Leisa and Keith Win First on Norman
Athens, Al. Leisa and Keith Morgan on Lake Norman won the American Bass Anglers - event on out of with five fish weighing 13.22 pounds.
It was a very windy day on the lake with steady winds of 12 to 15 mph and gust over 25 mph. This made it very difficult to travel around the lake. However, the fishing seemed to be good.
The team of Chris Koons and Jennifer Nicol took home the second place money with a bag weighing 11.96 pounds and a kicker bass that weighed 2.96 pounds. Keith and Leisa Morgan won the first place pot with a bag of bass weighing 13.22 pounds including the two kickers.Gentlemen's Big Bass: Keith Morgan took the men's big fish pot with a largemouth bass weighing in at 3.49 lbs.
Ladies Big Bass: Ladies big fish pot was awarded to Leisa Morgan. Her spotted bass weighed in at 2.84 pounds.
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Leisa and I would like to thank all the couples who participated and American Bass Anglers for their support. If you or someone you know likes to fish give us a call we would love to have you as a part of the ABA Couples Fishing Family. Division 4, North Carolina Couples next tournament will be held on High Rock Lake on May 30, 2015. We would love to see many couples come out and join the fun.
For more information visited www.americanbassanglers.com or call the tournament director: at .
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 14 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, The Weekend Bass Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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2019 American Fishing Tour
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South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
Berkley® Launches Cast for Cash 2019 Bait Contingency Program
Eligible members can win from $100 to $2,000 in over 500 sanctioned tournaments
COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 10, 2018) – Berkley® is excited to announce a new 2019 bait contingency program that will provide cash rewards for loyal weekend tournament and semi-professional tournament anglers.
To participate anglers must become a member of the Berkley Cast for Cash program. Memberships are $29.99 and include a pro pack of Berkley PowerBait, Powerbait MaxScent, hard baits, hat and decal with a MSRP of $47.95.
Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds