Gary Singleton Claims D40 Championship Title
American Fishing Tour Division 40 held it two-day championship on May 19 and May 20 on Kentucky Lake out of Pebble Isle Marina. On the second day of the tournament, Gary Singleton of Dickson, TN, brought in the largest bag of the tournament at 21.31 lbs. This weight gave him first place with a total of 30.04 lbs. He took home $804 for the victory. Eddie Scott of Waverly, TN took second with a two day total of 27.34 lbs. He took home $374. Big fish of the tournament was 6.36 lbs. Tom O’Bryant of Cedar Grove, TN took home $120 for that fish.
Larry Franklin of Waverly, TN took the lead on the first day and finished third for the tournament with 26.31 lbs. Buddy Wallace of Cedar Grove, TN finished fourth with 26.05 lbs. Rounding out the top five was Greg Salley of McEwen, TN with 22.25 lbs.
Place Name Fish BB Total Points 1 Gary Singleton 9 0 30.04 384 2 Eddie Scott 9 4.11 27.34 382 3 Larry W. Franklin 10 4.47 26.31 380 4 Buddy Wallace 10 0 26.05 378 5 Greg Salley 10 0 22.25 376 6 Tom O Bryant 5 6.36 18.04 374 7 Jamie AOY Sellers 4 2.8 8.68 372 8 Larry O. Haneline 3 0 7.29 370 9 Steve Lamer 3 1.96 6.76 368 10 Tim E. Lyle 3 1.85 5.31 366
For more information on this event or Division contact local director Larry Franklin at 931-209-2995 or visit www.drawtrail.com
These anglers are earning 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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 more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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