Chuck Pritchard Wins D42 Tournament on Dardanelle
Story provided by John Simonof
The American Fishing Tour, Division 42 of American Bass Anglers held its third qualifying tournament of the 2014 season at Lake Dardanelle on June 14, 2014. 20 Anglers brought in 47 fish for a total of 93.33 pounds with a 100% live release rate.
Chuck Pritchard brought in a five fish limit weighing 16.07 pounds. Chuck threw jigs and plastics to sack up his fish and took home $488 for his efforts.
John Simonof earned $295 for second place. John hauled in five fish that weighed 10.17 pounds using Berkley power tubes rigged on a 5/0 OWNER flipping hook, pitched with a Temple Fork Outfitters rod & Lew’s reel spooled with 65 pound-test Hi-Seas Braid.
Rounding out the top three was Gary Hubble. Gary threw crankbaits and caught four fish weighing 9.60 pounds.
This division’s next tournament will be 26 Jul 2014 on the Lake Dardanelle launching out of the Russellville State Park Ramp.
These anglers acquired valuable points to insure their entry into the division’s two-day championship and the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held on Old Hickory Lake, TN in October 2014. Their points will also be used to determine the divisional angler of the year.
Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be 26 Jul 2014 on the Lake Dardanelle launching out of the Russellville State Park Ramp.
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact John Simonof at 501.772.4938 or by email at Simonof@comcast.net