Jason Dies Wins D31 2 Day Tournament
ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Dies won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 2 Day tournament held 06/30/ and 07/01/2018 on Priest Percy lake, out of Fate Sanders Marina and then on Old Hickory Lake, out of Bull Creek Ramp near Gallatin TN. Day 1 showed to be a hot and exciting day, with Jason D. and Mickey Beck coming in with the same weight for 1st place on day 1, Both with 15.85 lbs. On a very hot day 2, The Lebanon, TN. angler answered the call in the heat taken 1st place and AOY for the season of 2018. In 2 days Jason caught ten bass weighing 28.75 Lbs. For the victory, Jason took home a check for $626.00.
In second amongst the competitors, Mickey Beck from Lebanon, Tn. caught ten bass weighing 23.55 Lbs. Picking up a check for $256.00 Mickey also had Big Fish for Day 1 weighing 4.65 Lbs, picked him up another $40.00.
Third place Clark Cowley from Lebanon, TN. caught ten bass weighing 22.70 Lbs.
4th place went to Michelle Norrod from Goodlettsville Tn. with five bass weighing 11.35 Lbs. Michelle also had big fish for Day 2 weighing 3.95 Lbs picking your up $40.00. 5th place going to Fred Needham from Portland Tn. two bass weighing 4.40 Lbs. Thanks to each ABA member that showed up on these two-hot day.
For more info on this event or division call local director Fred Needham at (615)-323-7057 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
These anglers accrued valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round Fish-Off. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament. For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222.On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com.
The 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship
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 ABA Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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