Anthony Kaylor wins on Lake Zoar
ATHENS, Ala. – Anthony Kaylor won the American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on 6-9-18 at Lake Zoar.
Running out of the State ramp landing near the town of Southbury Connecticut, the West Point, New York active duty marine angler caught a 5-fish limit of smallmouth bass weighing 13.82-pounds. He said he caught his fish with a Fish Styx custom rod, ardent reel and a weightless Gambler Little Easy swimbait with a 1.0 wide gap hook fishing in 4 to 14 feet of water. Included in his bag was a 3.99 smallmouth that proved to be the big fish of the day. For the victory, he took home $490.00 for both awards.
In second among the competitors, non-boater Aaron Carnegie from Bronx, New York caught his limit of all largemouth bass weighing 9.14 pounds. He caught his fish on a small 3/16oz Bass Cave jig with a venom plastic trailer attached. He pocketed cash for $212.00.
Taking third place from New Fairfield, Connecticut, Frank Vida caught his limit of bass weighing 8.96 pounds.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held on 30 June 2018 at Lake Lilllinonah. For more information about this Division and future events visit
www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Connecticut, Tom Dupuis at 860-987-7371 or Assistant Director Gary McClarran at 203-578-5012.
These anglers accrued 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 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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