Matt and Emily Dean Won on the Alabama River
ATHENS, Ala. – Matt and Emily Dean won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held March 20, 2022, on the Alabama River.
Running out of the Swift Creek in Prattville, the team of Matt and Emily Dean caught 5 bass weighing 10.32 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $315.00.
In second for the 7 teams, Donathan and Sherry Jacks caught four bass weighing 5.23 pounds and took home $210.00. Taking third place, the team of Roger and Beckie Williamson caught 2 bass weighing 4.98 pounds. Beckie won Woman’s Big Fish with a 2.70 pounder. Fourth place was Kerry and Heather Wilson with 1 bass weighing 4.06 pounds. Kerry won Man’s Big Fish.
Joseph Clevinger rounded out the top five with 2 fish weighing 3.36 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 10 on Lay Lake out of LaCoosa Marina. The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the RAM American Fishing Tour, The RAM Weekend Bass Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call 256-232-0406.
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