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4/18/2018

Al Pallavinci Takes the win on Lake Hopatcong on 04/13/2018


Division 10 was running out of Lees Park Marina near, MNT. Arlington, NJ. Al Pallavinci of Ringwood, NJ caught 5 bass weighing 19.38 pounds with a 5.07-pound Large Mouth for his kicker. Al took home a check for $522 for the victory. The Big Fish side pot was worth an additional $95.00. This was Al’s all time personal heaviest bag at 19.38 pounds. Al caught most of his fish with a black hair jig.

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4/16/2018

CARL HAYES WINS AFT D72 ON OCONEE

Warm weather brought out 46 anglers to Lake Oconee for D72 on April 14, 2018. Carl Hayes of Eatonton, Ga had a 5 fish limit weighing 17.54 pounds to secure the win.  He was fishing shallow using spinnerbaits and top water lures.  Carl won $813 for the first place payout.

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4/15/2018

Rip Bass wins on Lake Gaston

ATHENS, Ala. – Rip Bass, of Spring Hope, NC won the American Fishing Tour North Carolina Division 17 tournament, held April 14th, on Lake Gaston.

Rip caught 5 bass weighing 10.50 lbs. Rip reported catching his fish on a chatter baits. Melvin Jiggetts of Courtland, VA brought in the biggest bass of 3.18 lbs.

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4/15/2018

Kevin Thomas wins Tuckertown Lake

Athens, Al -  Kevin Thomas won the American Fishing Tour division 14 Championship on Tuckertown Lake in Richfield, NC with five fish weighing 18.00 pounds held on April 15th 2018.

Sunday’s event was threatened by a looming cold front that promised to bring severe thunderstorms and significant winds, but thankfully the weather held off until late afternoon, long enough for the field to get almost a full day of fishing in without interruption. 

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4/14/2018

Brad Zeigler Wins on Badin Lake 

Athens, Al -  Brad Zeigler of Matthews, NC won the American Fishing Tour division 14 tournament on Badin Lake in New London, NC with five fish weighing 16.26 pounds held on 04/14/2018.

It was a great morning on Badin Lake with temperatures in the upper 40’s and winds out of the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.  Conditions had been steady throughout the week and temperatures topped out in the upper 70’s in the afternoon with partly sunny skies and winds at 10 to 20 mph.

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4/13/2018

Wally Peer wins on Lake Hopatcong


ATHENS, Ala. –Wally Peer won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, New Jersey Division 10 tournament, held 4-7-18, on Lake Hopatcong.

Div. 10 launched out of Hopatcong State Park, on a cold blustery morning complete with a snow squall at send-off.  Wally Peer, of Succasunna, NJ caught 5 bass weighing 10.29 pounds. For the victory Peer took home a check for $425.00. It is suspected that Wally was using jerk baits in 42-degree water.

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4/13/2018

Larry Thomas wins on the Roanoke River

ATHENS, Ala. – Larry Thomas, of Washington, NC won the American Fishing Tour North Carolina Division 17 tournament, held March 31st, on the Roanoke River.

Larry caught 5 bass weighing a 19.02 lbs with a nice kicker weighing 7.13 lbs which was also big fish for the tournament. Larry reported he caught his fish along the main river below the Highway 45 Bridge.

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4/12/2018

William Wright Jr. wins at South Watuppa Pond

On a cold & blustery windy day, ABA Division 5 fished So. Watuppa Pond, Fall River, MA. When the anglers arrived for registration, air temps were in the low 30s w/water temps in the low 40s, w/a NW wind at 15-20 mph. Not a pleasant day, but the northeast angler is resilient and made adjustments. However, the bright sunny skies made conditions somewhat bearable.

At the weigh in, 18 fish were weighed in w/a combined weight of 34.39 lbs for an average weight per fish of 1.92 lbs. and all fish were released alive.

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4/11/2018

Gary Singleton Takes D40 Win

Gary Singleton of Dickson, TN won the American Fishing Tour District 40 tournament held Saturday March 31, 2018 out on Kentucky Lake out of Pebble Isle Marina.  Gary had three fish weighing 11.96 lbs. and took home $543 for his win. He also had big fish with a healthy 5.58 lbs. bass. 

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4/11/2018

Chase Stewart takes the win on Lake Greenwood
 

Athens, Ala. Chase Stewart of Ware Shoals, SC won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, South Carolina Division 96 1-day qualifier held April 8, 2018 on Lake Greenwood running out of Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC.
 
The day started out at 39 degrees with a 15 mph NNE wind. At the
3pm weigh-in it was 60 degrees with a light NE wind. Cloudy and cold until 12 noon when the sun came out and the wind laid down to 5 to 10 mph. There were 24 anglers fishing this Division 96 1-day qualifier tournament out of Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC. 

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2018 Tournaments

 

North Carolina Piedmont 4/21/2018 Jordan
Texas - Houston 4/21/2018 Somerville
Missouri - Stockton 4/21/2018 Stockton
DFW - Texas 4/21/2018 Lewisville
Southeast North Carolina 4/21/2018 Lake Waccamaw
Arkansas North 4/21/2018 Dardanelle
Kentucky Central 4/21/2018 Barkley
Connecticut 4/21/2018 Candlewood
Oklahoma 4/21/2018 Grand Lake
Alabama North 4/21/2018 Guntersville
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 4/21/2018 Leesville
South Louisiana 4/21/2018 Pearl River
Pennsylvania 4/21/2018 North East River
Oklahoma North 4/21/2018 Keystone Lake
Tennessee 4/21/2018 Kentucky Lake
Georgia North 4/21/2018 Allatoona
Texas - Houston 4/22/2018 Somerville
South Carolina Northwest 4/22/2018 Hartwell
Tennessee Central 4/22/2018 Percy Priest
Texas - Wichita Falls 4/22/2018 Hubbard Creek
Massachusetts - New England 4/22/2018 Wequaquet Lake-Centerville
Virginia 4/28/2018 Gaston
North Carolina Charlotte 4/28/2018 High Rock
Georgia Central 4/28/2018 Jackson
North Central Louisiana 4/28/2018 Claiborne
Florida - Istokpoga South 4/28/2018 Lake Istokpoga
Louisiana - Shreveport 4/28/2018 Cross
North Carolina Central 4/28/2018 Chowan
New Mexico 4/28/2018 Ute
Ohio-Central 4/28/2018 Buckeye Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 4/28/2018 Possum Kingdom
Alabama Central 4/28/2018 Lake Mitchell
Missouri 4/28/2018 Truman
Tennessee - West 4/28/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 4/28/2018 Big Hill
Pennsylvania 4/28/2018 North East River
New Mexico 4/29/2018 Ute
KY Lake 4/29/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas South 4/29/2018 El Dorado
Maryland 4/29/2018 Potomac
Florida - Toho 4/29/2018 Toho
Alabama West 4/29/2018 Bankhead
New Hampshire 4/29/2018 Winnipesaukee
South Carolina - Savannah River 5/05/2018 Savannah River
North Carolina Piedmont 5/05/2018 Kerr
North Carolina East 5/05/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Georgia - Eufaula 5/05/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Houston 5/05/2018 Coleto Creek
Georgia North 5/05/2018 Allatoona
Missouri 5/05/2018 Pomme de Terre
Maryland 5/05/2018 Potomac
Florida - West 5/05/2018 Toho
Arkansas River 5/05/2018 Maumelle Pool
Florida Harris Chain 5/05/2018 Harris Chain
Connecticut 5/05/2018 Gardner Lake
Oklahoma 5/05/2018 Grand Lake
  5/05/2018 Kentucky Lake
Tennessee Central 5/06/2018 Old Hickory
Texas - Wichita Falls 5/06/2018 Arrowhead
Maryland 5/06/2018 Potomac
Georgia - Westpoint 5/06/2018 West Point
Massachusetts - New England 5/06/2018 Mashpee-Wakeby-Mashpee
Massachusetts-Central New England 5/06/2018 Quinsigamond
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 5/12/2018 Toledo Bend
Virginia 5/12/2018 Chickahominy River
North Carolina Charlotte 5/12/2018 Lake Norman
North Carolina Central 5/12/2018 Roanoke River
Ohio-Central 5/12/2018 Delaware Reservoir
Missouri - Stockton 5/12/2018 Stockton
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 5/12/2018 Sam Rayburn
Tennessee - West 5/12/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kentucky Central 5/12/2018 Kentucky Lake
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 5/12/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 5/12/2018 False River
New Hampshire 5/13/2018 Pawtuckaway
North Carolina Piedmont 5/19/2018 Gaston
Mississippi Gulf Coast 5/19/2018 Pearl/ Pascagoula
North Central Louisiana 5/19/2018 Ouachita River
New Mexico 5/19/2018 Conchas
South Carolina Northwest 5/19/2018 Russel
Virginia - Western 5/19/2018 Kerr Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 5/19/2018 Amon Carter
Florida - Seminole 5/19/2018 Seminole
Missouri 5/19/2018 Truman
Southeast North Carolina 5/19/2018 Sutton Lake
Tennessee - West 5/19/2018 Kentucky Lake
Arkansas North 5/19/2018 Greers Ferry
Connecticut 5/19/2018 Lillinonah
Oklahoma 5/19/2018 Grand Lake
Alabama North 5/19/2018 Guntersville
Pennsylvania 5/19/2018 North East River
Oklahoma North 5/19/2018 Sooner Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 5/20/2018 Clarks Hill
New Mexico 5/20/2018 Conchas
Tennessee Central 5/20/2018 Old Hickory
Florida - St Johns North 5/20/2018 Rodman
Kansas South 5/20/2018 El Dorado
Illinois North 5/20/2018 Cal Sag/Lake Michigan
Florida - Toho 5/20/2018 Toho
Alabama West 5/20/2018 Bankhead
Massachusetts - New England 5/20/2018 Long Pond-Harwich
Massachusetts-Central New England 5/20/2018 Manchaug
Virginia 5/26/2018 Kerr
Alabama - Mobile 5/26/2018 Tensaw
North Carolina Central 5/26/2018 Chowan
Alabama Central 5/26/2018 Jordan
Alabama Northwest 5/26/2018 Wilson Lake
KY Lake 5/26/2018 Kentucky Lake
Maryland 5/26/2018 Potomac
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 5/26/2018 Lay Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 5/26/2018 Bone Creek
Kentucky Central 5/26/2018 Barkley
Louisiana Central 5/26/2018 Caddo
Oklahoma East 5/26/2018 Lake Hudson
Alabama East Central 5/26/2018 Neely Henry

Top 50 Anglers (2018)

1 Ray Neighbors 1173
2 Webb Collums 1164
3 Ivy Bradshaw 1162
4 Marty Torrence 1159
5 Alfred Williams 1156
6 Sidney Odom 1152
7 Anthony Thomas 1147
8 Donald Armbrust 1143
9 Eric Turner 1142
10 Rob Stone 1140
11 Kenneth Ryals 1139
12 Kevin Parker 1136
13 Jimmy Coleman 1132
14 Albert McCoy 1130
15 Bob Keifer 1118
16 Shane Cade 1108
17 Napoleon Ellis 970
18 Denis Gee 969
19 David Cole 867
20 Gary Hubble 855
21 Larry Beckowitz 848
22 Donnie Boudreaux 795
23 Steve Phillips 793
23 Andy Lake 793
25 George Berry 792
26 Logan Waldrip 791
26 Danny Ashley 791
28 Michael Kinsey 790
28 Russell Clark 790
30 Bruce Gandy 789
31 Joey Miller 788
31 Shannon Denson 788
33 Randall Woodham 787
33 Jimmy Little 787
33 Barry Stokes 787
36 Doug Weissinger 786
36 Ronald Hayes 786
36 Tracy Webb 786
36 Jerry Kotal 786
40 Charles Hill 785
40 Robert Barker 785
40 Doug Davis 785
40 Randy Heath 785
44 Roy Stuart 784
45 Cole Moore 783
45 Harold Wilson 783
45 Scott Tassi 783
45 Nicholas Brown 783
45 David Simmons 783
45 Larry Laney 783

 

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