Colorado River Region
Lake Havasu 2/10/2018
This was the 4th of 7 events of the 2018 season for the Colorado River region! This event was held on 2/3/2018 at Lake Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp. Everyone was excited to get on the water. Along with the daily payback at each event, these tournaments earn teams points to qualify for the 2018 American Bass/Ranger Boats Team Classics! There are three American Bass/Ranger Boats team championships held each year by American Bass. The South Team Classic will be held at Lake Havasu, AZ on 9/21/18-9/22/18, the Northwest Team Classic will be on Lake Roosevelt, WA on 10/19/18-10/20/18 and the North Team Classic will be held on Shasta on 11/2/18-11/3/18.
Each exciting American Bass/Ranger Boats Team Classic’s awards a new Ranger/Mercury/Lowrance boat package to the winning team. These events are invitation only events. Teams earn an invitation by qualifying in one of the many American Bass team regions. First place at each of the Team Classic’s will receive a Ranger/Mercury boat package no matter the number of boats competing! The Team Classics feature a $200 basic entry fee (plus mandatory event fees) with a 100% payback of the entry fee to second place through the 20% of field. Examples; if there are 100 boats in the Team Classic, there would be $20,000 cash awarded to 2nd-20th places. If there are 80 boats in the Team Classic, there would be $16,000 cash awarded to 2nd16th places. The $200 entry is required, teams may also choose to enter additional options for a chance to win even more cash! If you have never qualified, you need to make this your year!
The Co-Sponsor of this Lake Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp qualifier was Anderson Toyota. A huge thank-you to Anderson Toyota for their awesome support! Please remember Anderson Toyota when making your new or used vehicle purchasing decisions.
1st place at the Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp event went to Al Carlson and Ted Stewner of Winnipeg, MB Canada. They had 5 Bass that weighed 20.90lbs! They received $1024.00 CASH and two great plaques! Congratulations on a great victory!
2nd place at Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp went to the team of Aaron Heath & Chris Kinley. They had 5 Bass weighing 17.65lbs. They received $751.00 CASH and a pair of 2nd place plaques! Great job!
Coming in 3rd place we had the team of Jeff Lenard & Eric Cline. They weighed 5 Bass going 15.61lbs! They collected $200.00 CASH for their day of fishing! Nice going guys!
The team that took home the 4th place plaques at Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp was Matt Williams & Mark Williams. They weighed in 5 Bass for a total weight of 15.27lbs and collected $360.00 CASH! A strong 4th place Finish!
Rounding out the top 5 was the team of Larry Locatis & Justin Locatis. They had 5 Bass weighing 15.27lbs. Larry is a member of the J.R. Tackle, Sweetwater Tackle, Gibbs Propeller, Ranger Boats, and Mercury Outboards teams. Justin is a member of the Gibbs Propeller, Lunker Lure, and Hawg Caller teams. Great job, a top 5 finish!
The biggest Bass of the day was weighed in by the team of Matt Williams & Mark Williams. Their big fish weighed 5.8 pounds!
To see the full results and photos from this event, please visit the Colorado River Region page on the AmericanBass.com website. Click on the “TOURNAMENT DATES & RESULTS” menu and work your way to the Colorado River Region page. The results of every American Bass event since 1998 are found on our main website, AmericanBass.com! There are full results of more than 4,000 events available for you to see. There are also more than 40,000 unique photos! There are also lots of articles and videos to read and watch.
The Colorado River Region offers American Bass angler's some of the best fishing in the West! To qualify from any region, you need to compete in a minimum of 5 events. Jump in at the next tournament if you missed this event. All of you Traveler's players should take a look at some of the events in this region, it will be a lot of fun! The next team event in the Colorado River region will be on 3/3/2018 at Havasu / Windsor Beach Ramp. For additional information please call Tracy Purtee at (928) 978-3659 or call the American Bass office at (714) 423-4532.
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