Chris Smith Takes the win on Koronis
Chris Smith won the American Fishing Tour District 44 tournament held on Kronis Lake near Paynesville, MN. Chris brought back a 5 fish limit that locked in the scales at 18.36 pounds anchored by a 4.31 Big Bass.
Chris caught mossy of his fish in 5-10’ using and rig and took home $478 for the win.
Second place was claimed by Jesse Wentland with a 5 fish limit and a total weight of 18.12. For his efforts, Jesse took home $268 in prize money.
JEFF Fritz took third with a 5 fish limit and a total weight of 17.81 and took home $86 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Scott Sarff His fish locked in the scales at 4.76 earning him
The next tournament in this division will take place on Aug 29th launching from the Maxwell Bay ramp on famed Lake Minnetonka. For more information on this event or division please contact the local director Bob Schill at (612)508-8518 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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 AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT 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