Todd Rose wins on Candlewood Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Todd Rose won the American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on Candlewood Lake. Running out of the Latins Cove ramp landing near the town of Danbury, Connecticut the Stafford Springs native caught a 5-fish limit of bass weighing 15.83-pounds. He said he caught his fish flipping by targeting small isolated weed clumps. For the victory, he took home $478.00 in cash.
In second among the competitors, Leon Dykas from Torrington, Connecticut caught his 5-fish limit weighing in at 11.22-pounds. Leon said he also caught all his fish by flipping small creature baits in the weed cover in various locations throughout the lake. He pocketed cash for $268.00
From the Bronx, New York non-boater Aaron Carnegie caught four smallmouth bass for a total weight of 11.66-pounds. Unfortunately, two of them perished costing him valuable weight and he ultimately finished in 3rd place overall with 10.66-pounds.
New member Rick Logan started off his first tournament by having the big bass of the day with a 3.63-pound largemouth.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held at the Connecticut River, Salmon River launch ramp on July 28, 2018. 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 are earning 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship.
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 more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, Optima Batteries and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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