Richard Boatright wins the D 94 2-day Tournament
Boatright comes back from being 5th place standings on day one to claim the win, with a 15.73 lbs day two bag. With Boatright’s Divisional Championship win he also earned $674.00 in cash and the AOY honors. Boatright has earned the privilege to represent Division 94 at the American Bass Anglers National Championship. Boatright weighed in ten bass, which weighed 22.44 lbs. 2nd place went to William Joynor with ten bass weighing 21.60 lbs. 3rd place went to John Main with ten bass weighing 16.61. Boatright also claimed the tournament big bass honors with a 6.31 lbs largemouth
These anglers have acquired valuable points to ensure their birth in the ABA National Championship for the 2019 season.
1st Richard Boatright 22.44-lbs 2nd William Joynor 21.60-lbs 3rd John Main 16.61-lbs 4th James Maddox 13.93-lbs 5th Bradwell Sampey 13.60-lbs 6th Monte Misplay 13.06-lbs 7th Robert Allen Sr. 12.94-lbs 8th Joe Toth 11.24-lbs 9th Robby Merciers 9.84-lbs 10th Dan Martin 9.03-lbs
At launch time the temperatures were in the low 80's and sunny and the river was well below normal levels.
The next tournament in division 94 will be the American Bass Anglers National Championship.
For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 271-9855 or by email [email protected]
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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