Gary Criswell Takes the Win on the Tensaw River
December 10, 2022, Mobile, AL. Sixteen anglers launched from Cliff’s Landing Boat Launch near Bay Minette, AL.
Twelve of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Gary Criswell of Molino, FL took the victory with 9.47 pounds. For the win, Criswell took home $451 in prize money.
Second place was claimed by Eric Allen with five and a total weight of 9.30 pounds. For his efforts, Allen took home $254 in prize money.
Comer Carter took third with five and a total weight of 8.82 pounds. Carter took home $79 in prize money.
The Big Bass of the tournament was caught by Danny Pinho Jr. The 2.73 pounder earned him $80.
Top ten finishers
PL Angler Fish Penalty Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Gary Criswell 5 2.27 9.47 196 451 2 Eric Allen 5 2.22 9.30 195 254 3 Comer L. Carter 5 2.53 8.82 194 79 4 Scott Wiley Jr 5 2.63 8.64 193 5 Danny M. Pinho Jr 5 2.73 8.58 192 6 Larry D. Foshee 5 2.17 8.18 191 7 Barry Woodward 5 2.37 7.80 190 8 Clifton D. Prickett 5 2.11 7.75 189 9 Robert E. Langley 5 1.96 7.21 188 10 Dennis M. Griffith 5 1.77 7.04 187
The next tournament in this division will take place on January 7, 2023 launching from Cliff’s Landing. 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.
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