Jason Miller takes win on Kentucky Lake
On Sept. 14, 2019, Jason Miller of Bon Aqua, TN won the American Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers.
On a very hot day running out Lucas Harbor Ramp in New Johnsonville, TN, Jason brought back three fish that locked in the scales at 11.60 lbs. anchored by a big kicker that weighed 7.16 lbs. which gave him the big fish of the tournament. For the victory Jason took home $288 for first place and $70 for big fish.
Second place was claimed by Buddy Wallace with one fish that weighed 3.14 lbs. For his effort Buddy took home $104 in prize money.
It was a tough day out on the lake and the only other angler with a fish was Tom O’Bryant who took third with one fish that weighted 1.58 lbs.
1. Jason Miller 11.60
2. Buddy Wallace 3.14
3. Tom O’Bryant 1.58
The next tournament in this division will take place on Oct. 5 out of the New Johnsonville Ramp.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or (931) 296-7235 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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 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 ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
The American 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Optima Batteries and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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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