Rick Moore and Donna Millner Win on Lake SeminoleRick Moore and Donna Millner won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, FL-NW Division 6 tournament, held June 10, 2017 on Lake Seminole.Running out of Seminole Lodge near Sneads, FL, the team from Shalimar, FL, caught 5 bass weighing 21.15 pounds with a 6.29-pound kicker.
In second place, Shane and Dianna Lundien caught 5 bass weighing 15.43 pounds with a 5.47- pound kicker.In third place, Steve Raines and Stephanie Basford caught 5 bass weighing 13.78 pounds with a 3.20-pound kicker.What an incredible day on the Lake! Rick Moore won the Men’s Big Fish contest with a 6.29-pound lunker and Donna Millner won the Ladies Big Fish title with a 3.82-pound lunker.Welcome to our new couple joining us this weekend from Pensacola, FL, Nicholas DaVico and Lauren Hagen!
This tournament ended our 2016/2017 scheduled season. We will begin our 2017/2018 season in October following the ABA Couples Series National Championship tournament.All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 12 and 18 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 tournament.
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 and the Ram American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open 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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Steve Dobbs Wins D72 on Sinclair
Steve Dobbs of McDonough, Ga brought the winning 5 fish limit to the scale for D72 on November 9, 2019, at Lake Sinclair for the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour. His total weight of 11.40 pounds won the First-place trophy and $765 cash. Steve secured his sack with a 3.78 pounder and won the Big Bass trophy plus additional cash of $380. He said he caught these fish using a square bill crankbait and a shaky head.
South Carolina Couple's Division Cancels 11/16 Tournament
For the safety of all our anglers, the South Carolina Couple's Divison 11 event on Lake Murray scheduled for November 16th has been canceled due to the predicted weather.
For more information on this Division, event or any future event please contact Tom Bancroft at (843)697-6232.
John Rice and Paul Arnold Take Home Two New Tritons at Chickamauga
John Rice of Huntsville, Al and Paul Arnold of Woodville, Al. won the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour Championship, held October 5th and 6th on Lake Chickamauga. Launching out of Dayton Boat Dock and Grill. John and Paul went straight to work and caught a two-day limit of 10 bass weighing 36.51 pounds. For their victory, the team took home 2 Triton TX-17 boats equipped with 60 HP Mercury outboards and Garmin electronics valued at $40,000.