Brian Gunn wins the Division 94 two-day Tournament on the Savannah River on May 5th & 6th.
Gunn, is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st place win and earned a total of $576.00, in the American Fishing Tournament held on the Savannah River. Gunn weighed in ten bass, which weighed 20. Lbs.
2nd place went to John Main with four bass weighing 11.75 lbs.
3rd place went to Bradwell Sampey with eight bass weighing 11.25 lb.
Brain Gunn had tournament big fish 4.62
1. Brian Gunn 10 bass weighing 20.31 lbs
2. John Main 10 bass weighing 11.96 lbs
3. Bradwell Sampey 8 bass weighing 11.25 lbs
4. Joe Toth 7 bass weighing 9.56 lbs
5. Dan Martin 6 bass weighing 7.65 lbs
6. Robert Allen 7 bass weighing 7.09 lbs
7. Jason Brown 5 bass weighing 4.77 lbs
8. Joe McDonie 4 bass weighing 4.71 lbs
At launch time the temperatures were in the high 50's with heavy fog. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the upper 80's, clear throughout the day one & sun and clouds on day two. Water temperatures were in the upper 60's.
The winner Gunn reported catching most of his fish in the lakes. His baits of choice were soft plastics.
For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 384-3855 or by email [email protected]
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 at the AFT Championship. 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.
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 for this fall on Lake Hartwell near Anderson SC.
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