Matthew Oakley Wins on Tar River
Athens, Al - Matthew Oakley of Farmville, NC won the American Fishing Tour North Carolina East division 15 tournament with five fish weighing 10.62 pounds held on Tar River on August 8, 2015.
Running out of Tranters Creek near Washington, NC, the Farmville, NC angler caught five bass weighing 10.62 pounds. Matthew took home a check for $313.00. Matthew caught his fish on worms, topwater, Chatter Baits, and crankbaits.
In second among the competitors, Danny Flynn of Bethel, NC, caught four bass weighing 9.63 pounds. Danny pocketed a check for $128.00.
Taking third place, Randy Van Horn of Williamston, NC, caught five bass weighing 7.92 pounds.
In fourth place, Jason Theis of Hubert, NC, caught five bass weighing 7.19 pounds. Christopher Barrett of Camp Lejeune, NC rounded out the top five competitors with four bass weighing 5.55 pounds.
Big Bass winner: Danny Flynn with a 5.31 pound bass. Danny pocketed a check for $90.00.
Next Event for the North Carolina East division 15 will be held August 29-30, 2015 on Tar River near Washington, NC.
For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for North Carolina East- Chad Conwell at (252) 717-8602.
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 AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA Ram AFT National Championship tournament.
The Ram American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA 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 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
Membership - $35 Annually
Divisional One-Day: $70
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170
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