TBF anglers flock to Lake Barkley in Clarksville, Tenn., this week for the 2013 Southern Division Championship presented by Solar Bat. Twelve state champions from each of the seven states in the Southern division will compete for the division champion titles both in the individual and state team standings. Fourteen TBF anglers, the top two from each state, will also earn slots in the 2014 Federation National Championship.
Out in front after day one is Gary Abernethey from Skyland, N.C. and the North Carolina state team. Abernethey had a five bass limit yesterday weighing 15lbs even.
The North Carolina state team caught 80lbs 9ounces of Lake Barkley bass to step into the lead. The Alabama state team is close in second with 74lbs 6ounces. In third, is the Georgia state team with 71lbs 13ounces.
Today, the battle continues on Lake Barkley as day two of the 2013 Southern Division Championship continues.