 David Mock from Tallahassee, Fl. is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and $303 in the American Fishing Tour Divisional Bass Tournament held on Lake Talquin this past weekend. David's five bass weighed in at 14.32 pounds. Second Place went to Rob Lawhon with a weight of 13.70 pounds. Third Place was David Boyd with a weight of 12.07 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.Big Bass winner: Big Bass went to Rob Lawhon with his 4.96 pound largemouth

 

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Rodney Chastain Wins With the Deep Bite on Lake Russell

Athens, Ala. Rodney Chastain of Fountain Inn, SC won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, South Carolina Division 96 qualifier tournament held December 14, 2014, on Lake Russell running out of the Hwy 72 Ramp near Calhoun Falls, SC. 

Our winner, Rodney Chastain was fishing the middle part of the lake working jigs and spoons in the timber as deep as 60 feet. Rodney had five fish weighing 12.38 pounds which included the 4.18 pound big fish of the tournament for the win and $733.
 
Franklin Ramey finished second with five fish weighing 11.99 pounds which included a 3.61 pound kicker. Franklin was fishing spoons and soft plastic around the deep timber up the Savannah River. Franklin earned $389 for his efforts.

 

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Mike Dill's Big Fish Earns Win

12/06/2014

Athens, Al - Mike Dill of Greenfield, MO won the American Fishing Tour MIssouri - Stockton division 126 tournament with four fish weighing 12.96 pounds held on Stockton on 12/06/2014.

With cool 40s air temperatures and upper 40s water temperatures, the bass proved to be plentiful for most of the 22 anglers who fished the ABA qualifying tournament on Stockton Lake December 6, 2014. Mike Dill of Greenfield, MO won with four fish weighing 12.96 pounds, anchored by big fish of the day, a 5.65 pound largemouth. Dill earned $770 for the days efforts.

Second place went to Matt Theil of Jasper with a five fish limit that weighed 12.07 pounds. In third place was Springfield angler, Jay Carter with five fish going 11.86 pounds. Kansas angler and 2014 AFT National Angler-of-the-Year, Eric Craft took fourth place with another five fish limit that weighed 11.66 pounds.
 

 

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47 Josh Ray Wins Division 47 Tournament at Hamilton
76 Rob Lawhon First Place at Lake Talquin
26 Jack Corey Takes The Win On Clarks Hill
114 Nickolas Brown First Place at Lake Seminole
96 Andy Wicker Dominates the Day at Lake Murray
94 Wayne Ackerman Wins D94 Tournament On The Savannah River
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01/10/2015
8.99
11/08/2014
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8.08
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