Ricky West wins on Roanoke River
May 11, 2019, Division 17 anglers launched from Water Street ramp on the Roanoke River out of Plymouth, NC. Six of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Ricky West from Rocky Mount, NC took the victory with 15.06 lbs.
Second amongst the competitors was Michael Kellett with 5 fish that locked in the scales at 13.00 lbs.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was also caught by Ricky West. His fish locked in the scales at 3.90 lbs earning him the big bass pot.
Top 5 finishers:
Rick West 15.06
Michael Kellett 13.00
Mike Colbert 12.61
Bobby Clark 12.57
Mike Roberson 11.10
The next tournament in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, NC Central, Division 17 will take place on Saturday, 25 May, 2019 launching from Mason’s Landing in Tranters Creek on the Tar River in Washington, NC.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director, Mike Colbert at - Home: (252) 223-2325, Cell: (252) 725-1504 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 BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, BPSFT National Championship tournament.
The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All anglers fish for both money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.
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