Bryan Mantie Takes D10 win on Greenwood Lake
Bryan Mantie won the American Fishing Tour New Jersey Division 10 tournament held on 07/21/2018 at Greenwood Lake. Division 10 was running out of Smallcraft Marina in Hewitt, NJ.
Mantie of Branchburg, NJ caught 5-bass weighing 8.82-pounds. For the victory, Bryan took home a check for $478.00. Bryan caught most of his fish using soft plastic in deeper water.
Second among the competitors was Albert Hudson who caught 5-bass weighing 7.02-pounds. All of Albert’s fish came within the last hour of the tournament. Albert took home $268.00 for his efforts and stamina.
Third was Al Pallavicini with 5-fish weighing 6.33-pounds. Al’s fish were also late in the day, and he collected a check for $86.00
Big fish side pot honors went to Mike Wallace of Highlands Lakes, NJ. Mike’s fish weighed 3.18-lbs and was worth $85.00.
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. Division 10’s next one day qualifier will be on Lake Hopatcong out of Lee’s Park Marina on 7-29-18 with a 0500 mandatory meeting….Safety/Partner pairing.
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.
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Berkley® Launches Cast for Cash 2019 Bait Contingency Program
Eligible members can win from $100 to $2,000 in over 500 sanctioned tournaments
COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 10, 2018) – Berkley® is excited to announce a new 2019 bait contingency program that will provide cash rewards for loyal weekend tournament and semi-professional tournament anglers.
To participate anglers must become a member of the Berkley Cast for Cash program. Memberships are $29.99 and include a pro pack of Berkley PowerBait, Powerbait MaxScent, hard baits, hat and decal with a MSRP of $47.95.
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