Sweeney Wins on Connecticut River
Tom Sweeney of Glastonbury, Connecticut won the Ram American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut D6 tournament, held at the Connecticut River on July 23rd.
Running out of the Salmon River landing near the town of Haddam, Tom caught a five bass limit weighing 10.36 pounds. Tom said he caught his biggest fish of the day on a chatterbait on his 2nd cast of the day. That 4.27 pound largemouth also turned out to be the biggest fish of the day. The rest of his fish came on a 5 inch grub fishing the grass edges in 7 to 10 feet of water. Tom took home $328 in cash.
In second place, Gerald Paben of Ansonia, Connecticut caught his limit of bass weighing 9.44 pounds. He caught his fish on a variety of baits and he took home $104.
Gary McClarran of Stafford Springs, Connecticut rounded out the top 3 with a limit weighing 9.14 pounds.
The next tournament is the D6 final Two Day event to be held on August 6th and 7th, 2016, at Lake Lillinonah. 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.
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.
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. For more information on American Bass Anglers, visit our website 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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