Jimmy Little Wins ABA AFT Georgia Central Division 72 Event on Lake Sinclair!
With mild temperatures, D72 had a great turnout of 50 anglers on January 27, 2018 at Lake Sinclair! The sky was cloudy and water temperature was about 48 degrees.
Jimmy Little of Macon, Ga brought the winning sack of 5 bass totaling 13.78 pounds to the scales. He put $807 in his pocket for his patience, as everyone said fishing was slow. Jimmy likes to use a jig for catching fish.
David Simmons of Suwanee, Ga caught 4 keepers weighing 11.04 pounds, and placed second for $555. One of his four went 4.80 pounds.
Jay Carter of Warner Robins, GA caught the Big Bass of the tournament on a Rattle Trap. It weighed 6.23 pounds, and Jay won $250.
Congratulations to the following money winners:
3rd – Mike Mincey of Zebulon, Ga – 10.33 pounds – $288
4th – Barry Stokes of Oxford, GA – 9.18 pounds – $238
5th – Samuel Dyal of Baxley, GA – 8.78 pounds – $202
6th – Todd Stewart of Covington, GA – 8.49 pounds – $166
7th – Tim Greene of Loganville, GA – 8.21 pounds – $123
8th – Randy Heath of Decatur, GA – 7.53 pounds – $72
All anglers were eligible for two draw prizes at the end of the tournament for a crisp $50 bill. The lucky winners were Jim Windham and Todd Stewart.
These anglers are earning 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 at the American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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.