Metzger wins on Pascagoula
February 11. 2023, Gautier, Mississippi, Division 27 anglers launched from Indian Point near Gautier, Mississippi. Thirteen anglers of these anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Kyle Metzger took the victory with a total weight of 12.74 lbs. He accredited his win to finding clear water and being stealthy in approach to a target. For the win, Kyle took home $539 in prize money.
Second among the competitors was Alan Hults with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 12.51 lbs. For his efforts, Alan took home $317 in prize money.
Third place was claimed by Kyle Hill with 5 fish and a total weight of 11.12 lbs. For Kyle's efforts, he took home $101.
Fourth Place was claimed by Mike McAdams with 5 fish and a total weight of 11.05 lbs. He took home $72 for his efforts.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Kyle Hill. His fish locked in the scales at 5.76 lbs. earning him $105 in prize money.
Top 15 finishers
PL Angler Fish Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Kyle D. Metzger 5 4.94 12.74 200 539 2 Alan A. Hults 5 4.61 12.51 199 317 3 Kyle Hill 5 5.76 11.12 198 101 4 Mike H. Mcadams 5 3.34 11.05 197 72 5 Greg J. Lott 5 4.77 10.80 196 6 J D D. Reddix 5 3.01 9.65 195 7 Richard A. Borne 5 3.09 9.05 194 8 Larry Moore 5 3.07 8.96 193 9 Ralph E. Dunn 5 4.08 8.75 192 10 Chris T. Gable 5 2.93 8.56 191 11 Nick M. Johnson 5 3.51 8.32 190 12 Mickey E. Ross 5 7.21 189 13 Austin Keith 5 2.81 7.15 188 14 Gregory F. Nelson 3 4.42 6.61 187 15 Joel T. Davis 3 4.05 6.16 186
The next tournament in this division will take place on March 11th launching from Kramer’s on Back Bay.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Joel Davis (228)860-9907 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 will be invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship this October 11-13 at Lake Hartwell.
For more information visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low-cost, close-to-home tournaments for the weekend angler and, at the same time, offering each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression.
For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, the annual Military Team Bass Tournament, and the Top 150 Solo Tour, all presented by Caymas Boats, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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