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Silvester Claims the Atomic Australian Championship

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B.A.S.S. Australia Nation
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Dean Silvester claims the biggest bass event of the season and now has his opportunity to compete on the world stage in the U.S.A. come October. With a super tight leader board and the best of the best of 2017 in the Atomic ChampionshipSilvester stepped up to the stage with only last years Champion Mitchell Cone standing in his way.

 

Dean Silvester claims the biggest bass event of the season and now has his opportunity to compete on the world stage in the U.S.A. come October. With a super tight leader board and the best of the best of 2017 in the Atomic Championship, Silvester stepped up to the stage with only last years Champion Mitchell Cone standing in his way.

Silvester is the undesputed Atomic Australian Champion Angler

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An emotional Silvester claimed the title and now can focus on the largrst tournament of his life, the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on Lake Hartwell, South Carolina.

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell with Silvester and Daniel McCoy.

Mitchell Cone secured 2nd place and a huge number of prizes with local angler Brett Turner taking out 3rd place with some solid bass hitting the scales.

Mitchell Cone was all class for his second place.

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Brett Turner with a cracking 3rd place bag.

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In the co-angler division Daniel McCoy weighed the largest sack of the tournament and claimed the Co-Angler Atomic Australian Champion, plus the Tonic Eyewear Big Bass managing a 2.21kg Boondooma Monster in his first ever B.A.S.S. victory.

Daniel McCoy with the Tonic Big Bass of the event.

Fishing in only his 3rd ever Pro/Am tournament, McCoy was over the moon with his prizes including 2 Garmin sounders, Samurai Rods, and much more.

Justin Freney with two cracking bass put him just behind.

In second place Justin Freney was only a mere 170grams behind and Andrew Carlyle rounded out the top 3.

Andrew Carlyle with a solid 6 from 6 limit.

Stay tuned this week as we bring you more media from the Atomic B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Championship, held on Lake Boondooma.

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Final Standings

Pro Anglers

B.A.S.S. AUSTRALIA NATION 
Tournament Report
Atomic CHmpionship 
8/25- 8/27/2017 Lake Boondooma 
Division: BASS 2017  Federation#:       
                                               
    Participant Boat# #Fish Wgt Pnlty Bonus B/F Total YTDB Points
1 DEAN SILVESTER 31.00  6/ 6 6.90       6.90              
2 MITCHELL CONE 13.00  6/ 6 6.26     1.81 6.26              
3 BRETT TURNER 3.00  6/ 6 6.19     1.71 6.19              
4 MATTHEW LANGFORD 6.00  6/ 6 6.02     1.39 6.02              
5 JACK DAY 20.00  6/ 6 5.79       5.79              
6 NATHAN PALMER 25.00  5/ 5 5.60     0.85 5.60              
7 DAVE YOUNG 22.00  6/ 6 5.55     1.33 5.55              
8 JAIMEN TUNSTALL 5.00  6/ 6 5.26       5.26              
9 DANE RADOSEVIC 8.00  6/ 6 5.10       5.10              
10 GREG MITCHELL 16.00  6/ 6 4.85     1.29 4.85              
11 MICK JOHNSON 23.00  5/ 5 4.45     0.43 4.45              
12 BARRY REYNOLDS 19.00  6/ 6 4.39       4.39              
12 GARRY HARMAN 9.00  6/ 6 4.39       4.39              
14 BADEN SPARROW 18.00  5/ 5 4.19     1.25 4.19              
15 STEVE KANOWSKI 27.00  4/ 4 4.11     1.63 4.11              
16 TERRY ALLWOOD 21.00  6/ 6 4.08       4.08              
17 DAVE WELFARE 7.00  6/ 6 4.02     1.54 4.02              
18 GRAHAM FORD 12.00  6/ 6 3.91       3.91              
19 MATTHEW JOHNSON 26.00  5/ 5 3.85     0.47 3.85              
20 BILL SCHLOSS 32.00  5/ 5 3.61     1.65 3.61              
21 RICKY DOYLE 2.00  3/ 3 3.34     1.21 3.34              
22 LUKE VANDELIGT 14.00  3/ 3 3.14     1.64 3.14              
23 PETER JENKINS 28.00  4/ 4 3.12     0.42 3.12              
24 STEVE OTTO 30.00  6/ 6 3.05       3.05              
25 COREY GOLDIE 1.00  4/ 4 2.96       2.96              
25 MARK PETERSEN 4.00  3/ 3 2.96     0.71 2.96              
27 PATRICK CONDUIT 17.00  4/ 4 2.92       2.92              
28 JOHN CIANCIO 15.00  4/ 4 2.76     0.98 2.76              
29 DALE JOHNSON 11.00  4/ 4 2.67     0.39 2.67              
30 GEORGE TOPALIDIS 10.00  5/ 5 2.40     0.33 2.40              
31 DANNY MACLAREN 29.00  5/ 5 2.16     0.49 2.16              
32 STEVEN CHANG 24.00  2/ 2 1.05       1.05              
      Total Fish Weight:  155.11 Average Fish Weight:  0.84        
      Total Fish Weighed:  185.00 Average #Fish/Participant:  5.00        
      Total Fish Released:  185 (100.00%) Average Weight / Participant:  4.08        

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Co-Anglers

B.A.S.S. AUSTRALIA NATION 
Tournament Report
Atomic CHmpionship 
8/25- 8/27/2017 Lake Boondooma 
Division: BASS 2017  Federation#:       
                                               
    Participant Boat# #Fish Wgt Pnlty Bonus B/F Total YTDB Points
1.00 DANIEL MCCOY 14.00  4/ 4 5.35     2.21 5.35              
2.00 JUSTIN FRENEY 25.00  6/ 6 5.18       5.18              
3.00 ANDREW CARLYLE 18.00  6/ 6 4.65       4.65              
4.00 JULIAN SMITH 6.00  4/ 4 4.61     1.87 4.61              
5.00 BRETT HYDE 9.00  5/ 5 4.27     1.59 4.27              
6.00 Jayden Fox 5.00  4/ 4 4.19     1.54 4.19              
7.00 MICHAEL O'DOWD 23.00  6/ 6 4.18       4.18              
8.00 CAMERON JONES 8.00  5/ 5 4.16     1.40 4.16              
9.00 MARK MCKAY 26.00  4/ 4 4.14     1.68 4.14              
10 ROBERT TILLEY 11.00  5/ 5 4.02     0.55 4.02              
11 ALAN PRICE 13.00  6/ 6 4.00     1.32 4.00              
12 NATHAN TAYLOR 20.00  6/ 6 3.86       3.86              
13 MATT WATSON 31.00  5/ 5 3.66     1.09 3.66              
14 DYLAN FRYER 15.00  6/ 6 3.61       3.61              
15 NICK ANDERSON 10.00  6/ 6 3.43       3.43              
16 PAUL MCHUGH 2.00  6/ 6 3.37       3.37              
17 CRAIG SCHNEIDER 19.00  5/ 5 3.12     0.33 3.12              
18 DARREN CONDUIT 7.00  4/ 4 3.08     0.75 3.08              
19 PATRICK BAILEY 29.00  4/ 4 2.94     1.19 2.94              
20 LLOYD BROWN 3.00  6/ 6 2.92       2.92              
21 RODNEY SINCLAIR 21.00  5/ 5 2.83     0.67 2.83              
22 DANNY BROOKS 12.00  5/ 5 2.47     0.54 2.47              
23 JOHN FRANCIS 22.00  3/ 3 2.46     0.95 2.46              
24 PAUL ALDOUS 17.00  4/ 4 2.44       2.44              
25 MATTHEW SAUER 27.00  4/ 4 2.12       2.12              
26 DAYNE TAYLOR 28.00  2/ 2 1.78       1.78              
27 JILL WALES 30.00  4/ 4 1.72       1.72              
28 JONATHAN BALE 24.00  2/ 2 1.71     1.22 1.71              
29 WADE BURTON 16.00  2/ 2 1.00       1.00              
30 GARY BEZZINA 1.00  2/ 2 0.84       0.84              
31 TIM STEENHUIS 32.00  1/ 1 0.35     0.35 0.35              
32 COLIN LINTON 4.00   0.00       0.00