Gibson Wins on Tensaw River
On November 18, 2023, in Mobile, Alabama, Jakob Gibson from Uriah, Alabama, took the victory in the American Fishing Tour Division 41 tournament. The event, which launched from Cliff’s Landing Boat Launch near Bay Minette, AL, saw Gibson secure first place with five fish, weighing a total of 14.96 pounds. His catch was highlighted by a 4.24 big bass. For his performance, Gibson was awarded a prize of $401, along with an additional $60 for the largest bass catch of the tournament.
Gene Latham earned second place, presenting five fish with a combined weight of 10.66 pounds. Latham's skillful angling earned him a prize of $187.
The top five competitors were as follows:
PL Angler Fish Penalty Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Jakob Gibson 5 4.24 14.96 192 401 2 Gene Latham 5 2.89 10.66 191 187 3 Barry Woodward 5 2.34 9.21 190 4 Donald L. Griffith 5 3.11 8.90 189 5 Dustin Lindsey 5 2.18 8.87 188
The next event in this division is scheduled for December 9, 2023, and will again take place at Cliff’s Landing. Participants and those interested in more information about the event or division can contact the local director, Barry Woodward, at 251-423-0753, or visit the American Bass Anglers 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.
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.
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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