MIKE BLACKSHEAR  WINS  D72 on SINCLAIR

Mike Blackshear of Macon, Ga takes the win on Lake Sinclair at the AFT D72 tournament held on January 22, 2022. He took home the first place trophy and $680 cash for the 5 bass limit weighing 18.06 pounds.  Mike said he caught most of his fish off shore in about 10 feet of water using jigs.  Mike anchored his sack with a 5.02 pounder which wonadditional cash of $300 for the optional Big Bass pot and the Big Bass trophy. His total earnings for the day was $980!
We had 30 anglers braving the below freezing temperature at blast off, and cloudy conditions kept the temperature cold for most of the day.  The sun popped out just as weigh-in started at 3 o'clock. All anglers brought fish to the scale!

Congratulations to the Top Ten:
1 - Mike Blackshear         18.06 pounds 
2 - Aaron Batson              14.01 pounds
3 - Randy Bush                12.99 pounds
4 - Willie McMullen          12.77 pounds 
5 - Tony Wooten               11.78 pounds 
6 - Carl Wilson                 11.76 pounds 
7 - Wayne Garner             11.08 pounds 
8 - Lance Collins              10.61 pounds 
9 - Brad Stalnaker             9.93 pounds
10 -Barry Collins               9.21 pounds

Thanks goes to Bob Clark for assisting in the morning with checking boats before launch, and thanks goes to Danny Taylor
for weighing fish in the afternoon.

After payouts and trophies were awarded, Director Benny Howell gave away draw prizes to the anglers present.  
Barry Collins and Jay Carter each won a crisp 50 dollar bill.

Our next tournament for D72 will be January 29, 2022 on Lake Oconee launching from Sugar Creek Marina.  
If you need information, please contact Director Benny Howell at 770-365-4795.

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 this fall.

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