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Brian Bishop of Haddock, Ga brought the winning sack of five bass weighing 15.05 pounds to the scale for the AFT D72 tournament at Lake Sinclair on June 10, 2018. Brian concentrated his efforts on flipping docks with a big Zoom worm.  He won $735 cash, and a first place trophy.

Tyler Norris of McDonough, Ga continued to fish hard till the end of the tournament, and caught a huge bass near a dock around 2:30.  It weighed 6.76 pounds which secured the win for the Big Bass pot of $175 and a trophy.  Tyler takes the lead for "Season 2018 Big Bass $100 Award", which will be decided after the Divisional 2-day tournament.

Carl Hayes of Eatonton, Ga caught a 6.74 pounder to place sixth in the overall competition of 35 anglers.

Congratulations to the Top Ten:
1 - Brian Bishop - 15.05 pounds - $735
2 - Stacy Adams, Jr. - 14.57 pounds - $461
3 - Jim Windham - 11.30 pounds - $195
4 - Jody Weldon - 10.73 pounds - $144
5 - Randall Woodham - 10.64 pounds - $108
6 - Carl Hayes - 10.46 pounds - $72
7 - Tyler Norris - 9.98 pounds 
8 - Chad Wilson - 9.58 pounds 
9 - Barry Stokes - 9.12 pounds
10 - Jeff Ferrell - 8.05 pounds

After the awards of trophies and cash payouts, there were drawings for all anglers that were present. Three $50 bills were won as draw prizes by Jody Weldon, Donny Soto, and Frank Speights.  Two Army cooler packs were won by Randy Smith and Steve Dobbs.   Thanks to Danny Taylor for assisting  with checking boats in the morning, and weighing fish in the afternoon.

The next tournament for D72 is the Two Day Divisional on June 23 at Lake Oconee, and June 24 at Lake Sinclair.

Please contact Director Benny Howell at 770-365-4795 for more information.

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. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, Optima Batteries and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com



Membership - $35 Annually
Entry Fees:
Divisional One-Day: $70 
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170


Starting an American Fishing Tour Division on Your Home Lake for 2018

Upcoming Events

Virginia 6/23/2018 Chickahominy River
New Jersey 6/23/2018 Greenwood
Georgia Central 6/23/2018 Oconee/Sinclair
North Central Louisiana 6/23/2018 Claiborne/D'Arbonne
New Mexico 6/23/2018 Santa Rosa
New York North 6/23/2018 Sodus Bay
Georgia - Eufaula 6/23/2018 Lake Eufaula
Alabama Northwest 6/23/2018 Wheeler Lake
Missouri - Stockton 6/23/2018 Stockton
Southeast North Carolina 6/23/2018 Cape Fear
Maryland 6/23/2018 Potomac
Alabama West 6/23/2018 Bankhead
Oklahoma 6/23/2018 Grand Lake
Louisiana Central 6/23/2018 Red River
South Louisiana 6/23/2018 Blind River
Massachusetts - New England 6/23/2018 Mashpee-Wakeby-Mashpee/South Watuppa-Fall River
Pennsylvania 6/23/2018 North East River
New Mexico 6/24/2018 Santa Rosa
Illinois North 6/24/2018 Illinois River(Morris Pool)
Ohio-Central 6/24/2018 Ohio River Gallipolis
Massachusetts - Western 6/24/2018 Whitehall
Minnesota 6/24/2018 Waconia
Virginia - Western 6/30/2018 Kerr Lake
Tennessee Central 6/30/2018 Percy Priest/Old Hickory
KY Lake 6/30/2018 Kentucky Lake
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 6/30/2018 Logan Martin
Kansas - Big Hill 6/30/2018 Bone Creek
Kentucky Central 6/30/2018 Kentucky Lake
New York North 6/30/2018 Cayuga
Connecticut 6/30/2018 Lillinonah
Alabama East Central 6/30/2018 Weiss Lake


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