Heintz Takes the Win on Grand Lake
Twelve anglers launched from the Tera Miranda ramp on Monkey Island near Grove, OK. Seven of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Curtis Heintz from Olathe, KS, took the victory with a total weight of 17.64 lbs including a 5.95 lb. black bass for Big Bass honors. He accredited his win to just fishing deep. For the win, Heintz took home over $500 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Rob Emery of Coweta, OK, with five fish that locked in the scales at 15.02 lbs. For his efforts, Emery took home $175 in prize money.
Top five finishers in the tournament were:
1.Curtis Heintz 17.64 lbs
2.Rob Emery 15.02 lbs
3.Kevin Jackson 14.23 lbs
4.Randy Baskins 13.04 lbs
5.Jimmy Johnson 12.09 lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on June 26, 2021, launching from the Tera Miranda ramp.
For more information on this event or division 65, please contact local director Jeff Davison at 918/289-6993 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 AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. 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.
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.
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