Sims Takes the Win on Tensaw
Jimmy Sims of Mobile, Alabama won the American Fishing Tour District 41 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Live Oak Landing near Stockton, Alabama, Sims brought back five-fish that locked in the scales at 9.71 pounds anchored by a 3.37-pound kicker. For the victory, Sims took home a check for $522.
Second place was claimed by Chip Lindy with five-fish and a total weight of 9.44-pounds. For his efforts, Lindy took home $308 in prize money.
Jackson Hamil took third with five-fish and a total weight of 9.42-pounds and took home $101 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Jimmy Sims. His fish locked in the scales at 3.37-pounds earning him $95.
Top five finishers:
1. Jimmy Sims 9.71 pounds 2. Chip Lindy 9.44 pounds 3. Jackson Hamil 9.42 pounds 4. Larry Foshee 6.24 pounds 5. Scott Wiley Jr 5.03 pounds
The next tournament in this division will take place on November 17 launching from Live Oak Landing.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
These anglers earn 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 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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