David Wright Wins $10680.00 On Kerr Lake 

ATHENS, Ala. –David Wright of Lexington, North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Area 8 Championship held on Kerr Lake on November 3-4, 2018. Running out of Nutbush Park in Henderson, North Carolina, Wright weighed in a day one five-bass limit weighing 21.27-pounds. Going into day two with almost a two-pound lead, Wright caught another five bass-limit weighing 17.87-pounds to secure the win by giving him a two-day total weight of 39.14-pounds. Wright anchored his catch with a bass weighing 5.74-pounds which also gave him big bass honors for the boaters. For his win and big bass Wright took home a total of $10,680.00.   

“I caught all my fish fishing windblown points with a crankbait,” said Wright. “On day two the wind had changed directions, so I had to reposition my boat to fish the points differently.”  

Sitting in 15th place after day one with a weight of 11.86-pounds, Timothy Reams of Oakland Maryland jumped 14 spots on day-two with a five-bass limit weighing 16.62-pounds giving him a two-day total of 28.48-pounds and second place. Reams took home a check for $1000.00 for the effort. 

“I caught all my fish in dirty water on a spinnerbait and a jig,” said Reams. “I was able to get the better bite today.”

Taking third for the boaters, Spencer Barrow of Snow Hill, North Carolina finished with a two-day total of 26.95-pounds. Barrow collected $600.00 for his catch. 

“I caught a lot of fish in two days,” said Barrow. “Everything was caught on a spinnerbait and a jig.”   

In fourth place for the boaters, Tommy Marrow of Oxford, North Carolina weighed in 9-bass weighing 26.61-pounds and rounding out the top five, Ray Griffin of Greensboro, North Carolina, weighed in two five-bass limits weighing 26.49-pounds. 

In the Co-Angler division Ernest McIntyre Jr. of Fayetteville, North Carolina weighed in a co-angler limit of three-bass weighing 7.75-pounds on day-one. Going into day-two in fourth place McIntyre weighed in another co-angler limit weighing 8.11-pounds giving him a two-day total of 15.86-pounds and securing the win. For his win, McIntyre took home a check for $5000.00. 

“I caught all my fish dragging a jig both days. I was only looking for three bites a day. I was fortunate enough to get the right bites,” said McIntyre. 

Taking second for the co-anglers, Scottie Smith of Clayton, North Carolina weighed in a two-day total of six-bass for 15.68-pounds. He took home $300.00 for the effort. 

“I had two good boaters that had me around fish. All my fish for two days came on a spinnerbait,” said Smith.

Taking third for the co-anglers, Steven Jacobs of Sanford, North Carolina weighed in a total of six-bass for 15.31-pounds. He took home $275.00 for his catch. 

“I caught a lot of fish both days,” said Jacobs. “Everything came on a spinnerbait, I just couldn’t get the bigger bite today.” 

In fourth for the co-anglers Tim Gardner of Goldsboro, North Carolina weighed in two three-bass limits for 15.10-pounds and rounding out the top five, Michael Frye of Claysburg, PA, weighed in two co-angler limits weighing 14.99-pounds. 

The big bass for the co-anglers was a 4.71-pounder weighed in on day one caught by Tim Gardner of Goldsboro, North Carolina. Gardner took home an additional $175.00 for the bass.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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