Jeff and Lisa Strong Win on Sinclair
22 Teams came out Saturday, June 3rd to compete on Lake Sinclair in the American Bass Anglers, American Couples Series Georgia Division 2 tournament. A sunny day with temperatures in the high 80’s, Jeff and Lisa Strong of Sharpsburg, GA won the event with a 5-fish limit of 13.98 lbs.
The teams reported fishing various locations on the lake. White buzz baits and Pop-R were popular in the early morning, producing good results. Frogs, and small plastics around the docks were also used. The waters were stained up the river with clearer conditions near the dam.
Limits were brought in by 16 of the 22 teams.
1st Jeff and Lisa Strong 13.98lbs
2nd Barry and April Stokes 13.03lbs
3rd David Andrews and Patti Burns 10.82lbs
4th Dan Klein and Lisa Perez 9.95lbs
Ladies’ big fish: Lisa Strong 4.81lbs
Men’s big fish: Dan Klein 5.09lbs
The next Georgia Couples event will be Saturday, June 17th on West Point. For more information on this tournament or other Georgia Couples event contact tournament directors Jeff and Amanda Maddox at (770)318-3610.
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 Ram American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open Series, or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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Division: $100 Boater Per Team