Beau Grissam Wins on Old Hickory
ATHENS, Ala. – March 22, 2020 on Old Hickory Lake - Beau Grissam from Lebanon, TN won the Bass Pro Shop Fishing Tour Division 31 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers.
With the tournament running out of Bull Creek Ramp, AKA Flippers.
The Lebanon, TN. angler caught five bass weighing 15.45 lbs.
For the victory, Beau took home a check for $709.00.
Coming in 2nd place with five bass weighing 11.80 lbs. was Anthony Guffie from Lafayette, TN.
Coming in 3rd with three bass weighing 11.70 lbs. was Dave Rigsby from Lebanon TN.
Winning a total of $177.00.
Dave also weighed in Big Fish picking him up another $320.00.
Coming in at 4th place with four bass weighing 10.90 lbs. was Tony Eckler from Lebanon, TN.
Winning a total of $137.00.
Coming in 5th with five bass weighing 9.60 lbs. was Dillion Massia from Lebanon TN.
Winning a total of $101.00.
The next tournament will be April 05, 2020 on Percy Priest Lake coming out of Fate Sanders Marina.
For more info on this event or division call local director Fred Needham at (615)-323-7057 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, Lucas Oil, Optima Batteries, Maui Jim, Monster Energy, and Power-Pole.
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