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Neal Takes Win On Russell

Kim Neal of Easley, South Carolina won the Ram American Fishing Tour South Carolina D25 season opener on Lake Russell on September 18th. Kim was the only angler to catch a five fish limit weighing 11.24 pounds. He reported catching fish on the upper part of the lake on a Shakey head worm. Kim earned a total of $430 for his efforts.

Finishing in second place with a four fish limit was Grover Jones of Starr, South Carolina weighing in 7.36 pounds. Grover also had Big Fish of the event with a 3.92 pound largemouth. Grover reported catching his fish shallow around shoreline cover on small crank baits. Grover earned a total of $249 for his efforts.

Top Five Finishers:
1. Kim Neal           11.24 lbs
2. Grover Jones      7.36 lbs
3. Josh Vaughn       4.90 lbs
4. Jeff Cooper         4.82 lbs
5. Brendan Vaughn   4.12 lbs
The day started off at 68 degrees and by weigh in time it was up to 86 degrees. The water temps were 82-84 degrees and the majority of the lake was clear. There was a lot of schooling activity mentioned by everyone but most fish were small spotted bass. The next D25 tournament will be held at Lake Hartwell, October 9th launching out of the Green Pond facility. 

The next event for this division will be held on October 9th out of Lake Hartwell. For more information on this event or any future events please contact the local director, Grover Jones, at (252)217-2893 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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 www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.





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