Tommy Pegues III Takes Win on Alabama River
March 11, 2023, Prattville, AL. Tommy Pegues III of Montgomery, AL won the American Fishing Tour Division 24 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers on the Alabama River. Running out of Cooter’s Pond Park near Prattville, AL, Pegues brought back five-fish that locked in the scales at 15.18 pounds. For the victory, Pegues took home $288.
Second place was claimed by David Campassi with five and a total weight of 14.42 pounds that was anchored by a 4.45 pound kicker. For his efforts Campassi took home $104 in prize money and another $40 for Big Bass.
Top five finishers
1. Tommy Pegues III 15.18
2. David Campassi 14.42
3. Michael D Hill 12.90
4. Steven Sharpe 12.30
5. Joseph Clevinger 11.73
The next tournament in this division will take place on Lake Mitchell on April 1, 2023 launching from Higgins Ferry Boat Launch near Clanton. For more information on this event or division please contact local director Barry Woodward at 251-423-0753 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.
The American 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 will be invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship this October 11-13 at Lake Hartwell.
For more information visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by Caymas Boats, Mercury Marine, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, Power Pole, RT Outdoors, Optima Batteries, Hotel Planner.com, and LurePartsOnline.com.
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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