Dusty and Jessica Robinson Win on Lay Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Dusty and Jessica Robinson won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held May 13, 2017, on Lay Lake.
Running out of Paradise Point in Columbiana, the team caught 5 bass weighing 15.85 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $563. The Robinson’s caught their fish on trick worms and flukes in 2 to 3 feet of water.
In second for the 15 teams, Bo Hunter and Brandee Johnson caught five bass weighing 14.90 pounds.
Taking third place, the team of Jody Knight and Michele Bressie caught 5 bass weighing 13.73 pounds. Jody won the Man’s Big Fish contest with a 4.71-pounder.
Fourth place was Joseph and Dimple Clevinger who caught 5 bass weighing 13.66 pounds.
Michael Hearn Jr. and Sugar Walker rounded out the top five teams with 5 bass weighing 12.97 pounds.
Amy Shannon won Woman’s Big Fish with a 4.59 pound lunker.
The next divisional tournament is June 3, 2017 on Lake Guntersville out of Waterfront.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 12 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 American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open Series, or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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