Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour
Div 47 Arkansas
Director: John Simonof
|10/24/2018 10/26/2018||Lake Hartwell (2018 AFT Championship)||Green Poind|
|Division 47 Points Top 25|
John Simonof Take the Win on Lake Maumelle
American Bass Anglers D47 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour held its latest 2021 season tournament on Lake Maumelle. Anglers were greeted to dropping air temperatures, and water temps in the low 40’s making the conditions a bit challenging. John Simonof threw a Strike King Red Eye Shad with Owner replacement hooks on a Temple Fork Outfitters medium heavy rod and Lew’s reel spooled up with 15lb Hi-Seas Quattro fluorocarbon line and brought five fish to the scales, for a total weight of 12.12 lbs, which was good enough for first place.
Tyrone Phillips Wins Takes the on Lake Ouachita
American Bass Anglers D47 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour held its latest 2021 season tournament on Lake Ouachita. Anglers were greeted to cool air temps, but warm water for the season. Fish were in all levels of the water column as indicated by the dock talk. Many fish were caught, and as usual, a few anglers found the better size fish.
Blake Wilson Wins the ABA District 47 tournament on the Arkansas River
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its first tournament of the 2021 season on 3 Oct 2020 on the Arkansas River launching from Maumelle Park. Early Fall conditions and a no-flow condition on the river made it difficult to find quality fish, however lots of fish crossed the scales.
John Simonof Wins the ABA District 47 2-Day Championship on Lake Ouachita
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D47 held its 2020 season 2-day Championship on 30-31 May 2020 on Lake Ouachita launching from the Crystal Springs ramp. Great weather had a lot of boats out on the water, but the fishing was a bit tough. Anglers struggled to find quality fish throughout the weekend with water temps in the low 70’s and water four feet above normal pool.
BJ Knowles Takes the win on Lake Maumelle
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D47presented by American Bass Anglers held its last one day qualifying tournament of the 2020 season on 2 May 2020 on Lake Dardanelle.
BJ Knowles topped the field with five fish for a total weight of 12.47 lbs. BJ threw a a variety of baits to fill his livewell. BJ also caught the days Big Bass at 4.48 lbs.
Don Armbrust Takes the win on Lake Maumelle
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D47 presented by American Bass Anglers held its latest tournament of the 2020 season on 18 Apr 2020 on Lake Maumelle launching from West Rock Landing. Don Armbrust topped the field with five fish for a total weight of 16.94 lbs. Don threw a crankbait and umbrella rig to fill his livewell.
Don Armbrust Wins on Arkansas River
March 14, 2020, Pine Bluff AR., Don Armbrust from Little Rock, AR., wins the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 47 tournament held by American Bass Anglers.
Rob Stone Wins on DeGray
February 22, 2020, on Lake DeGray. Rob Stone from Cabot, AR wins the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 47 tournament.
Shuffield Wins on Lake Ouachita
American Bass Anglers (ABA) Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) Division 47 held its third tournament of the 2020 season on December 14, 2019 on Lake Ouachita.
Hedrick Wins on Lake Maumelle
Division 47 American Bass Anglers (ABA) Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) held its second 2020 season tournament on November 2, 2019 on Lake Maumelle launching from West Rock Landing.
John Simonof Wins on Arkansas River
ABA American Fishing Tour Division 47 held its first tournament of the 2020 Season on September 28, 2019 on the Arkansas River launching from Maumelle Park in Little Rock.
Don Armbrust Wins on Lake DeGray
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its sixth 2019 season tournament on 16 Feb 2019 on Lake DeGray. Anglers were greeted with a cloudy and breezy day with temps in the 40’s. Recent rains pushed the lake level up about two feet and muddied/stained many creeks. Fishing was productive but larger fish where not present for this group today.
Larry Vaughan Take the Win on Lake Ouachita
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its fourth 2019 season tournament on 22 Dec 2018 on Lake Ouachita launching from the Mt. Harbor ramp. 21 anglers came out and were greeted with great weather and a full lake…uncommon for this time of year. Recent reports indicated the fish were biting and as usual, Lake Ouachita didn’t disappoint. Nine 5-fish limits crossed the scales including three over 4-lbs and a 2.32-lb average/fish.
John Simonof Wins on the Arkansas River
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its third 2019 season tournament on 17 Nov 2018 on the Arkansas River launching from the Regional Park ramp in Pine Bluff. Anglers were greeted with great mid-60 degree weather and a light wind after a frigid cold front came through the area days prior
Chris Huselton Wins on Lake Hamilton
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its second 2019 season tournament on 3 Nov 2018 on Lake Hamilton launching from the AGFC ramp. 27 anglers came out and were greeted with great weather and a lake with lots of muddy water due to recent heavy rains and a lake dropping 6 inches per day for the winter drawdown.