Mike Blaesi Wins on the Mississippi River
Athens, Al - Mike Blaesi of Dixon, IA won the American Fishing Tour Iowa East division 73 tournament with five bass weighing 11.13 pounds held on MS Pool 9 on 07/13/2014.
For the victory, Blaesi took home a check for $281. Blaesi caught his fish on Marv Miller jigs and plastics in current.
In second among the competitors, Tony Stoffers of Davenport, Iowa caught five bass weighing 10.48 pounds. Tony pocketed a check for $115.
Taking third place, Dorsey Lane of Muscatine, Iowa caught five bass weighing 10.47 pounds.
In fourth place, Randy Yuska of Blue Grass, IA caught bass weighing 9.85 pounds. Bob Peck of Montpelier, Iowa rounded out the top five competitors with five bass weighing 9.32 pounds.
The final tournament of the season for Division 73 will be its Divisional Championship on August 23-24, 2014 on MS Pool 17 and 16. For more info and to register on the D73 Divisional Championship, click here.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for Iowa East - Mike Blaesi at (563)349-9714
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.