Rip Bass wins on Neuse / Trent River
On November 21, 2015 Division 15 held its second tournament of the 2016 Ram American Fishing Tour season out of Lawson Creek Landing in New Bern, NC. Taking first place was Rip Bass of Spring Hope, NC; he caught five bass weighing 10.61 pounds. Rip also had the Big Bass of the tournament weighing in at 2.60 pounds. Rip took home a check for $337.00 for first place, Bass Boat Instant Shine for Capt. Gary’s, $90.00 for Big Bass, and $80.00 for the TWT, all totaling $507.00. Rip caught his fish on a little of everything.
In second among the competitors, Jacob Brown of Goldsboro, NC, caught five bass weighing 8.51 pounds. Jacob pocketed a check for $153.00 and Fisherman’s Hand Cleaner for Capt. Gary’s.
Taking third place, Jason Theis of Hubert, NC, caught five bass weighing 6.71 pounds. Jason received a gift card for $15.00 form E-Z Bait and Tackle.
In fourth place, Matt Rodriguez of Jacksonville, NC, caught two bass weighing 2.56 pounds. Chad Conwell of Hookerton, NC, rounded out the top five competitors with two bass weighing 2.53 pounds. All 10 anglers received a gift of bait from Deep Creek Lures.
1. Rip Bass 10.61 pounds
2. Jacob Brown 8.51 pounds
3. Jason Theis 6.71 pounds
4. Matt Rodriguez 2.56 pounds
5. Chad Conwell 2.53 pounds
The next divisional tournament will be held 3/26/2016 on Roanoke River in Plymouth, NC.
I would like to thank our local sponsors for supporting us throughout 2015 and into 2016.
• Deep Creek Lures
• Captain Gary’s Marine Care Products
• E-Z Bait and Tackle
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Chad Conwell at (252)717-8602 or by email at [email protected]
The Ram 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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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