Michael Wallace of Highland Lakes, NJ won the American Bass Anglers RAM American Fishing Tour, Division 10 Tournament held September 10th, 2017 on Lake Hopatcong.
Running out of Lee’s Park near MT. Arlington, NJ Michael brought back the only 5-fish limit of the tournament and they locked in the scales at 15.26 Lbs. He anchored his back and sealed his victory with the big fish of the tournament that locked in at 5.99 lbs. Michael took home $249 for his first-place finish.
Second place was claimed by Karl Lighter of Long Valley, NJ. Karl brought back 4-fish to the scales that went for 5.59lbs. He took home $94 for his efforts.
Third was taken by Don Philpot of Shohola, PA with 3-fish that locked in at 5.31 lbs.
Fourth was Barry Burner of Watchung, NJ with 4.62 lbs. Gregory Del Russo of Hopatcong, NJ rounded out the top 5 with a weight of .095 lbs.
The next tournament for New Jersey Division 10 will be held October 7th, 2017 on Lake Greenwood.
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
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