Bateman Takes The Win On The Potomac River

ATHENS, Al. – Tom Bateman of Welcome MD, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on the Potomac River on 7/18/21. Running out of Smallwood State Park, Bateman weighed in a five bass limit weighing 15.58 pounds. 

“The windy conditions turned the fish onto a spinnerbait for me today,” said Batemen. “I caught all of my fish on a spinnerbait.”  

Taking second for the boaters, Joe Booker of North East MD, weighed in five bass weighing 13.29 pounds.

“I was around fish all day, they were just hard to catch. I caught them all on a Senko,” said Booker.

Taking third for the boaters Kermit Crowder of Matoaca VA, weighed in five bass weighing 12.36 pounds.    
 
“The wind today pretty much killed the frog bite so I ended up catching them flipping the grass,” said Crowder.  
  
In fourth place for the boaters, Phillip Banks of Warrenton VA, weighed in five bass weighing 12.26 pounds. Rounding out the top five, Pablo Velazquez weighed in five bass weighing 11.82 pounds.

Boater big bass honors went to Ronald Swanston Jr. for a bass that weighed 4.76 pounds. Swanston took home $270.00 for his bass.

In the co-angler division Justin Moffat of White Plains MD, weighed in three bass weighing 9.75 pounds to take the win. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.49 pounds. Moffat took home $750.00 for the win.

“I had a good boater today that had us around quality fish. I caught two on a senko and one on a popper said Moffat. 

In second place for the co-anglers, Robert Wedding of Welcome MD, weighed in three bass weighing 8.79 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.35 pounds. 

We had windows of opportunity to get bit, then it would die for a couple of hours. I caught my fish on a swim jig, a frog and a couple flipping said Wedding.

In third place for the co-anglers James Davis of Baltimore MD, weighed in three bass weighing 7.39 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.54 pounds which was the biggest bass weighed in by a co-angler. Davis took home $435.00.
 
Davis was not available for interview.

Taking fourth for the co-anglers Danny Moffat Jr. of Prince Frederick MD, weighed in three bass weighing 6.91 pounds and rounding out the top five, Larry Wigmore of Smyrna DE, weighed in three bass weighing 6.58 pounds.

The next event for the Maryland division will be the area championship on Kerr Lake on September 11-12-21, running out of Nutbush Park in Henderson NC.

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.

American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Nitro Boats, Tracker boats, Mercury Marine, MotorGuide, Monster Energy drinks, Garmin, T-H Marine, ABU Garcia, Berkley, Engle Coolers, REKS Sunglasses, Power Pole and Hotel Planner.com. 
 

American Fishing Tour - Latest News


Mark Watkins wins D6 Two Day and AOY 

ATHENS, Al. –  Mark Watkins won the two day shortened Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on Lake Lillinonah.  Mark only caught three largemouth for 11.13 pounds, but they were the right ones. With that win Mark also became the Division 6 Angler of the Year for the second year in a row.  For the victory he took home $674.00 in cash.

Read More

Couples Series - Latest News


Read More

Open Series - Latest News


Whitehead Takes Win at Weiss Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Whitehead win’s the 2021 Bass Pro Shop Open Series North Alabama Division Tournament, held May 22nd on Weiss Lake. We had 41 boaters with 27 co-anglers for the third stop of the season. Running out of Leesburg Landing in Leesburg Al.

Read More

Team Events - Latest News


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

Read More

 

 

 

 

American Fishing Tour - Latest News


Mark Watkins wins D6 Two Day and AOY 

ATHENS, Al. –  Mark Watkins won the two day shortened Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on Lake Lillinonah.  Mark only caught three largemouth for 11.13 pounds, but they were the right ones. With that win Mark also became the Division 6 Angler of the Year for the second year in a row.  For the victory he took home $674.00 in cash.

Read More

Couples Series - Latest News


Read More

Open Series - Latest News


Whitehead Takes Win at Weiss Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Whitehead win’s the 2021 Bass Pro Shop Open Series North Alabama Division Tournament, held May 22nd on Weiss Lake. We had 41 boaters with 27 co-anglers for the third stop of the season. Running out of Leesburg Landing in Leesburg Al.

Read More

Team Events - Latest News


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

Read More


Advertising Contact Privacy Terms of Use
Home Find Divisions Event Finder

© 2018 American Bass Anglers MBAA Since 1975 - All Rights Reserved American Bass Anglers, Inc Logos and other data within this website is the property of American Bass Anglers, Inc and may not be copied or reproduced without express permission of American Bass Anglers, Inc. American Bass Anglers, Inc PO Box 475 Athens, AL 35612 email: call us 256-232-0406. This web site is provided by ABA and resides on a server with 99.99% up time.

© 2018 American Bass Anglers MBAA Since 1975 - All Rights Reserved American Bass Anglers, Inc Logos and other data within this website is the property of American Bass Anglers, Inc and may not be copied or reproduced without express permission of American Bass Anglers, Inc. American Bass Anglers, Inc PO Box 475 Athens, AL 35612 email: call us 256-232-0406. This web site is provided by ABA and resides on a server with 99.99% up time.