Parker wins Two-Day on Nickajack
May 6, 2023 Haletown, TN., North Georgia Division 125 Anglers fished on Nickajack launched from Marion County Park located in Haletown, TN. Rickey Parker AKA Blade of Adairsville, GA had a big first day of the event with a limit of 5 bass weighing 20.24 pounds. On day two Parker squeaked the win with 5 bass weighing 8.11 pounds for a tournament total of 28.35. For the win, Parker pocketed $1360.00
In second place was Jonathon Farmer of Jasper, GA brought in 15.09 with 5 bass on day one, and on day two brought in one less (4) than the limit of 9.51 pounds. This gave Farmer a total of 24.60 pounds, good enough for a check for $848.00. Jonathon also wrapped his season as the North Georgia Angler of the Year. His division points stand at 1191 out of a possible 1200 points. He remained consistent throughout the 2023 season with four-second places finishes on Nottley, Carters, Allatoona, and Nickajack.
In third place was Barry Adcock with 5 fish on day one weighing 16.03 and the largest was 8.80 pounds and was the biggest bass of the event. On day two Adcock brought in three fish weighing 7.20 pounds for a tournament total of 23.23. Barry took home $314.00, $300 for big bass, and took second place overall in the division point standings with 1176 points.
Top 20 Anglers PL Angler Fish Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Ricky B. Parker 10 7.72 28.35 400 1360 2 Jonathan F. Farmer 9 4.27 24.60 398 848 3 Barry J. Adcock 8 8.80 23.23 396 314 4 Joseph D. Hunter 10 21.18 394 246 5 Scott R. Laughman 10 21.16 392 172 6 Mitchell B. Mullins 10 20.04 390 7 Brett M. Matthews 7 7.05 18.82 388 8 Michael Roy R. Keeney 9 16.65 386 9 Shannon Ingle 6 5.75 16.20 384 10 Tony B. Howell 8 15.31 382 11 Bob Allen 6 14.57 380 12 Colin O. Steele 9 14.55 378 13 Justin W. Timme 10 14.22 376 14 Larry E. Hollinsworth 9 5.13 13.55 374 15 Logan Heimer 6 13.09 372 16 Clayton L. Fowler 9 12.86 370 17 Bill R. Durham 5 10.86 368 18 Ryan M. Bryant 5 8.95 366 19 Nicholas Tunney 5 8.87 364 20 Nick N. Treadwell 4 3.90 8.54 362
The next tournament in this division will take place on 09/23/2023 launching fromGalts Ferry. This will be the first event for the North Georgia Division 125 2024 season.
To learn more about North Georgia Division 125 visit their division page (LINK) you can also find them on Facebook at ABA DIVISION 125.
Director Alex Pearce and Assistant Director Dan Hunter run a great division.
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 next October at Lake Hartwell.
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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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