Kail Stevens Wins on Lake Okeechobee
January 18, 2020, Okeechobee, FL. Kail Stevens from Boynton Beach, FL wins the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 104 tournament held on the Okeechobee Saturday, January 18, 2020.
A total of 13 anglers launched from Okeetantie Campground and Marina Ramp and a total of 6 anglers brought five fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Kail Stevens took the victory with 22.17 lbs. He accredited his win to moving baits and moving baits only.
For the win, Kail took home $425.00
Second among the competitors was Henry "Norris" Newhouse with five fish and a total weight of 14.36 lbs.
Norris said he caught most of his fish pitching and flipping beaver style baits later in the day. He also mentioned that he never got a bite until about 10:30 a.m.
For his efforts Norris took home $212.00.
The biggest bass of the tournament was caught by Henry Timms Sr.
His fish locked in the scales at 7.24 lbs. earning him $110.00 in prize money.
TOP 5 Finishers:
1.Kail Stevens 22.17 lbs
2.Henry "Norris" Newhouse 14.36 lbs
3.Nelson Williams 14.01 lbs
4.Reinaldo Rojas Jr. 13.62 lbs
5.Henry Timms Sr. 10.93 lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place at Okeetantie Campground and Marina ramp on Febuary 22, 2020.
For more information on this event or division contact Director Donald McMasters Jr 561-714-3491 or visit americanbassanglers.com (AFT Trail).
These anglers earn 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 (ABA).
Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) Angler of The Year (AOY) Final Round at the BPSFT National 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 U.S. are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) National Championship.
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, Lucas Oil, Optima Batteries, Maui Jim, Monster Energy, and Power-Pole.
Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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