Brian Metcalf Takes the Win for District 24
May 24, 2020, Wetumpka, AL. Brian Metcalf of Pensacola, Florida won the American Fishing Tour Division 24 Two Day tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Metcalf brought back a two day total that locked in the scales at 23.66 pounds. For the victory Metcalf took home $812.
Second place for the two day tournament was claimed by Jeremy Renfroe with a total weight of 23.27 pounds. For his efforts, Renfroe took home $400 in prize money. Third place went to Rick Hoefle for a two day total of 22.88 pounds that earned a check for $158.
Troy Woodham took home $70 for Big Bass on the first day of the tournament with a 4.42 pound lunker while Rick Hoefle took home $70 on the second day of the tournament for a 4.15 pounder.
Day 1 was held at Swift Creek Park near Prattville, Alabama while Day 2 ran out of the Jordan Lake State Ramp near Wetumpka.
Top five Two Day finishers
1. Brian Metcalf 23.66 pounds
2. Jeremy Renfroe 23.27 pounds
3. Rick Hoefle 22.88 pounds
4. Troy Woodham 22.65 pounds
5. Barry Woodward 21.78 pounds
Top five Day 1 finishers
1. Brian Metcalf 14.24 pounds
2. Jeremy Renfroe 10.46 pounds
3. Barry Woodward 9.73 pounds
4. Russ Haughton 9.27 pounds
5. Jim Boyle 8.66 pounds
Top five Day 2 finishers
1. Rick Hoefle 16.54 pounds
2. Troy Woodham 14.77 pounds
3. Jeremy Renfroe 12.81 pounds
4. Barry Woodward 12.05 pounds
5. Joe Wikoff 10.75 pounds
This Two Day tournament ends the regular season this year for Division 24.
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 fish for both money and 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.
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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