Gloden Takes Win on Potomac
Charles Gloden of Laplata, Maryland takes first place for the AFT D11 event held on April 1st on the Potomac River.
Charles brought in a five fish limit weighing 18.96 pounds with a 4.93-pound kicker to take the win. "I stayed close to the ramp to stay out of the wind using a Ardent apex elite reel on a McCain rod throwing rattle traps and chatter baits to catch my limit and cull up," stated Gloden.
Ken Snyder of Lothian, Maryland placed second with a total weight of 17.53 pounds and the events Big Bass weighing 5.30 pounds.
Top Five Finishers:
1. Charles Gloden 18.96 lbs
2. Ken Snyder 17.53 lbs
3. Pat Loewy 14.74 lbs
4. Aaron Dixon 10.95 lbs
5. Jamie Andries 10.73 lbs
The next event scheduled for this division will be April 23rd on the Potomac River going out of Smallwood State Park. For more information on this event or any future event, please contact Scott Randall at (540)421-1120.
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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