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3/21/2017

Tsioklas Wins on Norman

Paul Tsiolkas of Winston Salem, North Carolina won the AFT D14 tournament on Lake Norman in Mooresville, North Carolina held on 03/19/2017. Paul weighed in five bass weighing 14.33 pounds. The winning pattern came fishing a jig slow in deep water. Congratulations Paul!

Second place went to Carson Orellana of Mooresville, North Carolina with five bass weighing in at 13.95 pounds.

Third place went to Michael Fox of Statesville, North Carolina with five bass weighing 13.09 pounds. 

At launch time the temperatures were in the low 30's with partly cloudy skies and light winds out of the NW. The day’s conditions continued with partly cloudy skies, and winds out of the northwest throughout the afternoon. The temperatures topped out in the low 60's. Water temperatures were in the upper 50's to low 60’s.

Top five Anglers:
1. Paul Tsiolkas         14.33lbs
2. Carson Orellana     13.95lbs
3. Michael Fox           13.09lbs
4. Tracy Brown           13.08lbs
5. Lance Eckford         10.76lbs

Big bass honors went to Carson Orellana of Mooresville, North Carolina who caught a 4.28 pound largemouth.

The next tournament in D14 is scheduled for April 8th on Badin Lake out of Circle Drive Access.

For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for North Carolina-Charlotte – Lance Eckford at (919)628-3383.

These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.

The Ram 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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.

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