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Holmberg Wins on Candlewood

Rick Holmberg of Bayport, New York won the Ram AFT event for Connecticut D6 held on April 22nd at Candlewood Lake.  

Running out of the Lattins Cove ramp landing near the town of Danbury Connecticut, Rick caught a five fish limit of both largemouth and smallmouth bass weighing 16.82 pounds.  Rick said he caught his fish on a combination of small plastics and a jerkbait fishing main lake points leading into small coves or pockets. It was off one of those points where he caught his big 5.23 pound smallmouth kicker for the big fish of the tournament.  For the victory and big fish he took home a check for $490.

In second among the competitors, Jerald Trimboli from St. James New York caught his five fish bass limit weighing12.22 pounds. He pocketed a check for $212.00. 

Taking third place, Tom Dupuis from Terryville Connecticut caught five bass weighing 11.08 pounds all caught on jerkbaits.

In fourth place Leon Dykas from Torrington Connecticut, caught the last five fish limit of the day weighting 8.61 pounds by throwing small plastics and hair jigs.

The next D6 tournament will be held on May 6, 2017 at Lake Lillinonah, Connecticut.  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 please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.

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