Vitale Takes Win on Greenwood Lake
Art Vitale of Kenilworth, New Jersey won the AFT New Jersey D10 event held on August 13th at Greenwood Lake. Art caught five bass weighing 12.48 pounds with a 3.08 -pound kicker Smallmouth. He caught most of his fish using soft plastic in deep weeds, Drop Shotting. For the victory, Vitale took home a check for $406.
In second among the competitors was Lucas “Bogo” Bogosian of Harrington Park, New Jersey who caught five bass weighing 11.62 pounds. Bogosain took home a check for $200. Lucas caught his fish with a variety of techniques; however he was using Venom Lures and Hi Seas line.
In third among the competitors was Al Pallavicini of Ringwood, New Jersey who caught five fish weighing 10.32 pounds. Al was pitching soft plastics on docks. Al collected a check for $79.
Top Five Finishers
Next Event for the New Jersey D10 is the 2-day Divisional Championship on Hopatcong/Greenwood scheduled for August 20th and 21st with the safety briefing starting at 5:15 am Saturday morning.
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.
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