Phillip Gibson Jr. Wins on Roanoke River
Phillip Gibson Jr. of Williamston, NC won the AFT Division 17, North Carolina Central tournament hosted on the Roanoke River. The event was held on 10 June 2017, launching out of the Water Street Ramp in Plymouth, NC. Phillip caught 5 bass weighing 13.43 lbs. Phillip said he made a long run and caught his fish on top-water, senkos, and jigs. Congratulation Phillip.
Johnnie Beddard, of Ayden, NC had big fish of the tournament with 5.35 pounder, Johnnie also took 2nd place in the tournament with 13.36 lbs.
First Place Phillip Gibson Jr. 13.43 lbs
Second Place Johnnie Beddard 13.36 lbs
Third Place Bryan Poovey 13.23 lbs
Fourth Place Mile H. Hair 12.15 lbs
Fifth Place Lawrence Thomas 11.87 lbs
The Next D-17 qualifier tournament will be June 17, 2017. This event will be held on the Pamlico River, launching from Trainters Creek.
For more information about this Division and future events
visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for North Carolina Central, Mike Colbert at 252-223-2325.
These anglers accrued valuable points toward the Divisional Angler of the Year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the RAM AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, RAM AFT National Championship tournament. 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.
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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