Misplay Wins D94 Championship on Savannah River
Monte Misplay of Hardeeville, SC anchored the 2-day victory with two four pounders on day one and finished the event in 1st place and earned a total of $588.00. Misplay weighed in ten bass, which weighed 19.60 lbs. 2nd place went to Joe Toth of Richmond Hill, GA with ten bass weighing 13.71 lbs. 3rd place went to Bradwell Sampey of Savannah, GA with ten bass weighing 13.41 lbs. 4th place was Marty Jeffers of Guyton, GA with nine bass weighing 9.66 lbs. 5th place went to Dan Martin of Bluffton, SC with five bass weighing 8.83 lbs.
These anglers acquired valuable points in an attempt to insure their birth in the ABA National Championship for the 2017 season.
1. Monte Misplay 10 bass weighing 19.60 lbs
2. Joe Toth 10 bass weighing 13.71 lbs
3. Bradwell Sampey 10 bass weighing 13.41 lbs
4. Marty Jeffers 9 bass weighing 9.66 lbs
5. Dan Martin 5 Bass Weighing 8.95 lbs
6. Thomas Parham 6 Bass Weighing 6.88 lbs
At launch time the temperatures were in the lower 50's with cloud cover. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the mid 70'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.
Next Divisional will be scheduled for the 2018 season and will be posted soon.
Joe Toth is the winner of 2016 division 94 Angler of the Year.
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, visit our website www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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It will be interesting to see how much Okeechobee has changed since last January. On this same weekend last year, Scott Kirsch of Edgewater, FL, won the boater side of the event with a five-fish limit of 18 pounds. Mason Meder won the Co-Angler side of the event with a three-fish limit of 10.91 pounds.
Team Tour Championship Postponed
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