Dave Cangro Wins on Gardner Lake
Dave Cangro won the Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held at Gardner Lake on 5-15-21. It turned out to be an extremely tough tournament with only small keeper fish being active. Dave did manage a 5 bass limit for a total weight of 6.85 pounds for the win. He said he caught his fish mainly on a small swimbait and tube in about 10 feet of water. Dave has now won all three of the Division 6 tournaments this year and in the driver’s seat for AOY. For this victory he took home $432.00 in cash.
Placing second among the competitors, Mike Messina weighed in a limit of fish totaling 6.57 pounds. He also caught the only two pound plus fish for the Big fish of the day. For both awards he pocketed $298.00 for his efforts.
Taking third place was A.J. Said for four fish weighing 5.68 pounds.
The next Division 6 tournament will be held on at Colebrook Lake on 6-5-21. 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 Kerr Lake, Virginia this coming 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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