Richard Szczebala won the AFT Virginia Division 3 tournament, held April, 12, 2014, on Lake Gaston. Running out of Soloman’s landing near Littleton NC, Richard caught five bass weighing 12.88 pounds with a 3.56 pound kicker. For the victory, Richard took home a check for $303.
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 May 3rd on Lake Gaston Summit landing near Littleton, NC
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 more information, call ABA at (256) 232-0406 or check out www.americanbassanglers.com.
For more information on upcoming events and tournaments in Division 3 Virginia East, contact Director Melvin Jiggets at (757) 559-7496.