James Agerton wins on the Tensaw River
January 12, 2019 - Mobile, AL. Twenty anglers launched from the Causeway near Mobile, AL due but when the scales closed James Agerton from Saraland, AL took the victory with five-fish weighing in at 8.79-pounds. For the win, Agerton took home $543 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Dennis Prickett with five-fish that locked in the scales at 6.87-pounds. For his efforts, he took home $329 in prize money.
Third place was claimed by Michael Hardin with three-fish and a total weight of 6.00-pounds. For his efforts, he took home $108.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by James Agerton. His fish locked in the scales at 3.21-pounds earning him $100 in prize money.
The launch site was changed from Live Oak Landing near Stockton to the Causeway due to river flooding. Flooding made the fishing conditions difficult.
Top five finishers:
1st James Agerton 8.79-lbs 2nd Dennis Prickett 6.87-Lbs 3rd Michael Hardin 6.00-lbs 4th Dennis Griffith 5.58-lbs 5th Craig Hamilton 4.85-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on February 23, 2019.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
The Bass Pro Shops 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 Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship for this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.
About the American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, MotorGuide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Maui Jim, and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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