Trent Hill Takes the win on Seminole
Trent Hill from Sneads, FL is one step closer to the American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win in the American Fishing Tour Seminole Division 114 bass tournament held on Lake Seminole January 7, 2018. Trent’s limit weighed in at 28.99 pounds. Big Bass was awarded to Allen "Lee" Mcvay for catching a 8.25 pound largemouth bass.
These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in to the American Fishing Tour National Championship. 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 six anglers were:
1. Trent Hill 28.99 lbs.
2. Steve Phillips 28.68 lbs.
3. Doug Davis 27.28 lbs.
4. Allen "Lee" McVay 25.85 lbs.
5. John Adams 24.59 lbs.
6. Rich Tindell 23.54 lbs.
Conditions: Cold start of 24 high of 48 for the day and the wind was 10 NE. Waters temperatures were in the high 40's. Water was clear.
Winning Strategy: Didn’t get Trent’s pattern, but the first 7 places all were in the mid to high 20#! Big fish bit today!
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be February 4, 2018 on Lake Seminole at Seminole Lodge. For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mitch Oldnettle 850-376-2628 or Len Lindahl 850-272-5305.
The 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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