Justin Chandler Takes Win on Savannah River
Justin Chandler of Beaufort, SC. is one step closer to the Ram American Fishing Tour Championship with a first place win in the AFT event held on the Savannah River on May 14th. Chandler weighed in five bass at 12.28 pounds. Monte Misplay took second place weighing five bass at 10.05 pounds, 3rd place went to Lou Marroquin weighing five bass at 7.25 pounds. Debbie Robinson had big fish weighing 5.10 pounds.
These anglers are acquiring valuable points in an attempt to insure their birth in the Ram American Fishing Tour Championship for the 2016 season.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Justin Chandler 12.28 lbs
2. Monte Misplay 10.05 lbs
3. Lou Marroquin 7.25 lbs
4. Brian Gunn 6.96 lbs
5. Debbie Robinson 6.44 lbs
At launch time the temperatures were in the mid 60's with cloud cover. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the Mid 80's and clear throughout the day. Water temperatures were in the mid 70's.
The bait of the day was plastic Spinnerbaits, with some crankbaits action. The anglers reported fishing mainly in the oxbows and tide water.
Next Divisional Tournament:
The next tournament in division 94 will be scheduled for June 18th out of Milestone Landing.
For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 384-3855 or by email [email protected]
For more information, call ABA at (256)232-0406. Online, see www.americanbassanglers.com.
The 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.
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Division 10 Heads to Sam Rayburn
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ABA Announces the 2020 Bass Pro Shop Team Tour
September, 03, 2019, Athens, AL - American Bass Anglers announced the 2020 Bass Pro Shops Team Tour season details today. The Bass Pro Shops Team Tour will hold nine team tournaments in two divisions that offer a Triton/Mercury boat package* for the first-place team at each divisional event. The year-end 2020 Team Championship will offer two Triton/Mercury boat package* to the Championship first place team and a combined payout of up to $80,000 in cash, prizes and bonuses based on a full field.
Registration for the 2020 season will begin September 16, 2019 at 8 am with special incentives for early registrations. Teams may register online at AmericanBassAnglers.com or call (256)232-0406.