Greg Del Russo Takes the Win on Hopatcong
Athens, Al - Greg Del Russo of Hopatcong, NJ won the American Fishing Tour New Jersey division 10 tournament with five bass weighing 11.87 pounds held on Hopatcong on 07/20/2014.
For the victory Del Russo took home a check for $382 plus $65 for Big Fish. Greg is presently has a strong lead on the Division 10 AOY competition.
In second among the competitors, Mike Messina of Clifton, NJ caught 8.85 pounds of fish while flippin docks pocketed a check for $190.
Top 5 Anglers
Pl Name Fish Total Points
1. Greg Del Russo 5 11.87 193
2. Mike Messina 5 8.85 192
3. Howard Gibson 5 7.10 191
4. Mike Luka 5 6.97 190
5. Don Philpot 5 6.61 189
Big Bass winner: Del Russo also brought in a 4.64-pound largemouth
Next Event for the New Jersey division 10 -
Next Event for the New Jersey Division 10 is on 8-3-14 on Lake Hopatcong out of Leeâ€™s Park Marina.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey - Don Philpott at 513-405-6702
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
The American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the American Fishing Tour National Championship for this fall on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN.