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Paul Dufrene Wins Angler of the Year Race

Final Points Standings 

The 2014 Angler of the Year is Cutoff Louisiana pro, Paul Dufrene. Paul used consistency with 2 fourth place finishes and 1 fifth place finish to secure his first ever Angler of the Year Award. *Paul joins the top 10 anglers of the Final Points Standings in qualifying for the 2015 Yellowfin Classic that kicks off the 2015 season in Chalmette, LA..

*Note: by winning the first of 3 opens of the 2014 season, Paul received an automatic bye into the Classic Championship.

Paul thanked his mom and stated, “$10,000.00 for angler of year was awesome, but doing it against some of the best saltwater anglers around is an accomplishment I will always hold dear…thanks to everyone that made it possible”.

Paul weighed in a total of 248.39 pounds of redfish during the 2014 season, had 0 dead fish and took home over $40,000.00 in  cash winnings on his 2 fourth’s and 1 fifth place finish, team of the year award, big bag bonus dollars and his open victory.

All in all a great season for one Paul Dufrene and one that, in his words, he will always remember. Congratulations Paul, it’s obvious by your friends comments and congratulations it was a hard fought, well deserved accomplishment.

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Paul starts off the year with a win in the Open event and while there were no points associated with this event, it was his first win on The Redfish Series and kicked off what would become a great season for him.

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Dufrene finishes the first Tour Stop of the in 4th place and received 197 points toward the A.O.Y. points race…

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In the 2nd Tour Stop, Dufrene lands in 4th place again and gets another 197 points, 2 cuts made in a row…

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In the final event of the regular season Paul lands in 5th place and gets a 196 points and captures Angler of the Year…

 

 

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