In second place, Rob Lawhon caught five bass going 15.24 pounds. John Waush followed in third place with 7.07 pounds. Kyle Brooks placed fourth with 6.39 pounds, followed by Mickey Roach with 5.42 pounds. Wrapping up the top six anglers, Len Lindahl brought in 5.32 pounds.
The anglers could fish anywhere on the 8,800-area lake spanning the Ochlockonee River in Leon and Gadsden counties of northern Florida about 10 miles west of Tallahassee. Created in 1927, the name comes from a contraction of Tallahassee and the nearby town of Quincy.
Each of these anglers earned valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round Fish-Off. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the AFT divisions in more than 40 states will earn the right to compete in the three-day AFT National Championship tournament, slated for Clarks Hill Lake near Appling, Ga., on Oct. 23-25, 2013.
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.