Chris Cox wins on Tar River
On July 29, 2017 Division 15 held its 8th and last one day tournament of the 2017 Ram American Fishing Tour season. Running out of Tranters Creek in Washington, NC. taking first place was Chris Cox of Greenville, NC; he caught 5 bass weighing 14.49 pounds for a check for $313. Chris also had the TWT for a check for $80.00, all totaling $393.00. Chris caught his fish with a little of everything.
In second among the competitors, David Price of Kealy, NC, caught 5 bass weighing 11.91 pounds. David pocketed a check for $128. David also had the Big Bass of the tournament weighing in at 4.60 pounds for a check for $90, for a total of $218.
Taking third place, Jason Theis of Hubert, NC, caught 5 bass weighing 11.38 pounds.
In fourth place, Jordon Brown LaGrange, NC, caught 5 bass weighing 11.07 pounds. Rick West of Ricky Mount, NC, rounded out the top five competitors with 5 bass weighing 10.69 pounds.
Place Name Bass Big Bass Weight Points
1 Christopher Cox 5 4.56 14.49 189
2 David Price 5 4.60 11.91 188
3 Jason Theis 5 11.38 187
4 Jorden Brown 5 11.07 186
5 Rick West 5 10.69 185
6 Coy Riggins 5 8.77 184
7 Chad Conwell 2 4.30 183
8 Jeremie Lane 3 4.16 182
9 Fred Rebstock 2 3.19 181
The next divisional tournament will be are 2 day tournament it will be held 8/26/2017 and 8/27/2017 on Neuse River in New Bern, NC. To fish this tournament you must have fished at least 4, one day tournaments in any division.
I would like to thank our local sponsors for supporting in 2017.
• BJ and Son Tackle – Custom Rod Builders
• Deep Creek Lures
• Captain Gary’s Marine Care Products
• E-Z Bait and Tackle
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Chad Conwell at (252)717-8602 or by email at [email protected]
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.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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