Allen Branham & Mallory Oliver Win First Place
Allen Branham & Mallory Oliver won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 event held June 4, 2016, on Guntersville Lake.
Running out of Waterfront Marina, the team from Mt. Olive, Alabama caught five bass weighing 23.10. Mallory won Ladies Big Fish with a weight of 6.15 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $630.00. They caught their fish on deep ledges using jigs.
In second place, Mark & Amy Shannon of Chelsea, AL, caught five bass weighing 17.36 pounds. They caught most of their fish off deep ledges on jigs and monster worms. They pocketed a check for $420.00. Mark won the Men’s Big Fish with a 6.71 lunker.
Taking third place, Bryan & Lisa Talmadge caught five bass weighing 16.72 pounds.
In fourth place, Michael & Misty DeRamus caught five bass weighing 13.54 pounds.
In fifth place, Jim & Vicki Marona caught five bass weighing 12.74 pounds.
This year, Wired2Fish sponsored the ABA Couples Series Central Alabama Division 1 with stickers, hats, and a $500 check for the couple with the most points. We are excited to announce that Joseph and Dimple Clevinger of Troy, Alabama won! We appreciate Wired2Fish for making this an even more exciting season.
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 www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.