Brian Gunn Wins on the Savannah River
Brian Gunn is one step closer to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win in the Division 94 Tournament held on the Savannah River. Gunn weighed in two bass at 4.52 pounds winning $377. Second place, Barry Descaro brought two bass to the scales for a total weight of 2.96 pounds. Cody Moss, with two bass weighing 2.66, placed third. Fourth place went to Joe Toth with one bass weighing 1.38 pounds and fifth place went to Lucio Marroquin with one bass weighing 1.26 pounds. Brian Gunn caught the day’s big bass at 2.73 pounds.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Brian Gunn 4.52 pounds
2. Barry Descaro 2.96 pounds
3. Cody Moss 2.66 pounds
4. Joe Toth 1.38 pounds
5. Lucio Marroquin 1.26 pounds
At launch time the temperatures were in the mid 50's with cloud cover. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the low 50's, clear throughout the day. Water temperatures were in the mid 40's with the river being at a flood stage of 17.5 feet.
The bait of the day was plastic, jigs, with some crankbaits action. The anglers reported fishing mainly in the oxbows and tide water.
The next tournament in division 94 is scheduled for March 5th out of Stokes Bluff Landing. For more information on this or any future events in this division contact Dan J Martin (843) 384-3855 or by email at [email protected]
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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