Jay Carter Wins on Stockton
Athens, Al - Jay Carter of Springfield, MO won the American Fishing Tour Missouri - Stockton division 126 tournament with five fish weighing 15.62 pounds held on Stockton on 03/21/2015.
That win also put Carter in the lead for Division 126 Angler of the Year. His five fish tipped the scales at 15.62 pounds; his Big Bass was 5.18 pounds. Jerkbait was the bait of choice for Carter, commenting the bite would have been better with a little wind.Second place went to 2014 D126 AOY, Eric Craft of Erie, KS. His weight was 10.42 pounds. Craft, as the defending AOY and American Bass Anglers National AOY, is now two points behind Carter, 788 and 790. Angler of the Year points are determined by totaling the best four one-day tournaments and the two-day championship, all held on Stockton Lake. The winning AOY is provided the opportunity to fish at the National Championship for a fully rigged Triton Bass Boat valued at over $50,000.George Salov of Highlandville, MO took third in the tournament with 10.03 pounds followed by local angler, Carl Cox with 9.93 pounds. These anglers also reported catching their fish on jerk baits.
Big Bass winner: Jay Carter with a 5.18 pounder
The next tournament for this circuit will be April 25, 2015 on Stockton Lake using Old State Park as launch site. These tournaments qualify anglers for the 2015 Stockton Lake 2-day Championship in June of 2015 and the National Championship, which will be held in October 2015 on Hartwell Lake, SC.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for Missouri - Stockton - Becky Minor at 620-421-2935
These anglers earn 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 at the AFT Championship. 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 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.
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