Larry Thomas Wins on Pamlico
Larry Thomas of Washington, North Carolina won the AFT D17, North Carolina Central tournament on the Pamlico River. The event was held on the Pamlico River on March 18th, launching out of Tranters Creek Ramp in Washington, North Carolina. Larry caught five bass weighing 17.23 pounds. He said he caught most of his fish between the mouth of Tranters Creek and the bridge where we launched, about a quarter mile stretch, on a jig. Congratulation Larry.
Mike Colbert took the big fish honors with a bass weighing 6.17 pounds. Mike caught his fish on a creature bait.
The conditions were not the greatest to say the least, we had rain all day long and a West wind that blew the water out making boat running conditions a little dangerous.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Larry Thomas 17.23 lbs
2. Mike Colbert 14.89 lbs
3. David Price 12.48 lbs
4. Gary Keim 9.68 lbs
5. Monte Morgan 9.06 lbs
The next event for D17 will be held April 1st going out of Roanoke. For more information on this event, or any future events, please contact Mike Colbert at (252)223-2325.
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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Kerry and Heather Wilson win on Lake Jordan
ATHENS, Ala. – Kerry and Heather Wilson won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held November 10, 2018, on Lake Jordan. Running out of the Bonnor’s Landing, the team caught 5-bass weighing 10.31-pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $405.00. The Wilson’s caught their fish on swim jigs.
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Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds