Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Dane Hunter Wins at Lake Allatoona

On March 9, 2024, at Lake Allatoona, the American Fishing Tour Division 125 event was held, featuring top anglers from the region. Dane Hunter, a participant from Cartersville, GA, emerged victorious in this competitive fishing tournament. Hunter secured the first-place position with a total weight of 14.76 pounds, including a significant 5.62-pound Largemouth bass, which was also recognized as the Biggest Bass of the tournament. His victory awarded him a first-place plaque, a cash prize of $723.00, and an additional $100.00 for being the highest-placing TowBoat US Lake Allatoona Member.

Michel Purvis, hailing from Canton, GA, claimed the second place with a total catch weight of 14.65 pounds, featuring a notable 3.60-pound Spotted bass, earning him a $545.00 prize. The third position was secured by Jonathan Farmer of Jasper, GA, with a catch totaling 12.90 pounds, for which he received $187.00. The event showcased commendable performances by other participants, including Wayne Issac, Sal Pinto, and Jason Allen, who completed the top six rankings.

Additionally, a special mention was made for Jason Allen, who was awarded the Picasso Lures Tackle Package valued at $100.00, recognizing his achievement as the first contestant not to win a cash prize.

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The American Bass Anglers Division 125 expressed gratitude to its local sponsors for their support. The next event for this division is scheduled for March 23, 2024, at Lake Nottley, with the Deavers Landing Ramp as the launch site. Participants and fans looking for more information can contact the local director, Alex Pearce, or visit the American Bass Anglers website.

This tournament not only provided an opportunity for competitive fishing but also allowed anglers to accumulate points towards the Divisional Angler of the Year title. These points contribute to qualification for the American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship, with the top 500 anglers across divisions invited to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.

About American Bass Anglers

American Bass Anglers, committed to providing low-cost, close-to-home tournaments, offers an exciting platform for individual angler progression. With the support of industry-leading companies, ABA continues to advance the sport of bass fishing.

For more information about the ABA Professional League and other series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.

American Bass Anglers is proud to be sponsored by Caymas Boats, Mercury Marine, T-H Marine, Power Pole, RT Outdoors, Optima Batteries, Hotel Planner.com, and LurePartsOnline.com.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is dedicated to organizing affordable, local tournaments for weekend anglers while offering opportunities for individual angler advancement. To learn more about American Bass Anglers, including the Team Series, American Fishing Tour, American Couples Series, annual Military Team Bass Tournament, ABA Team Series, Top 150 Solo Tour, and Pro League, all presented by Caymas Boats, please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.

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