Moody Wins On Stockton
American Bass Anglers Division 126 held a tournament on Stockton Lake April 13, 2019. After several warm days, a cold front moved into the area Friday night, dropping the water temperature several degrees. In spite of the cool weather and much cooler water temperatures, most of the ABA anglers had a 5-fish limit.
The top five finishers were Kansas anglers including 1st place Mark Moody with 12.77lbs, 2nd place Eric Craft with 11.74lbs, 3rd place Glenn Harrison with 11.27lbs, 4th place Tony French with 10.46lbs and 5th place Becky Minorwith 10.04lbs
Anglers scoured all sections of the lake, going up the Little Sac, Son’s Creek as well as the Big Sac. Some fished the main lake. The crank bait was the most reported lure used.
This was one of a series of D126 tournaments, all held on Stockton Lake. The next tournament is May 18, 2019. A full 2019 schedule can be seen at www.centralmidwestbass.com along with the full results of previous tournaments with pictures of many of the anglers. There are also results with pictures of other ABA Divisions from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
D126 is a national draw circuit designed for the week-end angler. Boaters and non-boaters from age 14 are encouraged to compete. ABA membership is $35/year; entry fee is $70 with a $10 Big Bass option pot. Read more about American Bass Anglers at www.americanbassanglers.com. Call Becky with any questions at 316 644-1454.
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 BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT Championship. Also, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship tournament.
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 both 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 this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.
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