Blake Forrest Take First Win on Delaware,
Scott McDonough Ties Randy Iorio
From Pennsylvania Division 9, August 5, 2012 - Blake Forrest takes the win at Division 9 AFT tournament on the Delaware River. Running out of Lightning Jacks Marina in Riverside, NJ, the Newportville, PA angler caught 5 bass weighing 9.14 pounds. For the victory, Blake took home a check for $323. Blake said they were hitting the shaky head all day.
Second among these AFT competitors, Matt Padden of Glenolden, PA caught 4 bass weighing 8.00 pounds. Matt also won the big bass contest with a 4.17 pound largemouth. He pocketed a check for $130 for second and $55 for lunker.
Taking third place, Scott McDonough of Richboro PA, caught 4 bass weighing 6.74 pounds.
In fourth place, Dale Gorrell of Quakertown PA, caught 4 bass weighing 6.43 pounds. Den Budzitowski of Delran NJ, rounded out the top five competitors with 5 bass weighing 6.35 pounds.
For compete results check our local website www.pabasstournaments.com.
The Wayne Alker maintains his one point lead but Rick DiIenno and Jeff Warner will be gunning for him at the two day. Scott McDonough ties Randy Iorio for COY lead, Mike Hasio is just one point behind. This should make for an exciting two-day.
Next Divisional Tournament:
August 25 & 26, 2012 on the North East River from Anchor Marina in North East, MD.
These anglers accrued 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 Fish-Off. 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.
For more information, you may call the natioanl ABA office at (888) 203-6222. On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com/. Or the PA Division 9 Director Wayne Alker at (215) 396-7787. Division website www.pabasstournaments.com. or by email at Walker4755@verizon.net
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.