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Nick Chaballa wins Div. 10 Championship & wins AOY

Nick Chaballa of Bridewater,NJ  won the 2018 Division 10 Championship and wins the AOY title for the second consecutive year. The two day Championship was split between Greenwood Lake and Lake Hopatcong. Chaballa ended up weighing in 10-bass with a total weight of 23.02 pounds. Chaballa, again found his fish using Riot soft plastics in deep grass. Nick collected a check for $802.00 for the win.

Second among the competitors was Art Vitale of Kenilworth, NJ. Vitale weighted in a total of 16.90 pounds of bass.  Art was drop shotting soft plastics in deep weeds.  Art collected a check for $374.00.  Art also finished second at the 2017 Division 10 Championship.

Albert Hudson finished third with 16.23 pounds of bass.

Big Fish honor was earned by Jon Campos of Fairfield, NJ with a 5.30 pound Largemouth. The side pot was worth $120.00

Next Event for the New Jersey Division 10 is a 1-day 2019 Divisional Qualifier “early bird” on Lake Hopatcong out of Lees Park Marina in Mnt. Arlington. The tournament will be held on 8-26-18 with the safety meeting starting at 0545hrs.

For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey - Don Philpot 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 Lake Hartwell, SC.

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)


Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule


9/23/2018 Kentucky





American Couples Series

Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson


Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Area 8 Championship 9/22/2018 Kerr
Area 9 Championship 9/29/2018 Chautauqua
Area 5 Championship 9/29/2018 Kissimmee Chain
Area 7 Championship 10/06/2018 Lake Texoma
Area 1 Championship 10/06/2018 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/06/2018 Norman
Area 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend