Jackson Win on Grand Lake
June 11, 2022. . . Well, it was a great day of fishing for Mr. Kevin Jackson of Monett, MO, who brought in 5 beautiful bass at a total weight of 18.45 lbs. Second place went to Mr. Randy Baskins of Owasso, OK, with 5 alive at 16.15 lbs. Big bass honors went to Bryan Jackson also from Monett, MO, with a 5.70 lbs bass. Despite soaring temps, all fish were in good shape and were returned to the lake safe and sound.
The top five finishers out of the field of 10 anglers for Division 65’s June tournament were:
1. Kevin Jackson 18.45 lbs
2. Randy Baskins 16.15 lbs
3. Mike Franks 15.60 lbs
4. William Frieze 15.20 lbs
5. Dirk Woods 13.35 lbs
The next tournament for AFT Division 65 will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2022, launching from the Tera Miranda ramp. For more information on AFT Division 65, please contact local director Jeff Davison at 918/289-6993 or www.americanbassanglers.com.
The American Fishing Tour (AFT) through American Bass Anglers offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. 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 held in the fall each year.
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For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, the annual Military Team Bass Tournament, and the Top 150 Solo Tour, all presented by Caymas Boats, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406
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