SREA Sponsors the Bassmaster Elite in Philadelphia

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