Top 5 anglers:
1. Shawn Ezerski 16.56 Lbs.
2. Keith Knutson 14.69 Lbs.
3. Michael Baker 8.53 Lbs.
4. Toney Burgess 8.50 Lbs.
5. Mark Sipos 8.30 Lbs.
The Angler of the Year race is on with Keith Knutson in top position and 782 points with Rodney Oberdick right behind with 774 points. In 3rd position for AOY is Shawn Ezerski with 771 points. The two-day divisional will be the deciding factor. Who will come out on top?
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 the Division 11 Championship on September 14 & 15 out of Smallwood State Park. Next is Clark Hills in October for the National Championship.
For more information, call ABA at (256) 232-0406. 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.