Lozipone Lands Share Lunker in Possum Kingdom Win
March 5, 2023, Graford, TX: Tony Lozipone of Iowa Park TX won the American Fishing Tour Division 112 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of South D&D near Graford TX, Tony Lozipone brought back 5 bass that locked in the scales at an incredible 34.14 pounds anchored by a 13.14 Legacy Toyota Sharelunker - Texas Parks and Wildlife kicker. For the victory Tony took home a check for $695.
Tony was throwing an A-Rig around docks and rocky banks. When Tony hooked into his 13.14 sharelunker, he thought he a hooked a big striper until finally got it to the top of the water and saw what he had. He fought the bass for several minutes until she wore out some and tried to net her but she was too big for the net said so he put the net down and the gigantic bass went back down. He fought her again and got her to the surface and was able to reach down and grab her by his hands.
Second place was claimed by Jason Geesey with 5 bass and a total weight of 27.06. anchored by a 7.52 pound largemouth. For his efforts Jason took home $434 in prize money.
Jason caught his bass with an A-rig on main lake points and secondary points drop shotting.
Rusty Edwards took third with 5 bass and a total weight of 18.09 and took home $167 in prize money.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Tony Lozipone. His fish locked in ‘on the scales at 13.14 earning him $310 and a registered Legacy Toyota Sharelunker by the Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Top 10 Anglers PL Angler Fish Big Bass Total Points Payout 1 Tony Lozipone 5 13.14 34.14 200 695 2 Jason Geesey 0 7.52 27.06 199 434 3 Rusty Edwards 5 18.09 198 167 4 James W. Slocum 5 6.51 17.36 197 130 5 Jeremy L. Blair 5 14.84 196 94 6 Marcos M. Tuley 5 13.59 195 7 Justin R. Jones 4 11.76 194 8 Clint Cantwell 5 11.58 193 9 Vern S. Baldwin 5 10.62 192 10 Douglas E. Covington 4 10.46 191
The next tournament in this division will take place on March 18 2023 on lake Nocona launching from the Robb Weldon ramp.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Rob Eckle (940)867-2198 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 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.
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