Tom Dupuis wins Two Day, Rick Holmberg takes AOY
ATHENS, Ala. – Tom Dupuis won the American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 final two-day tournament of the year, held on lakes Zoar and Lillinonah.
Tom caught his limit of bass on both days for a total weight of 22.82 pounds. He led the field on day one and caught the big fish on both days with smallmouth bass. Tom caught all his fish on topwater making the most of the early morning bite. For the victory, he took home $952.00 in cash.
Placing second was Rick Holmberg with a final two-day weight of 21.74-lbs sealing the Anger of Year title. Rick caught his fish on a number of different baits and presentations on both days. He pocketed cash for $400.00.
Taking third was previous Division 6 Director Leon Dykas with a combined two-day weight of 16.01 pounds. Leon caught all his fish by flipping plastics in the deep weed lines and left the ramp $158.00 richer.
This concluded Division 6 tournaments for 2018. For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Connecticut, Tom Dupuis at 860-987-7371 or Assistant Director Gary McClarran at 203-578-5012.
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 American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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 more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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