CLINTON LAKE BLOW DOWN
With high winds being forecasted, the Ram American Fishing Tour D39 event on Clinton Lake April 2nd was cut short at 1:30PM. The windy condition did not slow down the competitors, with over half of the field weighing in a catch.
Matt Marques of Sence, Illinois bested them all with a winning weight of 13.85 pounds. Matt is a non-boater and won his first bass tournament.
Mike James, from Coal City, Illinois finished in second place.
Jerry Sandretto made the most of his one fish taking 3rd place and big bass with 5.71 pounds.
I was glad everyone made it back safe in what ended up being some crazy conditions at the end of the day. Congratulations to all that fished.
The next event for Division 39 will be held at Braidwood Lake and we will launch out of the south ramp. The event will be held April 24th. Registration will begin at 5am with our pre-tournament meeting at 6am.
These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.
Membership - $35 Annually
Divisional One-Day: $70
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170
2018 Spring Tournaments
|Louisiana - Toledo Bend South||3/24/2018||Toledo Bend|
|North Carolina East||3/24/2018||Neuse/Trent River|
|Georgia - Eufaula||3/24/2018||Lake Eufaula|
|Texas - Wichita Falls||3/24/2018||Ray Roberts|
|Kentucky Central||3/24/2018||Kentucky Lake|
|Florida Harris Chain||3/24/2018||Harris Chain|
|Oklahoma East||3/24/2018||Fort Gibson|
|Alabama East Central||3/24/2018||Neely Henry|
|Louisiana - Toledo Bend South||3/25/2018||Toledo Bend|
|South Carolina Northwest||3/25/2018||Clarks Hill|
|Tennessee Central||3/25/2018||Old Hickory|
|DFW - Texas||3/25/2018||Ray Roberts|
|North Carolina Piedmont||3/31/2018||Gaston|
|North Carolina Charlotte||3/31/2018||Lake Norman|
|New Mexico||3/31/2018||Elephant Butte|
|North Carolina Central||3/31/2018||Roanoke|
|Virginia - Western||3/31/2018||Kerr Lake|
|Alabama Central||3/31/2018||Alabama River|
|Alabama Northwest||3/31/2018||Wheeler Lake (Open Event)|
|Texas - Sam Rayburn North||3/31/2018||Sam Rayburn|
|Southeast North Carolina||3/31/2018||Northeast Cape Fear River|
|Tennessee - West||3/31/2018||Kentucky Lake|
|Kansas - Big Hill||3/31/2018||Big Hill|
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