Barry and April Stokes Win on Jackson
Barry and April Stokes of Covington, Georgia took first place at the Couples Georgia D2 event held on November 19th at Lake Jackson. The couple brought in a total weight of 15.10 pounds. April also caught a 4.53 pound Lunker that she received Big Fish for the Ladies. The team won $888 for the day. They caught there fish on Underground Tackle jigs, Shakey heads, and crankbaits targeting 4 to 8 feet of water.
Second place went to Roger and Joann White with 11.89 pounds. Roger also had a 4.64 pound bass that won him Men's Big Fish.
Taking third was Carl and Marcy Wilson with 9.37 pounds.
Fourth place went to Dave Andrews with 7.46 pounds.
There were 24 teams that fished that day. The lake was down 4.5 feet, it was cold and windy with water temp around 55 degrees.
The next event scheduled for this division will be held on March 11, 2017 on Oconee. For more information on this or any future events please contact Richard and Tori Martens at (478)284-1710.
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 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 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.
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