Story Places First on Clarks Hill
Steve Story, of Appling, Georgia placed first in the Ram American Fishing Tour Division 26 tournament on April 17th, held on the Savannah River. Story was fishing the lower end of the Savannah River area using Swim Baits to bring in his bag of five fish weighing 22.23 pounds. Story earned a check for $543.
William Hooker, of Appling, Georgia, finished in second place with five fish weighing 15.15 pounds, fishing the upper part of the lake using flukes. Hooker earned a check for $329 for his catch.
Lonnie Kuehl, of Augusta, Georgia, came in third place. Kuehl brought home a check for $108 for a five fish limit weighing 13.79 pounds.
The day started out at 46 degrees and ended with the 4 pm weigh-in at 70 degrees. It was cloudy with light wind most of the day with winds.
1 Steve Story 22.23 pounds 200 points
2 William Hooker 15.15 pounds 199 points
3 Lonnie Kuelh 13.79 pounds 198 points
4 Tony Postell 12.97 pounds 197 points
5 Zack Lamb 12.66 pounds 196 points
Big Bass Tony Postell 7.30 pounds
The next Division 26 tournament will be May 29th, 2016 on Clarks Hill out of Wilwood State Park. For more information, contact Director William Hooker at 706-533-7329.
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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