Mike Roberson Takes the Win On the Chowan River
Mike Roberson of Battleboro, NC won the RAM American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers North Carolina Central Division 17 tournament held September 16th, 2017 on the Chowan River. Running out of Shoups Landing in Winton, NC Mike brought in a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 14.36 pounds. Mike reports that he ran to Pembroke Creek, and caught his fish on top water. Mike also claimed Big fish honors for the tournament with a 4.75 pounder. He took home $249 for his first-place finish.
Second place was claimed by Mike Hair of Elizabethtown, NC with a four-fish that went to the scales for 9.81 pounds. He earned $94 for his efforts.
Third place went to Matthew Oakley of Farmville, NC with five fish that weighed 9.44 pounds.
Fourth was Rick West of Rocky Mount, NC with three fish that weighed in at 7.18 pounds.
Rounding out the top five was Bryan Poovey of Corapeake, NC with two fish that weighed in at 2.70 pounds.
The next Division 17 tournament will be held October 10th, 2017 on the Roanoke River, launching from the Water Street Ramp.
For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for North Carolina Central Division 17 Mike Colbert at 252-223-2325
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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