ABA HALL OF FAME
American Bass Anglers recently bestowed its highest honor on theseinductees to the American Bass Anglers Hall of Fame. They were inducted by ABA President Morris "Mo" Sheehan at the awards banquet at the National Championship.
American Bass Anglers, Inc - Hall of Fame
2002 - Joe McDaniels, Jim Holloway, Tommy Hibdon, Paul Tyler, Jim Foster
2003 - Bob Medeiros, Pat McDaniels
2004 - George Miserendino, Gary Conner
2005 - Lee Marshall, William Jasper, Jim Garner
2006 - Bill Peeler, Toby Hicks, William Peele, Joe VanHooser
2007 - Dale Hart
2008 - Joe Angelone, Becky Minor
2009 - Barry Davis, Pat Vance
2010 - Deacon Collins, John Beckstrom, Craig Maxwell
2011 - Michael Tamburello, Dave Fox, Tom Storm
2012 - Bob Ogle, Bill Hall
2013 - Rick Tilson
2014 - Jerry Jeranka, Jack Leffingwell
2015 - Mike Garlen
2016 Ray "OZ" Templeton, Albert McCoy, George Kunkle
2017 Mike York, Phil Morris
2018 Rhonda Ford, Tom Dupuis, George Simonof
2019 Roger Gunsell, Tom O’Bryant
Heintz Takes the Win on Grand Lake
Twelve anglers launched from the Tera Miranda ramp on Monkey Island near Grove, OK. Seven of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Curtis Heintz from Olathe, KS, took the victory with a total weight of 17.64 lbs including a 5.95 lb. black bass for Big Bass honors. He accredited his win to just fishing deep. For the win, Heintz took home over $500 in prize money.
John and Susan Mills Win on Lake Russell
Richard B. Russell State Park on Lake Russell was the site of the final 2020-2021 tournament for the SC Couples trail on May 15, 2021 followed by the year-end banquet and awards presentation.
Durden Wins at Lake Oconee
ATHENS, Ala. –Bradley Durden won the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Open Series Georgia Division tournament, held June 5th on Oconee.
Running out of Sugar Creek Marina in Buckhead, GA the Atlanta, GA angler caught a limit weighing 14.41 pounds including a big bass that weighed 5.44-pounds.
Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak