Al Pallavinci Takes the win on Lake Hopatcong on 04/13/2018
Division 10 was running out of Lees Park Marina near, MNT. Arlington, NJ. Al Pallavinci of Ringwood, NJ caught 5 bass weighing 19.38 pounds with a 5.07-pound Large Mouth for his kicker. Al took home a check for $522 for the victory. The Big Fish side pot was worth an additional $95.00. This was Al’s all time personal heaviest bag at 19.38 pounds. Al caught most of his fish with a black hair jig.
In second among the competitors was Mitch Pierson of Newton, NJ. Mitch caught 5bass weighing 12.89 pounds, and collected a check for $308.00. No one is ever sure what Mitch has been fishing with and it is apparent that his back boaters are sworn to secrecy!
Chris Ullrich of Picture Rocks, PA took third place with three fishweighting 6.89. Suspending jerk baits were Chris’s ticket to collecting $101.00.
Next Event for the New Jersey division 10 is on 6-17-18 on Lake Hopatcong out of Lee’s Park Marina.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey - Don Philpot at 513-405-6702
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.
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 this fall on Lake Hartwell near Anderson SC.
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