Todd Rose wins on Lillinonah
Athens, Al - Todd Rose won the American Fishing Tour Connecticut division 6 tournament with 5 bass weighing 15.75 held on Lake Lillinonah on 05/09/2015.Running out of the State ramp landing near the town of Brookfield Ct, the Stafford Springs Connecticut angler caught 5 bass weighing 15.75 pounds. Most of the day was overcast and breezy, but it still didn't matter to Todd as he was able to catch all of his fish by sight fishing including the big fish of the day, a beautiful 4.63 smallmouth. For the victory, Todd took home a check for $431.00In second among the competitors, Leon Dykas from Torrington CT. caught 5 bass weighing 11.68 pounds. Leon said he caught all his fish on jigs. He pocketed a check for $163.00.Taking third place, John Ogolik of Terryville Connecticut caught 5 bass weighing 11.62 pounds catching his fish on a variety of baits and presentations.In fourth place Rob Liss of Glastonbury Connecticut, caught a limit of bass weighing 9.37 pounds and Jason Martinelli from Roxbury Connecticut rounded out the top five competitors with 5 bass weighing 9.17 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.
Top 5 Anglers
Pl Name Fish Total Points
1 Todd D. Rose 5 15.75 191
2 Leon M. Dykas 5 11.68 190
3 John Johnny O J. Ogolik Jr 5 11.62 189
4 Robert Liss 5 9.37 188
5 Jason Martinelli 5 9.17 187
Big Bass winner: Todd Rose 4.63
Next Event for the Connecticut division 6 -
May 30, 2015 on Candlewood Lake near Danbury Connecticut
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for Connecticut - Tom Dupuis at (860)987-7371
These anglers earn 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 at the AFT Championship. 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 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.
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