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McGovern wins D49 at Lake Ozark

Tom McGovern of Warsaw, MO won the American Fishing Tour Division 49 tournament held 03/24/2018 on Lake Ozark.  Running out of Shawnee Bend Tom brought back 4 fish to the scales for a total weight of 7.37 pounds.  He took home $543for his victory.

Second place was claimed by Bruce Gandy of Springfield, MO with 3 fish that went for 5.43 pounds.  He collected $329 for his efforts.

Tom Waters of Independence, MO only brought back on fish to the scales, but it was big enough to claim Third place and Big Bass.  His fish locked in at in impressive 5.17 pounds.  Tom took home $298 for his fish.

Well it was a great day to fish, but the fish didn't bite well. There was a total 19 different tournaments on Lake Ozark today not many limits were caught and many came in with blanks.  Division 49 had 14 out of 20 anglers bring fish to the scales.

Top Ten

Place Name Fish BB Total Points
1 Tom C. McGovern 4 4.41 7.37 200
2 Bruce E. Gandy 3 5.43 5.43 199
3 Tom L. Waters 1 5.17 5.17 198
4 Randall K. Rogers 1 3.99 3.99 197
5 Lance A. Patterson 1 3.97 3.97 196
6 Jeff G. Coleman 2 0 3.85 195
7 Joel Klonowski 1 3.69 3.69 194
8 Nick Hubbs 1 3.42 3.42 193
9 Robert Traquair 1 2.94 2.94 192
10 Roger Springs 2 0 2.76 191

The next event for Division 49 is 04/07/2018 on Lake Ozark. 

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For more information on event or division contact local director Jeff Coleman at (816)772-5994

These anglers accrued valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round Fish-Off. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament. For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222.On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com.

The American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the ABA Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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