Nick Chaballa Takes Win on Lake Hopatcong
Nick Chaballa won the Ram American Fishing Tour New Jersey Division 10 tournament held on 07/23/2017 at Lake Hopatcong. Running out of Lee’s Park Marina in MT. Arlington, NJ, Chaballa of Bridgewater, NJ caught 5 bass weighing 15.22 pounds with a 4.54 -pound largemouth for a kicker. For the victory, Chaballa took home a check for $451.00. Nick caught most of his fish using soft plastic in deep weeds, Drop Shotting.
In second among the competitors was Mitch Pierson, of Newton, NJ who caught five fish weighing 15.15 pounds. Mitch was pitching soft plastics on docks. Pierson collected a check for $254.00.
Greg DelRusso of Hopatcong, NJ caught 10.43 pounds of Bass finishing third. Greg also had the Big Fish with a 4.80 lb. Large Mouth
The next Event for the New Jersey Division 10 is a 1-day Divisional Qualifier on Greenwood Lake out of Small Craft Marine, Hewitt, NJ on 8-6-17 with the safety meeting starting at 0500 hrs.
For information about this division and future events visit 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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Membership - $35 Annually
Divisional One-Day: $70
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170
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