Eric Mora Wins at Clarks Hill
Eric Mora of Appling, Georgia took first place at this weekend's D26 event on Clarks Hill with a weight of 11.44 pounds. Eric was fishing the lower end of Savannah River area using a Texas Rig Worm. Eric took home $401 for first place. He also caught the Big Fish of the day weighing 6.84 pounds. He collected an additional $60 for his efforts.
Donald Miller came in second place with three fish weighing 10.23 pounds. Donald was also fishing lower part of the lake using stickbaits.
12 anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake 1-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 75 degrees and ended with the 2 pm weigh-in at 97 degrees.
Top Five Finishers
1. Eric Mora 11.44 lbs
2. Donald Miller 10.23 lbs
3. Brian Epps 8.72 lbs
4. Ray Diamond 8.24 lbs
5. Joey Miller 7.97 lbs
Next AFT D26 event is scheduled for July 24, 2016 at Clarks Hill going out of Wilwood State Park. For more information on this event please contact the director William Hooker at (706)533-7329 or visit the ABA website at www.americanbassanglers.com.
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. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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LES CHARLES WINS D72 on SINCLAIR
Les Charles of Milledgeville, GA took home the first place trophy and $813 cash for his 5 bass limit totaling 15.92 pounds at the D72 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament held on November 27, 2021 at Lake Sinclair. Les said he caught his fish flipping docks with a homemade jig.
Tom and Missy take the win and the GLine Battery $100 Bounty on Cooper River
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day on the Cooper River with mild temperatures and sunny skies! We had eight teams come out to compete with every team bringing fish to the scales. Several teams commented on how clear the water was and how many big bass they watched swimming but couldn’t get to bite. It seems that the most productive bite was on crank baits and worms.
Tom and Missy Bancroft took First Place with 5 largemouth bass weighing 8.15 lbs. earning $360. We caught our bass on crankbaits in the morning and shaky head worms in the afternoon.
2022 Open Series Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the 2022 Open Series. The 2022 season offers 16 divisions, Alabama North, Alabama South, Florida Central, Florida South, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee Central, Tennessee East, Texas East, and Texas Southeast, and Virginia.
Each division offers four one-day qualifying events offering a boater/co-angler format,
Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak