Garlen and Ford Win on Lake Guntersville
Rhonda Ford of Rome, Georgia and Mike Garlen of Athens, Alabama won the final Alabama North Couples Trail event held on Lake Guntersville this past weekend, on August 20th. They landed 13.97 pounds of fish with Mike winning men’s Big Bass pot with a 4.63 pound largemouth.
Ken and Pam Draskovic placed second with five bass weighing 12.98 pounds.
Rounding out the top three was Jon and Valerie Stewart with 12.19 pounds.
Marie Edgil, again, demonstrated her fishing skills by winning the ladies Big Bass pot with her 3.52 pound beauty.
There were nine teams in this tournament with only three limits brought to the scales.
Mike and Rhonda proved themselves the top team in the Alabama North for the 2016 season as they also secured AOY.
We will start the competition for the next season all over again next month at Goosepond!
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be September 17, 2016 at Lake Guntersville. For more information on this or any future event in this division contact the local director, Mike Garlen, at (256)998-0171
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Contestants between the ages of 14 and 16 years oldmay 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 ts 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, the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Weekend Bass Series, or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.