Greg Gregory Takes the win on Old Hickory
ATHENS, Ala. – Greg Gregory won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 tournament, held on 05/17/2020 at Old Hickory Lake. With the tournament running out of Bull Creek Ramp (AKA Flippers ). The Gallatin, TN. angler caught five-bass weighting 14.90 Lbs. For the victory, Greg took home a check for $666.00.
Coming in 2nd place with five bass weighting 14.65 was Jason Dies from Lebanon Tn. picking him up $414.00.
Coming in 3rd with five bass weighting 13.90 lbs. was Jeremy Walker from Mount Juliet Tn. picking him up $147.00
Coming in at 4th place with five bass weighting 12.80 Lbs. was Anthony Guffie from Lafayette Tn. picking him up $115.00.
Coming in 5th place with five bass weighting 12.55 lbs. Scott Rigsby from Carthage Tn. picking him up $79.00.
Big fish in this tournament was a tie between Jason Dies and Jeremy Walker weighting 5.50 lbs. picking them up $135.00 each.
The next event in this division will be the at Stewart Creek boat ramp on May 31 2020. For more info on this event or division call local director Fred Needham at (615)-323-7057 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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