American Couples Series

Joseph and Dimple Clevinger win on Lake Mitchell

Joseph and Dimple Clevinger won the American Couples Series tournament, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1, held December 5, 2015, on Lake Mitchell.
Running out of Higgins Ferry Marina near Clanton, the team from Troy, AL, caught five bass weighing 15.19 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $540.00. The Clevinger’s caught their fish on main river ledges using a shaky head. Joseph won the Men’s Big Fish contest with a 5.4-pound lunker.

In second for the 12 teams, Michael DeRamus of Alabaster, AL, caught five bass weighing 14.80 pounds. He caught most of his fish on main river ledges and pocketed a check for $360.00. Taking third place, the team of Robert and Crystal Brown of Lowndesboro, AL, caught five bass weighing 12.47 pounds. In fourth place, Mark and Amy Shannon of Chelsea, AL, caught five bass weighing 11.75 pounds. Shawn and April Brown of Pelham, AL, rounded out the top five teams with five bass weighing 11.57 pounds. Sandra Holman won the Ladies Big Fish title with a 2.98 pound lunker.  

All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between 14 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.

The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the RAM American Fishing Tour, The RAM Weekend Bass Series or the American Couples Series, visit or call 256-232-0406.



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