Jeremy Renfroe wins District 24 Tournament on Lake Mitchell
April 25, 2020, Clanton, AL. Thirteen anglers launched from Higgins Ferry Boat Launch on Lake Mitchell near Clanton, AL, but when the scales closed Jeremy Renfroe from Birmingham, AL took the victory with five fish weighing 14.36 pounds. For the win Renfroe took home $425 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Joe E. Bridges with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 14.30 pounds. For his efforts he took home $212 in prize money.
Jason Nixon caught the Biggest Bass of the tournament. His fished locked in the scales at 5.22 pounds. For his efforts he took home $65 in prize money for Biggest Bass.
Top five finishers:
1. Jeremy Renfroe 14.36
2. Joe E Bridges 14.30
3. Jason Nixon 13.90
4. Barry Woodward 13.21
5. James Glover 11.91
The next tournament in this division is the required two day. It will take place on May 23 and 24, 2020 launching from Cooters Pond Park boat launch on the Alabama River near Prattville, AL on May 23 and on May 24 launching from the Jordan Lake State Ramp near Wetumpka, AL.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward 251-423-0753 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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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