Eddie Scott takes Division 40 Championship
Fishing on May 18 and May 19, Eddie Scott of Waverly, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 two-day tournament championship presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Birdsong Marina near Camden, TN, Eddie brought in a two-day total of 9.10 lbs. He caught two fish each day of the championship. For the victory, Eddie took home $850.
There was a two-way tie for second place. Tim Lyle brought 3 fish to the scales with a total of 9.00 lbs. for the two days. Eric Hensley had 4 total fish also weighing 9.00 lbs. The anglers split the second-place winnings and took home $212 each.
Greg Salley’s penalty for a dead fish on day two cost him second place. After the .50 deduction, Greg’s 3 fish for the tournament was 8.52 lbs.
The Biggest Bass of the two-day tournament was caught by Tim Lyle. His fish locked in the scales at 4.45 lbs. earning him $130.
1st Eddie Scott 9.10-lbs 2nd Tim Lyle 9.00-lbs Eric Hensley 9.00-lbs 4th Greg Salley 8.52-lbs 5th Jamie Sellers 8.07-lbs
For more information on this event or division please contact Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 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. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, BPSFT 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.
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