Lloyd Wins on Otis
Sean Lloyd of Western, Massachusetts won the AFT D97 event held on September 25th on Otis Reservoir. The group launched out of the State Ramp in Tolland, Massachusetts with temps at takeoff in the low 40's. Lloyd caught five fish weighing 7.72 pounds. Lloyd caught his fish on a prototype "double wide" spinnerbait built by Underground Lures.
In second was Rick Morin from Springfield, Massachusetts. Rick brought in four fish to the scales weighing 6.30 pounds. Rick caught his fish twitching a weightless RadShad and RadFish Z-slug.
Chris Klocker went home with the RadFish Big Fish honors hauling in a 4.31 largemouth.
The next event for D97 will be October 2nd held on Congamond out of State Ramp. For more information on this event or any future events please contact the local director, Sean Lloyd, at (413)636-9603 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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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