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.
Second place for the two day tournament was claimed by Dennis Griffith with a total weight of 18.75 pounds. For his efforts, Griffith took home $374 in prize money. His catch was anchored by a 3.54 pound kicker on Day 2 that was the second day Biggest Bass. For Big Bass he took home an additional $60.
Thomas Hadley took home $60 for Big Bass on the first day of the tournament with a 4.04 pound lunker.
Top five Two Day finishers
1. Donald Griffith 20.87 pounds
2. Dennis Griffith 18.75 pounds
3. Dennis Prickett 18.14 pounds
4. Keenan Connell 17.85 pounds
5. Danny Green 17.57 pounds
Top five Day 1 finishers
1. Donald Griffith 10.21 pounds
2. Thomas Hadley 9.88 pounds
3. Keenan Connell 9.66 pounds
4. Danny Green 9.41 pounds
5. Dennis Prickett 8.82 pounds
Top five Day 2 finishers
1. Dennis Griffith 12.00 pounds
2. Donald Griffith 10.66 pounds
3. Larry Foshee 10.56 pounds
4. Dennis Prickett 9.32 pounds
5. Keenan Connell 8.19 pounds
This Two Day tournament ends the regular season this year for Division 41.
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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LES CHARLES WINS D72 on SINCLAIR
Les Charles of Milledgeville, GA took home the first place trophy and $813 cash for his 5 bass limit totaling 15.92 pounds at the D72 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament held on November 27, 2021 at Lake Sinclair. Les said he caught his fish flipping docks with a homemade jig.
Tom and Missy take the win and the GLine Battery $100 Bounty on Cooper River
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day on the Cooper River with mild temperatures and sunny skies! We had eight teams come out to compete with every team bringing fish to the scales. Several teams commented on how clear the water was and how many big bass they watched swimming but couldn’t get to bite. It seems that the most productive bite was on crank baits and worms.
Tom and Missy Bancroft took First Place with 5 largemouth bass weighing 8.15 lbs. earning $360. We caught our bass on crankbaits in the morning and shaky head worms in the afternoon.
2022 Open Series Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the 2022 Open Series. The 2022 season offers 16 divisions, Alabama North, Alabama South, Florida Central, Florida South, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee Central, Tennessee East, Texas East, and Texas Southeast, and Virginia.
Each division offers four one-day qualifying events offering a boater/co-angler format,
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