Robert Linton takes the win on Barkley Lake
On July 11, 2020 at Lake Barkley State Park Marina on Barkley Lake, Robert Linton from Cadiz, Kentucky won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 33 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Lake Barkley State Park Marina Ramp on Barkley Lake. Robert brought in 3 fish that locked in the scales at 7.85 pounds. For the victory, Robert took home $249.00. Robert caught all his fish shallow using a green pumpkin finesse worm.
David Brunaugh from Illinois took Second Place with 3 fish that locked in the scales at 7.65 pounds earning him $94.00. David caught his fish flipping docks. David also caught the Biggest Bass for the tournament with 4.28-pound bass earning him $35.00.
The fishing is extremely tough and the fish are all over the place right now and with the water temperatures being extremely hot we have went to a 3 fish limit.
Top five finishers
1 Robert Linton 7.85-lbs 2 David Brunaugh 7.65-lbs 3 Tom O'Brien 5.80-lbs 4 Keith Claridge 5.08-lbs 5 Buddy Wallace 4.89-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on July 25, 2020 launching from Fenton Access Ramp on Kentucky Lake.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Robert Linton (270) 206-08051 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT 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 US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship.
About American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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, Maui Jim, Optima Batteries and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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