Travis Miller wins at the Ct River
ATHENS, Ala. – Travis Miller from Colchester, CT, won the Bass Pro American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on the Connecticut River. On a super tough and extremely hot 100-degree fishing day Travis caught a 5 bass limit of small keeper smallmouth for a total weight of 5.43 pounds. He was the only one to bring in a limit of fish and it was worth $331.00.00 in cash.
Placing second among the competitor's non-boater Craig Pikul from Ludlow MA weighed in three fish for a total of 5.48 pounds. Unfortunately one of them perished and it dropped his adjusted weight to 4.98 but it was still good enough for $128.00 and Gerald Paben’s 3.73-pound smallmouth claimed the big fish honors for the day.
The next Division 6 tournament will be the Divisions two-day event held on lake Lillinonah and Lake Zoar for those who have fished four or more tournaments throughout the year on August 13th and 14th, 2022, launching from the State ramps. For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Connecticut, Tom Dupuis at 860-480-8976 or Assistant Director Gary McClarran at 860-729-2609.
These anglers accrued 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 to be held at Lake Eufaula in October.
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About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low-cost, close-to-home tournaments for the weekend angler and, at the same time, offering each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression.
For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, the annual Military Team Bass Tournament, and the Top 150 Solo Tour, all presented by Caymas Boats, visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406
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