The top five anglers were:
1. Bill (William) Payton - 18.61 lbs.
2. Tim Bailey - 17.41 lbs
3. David Crider - 16.27 lbs
4. Don Lamb - 16.05 lbs
5. Jake Moses - 15.42 lbs
Conditions: Very cold in the morning with lows in the mid 20’s and snow showers periodically with snow accumulating up to an inch and half. Clouds gave way to some sunshine and temps in the mid 30’s for the daytime high. Water temps ranged from 44 to 45.5 degrees.
Winning Strategy: Bills fish were caught on a jig fished around deeper rocky banks with the fish holding surprisingly shallow in those areas.
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be Feb. 9th on Nickajack Lake at Shellmound ramp.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Gary Carter at (706) 280-0711 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler. American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series. Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com