Kevin Warren Wins Division 31 Two Day Tournament
ATHENS, Ala. – Kevin Warren won the Bass Pro Shop Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 two day tournament, held on 06/27-28/2020 at Percy Priest Lake and Old Hickory lake. With the tournament running out of Stewarts Creek Ramp on day one and Bull Creek Ramp on day two. The Mount Juliet, TN. angler caught five-bass weighting 15.65 lbs. on day one, and five-bass on day two weighting 11.05 lbs. For a total weight for the two days 26.70 lbs. For the victory, Kevin took home a check for $1302.00.
Coming in 2nd place with ten bass weighting 26.50 lbs. was Jeremy Walker from Mount Juliet Tn. picking him up $808.00.
Coming in 3rd with ten bass weighting 26.45 lbs. was Daniel Johnson from Lebanon Tn. picking him up $274.00.
Coming in at 4th place with ten bass weighting 26.45 lbs. was Mike Tuck from Old Hickory Tn. picking him up $216.00.
Coming in 5th place with ten bass weighting 24.85 lbs. was Jonathan Newman from Hendersonville, Tn. picking him up $144.00.
Eric Montgomery from Lebanon, Tn. caught Big Fish for both days of the tournament weighting 4.85 lbs. picking him up a $280.00 check.
Would like to thank all of the fisherman for there support this season. Special thanks to Randy Hargis for blasting off the boats in the tournaments.
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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