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2010 Tournament Reports


2-Day (August 7-8, 2010)
Ossipee (August 1, 2010)
Northwood (July 3, 2010)
Great East (June 26, 2010)
Milton 3-Ponds (June 20, 2010)
Winnisquam (May 8, 2010)
Bow (Oct 25, 2009)
Pawtuckaway (Oct 11, 2009)


2-Day - August 7-8, 2010

Michael Vining Wins the Division 2 Championship

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) August 7-8, 2010 Michael Vining from Woburn, Massachusetts is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $392 at the American Fishing Tour 2-day division championship bass tournament held on Northwood and Bow Lakes this past weekend. Mike’s 2 day of 10 bass weighed in at 37.00 pounds. Mike set the stage for his win with an impressive 20.52 pounds on day one and then followed it up with 16.48 pounds on day two. Second place went to Don Mayer with a weight of 18.66 pounds and in third place was Warren Mills with a weight of 17.66 pounds. Big bass was awarded was to Michael Vining for catching a 6.09 pound largemouth on day 1. Dan Jones caught a 2.36 pound smallmouth to win the split lunker.

Michael Vining - D2 AOY and Championship Winner

These anglers acquired valuable points to insure their birth in the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall.  Their points were 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.

Mike secured the Division 2 Angler of the Year title with this impressive win. Mike was awarded a Lock-n-Haul®  for his winning efforts during the year.

The top anglers were: 

1 Michael Vining 37.00
2 Don Mayer 18.66
3 Warren Mills 17.66
4 Dan Jones 4.07

 

Michael Vining with his 6.09 lunker largemouth from Day 1 on Northwood

Dan Jones - lunker smallmouth winner

Conditions: After a chilly morning start with temperatures in the low 50s both days, the anglers were eventually greeted with seasonable temperatures in the 70s and low 80s making for comfortable conditions on the water. The water temperature was around 74-76 degrees.

Winning Strategy: Mike targeted traditional largemouth areas with swimbaits and jigs.

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next 1-day tournament for the 2011 season will be Saturday September 25 on Pawtuckaway Lake at the state ramp. Boats are limited, so please register early. Division 2 is locally sponsored by GRIZZ BAITS™ and we are proud to offer their great baits as prizes to anglers at each of our tournaments.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

Ossipee - August 1, 2010

Jim McGuire Takes First Place at Ossipee

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) August 1, 2010 Jim McGuire from Dracut, Massachusetts is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $220 at the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Ossipee Lake this past weekend. Jim’s 5 bass limit weighed in at 10.10 pounds. Second place went to Don Conrad with a weight of 9.96 pounds and in third place was Warren Mills with a weight of 7.06 pounds.Place win and $303 at the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Northwood Lake this past weekend. Garry’s 5 bass limit weighed in at 12.88 pounds. Second place went to Scott Leavitt with a weight of 10.51 pounds and in third place was Warren Mills with a weight of 9.95 pounds. Big bass was awarded was to Warren Mills for catching a 4.19 pound largemouth.

Jim McGuire (1st)

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in division’s two-day champion and the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall.  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.

The top five anglers were: 

1 Jim McGuire 10.10
2 Scott Leavitt 9.96
3 Warren Mills 7.06
4 Don Mayer 6.95
5 Scott Leavitt 3.00

Conditions: Foggy conditions started the day eventually leading to warm temperatures (upper-80s) and slightly windy with generally clear skies with a busy weekend crowd on the water. The water temperature was around 74-76 degrees.

Winning Strategy: Jim targeted shallow weeds and river mouths with various plastics.

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s 2-day tournament will be Saturday/Sunday August 7 and 8 on Northwood and Bow Lake at the town and state ramps. Division 2 is locally sponsored by GRIZZ BAITS™ and we are proud to offer their great baits as prizes to anglers at each of our tournaments.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

Northwood - July 3, 2010

Garry Woodruff Takes First Place at Northwood

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) July 3, 2010 Garry Woodruff from Candia, New Hampshire is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $303 at the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Northwood Lake this past weekend. Garry’s 5 bass limit weighed in at 12.88 pounds. Second place went to Scott Leavitt with a weight of 10.51 pounds and in third place was Warren Mills with a weight of 9.95 pounds. Big bass was awarded was to Garry Woodruff for catching a 4.08 pound largemouth.

Garry Woodruff (1st)

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in division’s two-day champion and the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall.  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.

The top five anglers were: 

1 Garry Woodruff 12.88
2 Scott Leavitt 10.51
3 Warren Mills 9.95
4 Don Mayer 9.88
5 Chad Braga 8.58

Conditions: Warm (upper-80s) and slightly windy with generally clear skies with a busy July 4th crowd on the water. The water temperature was around 74-76 degrees.

Winning Strategy: Garry used his GRIZZ BAITS spinnerbait during practice to locate fish and eliminate areas of the lake. During the tournament, he targeted shallow weeds with a wacky worm and deeper structure and weeds with a drop shot.

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be Saturday July 25 on Bow Lake at the state ramp. We expect another high weight shoot-out among the anglers. Division 2 is locally sponsored by GRIZZ BAITS™ and we are proud to offer their great baits as prizes to anglers at each of our tournaments.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

Great East - June 26, 2010

Don Mayer Takes First Place at Great East

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) June 26, 2010 Don Mayer from Bartlett, New Hampshire is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $360 the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Great East Lake this past weekend. Don’s 3 bass limit weighed in at 9.20 pounds. Second place went to Michael Vining with a weight of 9.00 pounds, third place was Jim McGuire with a weight of 8.23 pounds. Big bass was awarded was to Don Mayer for catching a 4.68 pound largemouth.

Don Mayer (1st)

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in division’s two-day champion and the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall.  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.

From Left: Michael Vining (2nd), Don Mayer (1st and Lunker LM), Jim McGuire (3rd)

Tom Sardinha - Lunker SM

The top five anglers were: 

1 Don Mayer 9.20
2 Michael Vining 9.00
3 Jim McGuire 8.23
4 Don Conrad 8.16
5 David Guichard 7.77

Conditions: Warm (mid-80s) and windy with generally clear skies with a chance of showers which fortunately never arrived. The water temperature was around 74-76 degrees.

Winning Strategy: Don targeted shallow weeds with various soft plastics, and was able to get his kicker and lunker in the last half hour.

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be Saturday July 3 on Northwood Lake at the town ramp. Divison 2 is locally sponsored by GRIZZ BAITS™ and we are proud to offer their great baits as prizes to anglers at each of our tournaments.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

Milton 3-Ponds - June 20, 2010

Don Mayer Takes First Place at Milton 3-Ponds

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) June 20, 2010 Don Mayer from Bartlett,  New Hampshire is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $264 the American Fishing Tour bass tournament held on Milton 3-Ponds Lake this past weekend . Don’s 3 bass limit weighed in at 9.04 pounds. Second place went to Don Conrad with a weight of 8.50 pounds, third place was Tom Sardinha with a weight of 8.41 pounds. Big bass was awarded was to Tom Sardinha for catching a 3.95 pound largemouth.

Don Mayer (1st)

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in division’s two-day champion and the American Fishing Tour National Championship that will be held this fall.  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.

The top five anglers were: 

1 Don Mayer 9.04
2 Don Conrad 8.50
3 Tom Sardinha 8.41
4 Dan Szumiesz 7.83
5 Garry Woodruff 7.11

Conditions: Hot (mid-90s), humid, and windy with generally clear skies with a chance of thunderstorms which fortunately never arrived. The water temperature was around 74-75 degrees.

Winning Strategy: Don targeted shallow weeds with various soft plastics and was able to get his winning limit by 9:30.

Next Divisional Tournament: This division’s next tournament will be Saturday June 26 (Month and Day) on Great East at the Maine State Ramp. Divison 2 is locally sponsored by GRIZZ BAITS™ and we are proud to offer their great baits as prizes to anglers at each of our tournaments.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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.

About American Bass Anglers
American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament organization for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers operates the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series and the American Couples Series.  Each tour is design specifically for the weekend angler offering low cost and close to home events so the anglers can qualify for larger championship.  For more information on American Bass Anglers visit www.americanbassanglers.com

Winnisquam - May 8, 2010

Warren Mills Takes First Place at Winniquam

Warren Mills (1st) With His 2 Winning Smallmouth

Ryan Richardson (2nd) With His Lunker Smallmouth

Bow - October 25, 2009

Mike Vining Takes First Place at Bow Lake

Mike Vining (1st) With 2 of His Winning Largemouth

Pawtuckaway - October 11, 2009

Garry Woodruff Takes First Place at Pawtuckaway Lake

From Division 2 (New Hampshire) ……October 11, 2009…… Garry Woodruff from Candia, New Hampshire is one step closer to the 2010 ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win and $220 in the American Fishing Tour Division 2 Early Bird tournament held on Pawtuckaway Lake this past weekend.

From Left: Garry Woodruff (1st) and Don Conrad (2nd)

The top five anglers were:

1 Garry Woodruff 7.85
2 Don Conrad 7.43
3 Jim McGuire 6.92
4 Tom Sardinha 3.76
5 David Guichard 3.05

Division 2’s next tournament will be the second 2009 season tournament on Sunday October 25 at Bow Lake starting from the state ramp. We have a 15 boat limit (30 anglers) so sign-up early.

For more information on this or any future event in this division contact Garry Woodruff at (603) 370-7172 or by email at: abad02@comcast.net. You can also find out more about Division 2 at our website.

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 a regional championship and the top anglers from the Regional advance to a no entry fee national.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers offers over 1,100 tournaments per year in 40 states that are designed for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each an upward path for angler progression.  For more information on American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series, The Hi-Seas Grand Slam Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.


Director: Don Mayer
Assistant Director: TBF

If you plan on attending any event please contact Don Mayer, via the Message Board on this website or via email at Cell: 603-986-8733.