December 15, 2019, on Lake Russell running out of the Hwy 72 Ramp near Calhoun Falls, SC., Rodney Cromer from Pomaria, SC wins the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour (BPSFT) Division 96 tournament.
A total of 32 boats went out of Lake Russell on December 15, 2019.
Rodney "Krowbar" Cromer brought the winning 5 fish limit at 15.86 lbs., also winning big fish at 5.82 lbs.
Patrick Hobson had a strong second place finish with a 5 fish limit weighing in at 15.53 lbs.
Grover Jones took third place with a 5 fish limit weighing in at 13.49 lbs.
Bill Beard coming in fourth place had a 5 fish limit that weighed in at 13.47 lbs.
Darren Ashley rounded out the top 5 at 13.17 lbs.
Divison 96's next event will be on Lake Murray on January 19, 2020, launching from the Dreher Island State Park ramp.
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, 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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