Ford Wins on Weiss Lake
Division 88 of the American Fishing Tour held its latest tournament on Weiss Lake November 18, 2017. Weiss Lake (pronounced “Wice”) is an Alabama Power impoundment with approximately 30,000 acres. Known in the 80s as the crappie capital of the world is also a tremendous Bass Fishing Lake. It’s no surprise that Rhonda Ford of Cave Springs, GA brought in a limit of bass weighing 17.31 anchored by a big bass weighing 7.06 pounds.
The anglers had perfect weather for a bass tournament with overcast skies and temps in the mid-60s with 10 mph winds from the southwest.
David Childress of Calhoun, Georgia took second place with a limit of bass weighing 16.63 pounds with 6.74-pound big bass.
Jamey Collette (Army Service Team Member) of Summerville, Georgia followed in third place with a limit weighing 15.50 pounds.
Jon Simpson of Florence, AL took third place with a 14.48-pound limit of bass.
The next event for the division is December 09, 2017 on Lake Neely Henry located in Gadsden, AL out of Coosa Landing located at 200 Lake St, Gadsden, AL 35903. For more information visit the Division 88 web page at http://www.drawtrail.com/2018DivPage.php?Division=88 or call American Bass Anglers at (256)232-0406
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Rhonda Ford 706-936-4530
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 2018 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. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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