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Bradwell Sampey Takes First at the Savannah River Division 94

Bradwell Sampey Takes First at the Savannah River Division 94

Bradwell Sampey from Georgia, is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win and earned $348.00, in this weekends American Fishing Tournament held on the Savannah River this past weekend. Sampey was one of only three angler to bring in a limit to the scales, his five bass limit weighted in at 6.53 pounds. Second place went to Cody Moss with five bass weighting 6.13 pounds. And third place went to Sean Murphy with five bass weighting 5.94 pounds. Big Bass honors went to Dan Martin who caught a 3 pound largemouth.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points in an attempt to insure their berth in the ABA National Championship this fall.

Top Finishers:
1. Bradwell Sampey   6.52 Lbs.
2. Cody Moss              6.13 Lbs.
3. Sean Murphy          5.94 Lbs.
4. Dan Martin II            5.53 Lbs.
5. Daniel Grassi          4.55 Lbs.
6. Dan J Martin            3.53 Lbs.
7. Rocky Mullis            2.94 Lbs.
8. Dale Hart                 2.63 Lbs.
9. Lucio Marraquis      2.32 Lbs.
10. Michael Polak        1.27 Lbs.
11. Robert Allen Sr     1.00 Lbs.

Weather Conditions: Days before the tournament a cold front moved in and dropped the water temperature on average of 6 degree. The morning began with a heavy fog and temperatures where in the mid 40‘s. The fog lifted about an hour after the launch and opened to blue bird skies. The day ended with temperatures in the mid 60’s

The bait of the day was plastic, plastic and more plastic a few fish came off of crankbaits. Most anglers reported catching their fish in the mouths of the lakes, with little acting in the main river. The anglers reported fishing in the lakes and oxbow.

Next Tournament is the Division Championship: The Championship Tournament in Division 94 will be on May 19th & 20th out of Millstone Landing in Hardeeville, SC.

For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J. Martin (843) 384-3855 or by email

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.

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