Mark W. Wakefield wins Division 40 Tournament on Kentucky Lake
On April 27, 2019 eleven anglers launched from Birdsong Marina near Camden, TN. Six of those anglers brought back fish to the scales, but only 1 five fish limit was weighed in. When the scales closed Mark W. Wakefield from Ashland City, TN took the victory with 14.12 lbs. For the win Mark took home $376 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Steve Lamer with two fish that locked in the scales at 7.09 lbs. For his efforts he took home $163 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Mark W. Wakefield. His fish locked in the scales at 5.02 lbs. earning him $110 in prize money.
1st Mark W. Wakefield 14.12-lbs 2nd Steve Lamer 7.09-lbs 3rd Greg Salley 3.66-lbs 4th John Riley 3.45-lbs 5th Lisa Lamer 3.14-lbs 6th Eddie Scott 1.83-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on 5/4 launching from Cuba Landing Marina. For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
These anglers accrue 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 Bass Pro AFT National Championship tournament at Lake Eufaula, Alabama in October.
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Angers and the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, the Bass Pro Shops Open Series, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tournament or the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak