Brian Gunn on the Savannah River

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Brian Gunn is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st place win in the American Fishing Tournament held on the Savannah River. Gunn weighed in five-bass, locking in the scales at 8.77-lbs.  For his victory, he took home $376.00.

Second-place went to RobbyMerciers with five-bass weighing 8.03-lbs. He anchored his bag with the biggest fish of the tournament that locked in the scales at 2.74-lbs.

Third-place went to Wayne Ackerman with four-bass weighing 7.21-lbs.

Top Five

1stBrian Gunn8.77-lbs
2ndRobby Merciers8.03-lbs
3rdWayne Ackerman7.21-lbs
4thDan Martin7.19-lbs
5thJohn Main6.43-lbs

At launch time the temperatures were in the mid50’s and cloudy, with rain throughout the day.

The next tournament in division 94 will be scheduled for Dec 15th out ofMilstone Landing.

For more information on this or any future events in this Division contact Dan J Martin (843) 271-9855 or by email

These anglers accrued 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 AFT Championship.  In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.

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.

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