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Pallavincini Wins on Lake Hopatcong

Al Pallavincini of Ringwood, New Jersey won the New Jersey D10 event held July 24th on Lake Hopatcong.

Running out of Lees Park landing near Mt. Arlington, New Jersey, Al Pallavincini caught five bass weighing 13.92 pounds. For the victory AL took home a check for $451. Al, the current AOY leader, caught his fish fishing docks with soft plastic.

In second among the competitors was Lucas “Bogo” Bogosian of Harrington Park, New Jersey. Lucas caught five bass weighing 9.63 pounds. Lucas took home a check for $254. Lucas caught his fish with a variety of techniques; however he was using Venom Lures and Hi Seas line.

Third place went to Nick Chaballa of Bridgewater, New Jersey. Nick weighed in five fish weighing 9.05 pounds. Nick also captured the Big Fish for the event weighing 3.51 pounds.

Top 5 Anglers
1. Al Palavincinni        13.92 lbs                
2. Lucas Bogosain       9.63 lbs               
3. Nick Chaballa          9.05 lbs              
4. Art Vitale                 8.77 lbs 
5. Steve Greenman      8.36 lbs                   

The next event for the New Jersey D10 is a 1-day 2016 Divisional Qualifier will be July 30, 2016 on Greenwood Lake out of Small Craft Marine with the safety meeting starting at 5:15 am the morning of. For information about this division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for New Jersey, Don Philpot at (513)405-6702.

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.



Membership - $35 Annually
Entry Fees:
Divisional One-Day: $70 
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170


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