Gary Singleton Claims D40 ABA Championship Title May 20,2018


Gary Singleton Claims D40 Championship Title

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American Fishing Tour Division 40 held it two-day championship on May 19 and May 20 on Kentucky Lake out of Pebble Isle Marina.  On the second day of the tournament, Gary Singleton of Dickson, TN, brought in the largest bag of the tournament at 21.31 lbs.  This weight gave him first place with a total of 30.04 lbs. He took home $804 for the victory.  Eddie Scott of Waverly, TN took second with a two day total of 27.34 lbs. He took home $374.  Big fish of the tournament was 6.36 lbs.  Tom O’Bryant of Cedar Grove, TN took home $120 for that fish.

Larry Franklin of Waverly, TN took the lead on the first day and finished third for the tournament with 26.31 lbs. Buddy Wallace of Cedar Grove, TN finished fourth with 26.05 lbs.  Rounding out the top five was Greg Salley of McEwen, TN with 22.25 lbs.

Top 10

1Gary Singleton9030.04384
2Eddie Scott94.1127.34382
3Larry W. Franklin104.4726.31380
4Buddy Wallace10026.05378
5Greg Salley10022.25376
6Tom O Bryant56.3618.04374
7Jamie AOY Sellers42.88.68372
8Larry O. Haneline307.29370
9Steve Lamer31.966.76368
10Tim E. Lyle31.855.31366

For more information on this event or Division contact local director Larry Franklin at 931-209-2995 or visit

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 or call (256)232-0406.

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