Jeremy Renfroe wins District 24 Tournament on Lake Mitchell
April 25, 2020, Clanton, AL. Thirteen anglers launched from Higgins Ferry Boat Launch on Lake Mitchell near Clanton, AL, but when the scales closed Jeremy Renfroe from Birmingham, AL took the victory with five fish weighing 14.36 pounds. For the win Renfroe took home $425 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Joe E. Bridges with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 14.30 pounds. For his efforts he took home $212 in prize money.
Jason Nixon caught the Biggest Bass of the tournament. His fished locked in the scales at 5.22 pounds. For his efforts he took home $65 in prize money for Biggest Bass.
Top five finishers:
1. Jeremy Renfroe 14.36
2. Joe E Bridges 14.30
3. Jason Nixon 13.90
4. Barry Woodward 13.21
5. James Glover 11.91
The next tournament in this division is the required two day. It will take place on May 23 and 24, 2020 launching from Cooters Pond Park boat launch on the Alabama River near Prattville, AL on May 23 and on May 24 launching from the Jordan Lake State Ramp near Wetumpka, AL.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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.
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Mitchell Tournament Moved to 10/11
Out of an over abundance of caution the Tournament scheduled for 10/10/2020 on Lake Mitchell has been moved to 10/11/2020. The safety of our anglers is out number one priorty. All entries that have been pre-registered will roll over automatically. For More information on this event call local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753.
North GA Couples kicks off 2021 season with double header on Lake Lanier.
October 3 brought post frontal winds and bluebird skies, starting the day off with waning harvest moon. With some fall transition it made for some challenging fishing but beautiful weather to be on the lake. With 8 teams fishing there was only one limit brought to the scales but all others had at least one keeper to weigh, with exception of one team who had to leave lake early due to boat problems.
2021 Bass Pro Shops Open Series 2021 Registration
October 19, 2020, Athens, AL. Registrations for the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Open Series registration begins this morning, Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8:00am central time.
Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak