ATHENS, AL – Brad Day won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, Florida Division 28 tournament, held January 4, 2014, on Lake Istokpoga.
Running out of Istokpoga Park, Hwy 98 ramp landing near Lake Placid, the Sarasota, Florida, angler caught three bass weighing 19.07 pounds with a 9.60-pound kicker. For the victory, Brad Day took home a check for $299.
In second among the competitors, Brian Westrick, caught three bass weighing 13.68 pounds and pocketed a check for $93.
Brad Day, of Sarasota, Florida, won the big bass contest with a 9.60 pound lunker.
These anglers accrued 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 various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
The next divisional tournament will be held February 1, 2014 on Lake Istokpoga near Lake Placid, Florida.
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.