Vitale Wins on Greenwood Lake
Art Vitale of Kenilworth, New Jersey won the AFT New Jersey D10 event held on July 30th at Greenwood Lake. Vitale caught five bass weighing 10.47 pounds with a 3 -pound kicker. Art caught most of his fish using soft plastic in deep weeds, Drop Shotting. For the victory, Vitale took home a check for $432.
In second among the competitors was Al Pallavicini of Ringwood, New Jersey who caught five fish weighing 10.36 pounds. Al was pitching soft plastics on docks. Al collected a check for $223.
New member Dan Heis caught 8.69 pounds of bass finishing third and pocketing a check for $79.
Top Five Anglers
1. Art Vitale 10.47
2. Al Pallavicini 10.36
3. Dan Heis 8.69
4. Greg DelRusso 8.32
5. Jon Campos 8.02
Next Event for New Jersey D10 is a 1-day 2016 Divisional Qualifier on Greenwood Lake out of Small Craft Marine on August 13, 2016 with the safety meeting starting at 5:45 am the morning of. For information about this division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey, Don Philpot, at (513)405-6702
These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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