David Sutton Takes the win on Allatoona
David Sutton of Acworth, GA won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 125 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Galts Ferry near Acworth, GA David brought back a 5-fish limit that locked in the scales at 11.52-lbs. For the victory, David took home a check for $680.
Second place was claimed by David Hule with a 5-fish limit that went to the scales for 11.10-lbs
Taking third place was Brent A Tullis with a 5-fish limit weighing 10.24-lbs.
Mark Strohauer took 4th-place with 5-fish weighing 8.26-lbs. Rounding out the top five was Paul Nelson with 5-fish limit weighing 8.08-lbs.
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These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Angler of The Year Final Round at the Fishing Tour Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops AFT 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 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.
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Larry Franklin takes win on Kentucky Lake
On March 28, 2020, Larry Franklin of Waverly, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Larry brought in one of only two 5 fish limits for the tournament. His five fish tipped the scales at 18.60 lbs. His weight was anchored by a big kicker that weighed 6.95 lbs. which gave him the big fish of the tournament. For the victory Larry took home $451 for first place and $150 for big fish.
Lake Russell Served up 9 Limits for North GA Couples
Saturday, March 21, was a beautiful spring day with bluebird skies and a slight breeze—a day that brightened the spirits of some anglers on Lake Russell, going out of Beaverdam Marina. Every team brought in a limit of fish and scale weights were very close. First place was Ronald and Earline McBride with 11.93-lbs.
Duane Wardlaw Takes the win on Percy Priest
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Central Tennessee Open Series Tournament kicked off on Percy Priest Lake at Fate Sanders Ramp with 47 boaters and 28 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place Boater with 5 fish weighing 20.44 lbs. was Duane Wardlaw winning $2,400. He caught his fish using an Alabama Rig. Duane also landed the biggest bass for the boaters with a nice 8.35-lb beauty, earning him an extra $460.
Patterson and Douglas Take Home a new Triton on Guntersville
ATHENS, Al. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Alabama Team Tournament kicked off on Guntersville Lake at Goose Pond Landing with 100 teams. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 24.20 lbs. was the team of Johnny Patterson and Bryan Douglas winning a 2020 Triton TX 17 with a Mercury 60 HP 4 stroke outboard valued at $ 20,000 and $1,000 in the option pot. They caught their winning stringer fishing crankbaits, rattletraps and jigs and even broke out a spinning rod to complete their limit.