Tommy Pegues III wins Division 24 Tournament on the Alabama River
December 4, 2021, Prattville, AL. Nineteen anglers launched from Cooters Pond Park near Prattville, AL. Twelve of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Tommy Pegues III from Montgomery, AL took the victory with 11.83 pounds. For the win Pegues took home $522 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Brett Nelson with five that locked in the scales at 11.16. His bag was anchored by a 3.91 pound lunker. For his efforts he took home $308 in prize money plus another $95 for Big Bass.
Third place was claimed by Troy Woodham with five and a total weight of 10.80. For his efforts he took home $101.
Top five finishers
1. Tommy Pegues III 11.83
2. Brett Nelson 11.16
3. Troy Woodham 10.80
4. Barry Woodward 10.63
5. James Haughton Jr 10.35
The next tournament in this division will take place on January 8, 2022 launching from Higgins Ferry Boat Ramp on Lake Mitchell.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 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.
The American 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship for next fall on Lake Eufaula in Alabama.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by Caymas Boats, Mercury Marine, T-H Marine, Garmin Electronics, Power Pole, Lucas Oil, Monster Energy, REKS Sunglasses, Optima Batteries, Hotel Planner.com, and LurePartsOnline.com.
For more information visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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