Mike Garlen and Rhonda Ford win March Guntersville Couples Event
Mike Garlen and Rhonda Ford won the Couples Tour Alabama North event held on Lake Guntersville Saturday, March 10th. Eight teams competed on this windy, cold and rainy Alabama day. Mike and Rhonda brought 5 bass to the scales weighing 16.51 lbs. Ken and Pam Draskovic finished second with 16.21 lbs. Ladies Big bass pot was won by DeAnna Lovvorn with a 3.00 lb largemouth. Ken won the men’s big bass with his 5.31 pounder.
Pictured left to right: Mike and Rhonda 1st, Pam and Ken 2nd with Big Bass, DeAnna Big Bass.
1st Mike Garlen and Rhonda Ford 16.51 lbs
2nd Ken and Pam Draskovic 16.21 lbs
3rd Melvin and Eileen Hambry 14.76 lbs
4th Roger and DeAnna Lavvorn 10.89 lbs
5th Rickey and Laurie Ramey 3.42 lbs
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament is 7 April 2018 out of Goosepond on Lake Guntersville.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact MikeGarlen 256-998-0171
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between the ages of 14 and 16 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, the American Fishing Tour, the Weekend Bass Series, or the American Couples Series, visit www.abacouples.com
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, Optima Batteries and SiriusXM Marine Weather.
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Roger Farr Takes the win on Greenwood
Roger Farr of Little Mountain, SC won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D96 tournament held 12/30/2018 on Lake Greenwood. Running out of Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC Roger brought back a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 14.38-lbs. For his victory and first place in the option pot, he took home $545, along with the first place trophy.
South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
Jai Hunter Sr. Wins $5500 on Lake Okeechobee
ATHENS, Ala. – Jai Hunter Sr. of Deland, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held January 19th on the Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL the Jai Sr. caught five-bass weighing 18.10-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Hunter Sr. took home a check for $5500 for his win.
Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds