Graidon Hensley Take the win on Kentucky Lake
On a record setting cold May 9th morning 18 anglers launched from Lucas Harbor ramp in New Johnsonville, TN. Only two anglers brought a 5 fish bag to the scales in the afternoon. One angler was Graidon Hensley from New Johnsonville, TN. This young man who was fishing his first ABA Division 40 tournament brought in 5 fish topping the scales at 15.01 lbs. This weight anchored by the big fish of the tournament gave Graidon first place. His first-place winnings were $500. His 5.65 lb. big fish of the tournament also netted him $180.
Second place was Gary Singleton who also brought 5 fish to the scales. These fish weighed 14.54 lbs. Gary took home $288.
Third place was claimed by Tom O’Bryant. He had 3 fish which weighed 10.98 lbs. He earned $94 for his finish.
Finishing out the top 10 were:
4. Larry Franklin 10.32 lbs.
5. Jamie Sellers 6.64 lbs.
6. John Riley 5.93 lbs.
7. Larry D. Ellis 4.06 lbs.
8. Eddie Scott 3.61 lbs.
9. Ronald Francis 2.25 lbs.
10. Buddy Wallace 2.00 lbs.
The next tournament in this division will take place on May 16 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 accrued valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round Fish-Off. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament. For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222.On line, see 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.American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Optima Batteries, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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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