Ronald Rockhill Takes Victory on Jordan
Prattville, Alabama - November 4, 2023: A brisk November morning witnessed the gathering of twenty-two dedicated anglers at the State Park Ramp near Wetumpka, Alabama. Among this skilled group, twelve accomplished anglers managed to return with impressive five-fish limits. As the scales closed, it was Ronald Rockhill, hailing from Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, who emerged triumphant with a remarkable catch weighing 15.87 pounds. His achievement was further highlighted by landing a Big Bass weighing 4.34 pounds. For his performance, Rockhill was rewarded with a prize purse of $559, in addition to an extra $110 for his Big Bass accomplishment.
Securing the second position was Kevin Poe, whose impressive five-fish haul totaled 14.07 pounds. Poe's exceptional angling skills earned him $331.
Tyler Caton clinched the third position with a five-fish haul weighing 12.56 pounds. His efforts on the water were rewarded with $108 in prize money.
In fourth place, Jason Hamaker demonstrated his angling prowess by bringing in five fish with a total weight of 11.43 pounds, earning him $79 in prize money.
The top fifteen finishers in the competition were as follows:
PL Angler Fish Penalty Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Ronald L. Rockhill 5 4.34 15.87 200 559 2 Kevin L. Poe 5 3.36 14.07 199 331 3 Tyler B. Caton 5 2.85 12.56 198 108 4 Jason C. Hamaker 5 2.62 11.43 197 79 5 James T. Luna 5 2.61 11.23 196 6 John A. Yarborough 5 3.75 11.16 195 7 Jeremy S. Renfroe 5 2.95 10.43 194 8 Jason W. Nixon 5 2.62 10.20 193 9 Michael D. Hill 5 2.77 9.85 192 10 Randy G. Maharrey 5 3.62 9.54 191 11 Joseph N. Clevinger 5 3.19 8.41 190 12 Gary J. Gottschall 4 2.86 7.84 189 13 Richard W. Hoefle 5 1.83 7.59 188 14 Barry Woodward 4 1.42 4.83 187 15 Christian E. Bladen 2 2.61 3.93 186
Mark your calendars for the next tournament in this division, scheduled for December 2, 2023, launching from Cooter’s Pond Park Boat Ramp on the Alabama River. Anglers and enthusiasts seeking more information about this event or the division are encouraged to reach out to the local director, Barry Woodward, at 251-423-0753 or visit the official website at www.americanbassanglers.com. Experience the thrill of angling in its finest form.
It is worth noting that these dedicated anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional Angler of the Year title. The points champion from each division will have the opportunity to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. Furthermore, the top 500 anglers across various divisions will earn the privilege of competing in the prestigious three-day ABA 2024 AFT National Championship tournament.
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is dedicated to providing affordable and locally accessible tournaments tailored for weekend anglers. These events also offer a progressive pathway for individual angler development.
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For more information about American Bass Anglers, including the American Fishing Tour, American Couples Series, annual Military Team Bass Tournament, Professional League, ABA Team Series, and Top 150 Solo Tour, all proudly presented by Caymas Boats, please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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