Ray Bohlman & Donna Barbee Win Chickamauga
Donna Barbee and Ray Bohlman of Soddy Daisey, Tennessee won the first event of the ABA Couples D5, held on February 18th on Chickamauga. Donna and Ray took first with a total weight of 19.84 pounds and Men's Big Fish weighing 6.50 pounds.
Kayla and Kevin Rhymer of Decatur, Tennessee took second place with a total weight of 11.13 pounds.
Michelle Norrod took Ladies Big Fish with a total weight of 3.20 pounds.
Our first event for Tennessee East started out cold and rainy for the couples, with seven teams showing up for the event.
The next event for this division will be held on March 25th and going out of Watts Bar. For more information on this event, or any future events, please contact Kevin Rhymer at (423)883-6505.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between the ages of 14 and 16 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission. The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship event.
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Weekend Bass Series, the Ram 100% Team Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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ATHENS, Ala. –John Hopkins of Smyrna Tn wins Bass Pro Shop Open Series Central Tennessee final one day tournament, held July 24th on Old Hickory Lake.
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