Buddy Wallace Takes the win on Kentucky Lake
Buddy Wallace of Cedar Grove, TN won the American Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers on Sept 8, 2018. Running out of Lucas Harbor near New Johnsonville, TN, Buddy brought back 5-fish that locked in the scales at 18.03-lbs. anchored by a 6.29-lbs. kicker. For the victory, Buddy took home $539.
Second place was claimed by Micah Smith with 5-fish and a total weight of 14.35-lbs. For his efforts, Micah took home $317 in prize money.
Tom O’Bryant took third with 5-fish and a total weight of 13.93-lbs. and took home $101 in prize money.
Greg Salley finished in fourth place with 4-fish weighing 10.19-lbs. He took home $72 in winnings.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Buddy Wallace. His fish locked in the scales at 6.29-lbs. earning him $210.
1. Buddy Wallace 18.03 lbs 2. Micah Smith 14.35 lbs 3. Tom O’Bryant 13.93 lbs 4. Greg Salley 10.19 lbs 5. Randy Ragan 8.30 lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on Sept. 29, 2018 launching from New Johnsonville ramp.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or (931) 296-7235 or visit www.americanbassanglers.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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