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Wayne Davenport Wins on Lake Hartwell

Wayne Davenport of Anderson, SC won the American Fishing Tour Division 25 tournament on Lake Hartwell held February 18th. Wayne brought in a 5-fish limit weighing 15.22lbs and earned $559.00 for the win

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AFT Arkansas Division 50 Event Cancelled

Due to high water and weather issues the American Fishing Tour Division 50 event scheduled for 2/24 on Lake Maumelle in Arkansas has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled soon.

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Fred Needham Wins 1st Tournament of the Season at Percy Priest 

 ATHENS, Ala. – Fred Needham won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers. Central Tenn. Division 31 tournament, held 02/11/2018 on Percy Priest Lake. Running out of Fate Sanders Marina near Nashville, TN., the Portland, TN. angler caught two-bass weighting 4.75Lbs.  Fred took home a check for $294.00 for his victory.

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Paul Tickerhoof Takes the win on Clarks Hill

Paul Tickerhoof of Appling, Ga took first place in the AFT D26 event on February 18th held on Clarks Hill.  Running out of Wildwood Park near Appling, GA Paul brought back a five-fish limit to the scales that weighed 13.89.  He anchored his catch and sealed his victory with a 4.25 pound largemouth, which also claimed big fish honors for the tournament.  Paul was fishing the upper end of the Savannah River using crank baits.

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New Tournament Director for Kentucky Lake

Athens, AL. Kentucky Lake Division 32 has a new tournament director for 2018. Buddy Wallace of Cedar Grove, TN will run a full schedule of AFT Tournaments on Kentucky Lake starting March 4th out of Paris Landing.

This division has a lot of history, being founded by active duty military out of Fort Campbell and is one of the oldest divisions of the American Fishing Tour.

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Eric Turner Wins the ABA District 47 tournament on Lake DeGray

The last 1-day qualifying tournament of the American Fishing Tour D47 was held on 10 Feb 2018 on Lake DeGray launching from the spillway ramp.  14 anglers came out and were greeted with rainy and foggy conditions.  A recent warming trend had given way to cooler temps keeping the water temps in the mid 40’s across most of the lake. Lots of fish were caught, but not to many larger fished crossed the scales.

Eric Turner topped the field with five fish for a total weight of 9.40 lbs.  Eric fished a homemade custom color jig with a Slider trailer on a Dobyns 743 HP and Lew’s reel spooled up with 17lb Vicious Pro Elite Fluorocarbon line.

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An Awesome Day on the Water

Every angler dreams of going out and catching a huge stringer to bring back to the scales. For Trent Hill of Sneads, Fl that dream became a reality February 4th on lake Seminole.  He sacked up an impressive 35.10 pounds at an American Bass Anglers, American Fishing Tour tournament.  

We reached out to Trent to talk to him a little about his catch.

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Randall Woodham Wins Oconee for D72

Randall Woodham of Social Circle, Ga was able to navigate the thick fog
and bring in a 5-fish limit weighing 11.72 pounds for the win on Lake Oconee
for D72 on February 10, 2018.  Randall caught his fish on a jig, and he
went home with $695 for the day.

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Trent Hill Takes the win on Seminole

Trent Hill from Sneads, FL is one step closer to the American Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win in the American Fishing Tour Seminole Division 114 bass tournament held on Lake Seminole February 4, 2018. Trent’s limit weighed in at 35.10 pounds.  Big Bass was awarded to Trent Hill for catching a 9.37 pound largemouth bass. 

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Jimmy Little Takes the Win on 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.

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2018 Spring Tournaments

Division Date Lake Register
Louisiana - Shreveport 2/24/2018 Hosston
Georgia - Eufaula 2/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Alabama Central 2/24/2018 Jordan
Arkansas North 2/24/2018 Maumelle
Alabama East Central 2/24/2018 Weiss Lake
Oklahoma North 2/24/2018 Sooner Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 2/25/2018 Murray
Tennessee Central 2/25/2018 Percy Priest
Texas - Wichita Falls 2/25/2018 Nocona
DFW - Texas 2/25/2018 Grapevine
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 2/25/2018 Sam Rayburn
North Carolina Charlotte 3/03/2018 Badin Lake
Texas - Central 3/03/2018 Belton Lake
Tennessee - West 3/03/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida - West 3/03/2018 Toho
Florida Harris Chain 3/03/2018 Harris Chain
oklahoma 3/03/2018 Grand Lake
Florida - Seminole 3/04/2018 Seminole
KY Lake 3/04/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida - Toho 3/04/2018 Toho
South Carolina - Savannah River 3/10/2018 Savannah River
North Carolina Piedmont 3/10/2018 Falls (Open Event)
Mississippi Gulf Coast 3/10/2018 Pearl River
Georgia Central 3/10/2018 Oconee
North Central Louisiana 3/10/2018 Claiborne
Alabama - Mobile 3/10/2018 Tensaw
Florida - Istokpoga South 3/10/2018 Lake Istokpoga
North Carolina Central 3/10/2018 Chowan
Georgia North 3/10/2018 Allatoona
Virginia - Western 3/10/2018 Kerr Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/10/2018 Amon Carter
Southeast North Carolina 3/10/2018 Waccamaw River (Open Event)
Oklahoma East 3/10/2018 Lake Hudson
Oklahoma North 3/10/2018 Sooner Lake
Georgia East 3/11/2018 Clarks Hill
South Carolina Northwest 3/11/2018 Russel
Tennessee Central 3/11/2018 Old Hickory
Texas - Houston 3/17/2018 Lake Livingston
Missouri - Stockton 3/17/2018 Stockton
DFW - Texas 3/17/2018 Ray Hubbard
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 3/17/2018 Lay Lake
Arkansas North 3/17/2018 Greers Ferry
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 3/17/2018 Smith Mountain(Open Event)
South Carolina - Greenwood 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill
Florida - St Johns North 3/18/2018 St Johns
Kansas South 3/18/2018 Coffey Co. SFL
Florida - Toho 3/18/2018 Toho
Alabama West 3/18/2018 Bankhead
Georgia - Westpoint 3/18/2018 West Point
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/24/2018 Toledo Bend
North Carolina East 3/24/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 3/24/2018 Chickahominy River
Georgia Central 3/24/2018 Sinclair
Georgia - Eufaula 3/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/24/2018 Ray Roberts
Missouri 3/24/2018 Lake Ozark
Kentucky Central 3/24/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida Harris Chain 3/24/2018 Harris Chain
Oklahoma East 3/24/2018 Fort Gibson
Alabama East Central 3/24/2018 Neely Henry
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/25/2018 Toledo Bend
South Carolina Northwest 3/25/2018 Clarks Hill
Tennessee Central 3/25/2018 Old Hickory
DFW - Texas 3/25/2018 Ray Roberts
North Carolina Piedmont 3/31/2018 Gaston
North Carolina Charlotte 3/31/2018 Lake Norman
New Mexico 3/31/2018 Elephant Butte
North Carolina Central 3/31/2018 Roanoke
Virginia - Western 3/31/2018 Kerr Lake
Alabama Central 3/31/2018 Alabama River
Alabama Northwest 3/31/2018 Wheeler Lake (Open Event)
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 3/31/2018 Sam Rayburn
Southeast North Carolina 3/31/2018 Northeast Cape Fear River
Tennessee - West 3/31/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 3/31/2018 Big Hill
Louisiana Central 3/31/2018 Bisteneau
Alabama North 3/31/2018 Guntersville

Top 50 Anglers (2018)

1 Webb Collums 1164
2 Ivy Bradshaw 1162
3 Marty Torrence 1159
4 Alfred Williams 1156
5 Sidney Odom 1152
6 Anthony Thomas 1147
7 Kenneth Ryals 1138
8 Kevin Parker 1136
9 Jimmy Coleman 1132
10 Bob Keifer 1118
11 Shane Cade 1108
12 David Cole 867
13 Ray Neighbors 793
14 George Berry 788
14 Joey Miller 788
14 Shannon Denson 788
14 Danny Ashley 788
18 Jimmy Little 787
19 Doug Davis 785
19 Randy Heath 785
19 Charles Hill 785
19 Robert Barker 785
23 Scott Tassi 783
23 Andy Lake 783
25 Mike Cork Jr 782
25 Michael Kinsey 782
25 Jamie Novak 782
28 Donnie Boudreaux 781
28 Blake Wilson 781
28 Glenn Harrison 781
28 Rick Tindell 781
32 Keith Hughes 780
33 Michael Madland 779
34 Jonathan Webb 778
34 Randall Woodham 778
36 Donald Griffith 777
37 Russell Clark 776
37 Cole Moore 776
37 Harold Wilson 776
37 Tracy Webb 776
37 Larry Laney 776
37 Doug Weissinger 776
37 Glenn Goodson 776
44 Jeffrey Dallimore 775
44 James Golden 775
46 David Huie 774
46 Deacon Collins 774
46 Robert Youngblood 774
46 Barry Stokes 774
46 Robert Eckle 774


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