Colley and Tucker take the Win on Weiss Lake
Sunday, July 1, 2018 the ABA Triton 100% Plus Team Tour held its last tournament of the regular season that launched from Little River Marina on Weiss Lake located in Cedar Bluff, Alabama. Sixty-seven teams went to battle to try and win the 2018 Triton 17TX powered by a 60HP Mercury four-stroke with Garmin Echo-map plus 93SV valued at 20K, but Marty Colley of Ashville, Alabama and Terry Tucker of Gadsden, Alabama took the victory by weighing in 5-fish for a total weight of 20.64-pounds.
“We caught lots of fish around the mid-river area in4-5 foot of water pretty much all-day long, catching all of our fish on a jig,” said Tucker.
The 2nd place team Damien Willis of Jacksonville, Alabama and Tyler Kiker of Alexandria, Alabama brought 5-fish to the scales weighing 18.78-pounds. They earned a check for $2300.00 for their catch as well as 1st place in the high-stakes option pot for an additional check for $850.00.
“Our day started off slow, but we started flipping a worm around stumps and docks where we caught our biggest one that weighed 5.85-pounds, then we moved out to deeper water to finish out our limit,” said Willis.
Coming in 3rd place was the team of Stephen Barday and Tom Frink bringing 5-fish to the scales weighing 18.35-pounds. Earning a check for $1600.00 and placing 2nd place in the high-stakes option pot adding $450.00 fortotal of $2050.00 for their catch.
“We caught all of our fish throwing a crankbait in 10-12 foot of water in the main lake area,” stated Frink.
Finishing 4th was the team of Jason Henson and Michael Jones both of Rome, Georgia they weighed in 5 fish for 18.10 pounds and earned a check for $1100.00 for their efforts. Henson and Jones also brought in the over-all big fish weighing in at 5.99 pounds, they took home an additional check for $520.00 for their catch.
“We caught several fish on a buzz bait including our big fish, we figured out the rain moved some big fish up in the grass until about 10:00 a.m., then the shallow bite ended, and we had to move out deep to finish the rest of our limit,” said Jones.
Rounding out the top 5 was the team of Tracy Robinson of Gadsden, Alabama and Willie Staton of Albertville, Alabama weighing in 5 fish for 17.50 pounds. They earned a check for $1000.00 for their efforts.
The Alabama Triton Plus 100% Team Tour will hold its two-day championship tournament on November 3-4,2018 on Pickwick going out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama.
For more information on this event call/text Tournament Manager: Daniel Sylvester- (256)230-5633 Email: [email protected]
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing 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 Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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