Paul Nelson Takes the win on Allatoona
Paul Nelson of Acworth, GA won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 125 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Galts Ferry near Acworth, GA David brought back a 5-fish limit that locked in the scales at 17.44-lbs. For the victory, Paul took home a check for $695.
Second place was claimed by Ryan Bryant with a 5-fish limit that went to the scales for 12.39-lbs.
Taking third place was Joseph White with a 5-fish limit weighing 12.22-lbs.
Scott Chatham took 4th-place with 5-fish weighing 11.80-lbs. Rounding out the top five was Scott Laughman with 5-fish limit weighing 10.91-lbs.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Keith Ridenhour at (770)241-5475, 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 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Angler of The Year Final Round at the Fishing Tour Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops AFT 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 money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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