Olaughlin Wins On Seminole
Mark Olaughlin from Niceville, Fl, is one step closer to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship with a first-place win in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Seminole Division 114 bass tournament held on Lake Seminole on February 7, 2021. Mark's limit weighed in at 20.07 pounds. Big Bass was awarded to Chris Lynch for catching a 6.94 lbs largemouth.
The top six anglers were:
1. Mark Olaughlin 20.07 lbs.
2. Nic Jeter 13.68 lbs.
3. Chris Lynch 13.48 lbs.
4. Mason Brock 12.11 lbs.
5. Len Lindahl 09.47 lbs.
6. Nic Brown 08.21 lbs.
Conditions: The day was cold and windy with a cloudy sky! The lake water was clear.
Winning Strategy: Mark's pattern was fishing a Red Lipless Crankbait on grass lines!
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. Each division's points champion will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. The top 500 anglers from the various divisions will also earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments are designed for the weekend angler. All anglers fish for both money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship. The top 500 anglers in the US will be invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship this fall on Kerr Lake in Virginia.
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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