Phil Cannady Takes the win on Ky Lake
On April 6, 2019, 23 anglers took off from Lucas Harbor Ramp in New Johnsonville and at the end of the day Phil Cannady won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Phil brought back 3 fish that locked in the scales at 13.95 pounds anchored by the big fish of the tournament at 4.87 lbs. For the victory, Phil took home $579 for first and $230 for big fish.
Second place was claimed by Tom O’Bryant. He had the only 5 fish limit of the day with a total weight of 13.37 lbs. For his efforts, Tom took home $346 in prize money.
Micah Smith took third with 3 fish and a total weight of 9.16 lbs. and took home $115 in prize money.
Fourth was John Riley with 2 fish weighing 5.77 lbs. He received $86.
Top Five Finishers
1st Phil Cannady 13.95-lbs 2nd Tom O'Bryant 13.37-lbs 3rd Micah Smith 9.16-lbs 4th John Riley 5.77-lbs 5th Michael D Gaskin 5.62-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on April 27 launching from Birdsong Marina.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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.
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