Gene Childers Garners Win on Grand Lake
The opening tournament of Division 65 on Grand Lake for ABA’s American Fishing Tour occurred Saturday, March 3, 2018, with a beautiful, clear day in the mid-60’s. Thirteen anglers competed in tough water conditions after some late winter flooding on Grand Lake to produce fish. Only three boats were able to weigh in fish. The leader, Gene Childers from Vinita, OK, weighed three fish to win with a total weight of 9.12 lbs. Brent Davison of Goldsby, OK, came in second with two fish and a total weight of 4.82 lbs. Big bass was a nice 3.52 lbs. bass also caught by Childers. Childers received total cash prizes of $542 for his three fish and Davison received $200 for a good day on the water.
The next tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 on Grand Lake at the Terra Miranda Ramp located on Monkey Island, OK.
For more information about the Division 65 schedule, please contact AFT Director Jeff Davison at 918-289-6993 or like his Facebook page ABAd65 to stay informed.
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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