Dennis Griffith Wins on Tensaw River
December 14, 2019, Mobile, AL., a total of nineteen anglers launched from Live Oak Landing near Stockton, AL.
Eleven of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Dennis Griffith from Robertsdale, AL., took the victory with 13.16 lbs.
For the win Griffith took home $522.00 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Tommy Parker with five that locked in the scales at 10.37 lbs.
For his efforts he took home $308.00 in prize money.
Third place was claimed by Randy Speights with five and a total weight of 9.97 lbs.
For his efforts he took home $101.00.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Larry Foshee. His fish locked in the scales at 4.50 lbs., earning him $95.00 in prize money.
Top five finishers:
1. Dennis Griffith 13.16 lbs.
2. Tommy Parker 10.37 lbs.
3. Randy Speights 9.97 lbs.
4. Barry Woodward 9.88 lbs.
5. Larry Foshee 9.16 lbs.
The next tournament in this division will take place on January 11, 2020 launching from Live Oak Landing near Stockton, AL.
Please call the local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 on the Thursday before the event to confirm the launch site.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com (AFT Trail).
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional Angler of the Year (AOY) title.
The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers (ABA) Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) Angler of The Year (AOY) Final Round at the BPSFT National Championship.
In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, BPSFT 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 U.S. are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) 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, Optima Batteries, Maui Jim, Monster Energy, and Power-Pole.
Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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