James Stoler Wins on Guntersville
From Division 29, Alabama. James Stoler of Guntersville, Al is one step closer to the 2017 ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win during the RAM American Fishing Tour bass tournament held at Lake Guntersville on the 1st of July 2017. James caught five bass weighing in at 19 lbs, and big fish with a 4.80 largemouth. James revealed his fish came shallow using a flipping technique. Finishing in second place was Tony Tidwell with 14.80 lbs. Tony used a variety of lures including his secret jig. Larry Laney unhappily came in 3rd with13.08 lbs. 14 anglers competed in this event, with 6 limits brought to the scales.
These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in this division’s two-day championship and the American Fishing Tour 2017 National Championship on the Ouachita River. Their points are also being used to determine the divisional angler of the year. The top angler by points earned in this division will represent the division in the Angler of the Year final round.
The top five anglers were:
1 James Stoler 19.00 lbs
2 Tony Tidwell 14.80 lbs.
3 Larry Laney 13.08 lbs
4 Tom O’bryant 12.88 lbs.
5. Ken Draskovic 12.47 lbs.
Conditions Wind was light at first then blew a strong 15-20 mph.
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be held 5th and 6th of August on Lake Guntersville out of Goosepond.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen 256-998-0171
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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