Chris Weber wins Two Day
ATHENS, Ala. – Chris Weber won the two-day Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 final two-day tournament, held on Lake Lillinonah and Lake Zoar. Chris was the only angler to limit out both days for a total of 19.56 pounds which also included a 3.83 largemouth for the big fish of the event. For the victory, Weber took home $972.00 for both awards.
Placing second among the competitors A.J Said caught nine fish weighing 14.65 worth $326.00.
Travis Miller came out on top of the Division for the Angle of the Year.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held on Lake Lillinonah on April 15, 2023. For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Connecticut, A.J. Said at 845-596-6089 or Assistant Director Travis Miller at 860-235-3951.
These anglers accrue 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 Bass Pro AFT National Championship tournament at Lake Eufaula Alabama in October.
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For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, the annual Military Team Bass Tournament, and the Top 150 Solo Tour, all presented by Caymas Boats, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406
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September 18, 2022, Elberton, GA. Donald Beck of Social Circle, GA won the American Fishing Tour Division 25 SC Northwest tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Highway 72 ramp between Elberton and Calhoun Falls, it was 66 degrees when we hit the water for a tough day of fishing, and warmed up to 81 degrees by our 3:00 pm weigh-in. Water temps were in still in the mid-70s to low 80s depending on what part of the lake you were on. Conditions were just right for Donald Beck who brought back five good ones that locked in the scales at 12.95 lbs. For the victory, Beck took home the winner’s trophy and $709 cash, as well as the first-place option pot for another $186, making a grand total of $895. Congratulations Donald on an outstanding finish!
Fristik Pulls Out A Big Win On Lake Oneida
BREWERTON, N.Y. – Henry J. Fristik came from behind with a big bag on the final day to win the Boater Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series, Presented by Caymas Boats, 2-day Area 9 Championship, held Sept. 24-25, 2022, on Oneida Lake.
Matetzsc Wins Top 150 Solo Series Wildcard
JACKSON, Miss – William “Taz” K. Matetzsc won the ABA Top 150 Solo Series Wildcard Tournament, Presented by Caymas Boats, held Sept. 9-10, 2022, on Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson, Miss. The anglers ran out of Madison Landing in Ridgeland, Miss. to fish the 33,000-acre impoundment. With two solid days of good fishing, Matetzsc from Blairsville, Ga. won the Wildcard by nearly three pounds. He finished with two daily 5-bass tournament limits to take the victory with 23.97 pounds.