Guilbeau Takes Win on Clarks Hill
Mike Guilbeau of Evans, Georgia took first place for the AFT D26 event held on August 14th on Clarks Hill. Mike was fishing the middle of Savannah River area. He caught five fish weighing 11.81 pounds. He also had the Big Fish weighing 4.13 pounds.
William Hooker came in second place with five fish weighing 8.23 pounds. He was also fishing lower part of the lake using drop shot.
11 anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake 1-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 75 degrees and ended with the 3 p.m. weigh-in at 97 degrees.
Top Five Finishers
1. Mike Guilbeau 11.81 lbs
2. William Hooker 8.23 lbs
3. Robbie Mills 8.06 lbs
4. Charles Whitaker 6.92 lbs
5. Allen Murray 5.10 lbs
The next event scheduled for this division will be the 2-day Divisional Championship held on Clarks Hill on September 10th and 11th. Any anglers who have fished at least four 1-day qualifying events are welcome to come fish this event. For more information on this event, or any future events for AFT D26, please contact the local director, William Hooker, at (706)533-7329 or visit 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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