Nick Chaballa Takes the win on Hopatcong
Nick Chaballa won the American Fishing Tour New Jersey Division 10 tournament held on 07/7/2018 at Lake Hopatcong. Division 10 was running out of Lee’s Park Marina in MT. Arlington, NJ.
Chaballa of Bridgewater, NJ caught 5 bass weighing 13.89 pounds. For the victory, Chaballa took home a check for $539.00 Nick caught most of his fish using Riot soft plastics in deep weeds, Drop Shotting.
Place Name Fish BB Total Points 1 Nicholas A. Chaballa 5 3.33 13.89 200 2 Albert A. Pallavicini 5 3.94 13.03 199 3 Mitch Pierson 5 3.32 11.34 198 4 Albert R. Hudson III 5 0 10.94 197 5 Wally W. Peer 5 3.04 10.58 196 6 Michael McMahon 5 3.48 9.63 195 7 Alex Rikowich 5 2.69 9.06 194 8 Gregory A. Del Russo 5 0 7.3 193 9 Raymond L. Carmen 5 2.51 7.14 192 10 Antonio Gomez 4 0 6.94 191
Next Event for the New Jersey Division 10 is a 1-day 2018 Divisional Qualifier on Greenwood Lake out of Small Craft Marine, Hewitt, NJ is on 7-21-18 with the safety meeting starting at 0500 hrs.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey - Don Philpot at 513-405-6702
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
The 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship for this fall on Lake Hartwell, SC.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Optima Batteries, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Brett Douglas Wins on Lake Russell
November 14, 2021, AFT SC Division 96 held our 2nd tournament for the 2022 season! On a rather chilly Sunday morning....
Ben & Ashley Sutton Take the Win on Clark’s Hill
The first event of the 2022 South Carolina ABA Couples season was held on Clark’s Hill out of Hickory Knobb State Park. It was a beautiful day to be on the water. Ben & Ashley Sutton came out on top of the field of 22 teams with 5 bass weighing 13.01 lbs. Ben & Ashley were awarded $825 for their first-place finish.
2022 Open Series Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the 2022 Open Series. The 2022 season offers 16 divisions, Alabama North, Alabama South, Florida Central, Florida South, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee Central, Tennessee East, Texas East, and Texas Southeast, and Virginia.
Each division offers four one-day qualifying events offering a boater/co-angler format,
Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak