Gary Hubble Wins on Lake Maumelle
Gary Hubble of Alexander, Arkansas wins the third tournament of the AFT D47 2017 season held on December 17th and contested on Lake Maumelle. Gary topped the field with five fish for a total weight of 14.97 pounds. Gary threw a jerkbait and jig to catch his fish. Gary earned $451 for his efforts.
Coming in second place was Doug Shrum who sacked up five fish for a total weight of 11.69 pounds. Doug also relied on a jerkbait and jig to fill his livewell. Doug took home $254 for second place.
Rounding out the top three was Matthew Hedrick who caught three fish for a total weight of 9.96 pounds, however, his bag was anchored by a 6.20 pound Maumelle Melon. Matthew caught all his fish on jigs.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Gary Hubble 14.97 lbs
2. Doug Shrum 11.69 lbs
3. Matthew Hedrick 9.96 lbs
4. Cody Bryant 9.87 lbs
5. Rob Stone 7.06 lbs
The next tournament in this division is on Lake Hamilton on January 14, 2017 launching out of the AGFC ramp.
The next tournament in the D42 division is on the Arkansas River/Little Rock Pool April 8, 2017 launching from the Verizon ramp.
For more information on this event or any future events for D42 and D47, please contact John Simonof at (501)772-493.
I’d like to thank our local sponsors who provide great support throughout the year.
Fish N’ Stuff
H2O Sportz & Marine
Temple Fork Outfitters
Window World of Little Rock
Zimmerman’s Sports Center/Exxon
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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