Laney Wins on Lake Guntersville
Larry Laney of Bryant, Alabama, is one step closer to the 2017 ABA National Championship with a first place win during the AFT D29 Alabama North event held on Lake Guntersville on December 31, 2016. Larry caught a five bass limit weighing 18.58 pounds.
Richard Fanning of Scottsboro, Alabama finished second with 15.78 pounds.
Big bass was a 5.16 fatty caught by Jeff wells.
Thirteen anglers fished this New Years Eve tournament with six catching limits. The weather started out just below freezing and sleet hit the deck for the first hour. Crankbaits were the bait of choice for all the river rats who bagged a limit.
The morning was a Below freezing for the first part of the day. Wind 10 mph. The water level was twofoot below normal pool.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Larry Laney 18.58 lbs
2. Richard Fanning 15.78 lbs
3. Rick Armstrong 13.46 lbs
4. Mike Garlen 12.41 lbs
5. Ken Draskovic 12.10 lbs
This division’s next tournament will be held January 14, 2017 on Lake Guntersville out of Goosepond.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen at (256)998-0171.
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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