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Mississippi Anglers to Fish Third Pickwick Event of the Year


            Mississippi anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their third stop of the year at Pickwick Lake on May 3, 2014.  The event launch and weigh in will take place at J.P. Coleman State Park in Iuka, MS.  Registration for the event will, also, take place at J.P. Coleman State Park on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.  More information on the event is available by contacting Tournament Manager Kristin Malott at (256) 771-3709 or going to http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/bws_eventinfo14.php?id=832.

Donald Scott of Guntown, MS won the third Mississippi event at Pickwick last year on April 20, 2013.  Donald had 19.32 pounds that he caught on shakey heads in over 20 feet of water.  Brice Cohea of Ripley, MS was the co-angler winner with 11.20 pounds.  Brice caught his limit using shallow crankbaits in staging areas on the lake.


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Atchafalaya Basin Next Stop for Louisiana South

 

            Louisiana South anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their third stop of the year at Atchafalaya Basin on May 3rd, 2014.  The event launch and weigh in will take place at Doiron’s Landing in Morgan City, LA.  Registration for the event will, also, take place at Doiron’s Landing on Friday, May 2nd from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.  More information on the event is available by contacting Tournament Manager Porter Trimble at (318) 201-3474 or by going to http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/bws_eventinfo14.php?id=825.

Last year’s Louisiana South event at Atchafalaya Basin was held on May 4, 2014.  Brett Foret of Houma, LA won that event with 11.38 pounds that he caught pitching Zoom plastics with 3/8 ounce and 1.25 ounce weights in shallow cover.  The co-angler winner was Travis Kelehan of Brousssard, LA.  Travis caught 8.46 pounds throwing spinnerbaits early and flipping a Zoom      Z-Hog with a one ounce weight in the afternoon.

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Georgia Anglers to Fish Lake Eufaula on May 3rd



            Georgia anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their fourth stop of the year at Lake Eufaula on May 3, 2014.  The event launch and weigh in will take place at Lakepoint Resort State Park.  Registration for the event will also take place at Lakepoint Resort State Park on May 2, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.  More information on the event is available by contacting Tournament Manager Billy Benedetti at (256) 230-5632 or going to http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/bws_eventinfo14.php?id=778.

This event on Lake Eufaula is being hosted by the Eufaula-Barbour Chamber of Commerce.  The host may be contacted at (800) 524-7529 or www.eufaulachamber.com.

Jim Windham of Bonaire, GA won the last Georgia division event at Eufaula on June 22, 2013.  Windham targeted shallow water fish with a frog to weigh in 18.13 pounds for the win last year.  The co-angler champion of the event was Stephen Clay of Milledgeville, GA.  Clay took the co-angler title by throwing a frog and a spinnerbait in shallow water to catch a 13.20 pound bag of bass.



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Bragging rights up for grabs during annual
Military Team Bass Tournament

ATHENS, Ala. – The best military bass anglers in the country will compete for prizes and bragging rights during the 24th annual Military Team Bass Tournament, presented by American Bass Anglers.

Slated for May 7-9, 2014, at Lake Eufaula, the tournament will run out of Lakepoint State Resort (www.alapark.com/LakePointResort) in the town of Eufaula, Ala. The anglers will practice on May 4-6. On May 7-9, the teams will fan out across the 45,181-acre reservoir along the Chattahoochee River spanning part of the Alabama-Georgia border.

"Eufaula is honored to host the Military Team Bass Tournament," said Jack Tibbs, mayor of Eufaula. "It is a great way for the city of Eufaula and Barbour County to show their appreciation to the men and women of our United States Armed Forces."

Each two-person team may bring in up to five bass per day. The weigh-ins will begin at 3 p.m. May 7-8. On May 9, the final weigh-in will start at 2 p.m. All weigh-ins are open to the public and will take place at Lakepoint Resort.

Any active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Reserve or Coast Guard member may fish in this event. Families of military members, honorably discharged veterans, Department of Defense civilians, military contractors and retired military members may also fish this event.

To register online go to: https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=MilitaryBassTeam or call (256)232-0406

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Richard Szczebala Wins on Lake Gaston

Richard Szczebala won the AFT Virginia Division 3 tournament, held April, 12, 2014, on Lake Gaston. Running out of Soloman’s landing near Littleton NC, Richard caught five bass weighing 12.88 pounds with a 3.56 pound kicker. For the victory, Richard took home a check for $303.

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.

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Jason Dies Wins on Old Hickory Lake

ATHENS, Ala. –Jason won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, Tennessee Division 31 tournament, held 04/13/2014, on Old Hickory Lake. Running out of Bull Creek landing near Gallatin, the Lebanon angler caught five bass weighing 19.20 pounds with a 5.05 pound kicker. For the victory, Jason took home a check for $405. Jason said, he caught his fish on a fly in the middle of the channel.

In second among the competitors, Matt Stanley, of Nashville, caught five bass weighing 17.10 pounds with a 5.30 pound smallmouth. He pocketed a check for $228.

Taking third place was Clark Cowley, of Nashville, caught five bass weighing 13.25 pounds with a 4.10 pound kicker. He pocketed a check for $71.

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Mike May Wins on Tar River Reservoir

ROCKY MOUNT, NC. – Mike May won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, North Carolina: East Division 15 tournament, held April 12, 2014 on Tar River Reservoir.

Running out of Sapony Creek near Rocky Mount, NC, the Sims, NC, angler caught five bass weighing 12.04 pounds with a 3.40 pound kicker. For the victory, Mike took home a check for $224. Mike caught his fish on crank, worms, jigs and top water baits. Mike also won the TWT for $70.

In second among the competitors, Rip Bass of Spring Hope, NC, caught five bass weighing 11.83 pounds. Rip pocketed a check for $84.  Rip won the big bass contest with a 4.35 pound lunker.

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Rob Eckle Wins on Lake Ray Roberts

Rob Eckle won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, Texas Division 112 tournament, held April 12, 2014 on Lake Ray Roberts.

Running out of Sangar Park landing, near Sangar, TX, the Burkburnett, Texas angler caught five bass weighing 16.90 pounds with a 4.10 pound kicker. For the victory, Rob took home a check for $281 Rob caught his fish on a Texas Rigged Worm.

In second among the competitors, Bob Dean of Wichita Falls, TX, caught three bass weighing 10.90 pounds and pocketed a check for $115.

Bob Dean, of Wichita Falls, Texas, won the big bass contest with a 4.65 pound lunker. His big fish was brought in on a spinnerbait.

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Brenna Armfield and Carl Guffey are Victorious on Douglas

By Kathy Smith

April 19, 2014 – Douglas Lake - On Easter weekend Division 9 couples gathered together for another exciting round of Catch the Fish. Five teams launched amidst the crowds of other tournaments leaving from the same boat ramp.

Despite the overcast skies, Brenna Armfield and Carl Guffey brought in 9.78 pounds, which won them first place. Brenna, who was using a Carolina Rig for only the second time, topped off their bag with a nice big 3.25 pound largemouth. They earned a plaque and $375.

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