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High Desert Region

Lake Silverwood 4/28/2018

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Event #5 on the 2018 High Desert region trail was held on 4/28/2018 at Lake Silverwood. With just one more event left this season, the race for Anglers of the Year is at its peak! Check out the points standings to see which teams are at the top of the heap! The Anglers of the Year title is decided by the best 5 events of the year. Even if you haven't started fishing, it's not too late to jump into the season. American Bass offers a Traveler's region. American Bass Traveler's Region allows you to fish and earn points by fishing in two or more regions. Build your own schedule and qualify for one of the exciting American Bass/Ranger Boats Team Classic's!

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 Silverwood qualifier was True Image Baits. A huge thank-you to True Image Baits for their awesome support! Please remember True Image Baits when making your purchasing decisions.

1st place at the Silverwoodevent went to Troy Dennis of Apple Valley, CA and to Jim Poff of Apple Valley, CA. They had 4 Bass that weighed 16.56lbs! They received $755.00 CASH and two great plaques! Congratulations on a great victory!

2nd place at Silverwoodwent to the team of Isaac Ortiz & Jeremy McDonald. They had 4 Bass weighing 14.37lbs. They received $245.00 CASH and a pair of 2nd place plaques! Great job!

Coming in 3rd place we had the team of Mitch Southern & Jason Akins. They weighed 4 Bass going 13.87lbs! They collected $90.00 CASH for their day of fishing! Mitch is a member of the Thompson Building Materials team. Nice going guys!

The team that took home the 4th place plaques at Silverwood was Tommy Lee & Sonny Marks. They weighed in 4 Bass for a total weight of 13.73lbs! A strong 4th place Finish!

Rounding out the top 5 was the team of Ken Gwynn & Keith Kollmann. They had 4 Bass weighing 13.06lbs. Ken is a member of the Hic Stix and Rader Baits teams. Great job, a top 5 finish!

The biggest Bass of the day was weighed in by the team of Jim Poff & Troy Dennis. Their big fish weighed 5.02 pounds!

To see the full results and photos from this event, please visit the High Desert Region page on the AmericanBass.com website. Click on the "TOURNAMENT DATES & RESULTS" menu and work your way to the High Desert 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 High Desert 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 High Desert region will be on 5/12/2018 at Silverwood. For additional information please call Max Garcia at (760) 669-4819 or call the American Bass office at (714) 423-4532.



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