Bill Darby Wins on Lake Guntersville
Bill Darby is one step closer to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win during the RAM American Fishing Tour Division 29, Alabama North, bass tournament held on January 9th at Lake Guntersville. Darby's four fish were caught deep, weighing a whopping 18.26 pounds to beat out 23 other anglers. Mike Garlen Rat-L-Trapped a close second with 18.18 pounds. Rick Armstrong finished third and Tony Tidwell cashed the final check and caught a largemouth exceeding six pounds for fourth place and the biggest fish of the day.
Top 5 Finishers
1. Bill Darby 18.26 pounds
2. Mike Garlen 18.18 pounds
3. Rick Armstrong 18.17 pounds
4. Tony Tidwell 17.88 pounds
5. Ken Draskovic 17.40 pounds
Big Fish: Tony Tidwell 6.65 pounds
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be held February 6th on Lake Guntersville out of Goosepond. For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen 256-998-0171
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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Kerry and Heather Wilson win on Lake Jordan
ATHENS, Ala. – Kerry and Heather Wilson won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held November 10, 2018, on Lake Jordan. Running out of the Bonnor’s Landing, the team caught 5-bass weighing 10.31-pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $405.00. The Wilson’s caught their fish on swim jigs.
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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