Rick Holmberg wins on the CT River
ATHENS, Ala. – Rick Holmberg won the Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on the Connecticut River. Running out of the Haddam Meadows Park landing Rick caught his limit of largemouth bass weighing 7.71 pounds. He said he caught all his fish on a 3 inch Keitech swimbait with a light jig head. For the victory, he took home $313.00 in cash.
In second among the competitors, Tom Dupuis caught his limit of bass weighing 7.19 pounds. He pocketed $128.00 for his efforts.
Taking third place was Rob Liss with a final weight of 6.82 pounds which also included a 3.87 pound largemouth for the big fish of the day.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held at Twin Lakes on 6-29-19. 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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