Mitch Pierson Wins on Lake Hopatcong
Mitch Pierson won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, New Jersey Division 10 tournament, held April 13, 2014 on Lake Hopatcong.
Running out of Lees Park landing near Mt. Arlington, New Jersey, Mitch Pierson, of Newton, New Jersey, caught five bass weighing 12.50 pounds with 2.87-pound kicker. For the victory Pierson took home a check for $382 and a sponsor provided Columbia fishing shirt. Mitch caught his fish pitching a jig.
In second among the competitors was Lucas Bogosian, of Harrington Park, NJ. Bogosian caught his limit of fish weighing 12.18 pounds. throwing a Rattle Trap in shallow water and pocketed a check for $190 and a sponsor provided Columbia fishing shirt. Lucas also captured “Big Fish” honors with a 3.40 pound chunk and collected an additional $65.