Mark Gibson and JoeAnn Ivester take the win on Lake Keowee
The 4th tournament of the South Carolina series was held on Lake Keowee on February 16th. We enjoyed a nice mild day in February with a lite rain to start the day and bluebird skies in the afternoon. The water temps were in the range from 56 to 65 degrees depending on the area of the lake you were fishing. We had a good turnout of 26 boats. While it was tough for some of us, others had a good day… That’s fishing.
A total of 79 fish weighing 169.45 lbs. were presented at weigh in.
Congratulations to our first place finishers Mark Gibson and JoeAnn Ivester with 5 fish weighing 13.42 lbs.
Congratulations to our second place finishers Joe Anders and Shianne Parker with 5 fish weighing 13.36 lbs.
Congratulations to our third place finishers Jaris McGee and Sherri McGee with 5 fish weighing 12.77 lbs.
Congratulations to the teams that tied for fourth place TJ Souther and Hannah Southern & Bob Brown and Debbie Brown both with 5 fish weighing 11.39
Congratulation to Bob Brown for Men’s big bass weighing 4.15 lbs.
Congratulations to Shianne Parker for Ladies big bass weighing 3.79 lbs.
Berkeley Outdoors sponsored the smallest 5 fish limit prize going to Mike Blalock and Deanna Phillips weighing 7.76 lbs.
Congratulations to all of our winners.
Don't forget the end of the year bonus drawing programs:
Referral Bonus Program - Complete a Referral Drawing card whenever a team you refer competes in their first Couples tournament.
Participation Bonus Program - Any team that competes in 6 or more trail tournaments will be entered in a Special Prize package drawing.
Our sponsors graciously provide items for our couples that do not earn a paycheck at the division tournaments. We’d like to thank ALX Rods, Berkeley Outdoors, Cabela’s, Choo Choo Lures, Dicks Sporting Goods (Field & Stream), Kissel Kraft, Lews, and Phantom Outdoors.
We hope everyone had a great time and we look forward to seeing everyone at the next tournament on March 2nd at Lake Greenwood out of One Stop Marina.
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, Motorguide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Power Pole and Optima Batteries. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc. PO box 475 Athens, AL. 35612. Phone (256) 232-0406.
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