Tommy Parker Takes the Win on Tensaw River
Tommy Parker of Saraland, Alabama won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 41 - Alabama - Mobile tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Lower Bryant Landing near Mobile, Parker brought back five fish that locked in the scales at 13.98 pounds. His catch was anchored by a 4.45 pound kicker that was the Biggest Bass of the tournament. For the victory, he took home $620 with an additional $125 for Big Bass.
Second place was claimed by Chase Perkins with five fish and a total weight of 12.86 pounds. For his efforts, he took home $375 in prize money.
Barry Woodward took third with five and a total weight of 11.87 pounds and took home $130 in prize money.
Fourth place was Dennis Griffith with five fish weighing 10.53 pounds, earning him a check for $101.
Top five finishers:
1. Tommy Parker 13.98
2. Chase Perkins 12.86
3. Barry Woodward 11.87
4. Dennis Griffith 10.53
5. Jerry Rider 10.22
The next tournament in this division is the required two day tournament scheduled to take place on May 30 and 31, 2020 launching from Live Oak Landing. Please call the local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 on the Thursday before the event to confirm the launch site.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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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Donald Griffith Takes the Win on the Tensaw River
May 31, 2020, Mobile, AL. Donald Griffith of Robertsdale, Alabama won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 41 Two Day tournament presented by American Bass Anglers on the Tensaw River. Running out of Live Oak Landing, Griffith brought back a two day total that locked in the scales at 20.87 pounds. For the victory Griffith took home $802.
Bobby and Karen Holman win on Lake Mitchell
Bobby and Karen Holman won the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held May 16, 2020, on Lake Mitchell. Running out of Higgins Ferry boat ramp out of Clanton, AL, they caught 5 bass weighing 14.85 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $500.00. Bobby won the Man’s Big Fish with a 4.39-pound kicker. They caught their fish early in the morning in shallow water.
Weiss Lake Double Header
June 1, 2020, Athens, AL. June 6 and 7 ABA will host a doubleheader weekend on Weiss Lake in Centre AL. On Saturday, the third tournament for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Alabama Division will be held. Sunday, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour will be held. Both events will launch from Little River Marina, 1780 County Rd. 102 Cedar Bluff, Alabama 35959.
Special Announcement Bass Pro Shops Team Trail
Athens, AL. June 1, 2020, American Bass Anglers announced today significant changes to the Bass Pro Shops Team Trail.
Due to the many circumstances surrounding the current pandemic many manufacturing facilities have been brought to a standstill making it impossible for sponsors to supply boats to the remaining Team Trail events.