Jason Dies Wins D31 2 Day Tournament
ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Dies won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 2 Day tournament, held 06/01 and 06/02/2019 on Priest Percy lake, out of Lamar Hill Boat Ramp and then on Old Hickory Lake, out of Bull Creek Ramp near Gallatin TN. Day 1 showed to be a hot and exciting day, with Jason taking 1st place on day 1, with 12.90 lbs. On a very hot day 2, The Lebanon, TN. angler answered the call in the heat taken 1st place and AOY for the season of 2019. In 2 days Jason caught ten bass weighing 23.25 Lbs. For the victory, Jason took home a check for $294.00. Jason also had Big Fish for the weekend weighing 5.50 Lbs. picking him up another $30.00. In second amongst the competitors was Michelle Norrod and taking 3rd place was Fred Needham. Thanks to each ABA member that showed up on these two hot day.
For more info on this event or division call local director Fred Needham at (615)-323-7057 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.
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, Optima Batteries, Maui Jim, and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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For more information on this Division, event or any future event please contact Tom Bancroft at (843)697-6232.
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