Adam and Andrea Smith Win on Logan Martin Lake
Adam and Andrea Smith won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held February 20, 2016, on Logan Martin Lake. Running out of Lakeside Landing Marina near Pell City, the team from Gallant, AL, caught five bass weighing 14.03 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $563. The Smith’s caught their fish on shallow crank baits on the main river.
In second for the 15 teams, Greg and Deborah Fuller of Alex City, AL, caught five bass weighing 13.46 pounds. They caught most of their fish on crank baits and pocketed a check for $338.
Taking third place, the team of Jimbo & Patti McLain of Pell City, AL, caught five bass weighing 13.27 pounds. Patti won the Woman’s Big Fish contest with a 5.01 pound lunker.
In fourth place, Terry Durham from McCalla and Ann Boatright of Cleveland, AL, caught five bass weighing 12.57 pounds. Michael and Misty DeRamus rounded out the top five teams with five bass weighing 12.05 pounds. Ray Goodall won Man’s Big Fish with a 6.46 pound kicker on a swing-head jig on structure in three feet of water.
The next divisional tournament is March 19th on Lake Mitchell out of Higgins Ferry. For more information about this tournament or Division 1 contact Mark and Amy Shannon at (205) 678-7944. 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 Truck Open Series, The Ram 100% Plus Team Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call 256-232-0406.