ATHENS, Ala. – Jeffery Archie won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, Kentucky Lake Division 32 tournament, held April, 26, 2014.
Running out of Paris Landing Marina near Paris, Tennessee, Jeffery caught five bass weighing 18.40 pounds with a 5.70 pound kicker. For the victory, Jeffery took home a check for $382 and $65 for big fish. He caught his fish on a 3/4-ounce Strike King Tour Grade Football Jig.
In second among the competitors, Ronald Timmer, caught five bass weighing 14.09 pounds with a 3.35 pound kicker. He pocketed a check for $190.
Taking third place, Michael Wasden Paris, Tennessee, caught five bass weighing 13.85 pounds with a 3.70 pound kicker.
In fourth place, David Archie of Paris, Tennessee caught five bass
In fourth place, David Archie of Paris, Tennessee caught five bass weighing 13.56 pounds with a 3.87 pound kicker. Larry Franklin of Waverly, Tennessee, rounded out the top five competitors with five bass weighing 13.54 pounds.
Jeffery Archie of Paris, Tennessee, won the big bass contest with a 5.70 pound largemouth.
These anglers accrued valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. 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 May 3, 2014 on Kentucky Lake out of Paris Landing Marina.