Joseph and Dimple Clevinger Win on Mitchell

Joseph and Dimple Clevinger of Troy, Alabama won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama D1 tournament, held December 3, 2016, on Lake Mitchell.

Running out of Higgins Ferry Marina near Clanton, the team caught five bass weighing 12.40 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $585. The Clevinger’s caught their fish on the lower end of the lake in deep water on Carolina rigs and jerk baits.

In second place, Henry and Maria Helm caught five bass weighing with 10.85 pounds. They caught most of their fish on shallow boat docks with a shaky head. They pocketed a check for $390. 

Taking third place, the team of Donathan and Sherry Jacks of Clanton, Alabama caught five bass weighing 10.76 pounds. Sherry won the Woman’s Big Fish contest with a 3.97-pound lunker.

In fourth place, Mark and Amy Shannon caught vie bass weighing 9.65 pounds.

Robert and Crystal Brown rounded out the top five teams with five bass weighing 9.42 pounds. Bobby Holman won Man’s Big Fish with a 3.94-pound kicker.

All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between 14 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.

The next divisional tournament will be in 2017. The schedule for the rest of the 2016-2017 season will be posted soon.  The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the Ram American Fishing Tour, The Ram Weekend Bass Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call ABA at (256)232-0406.

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