Lonnie Miller Takes the win on Ft. Gibson
Lonnie Miller of Broken Arrow, OK won the American Fishing Tour Division 57 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Toppers near Wagoner, OK Lonnie brought back 5 fish that locked in the scales at 13.37 pounds. For the victory, Lonnie took home $249.
Second place was claimed by Mike Sexton with 5 Fish and a total weight of 12.92 pounds. For his efforts, Mike took home $94 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Brian Cox. His fish locked in the scales at 5.88 earning him $35.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director William Lovelace 256-679-8947 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 BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT Championship. Also, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship tournament.
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All anglers fish for both money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship, and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.
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, Optima Batteries and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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