Beau Browning Takes Win on Mitchell
On November 11, 2023, at Lake Mitchell near Clanton, Alabama, anglers competed in challenging weather conditions. Amidst cold and rainy weather, the Division 75 anglers launched from Higgins Ferry ramp. The event culminated in a tight competition where 25 out of 31 anglers successfully caught five-fish limits.
Beau Browning, of Hot Springs, AR brought in the largest five-fish limit totaling 14.91 pounds and earned $695.
Nick Dumke, a fellow angler from the University of Montevallo fishing team, claimed the second spot with a comparable haul of 14.83 pounds, earning a prize of $434.00.
The third position was taken by Clint Nail, whose catch weighed in at 13.61 pounds, netting him $167.00 in prize money.
The fourth place was awarded to Colton Johnson, whose five-fish limit totaled 12.99 pounds, bringing him a prize of $130.00.
Closely following was Easton Fothergill, also from the University of Montevallo team, with a total weight of 12.88 pounds, earning $94.00.
A notable achievement was made by Colton Johnson, who caught the Biggest Bass of the tournament, weighing 3.69 pounds and earning him an additional $310.00.
The top 10 finishers in the tournament were as follows:
Beau Browning – 14.91 pounds
Nick Dumke – 14.83 pounds
Clint Nail – 13.61 pounds
Colton Johnson – 12.99 pounds
Easton Fothergill – 12.88 pounds
Tyler Caton – 11.63 pounds
Larry Franks – 10.91 pounds
Bester Coleman – 10.30 pounds
Jim Maharrey – 10.08 pounds
Kenneth Malone – 9.80 pounds
The next event in this division is scheduled for December 9, 2023, at Logan Martin Lake, launching from Town and Country near Cropwell, Alabama.
For further details about this event or the division, interested parties are encouraged to contact the local director, Michael Donaldson, at 205-559-4083 or visit the official website at www.americanbassanglers.com.
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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