Greg Salley takes Division 40 Two Day Tournament
On May 30 & 31 2020 the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 40 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers was held on Kentucky Lake out of the New Johnsonville ramp. Seventeen of the anglers who had qualified to fish the two-day tournament found a tough bite this weekend. No limits were brought to the scales either day.
Congrats to Greg Salley of McEwen, TN for taking the two-day win. Greg only brought one fish to the scales the first day which weighed 2.58 lbs. but his second day weight for three fish of 3.66 lbs. took him to first place. His two-day total was 11.24 lbs. Greg took home $956 for first place.
Buddy Wallace was consistent for both days bringing in 2 fish on the first day weighing 4.66 lbs. and 3 fish on day two weighing 5.73 lbs. Buddy took second place with a two-day total of 10.39 lbs. This finish netted him $536.
Tim Lyle only brought in one fish each day to the scales but they were both good fish. He had big fish for each day. On day one he had one that weighed 4.54 lbs. and on day two his fish took big fish of the tournament weighing 4.82 lbs. Tim had a total of 9.36 lbs. which gave him third place for the two-day tournament and $172. His big fish on day two also netted him $170 also.
Top 5 Two-day totals
Greg Salley 4 fish 11.24 lbs.
Buddy Wallace 5 fish 10.39 lbs.
Tim Lyle 2 fish 9.36 lbs.
Larry Franklin 4 fish 8.70 lbs.
Jamie Sellers 3 fish 6.90 lbs.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Larry Franklin (931) 209-2995 or (931) 296-7235 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.
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
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