Brad Fuller and Aaron Commons Leads After Day One
May 9th, 2018 kicked off the Annual American Bass Anglers Military Team Bass Tournament, it turned out to be a beautiful day on the water for our guys. The field of 65 boats took off from Sanders Ferry Park near Hendersonville, TN in the search of some big fish to bring back to the scales.
Last year’s winners Jonathan Lee and Travis Hummel brought in five fish weighing 14.36 pounds and they held the lead for most of the weigh- in. That is until the team of Brad Fuller and Aaron Commons came to the stage as one of the last teams to weigh in and dropped 17.54 pounds on the scales with a 6.35 kicker to take over the Day One lead.
“We just flipped different baits in grass areas and was fortunate to catch the fish we did today,” stated Fuller.
Sitting in 3rd is the team of Mitchell Oldnettle and Len Lindahl bringing in five fish weighing 14.07 pounds with a 5.14 kicker fish.
Sitting in 4th is Mickey Beck and Pat Anderson with 13.95 pounds and rounding out 5th for the day is Jason Forsgren and Theo Corcoran with a total of 12.61 pounds.
The top ten after day one
Place Team Fish Weight 1 Brad Fuller-Aaron Commons 5 17.54 2 Jonathan Lee-Travis Hummel 5 14.35 3 Mitchell Oldnettle-Len Lindahl 5 14.07 4 Mickey Beck-Patrick Anderson 5 13.95 5 Jason Forsgren-Theo Corcoran 5 12.61 6 Jeffery Phipps-Michael Phipps 5 12.47 7 James Melton-Ronald Udart 5 11.45 8 Steve O'Connell-Jeff Hall 5 10.66 9 Chad Ardis-Eddie Bryant 5 10.4 10 Randy Bell-Vernon Story 5 10.37
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Roger Farr Takes the win on Greenwood
Roger Farr of Little Mountain, SC won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D96 tournament held 12/30/2018 on Lake Greenwood. Running out of Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC Roger brought back a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 14.38-lbs. For his victory and first place in the option pot, he took home $545, along with the first place trophy.
South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
Engel Coolers Partners with the American Bass Anglers
Athens, AL (January 17, 2019) – American Bass Anglers, Inc (ABA) announced today that Engel Coolers has signed a multi-year partnership and be showcased at all ABA Open Series, 100% Team Trail, the Military Team Event and all Championships. For over 56 years people have turned to Engel Coolers whether they are on the water, on the road or just traveling. Engel Coolers was the first and the original high performance rotationally molded cooler manufacture, inventing the process back in 2005. They are truly the pioneers of portable refrigeration and cooling.
Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds