Al Gagliarducci Wins on Congamond
Al Gagliarducci of West Suffield, Connecticut won the AFT Connecticut D6 tournament, held on Congamond Lake.
Running out of the ramp landing near the town of Southwick, Massachusetts, Al caught his five bass limit weighing 16.19 pounds. The day proved challenging as it was sunny in the morning, but around noon a strong thunderstorm crossed over the lake with lighting and pouring rains. It didn’t seem to affect Al as he said he caught three of his fish by sight fishing and the other two on topwater. For the victory, Al pocketed $432.00 in cash.
In second among the competitors, Mike Ficarra also caught five bass weighing 13.62 pounds. Mike collected $223.00 for his efforts.
Harold Cote finished in third place with 13.38 pounds earning $79.00 and making it a total top three Massachusetts sweep.
The next division 6 tournament will be held on June 25, 2016 at Candlewood Lake launching out from the Squantz Cove ramp. 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.
The 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship.
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler. American Bass Anglers operates the Ram American Fishing Tour, The Ram Truck Open Series, and the American Couples Series. Each tour is designed specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.
Membership - $35 Annually
Divisional One-Day: $70
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170
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