Terry Durham and Ann Boatright win on Lake Jordan
ATHENS, Al. –Terry Durham and Ann Boatright won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held March 14, 2021, on Lake Jordan. Running out of Bonner’s Landing out of Wetumpka, AL, they caught 5 bass weighing 11.43 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $575.00. They caught their fish on a shallow water pattern.
In second for the 17 teams, Kerry and Heather Wilson caught five bass weighing 11.00 pounds. They pocketed a check for $350.00. Kerry won the Man’s Big Fish contest with 4.42 pounder. Taking third place, the team of Roger and Beckie Williamson caught 5 bass weighing 10.60 pounds. They earned $225. Beckie won the Woman’s Big Fish with a 3.34-pounder. In fourth place, Ricky and Angie Langston caught 5 bass weighing 10.57 pounds. They earned $125. John and Katie Marsh rounded out the top five teams with 5 bass weighing 10.54 pounds
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between 14 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
The next divisional tournament is Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Lake Mitchell out of Higgin’s Ferry boat ramp. The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
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Joseph Yocum fished with Loren Graves and won Airman 1st place and Big Bass. He had 11.38 lbs anchored with the big one that went 4.5 lbs. John Vanderpool guided Matthew LeBrun to 2nd place with 8.13 lbs; 3rd place went to Jacob Dalzell who fished with Kirk Kelly and had 6.88 lbs. Pictures are posted at www.centralmidwestbass.com.
Chad & Toni Prough Win Bass Pro Shops Couples Series National Championship Event on Lake Eufaula
ATHENS, Ala. –The team of Chad and Toni Prough of Chipley, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series National Championship event held on Lake Eufaula on 10/7-8/2021. On day one, the team sacked up a five bass limit weighing 17.43 pounds. On day two, the team caught another five bass limit weighing 11.44 pounds for a total of 28.87 pounds. For the win, the Proughs took home $2,500.00 and an additional $500 for using Garmin units on their boat.
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