Rui Norte takes the win on Greenwood Lake
July 20, 2019, Hewitt, NJ. Rui Norte of Elizabeth, NJ won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 10 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Smallcraft Marina, Rui brought back 5 fish that locked in the scales at 7.84. For the victory, Norte took home a check for $401. Rui was fishing deep weeds with soft plastics.
Second place was claimed by Al Pallavincini with 5 fish and a total weight of 6.75 pounds. Al also claimed the big fish side pot with a 2.75 kicker. For his efforts, Pallavincini took home $187 in prize money.
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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
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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