Don & Sherry Jacks win ABA Couples Series Event on Lay Lake with over 11 pounds!
ATHENS, Ala. – Donathan and Sherry Jacks of Clanton, AL won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held October 28, 2017, on Lay Lake. Running out of Paradise Point in Columbiana, AL the team caught 5 bass weighing 11.39 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $405.00. Sherry won Woman’s Big Fish with a 2.86 pound large-mouth. The Jacks’ caught their fish on shaky heads on main lake grass lines.
In second for the 9 teams, Joseph and Dimple Clevinger of Troy, AL caught five bass weighing 10.74 pounds and took home $270.00.
Taking third place, the team of Terry Durham of McCalla, AL and Ann Boatright of Cleveland, AL caught 5 bass weighing 8.91 pounds.
Fourth place was Doug and Rosemarie Goodall of Wetumpka, AL who caught 5 bass weighing 8.78 pounds.
Joseph and Rhonda Vanzant of Sylacauga, AL rounded out the top five teams with 5 bass weighing 6.74 pounds. Mark Shannon won Man’s Big Fish with a 3.31 pound spot.
The next divisional tournament is November 11, 2017 on Logan Martin out of Clear Creek Marina.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 12 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
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 Ram Truck Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.