Steve Perkins Takes the win on Texoma
Steve Perkins of Velma, OK won the American Fishing Tour Division 112 Wichita Falls TX tournament presented by American Bass Anglers held November 10, on Lake Texoma. Running out of Soldier Creek near Kingston, Ok. Steve brought back 5-bass that locked in the scales at 15.68-lbs. anchored by a 4.74-lb smallmouth kicker. For the victory, Steve took home a check for $507.
Second place was claimed by Gary Eldred with 5-bass and a total weight of 11.57-lbs. For his efforts, Gary took home $223 in prize money.
Lenny Baudino took third with 3-bass and a total weight of 6.68-lbs and took home $79 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Steve Perkins. His fish locked in the scales at 4.74-lbs earning him $75.
Cody Burdine won the gift certificate from Larry’s Marine of Wichita Falls TX.
The next tournament in this division will take place on 1 Dec 2018 at lake Graham launching from the Edlleman ramp
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Rob Eckle at (940)867-2198 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
These anglers earn 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 at the AFT Championship. 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.
The American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All 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.
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