Pete Byrnes wins on Lake Zoar 

ATHENS, Ala. –   Pete Byrnes won the Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on Lake Zoar.  Running out of the State ramp landing near the town of Southbury Connecticut, the Mount Sinai NY angler caught a 5 fish limit of bass weighing 10.02 pounds. Included in his catch was the big fish of the day with a 4.23 smallmouth.  Pete said he caught his fish on a senko rigged wacky style   For the victory, he took home $590.00 in cash for both awards.

In second among the competitors, A.J. Said from North Grosvenordale Ct. caught 3 bass weighing 8.06 pounds. He caught his fish on a small Keitech and TRD plastic.  He pocketed $288.00 for his efforts. 

Taking third place was Chris Bielert from Danbury Ct. with 4 fish weighing in at 7.58 pounds.  Chris said he caught all his fish on crankbaits.  Chris left the ramp with an additional $94.00.

The next Division 6 tournament will be held 1 June 2019 at Colebrook Reservoir.  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 accrue 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 Bass Pro AFT National Championship tournament at Lake Eufaula, Alabama in October. 

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression.  For more information about American Bass Angers and the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, the Bass Pro Shops Open Series, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tournament or the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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