Bierman Takes the win on Seminole
Sean Bierman from Bainbridge, Ga. is one step closer to the American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first-place win in the American Fishing Tour Seminole Division 114 bass tournament held on Lake Seminole December 2, 2018. Sean’s limit weighed in at 20.87 pounds. Sean's pattern was fishing a crankbait all day!
Big Bass was awarded to Clabion Johns for catching a 6.46-pound largemouth bass.
These anglers are acquiring valuable points to ensure their birth into the American Fishing Tour National Championship. Their points are also being used to determine the divisional angler of the year.
The top six anglers were:
1st Sean Bierman 20.87-lbs
2nd Clabion John 19.03-lbs 3rd Doug Davis 18.45-lbs 4th Steven Phillips 17.31-lbs 5th Trent Hill 17.15-lbs 6th Len Lindahl 16.86-lbs
Conditions: Fishermen came out and braved the thunderstorms and rain with mild temps all day! The waters temperatures were in the low 60's and the water was muddy.
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be January 6, 2019, on Lake Seminole at Seminole Lodge.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mitch Oldnettle 850-376-2628 or Len Lindahl 850-272-5305.
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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