Hansen Takes the Win on Grand
Graden Hansen of Grove, OK, won the AFT Division 65’s second tournament held on April 22, 2023 on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees . Hansen brought in a limit weighing 13.65 lbs.
Second place was right behind him by angler Don Gable of Edmond, OK, with 13.15 lbs of fish, who also took Big Bass honors with a 4.30 lb. black bass. Third place was also very close at 13.05 lbs. of fish brought in by angler Ronnie McCorkell of Miami, OK.
Top 10 Anglers PL Angler Fish Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Graden R. Hansen 5 3.40 13.65 193 425 2 Don C. Gable 5 4.30 13.15 192 212 3 Ron C. McCorkell 5 3.60 13.05 191 4 Mike J. Franks 5 3.05 12.15 190 5 Jason A. Thompson 5 10.70 189 6 Steven E. Baskins 5 10.35 188 6 Randy S. Baskins 5 10.35 188 8 Mike H. Juby 5 9.65 186 9 Dirk Woods 3 6.10 185 10 William T. Frieze 3 5.45 184
The next tournament for AFT Division 65 will take place on May 20, 2023, launching from the Tera Miranda Ramp on Monkey Island. For more information on this event or Division #65, please contact local director Jeff Davison at 918/289-6993.
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 next October at Lake Hartwell.
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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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