Chip Rodgers Wins on Weiss Lake
From Division 88, Alabama East/Central Chip Rodgers of High Point, GA is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a First Place win in the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Weiss Lake April 16th. Chip visited numerous brush piles he had located with his side imaging unit and landed four fish that weighed in at a whopping 22.55 pounds. A Secret Lures 2XHD jig was credited for his day’s catch.
Ken Draskovic of Scottsboro AL, came in second place with 17.52 pounds. A combination of bed fish and flipping was used for his limit.
Marvin “Jerry” McCullough of Rome, GA placed third with 15.10 pounds.
Rounding out the top four was Derrell Parker of Summerville, GA with 14.53 pounds.
Big Bass: Chip Rodgers 5.97 lbs.
The next Division 88 tournament will be May 28th, on Weiss Lake. For more information, contact Director Doug Orazine at 205-910-6694.
These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
The Ram American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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