Gary McGlohorn wins on Lake Greenwood
American Bass Anglers (ABA) American Fishing Tour (AFT) Division 96 held their 2020 season opener at Lake Greenwood on Sunday, September 29, 2019.
A total of nineteen of the 23 participants weighed in fish.
1st Gary McGlohorn 13.16 lbs. $579.00
2nd Rodney Chastain 12.79 lbs. $346.00
3rd Jason Moyer 11.96 lbs.
4th Patrick Hobson 11.94 lbs.
B.B.Rodney Cromer 4.86 lbs.
First place went to South Carolina angler, Gary McGlohorn with 13.16 lbs.
Rodney Chastain took second place with 12.79 lbs.
Third place was claimed by Jason Moyer with 11.96 lbs.
Big Bass went to Rodney Cromer with a bass weighing 4.86 lbs.
American Bass Anglers American Fishing Tour is a National Draw Trail with almost 40 Divisions across the country.
You can get more information about these divisons at www.americanbassanglers.com (AFT Trail).
A one-year American Bass Anglers (ABA) membership is $35; entry fee is $70.
Most divisions have a Big Bass Option Pot. Call James Satterwhite with any questions: 864 993-0211.
The circuit uses a draw format, meaning anglers from age 14 can compete as boater or non-boater. Partners are drawn just before tournament take-off.
These anglers accrue valuable points toward the Divisional Angler of the Year (AOY) 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 held in October.
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.
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 Anglers Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT), the Bass Pro Shops Open Series, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour 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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