Donathan & Sherry Jacks win on Lake Mitchell
Donathan and Sherry Jacks won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held March 19, 2016 on Lake Mitchell.
Running out of Higgins Ferry Marina near Clanton, the team from Clanton, AL, caught five bass weighing 17.68 pounds for the victory. Donathan and Sherry earned a check for $600.00. The Jacks’ caught their fish on mid-lake in deep water on shaky heads and crank baits. Sherry won the Woman’s Big Fish contest with a 4.73-pound lunker.
In second, Jimmy and Jean Isom of Pell City, AL, caught five bass weighing 15.93 pounds. They caught most of their fish on worms by the dam and pocketed a check for $360.00. Taking third place, the team of Jimbo & Pattie McLain of Weogufka, AL, caught five bass weighing 14.90 pounds. Terry Durham from McCalla and Ann Boatright of Cleveland, AL, caught 5 bass weighing 14.27 pounds to take fourth place. Joseph and Dimple Clevinger rounded out the top five teams with five bass weighing 13.73 pounds. Adam Smith won Man’s Big Fish with a 6.39-pound kicker.
The next divisional tournament is April 16th on Lay Lake out of the Narrows boat ramp. 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.