Kalechman Wins on Candlewood
Abe Kalechman of Somers, Connecticut won the Ram American Fishing Tour event for D6 held on Candlewood Lake.
Running out of the State ramp landing near the town of New Fairfield, Abe caught his five bass limit weighing 13.91 pounds. Abe said he caught all of his fish on a 3 inch green pumpkin tube with a one half ounce weight and by fishing it along the edges of the weeds in 12 to 15 feet of water. For the victory, Abe collected $401.
In second among the competitors, John Ogolik from Terryville, Connecticut caught his five bass limit weighing 12.78 pounds. He caught his fish on numerous methods and also brought a beautiful 4.44 pound smallmouth to the scales for the Big Fish of the day. John took home a combined total of $247 for his efforts.
Taking third place, Tom Dupuis of Terryville, Connecticut caught four bass weighing 7.73 pounds.
The next division 6 tournament will be held on July 9, 2016 at Colebrook Reservoir near Winsted, Connecticut. For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Connecticut, Tom Dupuis at (860)987-7371.
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.
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler. American Bass Anglers operates the Ram American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open Series, and the American Couples Series. Each tour is designed specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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