Ray Scott Qualified Anglers
Below is the list of the anglers who have qualified for the 2019 Ray Scott National Championship to be held April 1st-7th, 2019 on Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, AL. We look forward to seeing each of you there and look forward to a great week of competition amongst the best weekend anglers from across the country. Invitations are in the mail and registrations will open soon. All competitors must confirm their entry into the Championship event not later than Friday, March 1, 2019.
Area 1---Alabama North and Mississippi
Alabama North Boaters Mississippi Boaters Area 1 Top 5 Boaters Gil Summerlin Jerry Gilliam Austin Weaver Thomas Henshaw Eddie Armstrong Bryan Dowdy James Parkinson Dustin Seaborn Dalton Laster Paul "Tony" Tidwell Randy Vires Mike Jones John Paulk Tyler Broomes Jimmy Mason Jeff Edmondson Curtis Laster Jason Forsgen Marshall "Danny Walden Brian Smith Taylor Odom Jerry "Marvin" McCullough Robb Johnson Rusty White Gene Brown Alabama North Co-anglers Mississippi Co-anglers Area 1 Top 5 Co-anglers Mark Pirkle Justin McKee Daniel Kendrick Mike Gibson Mike Allen Jeffery Sanford Roy Yother Clint Horton Kevin Shrader Duane Parker Lance Jackson Curtis Halmark Nic Carter Ricko Roberts Scott Norman Michael Jones Tommy Wilson Tom Barday Doug Verling Tony Hill Randy Holman Alan Barrett Zach Oswalt Duanne McQueen Josh Taylor
Area 2---Kentucky and Central Tennessee Kentucky Boaters Central Tennesse Boaters Area 2 Top 5 Boaters Billy Schroder Josh Tramel Brian Choate Gary Singleton Noel Smith Billy Henson Charlie Craycraft Mickey Beck Daniel Crockett Drew Boggs Rodney Clawson Sterling Brennis Edward Gettys Conoly Brown Tony Eckler Robert Linton Jayson Johnson Robert Wade Steve Caudell George Taylor Jeremey Nash John Morvich Matthew Czerepak Sam Lashlee Ben Ballou Kentucky Co-anglers Central Tennesse Co-anglers Area 2 Top 5 Co-anglers Austin Strawmeyer Jake Short Pat Rapp Todd Haynes Arturo Mariscal Tim Rampaul William Walsh Greg Whitaker Ethan Wheeler Jojo Walsh Jeff Wheeley Anthony Huddleston Dean Hesse Diana Montgomery Bill Hunter John Fritts Justin Clark Pat Lesicko Craig Allen Ethan Futrell Joel Travino Mark Shane Jerry Seay Mike Blumer Ben Smith
Area 3---Alabama South and Georgia Alabama South Boaters Georgia Boaters Area 3 Top 5 Boaters Bobby Padgett Shane Powell Deandre Kimbrough Jason Nixon Scott Montgomery Bradley Enfinger Cole Burdeshaw David Lowery Matt Baty Ryan Ingram Ryan Horton Scott Flournoy Dustin Wood Mike Blackshear Rodger Beaver Jr Anthony Goggins Chandler Ray Michael Smith Keith Bardolf Wesley Rushing Eric Holder Ken Greene Jim Windham Ronnie Ray Patrick Brown Alabama South Co-anglers Georgia Co-anglers Area 3 Top 5 Co-anglers Robert Enke James Murphy Barry Jones David McMurphy Isaac Clemmons Lamar Crowe Eldred Lewis Bo Washam Brandon Ray Sam Fish William Blake Woods Justin Girdner William Thomas Jeremy Stoute Matthew Bulloch Cole Williams Keith Minnihan Gary Wientjes Durward Henderson Tony Potts Jim English Billy Murphy Tim Blanton Timothy Adams Patrick Watson
Area 4---North and South Carolina North Carolina Boaters South Carlonia Boaters Area 4 Top 5 Boaters Michael Stephens David Henrick Kelly Logan Brian Morgan Justin DeBose Michael Fox Richard Bradford Thomas Guthke William Whiten Jr Maurice Freeze Randy Childers Greg Glouse Jeffery Queen Todd Pearson Bryan New Jody Wright Jerry Pelfrey Scott Hamrick Daniel Atkins Robert Walser Daniel Jackson Doug Easton James Wilson Travis Williams Richard Phillips North Carolina Co-anglers South Carolina Co-anglers Area 4 Top 5 Co-anglers Christian Johnson Zachary Hudson Damon Phillips Nick Shaver Kevin Dye Simeon O'Meara Dale Surrett Bobby Henderson Robert Parton Christopher Higgins Johnathan Carter Landon Whicker Charles Wood Michael Norris Ronald Hearn Adam Parker Ronald Rutledge Jerry Pruitt James Akins Steve Reynolds Isaac Perkins Zach Lyes Tony Hudson William Hearn Carlton Webber
Area 5---Florida Central and Florida South Florida Central Boaters Florida South Boaters Area 5 Top 5 Boaters Bobby Wooten Trevor Fitzgerald Jessie Mizell Logan Murphy Keith Carson Richard Carter Dustin Smith James Stephens Buck Durrance Jeremy Smith Greg Jones Paul Hanley Jimmie Murphy Neil Nix Levi Brown Raymond Trudeau Gary Milicevic Neil Davis Robert Branagh Bruce Bozman James Harris John Adkinson Justin Morgan James Watkins Gary Niemi Florida Central Co-anglers Florida South Co-anglers Area 5 Top 5 Co-anglers Eric Vanlandingham Omar Jamies Irving Mercado Richard Tortora Brian Yeatts Kyle Paterson Jeremy Whitmer Ceasar Jaimes Chad Reid Billy Brokaw Brian Reeves Henry Bolz Robert Kosanke Jr Eric Andrews Jesus Gutierrez Cecil Hock Moses Wilson Larry Maring Kyle Wieczorek David Rushing Phillip Ford Michael Larson Jose Gallardo Johnathan Forrest Dale Tomlinson
Area 6---Southeast Texas and Texas South Southeast TX Boaters TX South Boaters Area 6 Top 5 Boaters Albert Collins Reed "Taylor" Robbins Michael Brewton Stephen Martin Ronnie Wagner Sam Huckabee Aaron Johnson Terry Cole Steve Graf Chris Lewis Guadalupe Nieto Ronald Risenhoover Todd Driscoll Kris Wilson Glen Freeman Neal Gilmore Andy Gia Bryan Trahan Brand Lanier Kevin Lasyone Matthew Mcardle Danny Cherry Matthew Helsley James Kiser Randy Chatelain Southeast TX Co-anglers TX South Co-anglers Area 6 Top 5 Co-anglers Joseph Williams Brian Tolley Lat Nichols Eddy Gilder Elton Brock Brian Schuler Judah Morris Tyler Forrest Marshall Ritenhour Larry Green Chris Cain Zander Bass Mason Ouzts Jeffery Grubbs Jr Jeffery Cox Thomas Helsley Dustin Carlson Jordan Hunter Preuett Jay Childs Michael Nantz Jason Geesey Karim Anabtawi Kevin Carter Robert Moffett Phillip Lee Jr
Area 7---East Texas and Oklahoma East Texas Boaters Oklahoma Boaters Area 7 Top 5 Boaters Terry Peacock Brett Stearnes Steve Perkins Russell Lee Chris Jones Joshua Poirot Trent Menees Patrick Weir Donnie Benson Nolan Jackson Kevin Apple Blake Whatley Scott Dean Brandon Pedigo Mitch Melton Keith Glasby Phillip Lunceford Brian Gambill Josh Teply Kenneth Brewer Fred Fielder Ryan Autrey Lee Sanders Dalton Pratt Brent Haggard East Texas Co-anglers Oklahoma Co-anglers Area 7 Top 5 Co-anglers Gary Fisher Mitch Baskett Joe Perez John Binz Stan Forrester Scott Gordon Lee McDowell Bo Adams John Montelongo Jason Prestridge Mark Cantrell John Walker Randy Keating Dexter Scott Bill Wiles Thomas Brouilette Brandon Loyd Eric Pearce Chris Dyer Michael Gray Al Longoria Daniel Williamson Shane Cashman Joe Frank Thomas James Marion
Area 8---Maryland and Virginia Maryland Boaters Virginia Boaters Area 8 Top 5 Boaters Timothy Reams Brad Weese David Wright Joe Thompson Mark Robertson Tommy Marrow Ken Thompson JT Palmore Ray Griffin Frank Arthur Brandon Gray Kyle Joyce Samuel Rineer Shawn Hammock Eddie Glascock Michael Phillips Mike McDonald Thomas Arens Wesley Cashwell Danny Moffat Sr Brain Calloway William Bill Hamilton Mark Inman Michael Wallace Spencer Barow Maryland Co-anglers Virginia Co-anglers Area 8 Top 5 Co-anglers Larry Wigmore Steven Jacobs Scott Smith Danny Moffat Jr Donald West Tim Gardner Cort Gardnet Robert Wells Travis Garrett Hart Hall Danny Towe Derek Sewell Dante Gray Michael Trivette Kevin Hensley Timothy LeGrand Ronnie Keith Harris John Chacosky Larry Freeman Daniel Erickson Randy Parker Michael Messick Ralph Taylor Michael Fry Ernest McIntyre Jr
Area 9---New York and Ohio New York Boaters Ohio Boaters Area 9 Top 5 Boaters Ted Peck Michael Nesbitt Donald Tripoli Doug Wilson Mike Quinlin Brain Campbell Christopher Ullrich Dan Fry Brad Brodnicki James McMullen Jake Poffenberger Chuck Main Henry Fristik Donald Meachem Noah Raymond Mike Sullivan Kyle Lackey Zachariah Dunham Scott Manson Justin Tralli David Hoheisel Lee Didonato Terry Squire Dan Bassett Jr Richard Shaffer
New York Co-anglers Ohio Co-anglers Area 9 Top 5 Co-anglers Chris Sullivan Kevin Tangeman Jason Grey Paul Procopio Robert Barch Jr Scott Lafaver Donald VanTassek II Bill Meyers Timothy Rougier Roland Beaulie Johnathan Cole Willis Dan Bassett Sr Thomas Melanson Bart Stewart Todd Holmes James Perez Jr Carter Mox Sudhir Nath Brain Zelinskas John Ciavaglia Boyd Yates Stephen Carden Mario Bartolini Julius Salley Chad Jackson
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Sean Capes wins on West Point Lake
Sean Capes bested a field of twenty-two Anglers to win the Bass Pro Shop AFT Division 99 One Day Qualifier on 3 February 2019 out of Highland Resort. Sean won with a 13.51 lbs. bag followed by Glenn Goodson with 11.06 lbs. Mike York took third place with 10.72 lbs. and Kenny Carroll, who won the Eufaula Open the previous day, came in fourth with a weight of 10.49 lbs. The big bass for the tournament was caught by Mike York and weighed 4.62 lbs. The next tournament for D99 is scheduled for 16 March 2019. Highland Resort and Marina is being renovated and boat launch is by permit only ($5.00). Registration is conducted on the rear deck of the Marina Store. Launch fee will be paid at registration prior to launching your boat.
South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
South Carolina Heads to Lake Murray
ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its second event of the season on Lake Murray on February 23, 2019.
The competitors will launch from Dreher Island State Park located at 3677 State Park Road Prosperity South Carolina 29127. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 am or safe light on Saturday February 23rd with the weigh-in to start at 3:00 pm. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 2/22/2019 local time at the ABA stage trailer at Dreher Island State park, with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m.
Mason and Walker win new Triton boat at Guntersville
Saturday, February 9, 2019 the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour operated by American Bass Anglers held its first tournament of the regular season that launched from Goosepond Bait and Tackle on Guntersville Lake located in Scottsboro, Alabama. Ninety-three teams went to battle in cold weather conditions to try and win the 2019 Triton 17TX powered by a 60HP Mercury four-stroke with Garmin Echo-map plus 63CV valued at 20K. With a 5-pound lead over 2nd place Jimmy Mason and Lance Walker took the victory weighing in 5 fish for a total weight of 33.82-pounds. The team also earned a check for $900 for taking 1st place in the High Stakes Option Pot.