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Scott and Marilyn Dalton victorious on Chickamauga Lake

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Athens, Al. - Scott and Marilyn Dalton won the American Bass Anglers  event on Chickamauga Lake out of Chester Frost Park with 5 fish weighing 20.84 pounds.

The winning couple reported catching their fish on texas rigged lizzards from stump fields 6 to 8 feet deep. Scott also took Men's big fish honors with a 4.76 lb. largemouth and Marilyn took the women's big fish prize with a nice 5.65 lb. largemouth.

The top 5 teams were:
1.Scott & Marilyn Dalton with 20.84 
2.Mark & Mellissa Wilson with 16.61 
3.Billy & Barbara Norris with 15.08 
4.Tim & Chrissy Kennedy with 13.75 
5.Lance Nunley & Shannan Swafford with 12.14

Gentlemen's Big Bass: 4.76
Ladies Big Bass: 5.65

This division's next event will be held on Chickamauga Lake out of Chester Frost Park  05-30-15.

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 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 American Fishing Tour, The Weekend Bass Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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