Blake Wilson Wins the ABA District 47 tournament on the Arkansas River
ABA American Fishing Tour D47 held its first tournament of the 2021 season on 3 Oct 2020 on the Arkansas River launching from Maumelle Park. Early Fall conditions and a no-flow condition on the river made it difficult to find quality fish, however lots of fish crossed the scales.
Blake Wilson topped the field with five fish for a total weight of 10.66 lbs.
Haunter Baughman sacked up five fish weighing 8.93 lbs to take second place.
Michael Gillion caught the big bass of the day at 2.82 lbs.
The next tournament in this division is on Lake Hamilton on 21 Nov 2020 launching out of the AGFC ramp.
I’d like to thank our local sponsors who provide great support throughout the year.
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H2O Sportz & Marine
Window World of Little Rock
Zimmerman’s Sports Center/Exxon
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact John Simonof at 501.772.4938, by email at Simonof@outlook.com or on Facebook
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT 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 US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship.
About American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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