Russell Clark Wins on Russell
December 18, 2022, Elberton, GA. It was below freezing when our 40 anglers launched from Highway 72 ramp between Elberton, GA and Calhoun Falls, SC. 24 of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Russell Clark from Abbeville, SC took the victory with a total weight of 17.23lb. For the win, Russell took home $796 and a plaque for his first-place finish as well as $222 in prize money from the first-place option pot.
Second amongst the competitors was Greg Glouse from Liberty, SC with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 14.03lb. For his efforts, he took home a plaque plus $513 in cash as well as an additional $148 in prize money from the second-place option pot.
Third place was claimed by Jonathan Webb of Elberton, GA with 5 fish and a total weight of 13.25lb. For his efforts, he took home $246 cash.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Russell Clark. His fish locked in the scales at 4.49lb earning him $190 in prize money, bringing his total earnings to a whopping $1,208. Great job Russell!
Top ten finishers
PL Angler Fish Penalty Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Russell H. Clark 5 4.49 17.23 200 785 2 Gregory Glouse 5 14.03 199 504 3 Jonathon D. Webb 5 3.85 13.25 198 238 4 Danny Ashley 5 13.19 197 180 5 Tony Holliday 5 12.19 196 144 6 Darren l. Taylor 5 4.11 11.82 195 108 7 Donald A. Beck 5 11.63 194 8 Duane E. Houk 5 2.95 11.60 193 9 Robby F. Hipps 5 2.94 11.59 192 10 Chase Stewart 5 3.60 11.38 191
The next tournament in this division will take place on (date)January 08, 2023 launching from(ramp)Dorn Fishing Facility in McCormick, SC.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Zach Green at 478-733-6473 (name and number) 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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