Donathan & Sherry Jacks Win on the Alabama River
Donathan and Sherry Jacks won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held May 21, 2016, on the Alabama River. Running out of Cooter’s Pond in Prattville, the team from Clanton, AL, caught five bass weighing 12.36 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $585. The Jacks’ caught their fish shallow using a swim jig. Sherry won the Woman’s Big Fish contest with a 4.33-pound lunker.
In second for the 13 teams, Bobby and Sandra Holman of Brookwood, AL, caught five bass weighing 10.57 pounds. They caught most of their fish in 12 to 15 feet of water using worms and pocketed a check for $390.
Taking third place, the team of Doug and Rosemarie Goodall of Wetumpka, AL, caught five bass weighing 10.10 pounds.
In fourth place, Matt and Emily Dean of McCalla, AL, caught five bass weighing 9.94 pounds.
Joseph and Dimple Clevinger rounded out the top five teams with five bass weighing 9.87 pounds. Houston Donaldson won Man’s Big Fish with a 3.99-pound kicker.
The next divisional tournament is June 4th on Lake Guntersville out of Waterfront boat ramp.
The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
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.
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 or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call 256-232-0406.