Kemp Wins AFT Division 20 on Harris Chain

January 22, 2023, Eustis, FL., 24 launched from Buzzard Beach near Eustis, FL.  3 of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Vernon Kemp from Umatilla, FL took the victory with 17.12 lbs.  For the win, Vernon took home $600 in prize money.

Second amongst the competitors was Mark Staton with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 13.11 lbs. For his efforts, he took home $360 in prize money.

Third place was claimed by David Wickham with 5 fish and a total weight of 11.80 lbs. For his efforts, he took home $123.

The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Vernon Kemp.  His fish locked in the scales at 5.03lbs. earning him $420 in prize money.

Top 10 Anglers

PL Angler Fish Big Bass Total Points Payout
1 Vernon L. Kemp 5 5.03 17.12 200 600
2 Mark G. Staton 5 4.10 13.11 199 360
3 David K. Wickham 5 4.11 11.80 198 123
4 Dave Radebaugh 4   8.85 197 94
5 Lawrence L. Maupin 4   6.52 196  
6 Bryan K. Moore 4   5.81 195  
7 Bryan Ray 4   5.52 194  
8 John D. Bailey 3   4.55 193  
9 Peter J. Frumkin 4   4.28 192  
10 Brian A. Villalobos 3   3.91 191

The next tournament in this division will take place on February 19, 2023, launching from Buzzard Beach.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Henry Montgomery 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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