R. V. Mann Jr. wins ABA on Lake Gaston


R. V. Mann Jr. wins on Lake Gaston

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R. V. Mann Jr., of Whitkers, North Carolina won the AFT Division 17, North Carolina Central tournament on Lake Gaston.  The event was held on Lake Gaston on 17 November 2018, launching out of Salmon Landing (Little Stonehouse Creek) off of 903 in Littleton, North Carolina.  It was a tough day of fishing starting off in the lower 30’s, warming to around 55 in the afternoon.  R.V. weighed in 5-bass that went 13.83-lbs on the scales.  Andra Willis showed all the men that she is a serious contender by weighing in the big fish of the tournament with a nice 3.88-lb. largemouth.  Congratulation R. V. Mann Jr. on the win.

Top 5

1stR.V. Mann Jr13.83-lbs
2ndWilton Rogerson11.76-lbs
3rdMike Hinson10.63-lbs
4thBobby Clark9.17-lbs
5thMiles Hair9.12-lbs

The next tournament for North Carolina Central, AFT Division 17 will be on 30 March 2019, launching out of Water Street Ramp in Plymouth, NC.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Colbert at (252)223-2325.

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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