Mike Roberson wins the NC Central Division 17 Tournament on Roanoke River
July 13, 2019, 15 anglers launched from Water Street ramp on the Roanoke River out of Plymouth, NC. It was a hot and tough day of fishing. Only four of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Mike Roberson from Battleboro, NC took the victory with 14.09 lbs. For the win, Mike took home $432 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Jason Theis with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 13.81 lbs. For his efforts he took home $223 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Ricky West. His fish locked in the scales at 5.13 lbs earning him the big bass pot.
Top 5 finishers:
Mike Roberson 14.09
Jason Theis 13.81
Ricky West 13.62
David Grantham 11.67
Andrew Skinner 10.78
The next tournament in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, NC Central, Division 17 will be the 2 day championship and will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 3 & 4 August, 2019 launching from Water Street Landing on the Roanoke River in Plymouth, NC. Please remember you must have fished at least 4 – one day qualifying tournaments in order to fish the 2 day championship.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director, Mike Colbert at - Home: (252) 223-2325, Cell: (252) 725-1504 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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 BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, BPSFT National Championship tournament.
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All anglers fish for both money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.
About American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, MotorGuide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Optima Batteries and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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