Philadelphia hosted its first Bassmaster Elite Series Delaware River Tournament from August 7 th through 10 th and SREA was a proud sponsor. The Bassmaster Elite is a professional bass fishing circuit with eleven annual tournaments and a yearly prize pool of more than $7,000,000. The nation’s top one hundred bass anglers gathered at the Delaware River to compete for the $100,000 prize money and an instant qualification for the 2015 World Championship, the Bassmaster Classic. Philadelphia native, Michael Iaconelli took the first place spot with his winning total of 47 pounds, 14 ounces of bass weight. Mr. Iaconelli is the only angler in competition history to have claimed three significant titles of the sport: B.A.S.S. Nation Championship (1999), Bassmaster Classic (2003) and Toyota’s Bassmaster Angler of the Year (2006).
To read more about the event got to: www.bassmaster.com