Wally Peer Takes the win on Hopatcong
Wally Peer won the American Fishing Tour New Jersey Division 10 tournament held on 07/29/2018 at Lake Hopatcong. Division 10 was running out of Lee’s Park Marina in Mt. Arlington, NJ.
Peer of Succasunna, NJ caught 5-bass weighing 12.11-pounds. For the victory, Wally took home a check for $543.00. Wally caught his fish using soft plastic in deep weeds. Peer also collected and additional $100 for the Big Fish side pot with a 4.36-pound Large Mouth.
Second among the competitors was Bryan Mantie of Branchburg, NJ who caught 5-bass weighing 11.15-pounds. Bryan took home $329.00 for his efforts.
Third was Nick Chaballa of Bridgewater, NJ with 5-fish weighing 10.45-pounds, and collected $108.00.
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. Division 10’s next one day qualifier will be on Greenwood Lake out of Small Craft Marina on 8-04-18 with a 0500 mandatory meeting….Safety/Partner pairing.
These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the AFT Championship. In addition, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, AFT National Championship tournament.
The 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 American Fishing Tour National Championship for this fall on Lake Hartwell, SC.
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