Larry Franklin takes the win on Kentucky Lake

On May 4 on Kentucky Lake Larry Franklin of Waverly, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers.  Running out of Cuba Landing Marina Larry brought back 5 fish that locked in the scales at 12.28 lbs.   For the victory, Larry took home $425.

Second place was claimed by John Riley with 3 fish and a total weight of 10.03 lbs.  For his efforts, John took home $212 in prize money.

The Biggest Bass of the tournament was also caught by John Riley. His big fish locked in the scales at 5.07 lbs. earning him $130. 

Top finishers

1st Larry Franklin 12.28-lbs
2nd John Riley 10.03-lbs
3rd Tom O'Bryant 6.48-lbs
4th Tim Lyle 1.40-lbs

The next tournament in this division will be the two-day championship. It will take place on May 18 & 19th out of Birdsong Marina. 
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com

These anglers accrue valuable points toward the Divisional Angler of the Year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship.  In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day Bass Pro AFT National Championship tournament at Lake Eufaula, Alabama in October. 

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide 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 Angers and the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, the Bass Pro Shops Open Series, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tournament or the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series 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, 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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