Ronald Welch wins the Division 94, 2019 Season Opener on the Savannah River
Welch, is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st place win and earned a total of $401.00, in the American Fishing Tournament, held on the Savannah River. Welch weighed in four-bass, which weighed 8.76-lbs. Welch also had the biggest fish of the tournament locking in the scales at 4.01-lb.
2nd place went to Richard Boatright with five-bass weighing 8.36-lbs.
3rd place went to John Main with five-bass weighing 6.82-lbs.
These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in the ABA National Championship for the 2019 season.
1 Ronald Welch 8.76-lbs 2 Richard Boatright 8.37-lbs 3 John Main 6.82-lbs 4 Jonathan Crosby 4.48-lbs 5 William Joyner 3.64-lbs
At launch time the temperatures were in the low 80's and clear. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the upper 80's, with spotty rain showers throughout the day. Water temperatures were in the low 80's.
The next tournament in division 94 will be scheduled for Oct 13th out of Stokes Bluff Landing.
For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 271-9855 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.
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