Jim Coleman wins at Mashpee/Wakeby
On Sunday, June 11, 2017 ABA AFT Division 5 ventured out on Mashpee/Wakeby Pond near Mashpee, MA. We had air temps in the mid 80s, with a mild SSW wind and Sunny skies. The spawn was about over but some some stragglers were protecting their nests.
When the scales were closed Jim Coleman, of Bridgewater, MA was crowned the Champion with a limit bag that tipped the scales at 11.77 lbs. Jim targeted his fish with a Bass Pro Shops "Stik-O" lime colored bait and he drop shot the bait and caught 4 smallmouths and anchored his bag with a 3.50 lbs. largemouth bass and he culled out 4 fish. This was Jim's 3rd time in the winner's circle and we congratulate him for his accomplishment.
The big bass for the tournament was a 5.81 largemouth and was caught by Louie Bernardo.
The top 5 anglers were:
1st place: Jim Coleman - 5 fish - 11.77 lbs.
2nd place: Eli Delany - 5 fish - 11.10 lbs.
3rd place: Dan Rose - 5 fish - 10.76 lbs.
4th place: Jay Guidaboni - 5 fish - 10.72 lbs.
5th place: Louie Bernardo - 3 fish - 9.52 lbs.
Our next tournament will be at Long Pond, Lakeville, MA on Sunday, July 9, 2017
For more information on this event please contact director, Jay Guidaboni at email@example.com or by phone at 781-831-5804
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.
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2017 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship
Ouachita River - Monroe, LA
October 15-20, 2017
|North Carolina Central||07/29||Roanoke|
|North Carolina East||07/29||Tar/Pamlico River|
|Virginia - Western||07/29||Kerr Lake|
|New York North||07/29||Thousand Islands|
|Arkansas River||07/29||AR River/Redfield|
|Massachusetts - Western||07/29||Quaboag|
|Oklahoma East||07/29||Ft Gibson|
|North Carolina Central||08/05||Roanoke|
|Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW||08/05||Mozingo|
|Florida - West||08/05||Toho|
|Massachusetts - New England||08/05||Mashpee-Wakeby, Long Pond, Lakeville|
|Kansas - Big Hill||08/05||Big Hill/ Bone Creek|
|Ohio - Central||08/05||O' Shaughnessy Reservoir|
|Massachusetts - New England||08/05||Quaboag Lake|
|Illinois North||08/06||MS Pool 13|
|Kentucky Central||08/12||Kentucky Lake|
|Indiana Central||08/12||Hamilton Lake|
|New York North||08/12||Wynetta/Lamoka Lakes|
|Missouri||08/12||Pomme De Terre|
|Louisiana - Shreveport||08/12||Lake Bisteneau|
|Kentucky Central||08/19||Lake Barkley|
|Florida - Toho||08/19||Toho|
|Ohio - Central||08/19||Delaware Reservoir|
|Kansas South||08/20||Eureka Lake|
|Iowa East||08/20||Mississippi River Pool 11-Guttenberg|
|North Carolina East||08/26||Neuse/Trent River|
|Indiana Central||08/26||Lake George/Clear Lake|
|New York North||08/26||Cayuga Lake|
|Illinois North||08/26||Clinton Lake|
|Oklahoma - North||08/26||Keystone Lake|
|Georgia East||09/09||Clarks Hill|
|Kansas South||09/09||El Dorado Lake|
|Arkansas River||09/09||Arkansas River|
|Louisiana - Shreveport||09/16||Cross Lake|
|Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW||09/16||Mozingo|
|Minnesota||09/16||North/South Center/Big Marine|
|Iowa East||09/16||Mississippi River|
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