Adam Beckum Takes the Win on Clarks Hill
Adam Beckum of Martinez, Ga took first place in the AFT D26 event on June 6th held on Clarks Hill. Running out of Wildwood Park near Appling, Ga, Adam brought a five-fish limit to the scales that weighed in at 11.49 pound. Beckum caught his fish on the lower end of the Savannah River, using top water baits and flukes. Beckum also takes home big fish honors with a nice 3.41 pound largemouth.
Taking second was William Hooker of Appling, Ga. William brought in a five-fish limit going 10.74 pounds. Hooker caught his fish on the lower part of the lake throwing flukes.
Allen Murry of Reidsville, Ga, rounded out the top three. Murry also brought in a five-fish limit going 9.49 pounds.
The Next ABA D26 qualifying tournament will be held on Clarks Hill July 9, 2017. For more information about this division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for Georgia East, William Hooker at 706-533-7329 or the main office at 256-232-0406.
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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