Charles Anderson Wins at Lake Weiss
Charles Anderson is one step closer to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win in the Division 88 Alabama East/Central tournament held on Lake Weiss on December 19th. Charles brought in a sack of 19.86 pounds, caught on a spinnerbait. Second place winner Derrell Parker, and Third Place Ken Draskovic each caught over 19 pounds. Big bass was awarded Terry Tucker for catching a 5.76 pound largemouth.
The top five anglers were:
1. Charles Anderson 19.86
2. Derrell Parker 19.45
3. Ken Draskovic 19.15
4. Terry Tucker 18.48
5. Damian Willis 17.89
Big Bass: Terry Tucker 5.76
The day started out at 29 degrees with line freezing in the rod guides, warming up to 50 degrees by weigh-in time. The water was muddy with temperatures holding around 58 degrees.
Division 88's next tournament will be January 23rd on Neely Henry in Gadsden, AL.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Doug Orazine. 256-910-6694
These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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