FORNELLI TAKES BIG WIN ON STOCKTON
Lucas Fornelli of Mound City, KS took out Saturday with high hopes of catching a limit of bass, as he always does. He did not reach the 5-fish limit, but bagged three bass that went 14.51 lbs on the scales, winning this American Bass Anglers D126 tournament. His weight was anchored by Big Bass of the tournament, a largemouth weighing 6.73 lbs. Fornelli reported catching fish with top-water baits and using a caroling rig. Much of his fishing was done in the upper part of the lake. His total winnings totaled $733.00.
Second place went to Dominic Cavitt who brought in the only 5-fish limit; it weighed 10.16 lbs.
Mike Butcher took 3rd and James Hadley was 4th.
Full results with pictures can be viewed at www.centralmidwestbass.com. Like us on facebook.
The D126 year-end Championship will be the final tournament of the 2017 season. It will be held June 24-25 on Stockton Lake. This tournament will determine the Stockton Lake Champion as well as the D126 Angler of the Year.
D126 is a draw tournament circuit and open to ABA members from age 14, boater or non-boater; a random draw accomplished the morning of the tournament determines boat position and pairs boaters with non-boaters. The 2018 season will begin this fall. Watch the website for schedules. Interested persons can call Becky at 316 644-1454.
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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