Jason Burroughs takes the win on Lake Hartwell
Thirty-six anglers participated in the final AFT D25 One-Day tournament of the 2018 season. The weather started out at 55 degrees with mostly cloudy skies at take off and warmed to around 63 degrees with a light rain by check in time. The bite was off for some but as usual a few guys figure them out and catch them good.
Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC took first place honors with a limit weighing in at 18.37lbs. Jason also earned Big Fish honors with a 4.72lb largemouth. Jason took home $745 for 1st Place - $210 for 1st Place Option Pot - $180 for the Big Fish Pot for total earnings of $1135.
Truett Hill of Laurens, SC finished in 2nd Place with a limit weighing in at 15.48lbs.Truet earned $470 for 2nd Place + 2nd Place in the Option Pot for total earnings of $610.
Russell Clark of Abbeville, SC came in 3rd Place with a limit weighing 15.36lbs. Russell earned $203 for his 3rd place finish.
Bobby Stanfill of Greenwood, SC finished in 4th Place with a limit weighing 14.63lbs. Bobby earned $151 for 4th Place.
Tim Weredyk of Guyton, GA finished in 5th Place with a limit weighing 12.77lbs. Tim earned $115 for 5th Place.
Todd Pearson of Anderson, SC finished in 6th Place with a limit weighing 12.45lbs. Todd earned $79 for 6th Place.
For more information on this and any upcoming events please contact local director Grover Jones at 252-217-2893 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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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.
Berkley® Launches Cast for Cash 2019 Bait Contingency Program
Eligible members can win from $100 to $2,000 in over 500 sanctioned tournaments
COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 10, 2018) – Berkley® is excited to announce a new 2019 bait contingency program that will provide cash rewards for loyal weekend tournament and semi-professional tournament anglers.
To participate anglers must become a member of the Berkley Cast for Cash program. Memberships are $29.99 and include a pro pack of Berkley PowerBait, Powerbait MaxScent, hard baits, hat and decal with a MSRP of $47.95.
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