Mike Roberson Wins on Chowan River

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Division 17, North Carolina Central’s Mike Roberson, of Battleboro, NC is one step closer to the 2018 ABA National Championship with another 1st Place win during the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held at Chowan River on the 28th of April.

Launching out of the Highway 13 Ramp (Shoups Landing) in Winton, North Carolina. Mike caught 5 bass weighing 15.55 lbs.  Mike said he caught his fish on worms down river.  This is Mike’s third win in a row on the Chowan in Division 17.

Trey Nanney of Wilson, NC had big fish of the tournament with a nice 6.05 pounder.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to ensure their birth in this division’s two-day championship and the American Fishing Tour 2018 National Championship on Lake Hartwell.

Their points are also being used to determine the divisional angler of the year. The top angler by points earned in this division will represent the division in the Angler of the Year final round.

Top 5

First Place                 Mike Roberson         15.55 lbs
Second Place            Ricky West                15.16 lbs
Third Place                Trey Nanney            14.68 lbs
Fourth Place             Phillip Gibson Jr.      14.45 lbs
Fifth Place                 Gary Keim                 13.88 lbs

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be held 12 May 2018 on Roanoke River out of Water Street Ramp.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Mike Colbert at (252)223-2325.

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.

American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the ABA Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Optima Batteries and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com

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