Ken and Pam Draskovic win on Lake Guntersville
Ken and Pam from Scottsboro, Alabama won the Couples Tour Alabama North event held Saturday May 12th, 2018 on Lake Guntersville. Seven teams competed, and every team caught a five fish limit. The Draskovics weighed in 14.52 lbs for the win. Scott and Marylin Dalton claimed second place with a limit weighing 13.18 pounds. Scott claimed a defective new net resulted in a lost fish that would have helped their cause. Ladies Big bass pot was won by Joyce Cooper with a 2.66 lb largemouth. Ken won the men’s big bass with his 3.66 pounder. Bass were caught using Swimbaits, Crankbaits and Texas rigged creature Baits. The temperature soared up to 91 degrees.
1st Ken and Pam Draskovic 14.52 lbs
2nd Scott and Marylin Dalton 13.18lbs
3rd Mike Garlen and Rhonda Ford 12.46lbs
4th John Pryhoda and Kellen Wells 12.22 lbs
5th Frank and Joyce Cooper 10.06 lbs tied
5th Butch Yarbrough and Kathy Mitchell 10.06 lbs tied
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be back to back weekends on Lake Guntersville the 16th and 23rd of June 2018 out of Goosepond.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Garlen 256-998-0171
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