Andrew Skinner wins the NC Central Division 17 Tournament on Chowan River

June 29, 2019, 14 anglers launched from Shoups Landing on the Chowan River out of Winton, NC.  Five of those anglers brought back a five-fish limit to the scales, but when the scales closed Andrew Skinner from Winterville, NC took the victory with 14.28 lbs.  Andrew said he caught his fish down river on spinner-baits and sinkos.  For the win, Andrew took home $406.00 in prize money.  

Second amongst the competitors was Bobby Clark with 5 fish that weighed 13.77 lbs.  Bobby said he caught his fish down river on worms.  For his efforts, he took home $200 in prize money.  Bobby also had big fish of the tournament.  His fish locked in the scales at 5.44 lbs earning him the big bass pot.

Top 5 finishers:

1st Andrew Skinner 14.28-lbs
2nd Bobby Clark 13.77-lbs
3rd Dean Jones 12.37-lbs
4th Mike Roberson 11.07-lbs
5th Keneth Stivason 9.03-lbs


The next tournament in the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, NC Central Division 17 will take place on Saturday, 13 July, 2019 on the Roanoke River launching from Water Street Ramp in Plymouth, NC.

For more information on this event or division 17 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.

About American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression.  For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com

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