Roselle Takes Win on Potomac
Mike Roselle of LaPlata, Maryland takes the Ram AFT D11 win on the Potomac River on July 10th with a five fish limit weighing in at 15.02 pounds. He also took Big Bass with a 3.73 kicker. "I fished main river grass beds protected from the wind with two different colors of the BHF custom lures swim jigs. Also caught a fish late on a spro frog in matted grass that helped cull up. The lower end of the tide seem to produce the better quality bites. The new st criox avid x series rods was a big key to catching the fish because they are sensitive enough where you can feel if there is any grass on the bait fowling it up." Roselle said.
Top Five Finishers
1. Michael Roselle 15.02 lbs
2. Tom Bateman 14.88 lbs
3. Richard Bates 13.90 lbs
4. Michael Nutter 12.34 lbs
5. Edward Kenyon 11.92 lbs
The next event scheduled for this division will be held on July 31st on the Potomac River. For more information about this event or any future events contact Scott Randall at (540)421-1120 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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 Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
The Ram 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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers, visit our website www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
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Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak