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Bruce Gandy Takes the win on Pomme De Terre

Bruce Gandy of Springfield, MO won the 2-day RAM American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers Missouri Division 49 tournament, held on August 12th and 13th on lake Pomme De Terre.

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SiriusXM® Marine Weather and Audio Being Highlighted at American Bass Anglers Events

Athens, Ala. (August 15, 2017) - American Bass Anglers (ABA) will work with SiriusXM to highlight SiriusXM Marine weather and audio entertainment services for the fresh water fishing market at the Ram Truck Open Series events, Ram Truck American Fishing Tour Championship, Ram Truck 100% Plus Team Trail events, American Couples Series Championship, Ray Scott Championship, and Military Team Bass Tournament.

SiriusXM Marine offers satellite-delivered weather for boaters, both inland and offshore. By connecting directly to the boat’s chartplotter/MFD, subscribers to SiriusXM Marine Weather service receive graphical weather and valuable fishing information relative to their boat’s location. This vital information includes storm locations, speed, and direction, as well as lightning strikes. 

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The Ram Open Series NE heads to 
Lake Champlain Ticonderoga

The New York Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on August 19th, on Lake Champlain Launching from Ticonderoga.

The competitors will launch from the Ticonderoga Ferry landing boat launch, located on Route 74 at Ticonderoga Ferry. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. August 18th at the Best Western Conference room.  To register for this tournament, see https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8805

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 Jared Trimboli wins Two Day and AOY 

Jared Trimboli from St. James, New York won the two day RAM American Fishing Tour presented by American Bass Anglers, Connecticut Division 6 tournament, held on August 12, 13, 2017.

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Harmon Davis Wins on Grand

Harmon Davis of Marlow, OK won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Oklahoma Division tournament held Aug 12th on Grand Lake of the Cherokees.  With unpredictable weather during practice and rain forecasted for Saturday, the field was greeted with a break in the clouds at takeoff and the rain held off, of course, until weigh in started at 3:00.

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Kentucky Division Heads to Kentucky Lake

The Kentucky Division will hold its fourth event on Kentucky Lake on August 26, 2017.

The competitors will launch from Paris Landing State park, located at 16055 Hwy 79 N Buchanan, TN 38222.  Angler will begin fishing at 6:00 am or safe light until 2:00 pm. Registration/pairings meeting will be at the ABA tournament trailer located at Paris Landing State Park.  To register for this tournament, see https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8791

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Kansas South D66 Heads to Eureka

RAM American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers Kansas South Division 66, wiil hold its next tournament at Eureka Lake on Sunday 20 Aug 2017. Launch site is the South boat ramp. Registration will start at 5:15 a.m. Morning meeting and safety briefing will start at 6:00 a.m

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Rick West Wins the Two Day Championship on the Roanoke River

Rick West, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina won the RAM American Fishing Tour Division 17, North Carolina Central 2-day Championship Tournament on the Roanoke River.  The event was held on the Roanoke River on 5 & 6 August, 2017, launching out of Water Street Ramp in Plymouth, North Carolina.

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Draskovic Jumps Ahead in Guntersville Division 29 Championship 

From Division 29, Alabama Ken Draskovic of Scottsboro, Al is one step closer to the 2017 ABA National Championship with a 1st Place win during the RAM American Fishing Tour bass tournament Division Championship held at Lake Guntersville on the 5th and 6th of August 2017

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Louie Bernardo Captured the Division 5 Championship

On Day 1, we fished Mashpee-Wakeby Pond near Mashpee, MA and Louie Bernardo of Taunton, MA weighed in a 5 fish limit at 17.59 lbs. anchored by a 4.22 lbs. largemouth bass.
He caught his fish in 10-15 feet of water using top water baits & jigs.

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2017 Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship
Ouachita River - Monroe, LA   October 15-20, 2017

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events


North Carolina Central 08/05 Roanoke
Virginia 08/05 Kerr Lake
Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW 08/05 Mozingo
Florida - West 08/05 Toho
Alabama North 08/05 Guntersville
Massachusetts - New England 08/05 Mashpee-Wakeby,
Long Pond, Lakeville
Kansas - Big Hill 08/05 Big Hill/ Bone Creek
Ohio - Central 08/05 O' Shaughnessy
Massachusetts - New England 08/05 Quaboag Lake
New Jersey 08/06 Greenwood
Minnesota 08/06 Waconia
Illinois North 08/06 MS Pool 13
New Hampshire 08/06 Northwood
Maine 08/06 Pleasant Lake
Connecticut 08/12 Candlewood
Kentucky Central 08/12 Kentucky Lake
Pennsylvania 08/12 Delaware River
Indiana Central 08/12 Hamilton Lake
New York North 08/12 Wynetta
Lamoka Lakes
Missouri 08/12 Pomme De Terre
Louisiana - Shreveport 08/12 Lake Bisteneau
Kentucky Central 08/19 Lake Barkley
New Jersey 08/19 Hopatcong
Florida - Toho 08/19 Toho
Maryland 08/19 Potomac River
Ohio - Central 08/19 Delaware Reservoir
Minnesota 08/20 North/South Center
Kansas South 08/20 Eureka Lake
Iowa East 08/20 Mississippi River
Pool 11
North Carolina East 08/26 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 08/26 Chickahominy
Pennsylvania 08/26 Delaware River
Indiana Central 08/26 Lake George
Clear Lake
New York North 08/26 Cayuga Lake
Illinois North 08/26 Clinton Lake
New Hampshire 08/26 Winnisquam
Oklahoma - North 08/26 Keystone Lake
Maine 08/27 Range Pond
Georgia East 09/09 Clarks Hill
Kansas South 09/09 El Dorado Lake
New Mexico 09/09 Abiquiu
Arkansas River 09/09 Arkansas River
Maine 09/10 Little Ossipee
Louisiana - Shreveport 09/16 Cross Lake
Virginia 09/16 Kerr Lake
Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW 09/16 Mozingo
Minnesota 09/16 North/South Center
Big Marine
Iowa East 09/16 Mississippi River
Maine 09/16 TBA
Oklahoma 09/16 Grand Lake

Ram Truck Open Series Upcoming Events

Oklahoma 8/12/2017 Grand Lake
New York 8/19/2017 Lake Champlain
Kentucky 8/26/2017 Kentucky Lake
Texas Southeast 8/26/2017 Sam Rayburn
Area 9 Championship 9/2/2017 Lake Erie
Area 1 Championship 9/9/2017 Chickamauga
Louisiana 9/9/2017 Red River
Area 8 Championship 9/9/2017 Potomac River
Area 5 Championship 9/16/2017 Okeechobee
Texas East 9/16/2017 Cedar Creek
Area 3 Championship 9/23/2017 Eufaula
Area 6 Championship 9/23/2017 Toledo Bend
Area 2 Championship 10/7/2017 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/7/2017 Hartwell
Area 7 Championship 10/28/2017 Texoma

American Couples Series Upcoming Events

Alabama North 8/12/2017 Guntersville
Oklahoma 8/12/2017 Hudson
Kentucky Lake 8/13/2017 Kentucky Lake
Alabama Central 8/26/2017 Lake Eufaula
Oklahoma 9/9/2017 Tenkiller
Oklahoma 9/23/2017 Fort Gibson


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Other News

Bruce Gandy Takes the win on Pomme De Terre
SiriusXM® Marine Weather and Audio Being Highlighted at American Bass Anglers Events
The Ram Open Series NE heads to  Lake Champlain Ticonderoga
 Jared Trimboli wins Two Day and AOY 
Harmon Davis Wins on Grand
Kentucky Division Heads to Kentucky Lake
Kansas South D66 Heads to Eureka
Rick West Wins the Two Day Championship on the Roanoke River
Draskovic Jumps Ahead in Guntersville Division 29 Championship 
Louie Bernardo Captured the Division 5 Championship
Sean Lloyd Takes the win on Quaboag Pond
Greg Parson wins Tough one on Kerr Lake
Couples Championship Registration Open
Jamey Black Wins on the Arkansas River
Manson wins on 1000 Islands
Chris Cox wins on Tar River
 Tom Dupuis wins on the Connecticut River
James Johnson wins on the Roanoke River
Gallagher Wins on Indian Lake
Morris Sheehan to be Inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame
Nick Chaballa Takes Win on Lake Hopatcong
Marilyn and Scott Dalton Win Again!
Carlisle Promo Video
Ohio Division Heads To Indian Lake
Simms 2017 Lineup
Mike and Donna Roe Take the win on Kentucky Lake
Thomas TJ Svec takes third win
Dennis Prickett Takes Win on Tensaw River
Leon Dykas wins on Lake Zoar
Miller wins a Tough One on Lake Russell
Seeger wins $5000 On The Ohio River
Louie Bernardo wins on Long Pond
Robert Hime Takes win on Lake Truman
Randy VanHorn Wins on Chowan River
James Stoler Wins on Guntersville 
Patterson and West Take Home New Triton Boat at Guntersville
AFT Division 66 Heads to Lake Eureka
Sean Lloyd Takes 5th Win of the Year
Carlisle Offers $250 for Pictures of Fish - Catch of the Day
The Ram Open Series NE Heads to 1000 Islands
Doug Thompson Wins on the Arkansas River
Tripoli wins on Cayuga Lake 
Chris Bielert wins on Lake Lillinonah
Ohio Division Heads to Tanner’s Creek
Jeremy Miller wins on Neuse / Trent River
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Ram Open Series NE heads to Cayuga Lake
Alfred Williams Rises to the Top on Ross Barnett
Barry Stokes Takes the Win on Oconee/Sinclair
Pallavicini Wins on Greenwood Lake
Robert and Cindy Linton Win on Kentucky Lake
Mitchell Claims Second Victory on Grand Lake This Season
Nunzio Prato wins on Twin Lakes
Pike and Riley Slay the Competition at Guntersville
AFT D-96 Annual Bring-A-Youth Bass Tournament
ABA Custom Jersey and Hoodies
Hunter Wins Alabama South Event on Logan Martin
Capes Takes the Win on West Point
Back to Back Wins for Sean and Kathy Capes
Vitale Wins On Lake Hopatcong
Roger Springs Wins On Lake Pomme De Terre
Lake Bob Sandlin Produces a 10+
Ricky West Wins on Pamlico River
Batson Wins on Lake Oconee
Jamie Novak Wins on The Tensaw River
Shane Ellis Takes the Win on Lake Weiss
Alabama South Heads to Logan Martin
Stokes Takes The Win on Lake Sinclair
TJ Svec Claims Second Victory
Choate Takes The Win on Kentucky Lake
Rick Moore and Donna Millner Win on Lake Seminole
Virginia Division Heads To Kerr Lake
Adams Tops the Field on Lake Champlain
Simonof Takes Home the Gold on Lake Eufaula
hillip Gibson Jr. Wins on Roanoke River






Ram American Fishing Tour
Top 10 Big Bass - 2017 Season

Peter Pete J. Lewis Lake Waco 10.91
Tom A. McGinnis Lake Istokpoga 10.57
Eric Bennett Toledo Bend 10.56
Courtney Hobgood Lake Waco 9.71
Lawrence S. Thomas Roanoke 9.10
Patrick Wilbricht Somerville 9.02
Greg B. Terzia Lake D'Arbonne/ Lake Claiborne 8.85
Larry Blount Lake Eufaula 8.83
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 8.81
Colby Miller Toledo Bend 8.78

Ram Truck Open Series
Top 10 Big Bass - 2017 Season

Darrell Cranor Toho 11.54
Robert Walser Badin 10.63
Joel J Duck Hawkins Bob Sandlin 10.39
Jeremiah Hitt Toho 10.33
Yogi Kenneth S. Norris Toho 10.31
Alan Fitts Toledo Bend 9.79
Mark Clark Pickwick 9.56
Troy P. Olivier Toho 9.45
Andrew Cason Toho 9.22
Charles Tucker Toho 9.06

Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big String - 2017 Season

Lawrence S. Thomas Roanoke 30.04
Brad Day Lake Istokpoga 27.39
Tom A. McGinnis Lake Istokpoga 25.87
Glen Hughes Sooner Lake 25.70
Charles T. Hill Seminole 25.53
James F. Conner Jr Lake Grapevine 25.44
Richard M. Falcon Chaumont Bay 25.19
Justin B. Weatherly Sooner Lake 25.11
Bradley A. Enfinger Seminole 24.49
Terry W. Helgeson Toledo Bend 23.86

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big String - 2017

Matthew T. Robertson Kentucky Lake 33.55
Nathan Thomas Okeechobee 30.17
Alan Fitts Toledo Bend 28.88
Alan Fitts Sam Rayburn 27.96
Kevin McMahan Guntersville 27.43
Troy P. Olivier Toho 27.24
Jeremy D. Smith Toho 26.68
Brent L. Carpenter Black Lake Campti 26.39
Nick LeBrun Lake of the Pines 26.29
Kail Stevens Okeechobee 26.17

Top 10 Payouts Ram Truck Open Series - Divisionals

Casey Martin Guntersville $6300
Mike L. Jones Okeechobee $6000
Nathan Thomas Okeechobee $5850
Tim Howell West Point $5810
Richard H. Troncatti II Potomac River $5680
Eric D. Panzironi Harris Chain $5660
Ryan Harrell Gaston $5650
Alan Fitts Sam Rayburn $5630
Kail Stevens Okeechobee $5610
Sterling Brenneis Old Hickory $5550

Welcome New ABA Members

Jack Howard Abbeville, AL
Travis Edwards Edmond, OK
Ronnie Gill Indianapolis, IN
Richard Quinn Elberton, Ga
Boone Simmons Hendersonville, TN
Troy Rollins Mont Eagle, TN
Chad Buzard Delphos, OH
Hunter Ward Rockford, AL
Mike Allen Crystal Springs, MS
Garrett Pike Mascotte, FL
Russell Clark Abbeville, SC
Greg Milligan Dover, NC
Bobby Murphy Florence, MS
Rob Fontaine Harrisville, RI
Robin Shiver Mayo, FL
Linda Edenfield Aiken, NC
Caleb Marburger Cedar Park, TX
Kaylor Chatwell Borger, TX
Jim Andrew Edmond, OK
Hector Vasquez Columbus, GA
Harry Campbell Rochester, MN
Andrew Kasperek Blooming Prairie, MN
Brett Hardy North Richland Hills , TX
Richard Chambers Iva, SC
John Bowen Hemphill, TX
Robert Worrell Jr Longview, TX
Cameron Tull Norman, OK
Chad McCarty Tipp City, OH
Billy Elkins Hamilton, OH
Coy Riggins Camp Lejeune, NC
Bill Meyers Urbana, OH
Rachel Rawlings Austin, TX
Joseph Hietpas Bossier City, LA
Joseph Pepper Nacogdoches, TX
Lisa Selvidge Owasso, OK
Thomas Breining Lakeland, GA
Lucas McDaniel Fishers, IN
Charles White Edmond, OK
Patrick Grady Chuamont, NY
Dennis Carnahan Cazenovia, NY
Nasha Martin Richmond, MN
Tanner Delage Red Hook, NY
Hugh Cosculluela Spring, TX
Sidney Odom Canton, MS
Blake Bates Pickens, SC
AJ Miller Diamond, IL
Ryan Williams Princeville, IL
Shawnee Westmoreland Cartersville, GA
Tim Heath Grand Rivers, KY
Nicholas Ford Milton, Fl