Welch Wins on Savannah River
Ronald Welch of Hinesville, Georgia is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win in the AFT D94 event held on the Savannah River. Welch weighed in five bass which with a total weight of 11.01 pounds. Ronald collected $563 for his efforts.
Second place went to Joe Toth with five bass weighing 9.65 pounds.
Third place went to Brett Smith with five bass weighing 9.28 pounds.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Ronald Welch 11.01 lbs
2. Joe Toth 9.65 lbs
3. Brett Smith 9.28 lbs
4. Dale Hart 8.16 lbs
5. Travis Malphrus 7.22 lbs
At launch time for both days, the temperatures were in the mid 60's with cloud cover. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the low 60's, clear throughout the day. The baits of the day was spinnerbaits, crankbaits and plastic. The anglers reported fishing mainly in the the oxbows and tide water.
The next event scheduled for D94 will be held on January 14, 2017 out of Milstone Landing. For more information on this event, or any future events, please contact Dan Martin at (843)384-3855.
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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