In second among the competitors, Pete Baumgartner of King George, Virginia caught five bass weighing 9.50 pounds. Taking third place, Jerry Jeranka of Dover, Delaware caught 3 bass weighing 6.16 pounds. In fourth place, Dale Boyle caught three bass weighing 5.74 pounds. John Till rounded out the top five competitors with three bass weighing 5.09 pounds.
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.
The next divisional tournament will be held October 9, 2012 on the Potomac River, out of Smallwood State Park, Marbury, MD.
For more information, call ABA at (888) 203-6222. Online, see www.americanbassanglers.com.
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.
About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler. American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series. Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com