Christopher Chavis Wins ABA Division 94 Tournament on Savannah River 

Chavis moves one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st place win and earned a total of $401.00, in the American Fishing Tournament held on the Savannah River. Chavis weighed in five bass, which weighed 13.95 lbs.

2nd place went to Joe Toth with a five-bass weighing 7.73 lbs.

3rd place went to Joe McDonie with five bass weighing 6.89.

Christopher Chavis also had the big fish weighing in at  6.81 lbs.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in the ABA National Championship for the 2018 season.

Top Finishers:
1. Christopher Chavis     13.95 lbs.            8. T.J. Pittman                3.61 lbs.
2. Joe Toth                       7.73 lbs.             9. Robert Allen Sr          3.50 lbs.
3.  Joe McDonie               6.89 lbs.           10. Matthew Price           3.07 lbs.
4. Jason Brown                6.03 lbs.           11. Marty Jeffers              2.21 lbs.
5. Bradwell Sampey         5.14 lbs.           12. Rockey Mullis            -0-
6. Dan Martin                  4.93 lbs.
7. Brian Gunn                  3.77 lbs.

At launch  the temperatures were in the low 30’s with cloud cover. The day continued with temperatures topping out in the mid 50’s, clear throughout the day. Water temperatures were in the upper 40’s.

The winner Chavis reported catching all his fish at the entrance of Oxbows using Kistler rods paired with Ardend reels and his baits of choice were Treeshaker Tackle jigs and phcustomlures “W1”.

The next tournament in division 94 will be scheduled for January 13th out of Stokes Bluff Landing.

For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 384-3855 or by email [email protected]

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 Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.

The Ram 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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit or call (256)232-0406.