Ron Timmer takes the win on Kentucky Lake
On June 20, 2020 at Fenton Access Ramp on Kentucky Lake, Ron Timmer from Hodgeville, Kentucky won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 33 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Fenton Access Ramp on Kentucky Lake. Ron brought back 2 fish that locked in the scales at 8.09 pounds anchored by a 4.46-pound kicker. For the victory Ron took home $313.00. Ron also caught the Biggest Bass for the tournament with 4.46-pound bass earning him $45.00. The fishing is extremely tough and the fish are all over the place right now.
Top five finishers
1. Ron Timmer 8.09
2. Robert Linton 5.77
3. Tris Alexander 3.75
4. James Taylor 1.97
5. Ethan Futrell 1.92
The next tournament in this division will take place on July 11,2020 launching from Little River out of Barkley State Park.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Robert Linton (270) 206-08051 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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