Brian Choate wins Division 40 Tournament on Kentucky Lake
On April 26, 2020 twenty-five anglers launched from Lucas Harbor ramp in New Johnsonville, TN. This windy day made fishing tough and no angler brought a limit to the scales and only 10 anglers weighed in fish. When the scales closed Brian Choate from Burns, TN took the victory with four fish weighing 12.50 lbs. For the win, Brian took home $620 in prize money.
Second place was Ron Francis with two fish weighing in at 7.21 lbs. One if his two fish earned him big fish for the tournament. This fish weighed 5.63 lbs. Ron took home $375 for 2nd place and $250 for big fish.
Third place was claimed by Tim Rampaul with one fish weighing 5.33 lbs. This fish earned Tim $130.
Fourth place with one fish was Steve Lamer. His fish weighted 4.11 lbs. For his efforts Steve took home $101.
The next tournament in this division will take place on May 9 launching from New Johnsonville.
For more information on this event or division please contact Larry Franklin (931) 209-2968 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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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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