John Graves Wins tournament Percy Priest Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – John Graves won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 tournament, held 02/25/2018 on Percy Priest Lake. With the tournament running out of Fate Sanders Marina near Nashville, TN. The Mount Juliet, TN. angler caught five-bass weighting 18.50 Lbs. For the victory, John took home a check for $313.00. John also had Big fish weighting 5.30 Lbs. picking him up an extra $45.00. John said that all his fish came from using a crank bait in less than 11 feet of water.
In second amongst the competitors, Clark Cowley from Lebanon, Tn. caught five-bass weighing 14.55 Lbs.. 3rd place went to Mickey Beck with 9.80 lbs. 4th place went to Matt Campbell with 5.05 lbs. It was a tough day on the water for all angler's. The weather didn't help, with rain in the forecast the day before throughout the night.
The next event in this division is March 11th, 2018 on Old Hickory. Launching from Bull Creek. For more info on this event or division call local director Fred Needham at (615)323-7057 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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 Fish-Off. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament. For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222.On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com.
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
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing 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, the ABA Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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