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Georgia Central
Director: Benny Howell
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Division 72 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Carl Hayes 6 29 1186
2 Barry Stokes 14 55 1185
3 Jim Windham 6 31 1166
4 James Golden 9 39 1165
5 Randall Woodham 12 50 1161
5 Randy Heath 12 51 1161
7 Jay Carter 6 24 1157
7 Chad Wilson 6 33 1157
9 Butch Pitts 11 35 1153
10 Damian Hall 12 43 1146
11 Tim Greene 9 27 1140
12 Jeff Ferrell 8 33 1139
13 Anthony Wooten 7 22 1138
14 Mike Blackshear 8 25 1135
15 William Stewart 11 36 1133
15 David Andrews 12 43 1133
17 Gerald Powe 10 24 1120
18 James Norris 5 19 1116
19 Dave Holland 9 31 1112
20 Danny Taylor 11 32 1091
21 Oliver Brooks Jr. 9 17 1085
22 Joey Dobbs 8 19 1080
23 Billy Ballard 6 12 1079
24 Raymond Arthur 8 17 1073
25 Benny Howell 15 18 1068
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Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


RANDY HEATH  WINS  D72 on SINCLAIR

Randy Heath of Decatur, Ga brought a limit of five bass to the scale totaling 13.75 pounds to win the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament on March 23, 2019 for D72 on Lake Sinclair.   Randy anchored his sack with a 5.45 pounder that he caught on a Zoom trick worm close to a seawall.   Randy won $807 cash and took home the first place trophy.

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JOSHUA PARRISH  WINS  D72 on SINCLAIR

Joshua Parrish of Rincon, Ga took home the first-place trophy and $755 cash for his day of fishing in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament for D72 held on March 9, 2019, at Lake Sinclair.   He brought a five fish limit to the scale that weighed 16.91-pounds.   Joshua said he went way up the river and used a spinnerbait most of the day in shallow water.  Joshua has fished all the twelve tournaments held in D72 for the 2019 season and is on track to take home the additional $100 offered by director Benny Howell for any angler fishing all of the D72 tournaments! 

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LANCE  COLLINS  WINS  D72 on OCONEE

Lance Collins of Monticello, Ga took home $755 cash for first place finish in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament held on Lake Oconee for D72 on February 16, 2019.  Lance said he caught his five fish limit weighing 17.82 pounds on a spinnerbait in shallow water.  He also won the trophy for Big Bass with a 5.97 pounder, and won an additional $185 cash for the optional big bass pot.  His total cash payout for the day was $940.

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WILLIE McMULLEN  WINS  D72 on SINCLAIR

Willie McMullen of Oxford, Ga took home the first place trophy and $824 cash on Febuary 9, 2019 on Lake Sinclair at the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament for D72.   He had a limit of five bass, with a total scale weight of 19.74 pounds.  Several anglers weighed in five pounders, but Willie took home another trophy for Big Bass with a 5.98 pounder and additional cash of $240 for the optional big bass pot.    Willie said he caught his fish using a jig on sea walls and docks.  His total earnings for the day was $1,064!

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LANCE  COLLINS  WINS  D72 on SINCLAIR

Lance Collins of Monticello, Ga took home $620 cash and the first-place trophy on January 26, 2019, at the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament for D72. Lance caught his five fish limit using a spinnerbait in shallow water.  His total scale weight was 18.19 pounds, and he anchored his sack with a 5.08 pounder.

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Brad Stalnaker Takes the win on Oconee

Brad Stalnaker of Eatonton, Ga took the win on January 12, 2019, for the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour  D72 tournament held on Lake Oconee.  Brad brought his five-fish limit totaling 19.13 pounds to the scale to take home $735 cash and a first place trophy.  He said he caught his fish flipping.  Brad anchored his sack with a 4.82 pounder.

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David Lowery Takes the win on Oconee

David Lowery of Milledgeville, Ga dominated the field of 27 anglers on December 15, 2018, to take the win on Lake Oconee for the AFT D72 tournament. David said he caught his fish using a five-inch Big Bite fighting frog.  His scale weight of 14.61 pounds put him at the top of the leaderboard to win $660 cash and the first-place trophy.  David was the only angler to bring a limit to the scale.

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Swinton Sike Takes First on Sinclair

Swinton Sikes of Metter, Ga takes first place for the AFT D72 tournament held December 1, 2018, on Lake Sinclair running out of Dennis Station DNR ramp.  Twenty-six anglers competed for top honors in the all-day rain event. Swinton brought in a 5 bass limit totaling 15.34 pounds to win $640 cash and the first place trophy.  His sack included a 6.01 pounder to secure the Big Bass optional pot of $130 cash and another trophy.

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Sean Capes Takes the win for D72 on Oconee

Sean Capes of Sharpsburg, Ga takes the win on Lake Oconee for the AFT D72 tournament on November 24, 2018. Sean was using a small crankbait on rocks to catch his five-fish limit totaling 10.50-pounds.  Sean took home $579 cash and a first-place trophy for the best sack of the 23 anglers that braved the cold rainy day.

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DAVID LOWERY WINS AFT D72 AT OCONEE

David Lowery brought his five best keepers to the scale to take the win at Lake Oconee for the AFT D72 tournament on November 10, 2018.   His total weight of 16.45-pounds netted him $735 cash and the First-Place trophy.  David caught a 7.18-pounder to win an additional $175 cash and the Big Bass trophy. David said he was fishing in about ten feet of water using a football head jig with a Big Bite fighting frog.

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JOSHUA PARRISH WINS AFT D72 AT OCONEE

 

Joshua Parrish of Rincon, Ga was able to secure the win at Lake Oconee on October 13, 2018, for the AFT D72 tournament.  Joshua said he caught his best four keepers using a Pop-R and shaky head on docks, using his Kissel Krafts custom built fishing rods.  His total weight of 9.77-pounds put him in first place to take home $600 cash and a trophy.

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SAM DYAL WINS AFT D72 ON SINCLAIR

Sam Dyal of Baxley, Ga endured the very hot day at Lake Sinclair on October 6, 2018 and took the win at the AFT D72 tournament.  Sam used plastics on a shaky head in shallow water to catch his 5-fish limit.  He had a 3.11 pounder to anchor his sack totaling 10.64 pounds.  Sam took home a nice First Place trophy and $738 cash for the win!

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FRANK BURRIS WINS AFT D72 ON SINCLAIR

Frank Burris of Jackson, Ga takes the win at Lake Sinclair for AFT D72 on September 8, 2018.  Frank brought 5-bass to the scale weighing 13.35 pounds to finish first place out of 43 anglers.  It was a very hot day, and the fishing was tough, but Frank was happy to put $796 in his pocket at the end of the day!  He caught fish in the morning using a popper on points mid-lake.  After the sun got up, Frank found a little wind and caught fish using a spinnerbait on blowdowns.  He also caught keepers using a shaky head on brush piles and culled keepers several times. 

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CARL HAYES WINS AFT D72 CHAMPIONSHIP TO TAKE AOY

Forty-one anglers competed in the two-day divisional championship for AFT D72 at Lakes Oconee and Sinclair on June 23 and 24, 2018.  Carl Hayes of Eatonton, Ga brought an impressive 10 fish limit to the scales for a 2-day total of 26.64 pounds.  His first-place finish cash payout was $1,592.  Carl also had Big Bass for Day 2 weighing 5.47 pounds, winning an additional $205.  Carl's 400 points for winning the divisional championship put him on top for Angler of the Year!  It was a hard-fought battle all the way to the finish, and only one point separated him over Barry Stokes at the end of the day.  Director Benny Howell awarded Carl another $250 cash for finishing as D72's AOY.  Carl's total earnings for the event was $2,047.  He has an opportunity to win a new boat in October at Lake Hartwell at the AFT National Championship, as he competes for the AOY prize.

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BRIAN BISHOP WINS D72 ON SINCLAIR

Brian Bishop of Haddock, Ga brought the winning sack of five bass weighing 15.05 pounds to the scale for the AFT D72 tournament at Lake Sinclair on June 10, 2018. Brian concentrated his efforts on flipping docks with a big Zoom worm.  He won $735 cash, and a first place trophy.

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