Tim Brecht Wins on Otis Reservoir
Tim Brecht won the American Bass Anglers Division 97 tournament held June 7, 2015, on Otis Reservoir in Otis, MA.
Tim caught five bass weighing 11.64 pounds with a 3.63 pound kicker that was also the tournament lunker. For the victory, Tim took home a check for $425. All his fish were taken with a weightless Senko in very shallow water.
In second among the competitors was Jesse Via who caught five bass weighing 10.32 pounds and pocketed a check for $212. Third place was won by Mike Naventi who earned $79 for his efforts.
The top 5 were:
Tim Brecht 11.64
Jesse Via 10.32
Mike Naventi 9.38
Jim Pollard 8.87
Mark Schultz 8.39
Conditions the entire day were excellent. Water temps were mid 60's while the air warmed to the upper 70's. A moderate wind was present most of the day. Recent rain raised the very low water to near normal.
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 National Championship on Lake Hartwell.
The next divisional tournament will be held 6/28/2015 on Buffumville Reservoir. Tournament hours are 0600 - 1400.
For more information, call ABA at (256) 232-0406. On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com.
The RAM 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.
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Don Sprinkle Takes the win on High Rock Lake
Don Sprinkle of Lexington, NC won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Divison 14 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Southmont ramp near Lexington, NC. Don Sprinkle brought back five fish that locked in the scales at 13.82 pounds anchored by a 4.54-pound kicker. For the victory, Don Sprinkle took home a check for $432.00.
Treye and Carol Ward win on Kentucky Lake
The ABA Bass Pro Shops Couples Series Kentucky Lake Division experienced a very successful weekend. We had 14 teams participate. The weather was very wet and windy but the lake was cooperative and relatively smooth all day considering the conditions. All 14 teams weighed fish at the end of the day. 48 fish were caught weighing over 153 pounds. All fish were released alive and well. We paid out a total of $1,190.
McMillan Wins $2400 on Lake Okeechobee
ATHENS, Ala. – Dillon McMillan of Belle Glade, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida South tournament, held May 18th on the Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Dillon caught five bass weighing 23.03 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, McMillan took home a check for $2400 for his win.
Davis and Butler win a new Triton boat on Lake Guntersville
Sunday, May 5th, 2019 the ABA Triton 100% Plus Team Tour held its second tournament of the regular season that launched from Goosepond Bait and Tackle on Lake Guntersville located in Scottsboro, AL. Eighty-three teams went head to head, on a sunny but windy day, to try and win the 2019 Triton 17TX powered by a 60HP Mercury four-stroke with Garmin Echo-map plus 93SV valued at 20K. With a massive six-and-a-half-pound lead over 2nd place, Seth Davis and Brent Butler took the victory weighing in 5 fish for a whopping weight of 29.69 pounds.