Mark Watkins wins on Twin Lakes
ATHENS, Ala. – Mark Watkins won the Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held at Twin Lakes. Running out from O’Hara’s boat ramp landing, Mark caught a limit of bass weighing 13.37 pounds. Included in his bag was a 4.14 largemouth which turned out to be the big fish of the day. For the victory and big fish honors, Mark left for Port Jefferson Station, New York $490.00 richer.
In second among the competitors Greg Capozzi from Trumbull, Connecticut also caught a limit of largemouth that weighed in at 13.22 pounds. He pocketed $212 for his efforts.
Taking third place was Dave Cangro from Nesconset, New York for his 5 fish limit totaling12.66 pounds.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held at Lake Zoar on 7-13-19. 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 earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Angler of The Year Final Round at the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops 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 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 for this fall on Lake Eufaula, Alabama.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, MotorGuide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Optima Batteries and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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