Bryan Moore Takes Win on Harris Chain
October 30, 2022, Leesburg, FL. Bryan Moore of Leesburg, FL won the American Fishing Tour Harris Chain Division 20 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Buzzard Beach near Leesburg, FL Bryan Moore brought back 5 fish that locked in the scales at 16.34lbs. anchored by a big fish 5.98lbs. kicker. For the victory Bryan Moore took home a check for $539.00.
Second place was claimed by Rick Danner with 5 fish and a total weight of 15.41. For his efforts Rick Danner took home $317.00 in prize money.
David Wickham took third with 5 fish and a total weight of 15.11 and took home $101.00 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Vernon Kemp. His fish locked in the scales at 7.41lbs earning him $400.00.
Top 10 Finishers
1 Bryan K. Moore 5 5.98 16.34 200 539 2 Rick H. Danner 5 6.22 15.41 199 317 3 David K. Wickham 5 15.11 198 101 4 John D. Bailey 5 13.93 197 72 5 Jarrod L. Anderson 5 13.46 196 6 Frank J. Derylak 5 13.28 195 7 Brian A. Villalobos 5 13.02 194 8 Bob Flaherty 5 12.08 193 9 Henry C. Montgomery 5 11.98 192 10 Mark Hill 5 10.94 191
The next tournament in this division will take place on November 13, 2022 launching from Buzzard Beach.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Henry Montgomery (352)682-0593 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.
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About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low-cost, close-to-home tournaments for the weekend angler and, at the same time, offering each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression.
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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