Eric Hensley Takes the win on Kentucky Lake
On March 30, eleven anglers braved the strong winds to fish Kentucky Lake at New Johnsonville, TN. Eric Hensley of New Johnsonville, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Lucas Harbor ramp in New Johnsonville, Tn Eric brought back two fish that locked in the scales at 6.31 lb. For the victory, Eric took home $376.
Second place was claimed by Greg Salley of McEwen, TN with only 1 fish weighing 4.50 lbs. This was also big fish for the tournament. For his efforts, Greg took home $163 for second place and $110 for big fish. Greg’s fish edged out Larry Franklin for second place. Larry’s 2 fish weighed 4.49 lbs. which gave him third place.
Top five finishers
1st Eric Hensley 6.31-lbs 2nd Greg Salley 4.50-lbs 3rd Larry Franklin 4.49-lbs 4th Tim Lyle 3.97-lbs 5th Marty Tyler 3.78-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on April 6 out of Lucas Harbor in New Johnsonville, TN.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
About 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.
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