Doug & Rosemarie Goodall Win on Logan Martin
Doug & Rosemarie Goodall won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held February 18, 2017, on Logan Martin Lake.
Running out of Lakeside Landing near Pell City, the team from Wetumpka, AL, caught 5 bass weighing 16.14 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $563. The Goodall’s caught their fish using a leaded jig with creature bait in 3 to 10 feet of water. Doug won Man’s Big Fish with a 6.48-pound kicker.
In second place, Ricky and Rebecca Smith caught five bass weighing 13.24 pounds. They caught most of their fish on top water and jigs in 5 to 10 feet of water. They pocketed a check for $338.
Taking third place, the team of Bobby and Sandra Holman caught five bass weighing 11.41 pounds. They caught their fish on spinner baits and shaky heads. Sandra won the Woman’s Big Fish contest with a 4.35-pound lunker. They won $225 for their efforts.
In fourth place, Adam and Andrea Smith caught five bass weighing 10.79 pounds.
Harl Romine and Kasey Saucer rounded out the top five teams with 5 bass weighing 10.65 pounds.
The next divisional tournament will be March 11, 2017 on the Alabama River out of Swift Creek. For more information on this event, or any future events, please call Mark and Amy Shannon at (205)678-7944.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between the ages of 14 and 16 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission. The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship event.
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, the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Weekend Bass Series, the Ram 100% Team Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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