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2/23/2017

Mississippi Kicks off at Ross Barnett

ATHENS, Ala. – The Mississippi Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its first ever event on March 4, 2017, on Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson, MS.

The competitors will launch from Madison Landing, located at 140 Madison Landing Circle, Ridgeland, MS. Anglers may begin fishing at safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday March 3rd at Madison Landing. To register on site for this tournament, see us at the stage trailer by the ramp.

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2/22/2017

Doug & Rosemarie Goodall Win on Logan Martin 

Doug & Rosemarie Goodall won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held February 18, 2017, on Logan Martin Lake.

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2/20/2017

T-H Marine Announces Availability of Hydrowave H2 KVD Unit 

Huntsville, AL – February 20, 2017 -- T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Ala announced today that the Hydrowave H2 KVD model is in stock and available for shipment.

T-H Marine’s president, Jeff Huntley, stated, "T-H Marine is excited about the KVD edition of our Hydrowave H2. This model has an additional nine sound patterns that were designed by Kevin Van Dam himself for a number of fishing situations. It is like having KVD in the boat with you to tell you which sound pattern to use no matter how you are fishing.”

Kevin Van Dam, added, “My new KVD Hydrowave has all my favorite and most realistic sound pattern loops to fire up the fish. No matter what season or water conditions that I face, I know that I have the right sounds to be successful on the water.”

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2/20/2017

Jones Wins on Lake Okeechobee

Mike Jones of Canal Point, Florida won his second American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Florida South tournament, held February 18th on Lake Okeechobee.

Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, Florida, Mike caught five bass weighing 20.80 pounds. For the Boater division victory, Jones took home a check for $6,000 for his win.

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2/20/2017

Florida Central Returns to Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will return for the second event of the 2017 season February 25, 2017, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL. 34741. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Kissimmee Lakefront Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, see 

www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8827

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2/20/2017

Taylor Wins on Lake Murray

Brock Taylor the Pendleton, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series South Carolina division tournament held February 18th on Lake Murray.

Running out of Dreher Island State Park near Prosperity South Carolina, Brock caught five bass weighing 25.94 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 6.80 pound kicker. For the Boater division victory, Taylor took home a check for $5,000.

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2/16/2017

Jason Dies Wins Season Opener at Percy Priest

Jason Dies of Lebanon, Tennessee won the AFT Central TN D31 tournament, held 02/12/2017 on Percy Priest Lake. Jason caught five bass weighting 18.95 pounds. For the victory, Jason took home a check for $288.

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2/16/2017

Tennessee Central Heads to Center Hill

ATHENS, Ala. – The Tennessee Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its season opener on February 25, 2017, on Lake Center Hill near Sparta, TN.

The competitors will launch at Ragland Bottom, located at 1423 Ragland Bottom Rd in Sparta, TN. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. the Hillcrest Market. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater division pay $200 with Co-Anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for Boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php 

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2/14/2017

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2/14/2017

Brian Bean Wins on Lake Oauchita

Brian Bean of Hot Springs, Arkansas took the win for the AFT D47 event held on February 11th on Lake Ouachita. Brian topped the field with five fish and a total weight of 16.42 pounds. Brian threw a jig to catch his fish. He also collected $640 for his efforts.

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American Fishing Tour March Events

Georgia Central 2/25/2017 Sinclair
Texas - Central 2/25/2017 Richland Chambers
Georgia North 2/25/2017 Allatoona
Alabama Central 2/25/2017 Jordan
Texas - Houston 2/25/2017 Canyon Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 2/25/2017 Lake Nocona
South Carolina - Savannah 2/25/2017 Savannah River
Alabama North 2/25/2017 Guntersville
Arkansas North 2/25/2017 Lake Dardanelle
Missouri - Stockton 2/25/2017 Stockton
South Carolina - Greenwood 2/26/2017 Murray
DFW - Texas 2/26/2017 Lake Grapevine
Texas - Alamo - San Antonio 2/26/2017 Canyon Lake
Tennessee Central 2/26/2017 Percy Priest
Alabama West 2/26/2017 Bankhead
Georgia - West Point 2/26/2017 West Point
Florida - Istokpoga South 3/04/2017 Lake Istokpoga
Tennessee West 3/04/2017 Kentucky Lake
DFW - Texas 3/04/2017 Lake Texoma
Florida - West 3/04/2017 Toho
North Central Louisiana 3/04/2017 Lake D'Arbonne
Arkansas 3/04/2017 Maumelle
Oklahoma 3/04/2017 Grand Lake
Kentucky Lake 3/05/2017 Kentucky Lake
Georgia East 3/05/2017 Clarks Hill
Florida - Toho 3/05/2017 Toho
Florida - Seminole 3/05/2017 Seminole
Mississippi Gulf Coast 3/11/2017 Jordan River
North Carolina Charlotte 3/11/2017 Lake Norman
Florida Harris Chain 3/11/2017 Harris Chain
North Carolina East 3/11/2017 Roanoke(OPEN)
Texas - Central 3/11/2017 Lake Waco
Kentucky Central 3/11/2017 Kuttawa
Virginia 3/11/2017 Chickahominy
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/11/2017 Lake Amon G Carter
South Carolina - Savannah 3/11/2017 Savannah River
Alabama East Central 3/11/2017 Weiss Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 3/11/2017 Big Hill
Oklahoma - North 3/11/2017 Sooner Lake
Tennessee Northeast 3/11/2017 Douglas
South Carolina Northwest 3/12/2017 Russell
North Carolina Charlotte 3/12/2017 Lake Norman
Florida - St. Johns North 3/12/2017 St. Johns River
Tennessee Central 3/12/2017 Old Hickory
North Carolina Central 3/18/2017 Pamlico
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/18/2017 Toledo Bend
Alabama Central 3/18/2017 Alabama River
Louisiana - Shreveport 3/18/2017 Campti Black Lake
Virginia - Western 3/18/2017 Kerr Lake
Alabama - Mobile 3/18/2017 Tensaw River
Alabama North 3/18/2017 Wheeler Lake
Missouri 3/18/2017 Ozark
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 3/18/2017 Logan Martin
Georgia - West Point 3/18/2017 West Point
Oklahoma East 3/18/2017 Ft. Gibson
South Carolina - Greenwood 3/19/2017 Clarks Hill
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/19/2017 Toledo Bend
Florida - Toho 3/19/2017 Toho
Illinois North 3/19/2017 DesPlaines/Kankakee Rivers
Georgia - Eufaula 3/19/2017 Lake Eufaula
Alabama West 3/19/2017 Bankhead
North Carolina - Piedmont 3/25/2017 Falls Lake (Open)
Tennessee West 3/25/2017 Kentucky Lake
Georgia Central 3/25/2017 Oconee
Georgia North 3/25/2017 Allatoona
Texas - Alamo - San Antonio 3/25/2017 Coleto Creek
Virginia 3/25/2017 Gaston
New Mexico 3/25/2017 Elephant Butte
Georgia - Blackshear 3/25/2017 Blackshear
Arkansas North 3/25/2017 Greers Ferry Lake
Arkansas 3/25/2017 Hamilton
Missouri - Stockton 3/25/2017 Stockton
Tennessee Northeast 3/25/2017 Douglas
Georgia Central 3/26/2017 Sinclair
Texas - Houston 3/26/2017 Coleto Creek
Kentucky Central 3/26/2017 Kentucky Lake
Kentucky Lake 3/26/2017 Kentucky Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/26/2017 Ray Roberts
New Mexico 3/26/2017 Elephant Butte
Tennessee Central 3/26/2017 Old Hickory
Illinois Mississippi River 3/26/2017 Mississippi Pool 13

Ram Truck Open Series March Events of 2017

Tennessee Central 2/25/2017 Center Hill
Florida Central 2/25/2017 Toho
Louisiana 2/25/2017 Toledo Bend
Mississippi 3/04/2017 Ross Barnett
Alabama North 3/05/2017 Guntersville
Tennessee Central 3/11/2017 Percy Priest
Georgia 3/11/2017 West Point
Louisiana 3/11/2017 Bayou Black
Kentucky 3/18/2017 Kentucky Lake
North Carolina 3/18/2017 Badin
Florida South 3/18/2017 Okeechobee
Texas East 3/18/2017 Lake Palestine
Maryland 3/25/2017 Potomac River
South Carolina 3/25/2017 Clark's Hill
Florida Central 3/25/2017 Harris Chain

American Couples Series March (2017 Season)

 

Tennessee Northeast 3/4/2017 Chickamauga
Alabama North 3/4/2017 Weiss Lake
South Carolina 3/4/2017 Lake Murray
Georgia Couples 3/11/2017 Jackson
Florida Northwest 3/11/2017 Lake Seminole
Alabama Central 3/11/2017 Alabama River
North Carolina 3/11/2017 Lake Hickory
Tennessee Northeast 3/18/2017 Ft. Loudon/Tellico
Tennessee East Couples 3/25/2017 Watts Bar
South Carolina 3/25/2017 Lake Hartwell

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T-H Marine Acquires Rights to Wave Away Sonar and GPS Screen Cleaner
Berkley® is bringing back the Series One®
Abu Garcia Renews with American Bass Anglers
Mr. Crappie Crappie Care Products are available
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Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big Bass - 2017 Season

Courtney Hobgood Lake Waco 9.71
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 8.81
Jeff Morey Blackshear 8.16
David R. Moore Toho 8.07
George Jeane Jr Toledo Bend 7.91
Kevin Lasyone Toledo Bend 7.66
Brandon Greco Toledo Bend 7.65
Raymond Bubba J. Barlow Lake Eufaula 7.45
Mike W. Pryor St. Johns River 7.44
Len Tyre Toho 7.39

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big Bass - 2016 Season

Casey Gonzalez Toho 10.04
Eric D. Panzironi Toho 9.99
Norm Attaway Chickamauga 9.95
Norm Attaway Chickamauga 9.95
Jim Hayes Kentucky 9.77
Randy A. Childers Keowee 9.67
Dwain Burns Toledo Bend 9.54
Elton D. Brock Sam Rayburn 9.39
Thomas Toth Kissimmee Chain 9.25
Dusty Anders Toledo Bend 9.20

Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big String - 2017 Season

Brad Day Lake Istokpoga 27.39
Charles T. Hill Seminole 25.53
Richard M. Falcon Chaumont Bay 25.19
Bradley A. Enfinger Seminole 24.49
Terry W. Helgeson Toledo Bend 23.86
Gerald Bozeman Blackshear 23.10
Nicholas Brown Seminole 22.58
Donald Tripoli Chaumont Bay 22.50
Tom A. McGinnis Lake Istokpoga 22.49
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 22.21

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big String - 2016

Ron Yentz Okeechobee 31.07
Steve T. Poland Okeechobee 29.68
Jessie J. Mizell Okeechobee 28.48
Dale Pelfrey Guntersville 28.47
Drew Boggs Kentucky 27.80
Anthony A. Jones Palestine 27.38
Ryan Ingram Eufaula 27.35
Bobby Wooten Kissimmee Chain 27.05
Steven Yeatts Okeechobee 26.39
Jeff Pate Black Lake Campti 26.19

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Top Payouts - 2016 (not including contingencies)

Jason Burroughs Lake Hartwell $141000
Kevin M. Crum Lake Hartwell $95500
Brock L. Taylor Lake Hartwell $11000
Michael D. Stephens Wylie $10000
Andrew S. Getsy Raystown Lake $10000
Mike L. Chester Eufaula $10000
Tim C. Messer Kentucky $10000
Casey Gonzalez Toho $10000
Glen F. Freeman Toledo Bend $10000
Lee L. Sanders Texoma $10000

Welcome New ABA Members

Jack Howard Abbeville, AL
Garrett Pike Mascotte, FL
Russell Clark Abbeville, SC
Greg Milligan Dover, NC
Tracy Taylor Tupelo, MS
Shawn Hornbuckle Gurley, AL
Dean Haughey Babson Park, Flor
Chad Corley Pearl, MS
Charles Conn Pearl, MS
Billy Joe Patton Choudrant, LA
Matthew Edgar Hemphill, TX
Carolyn Nelson Flintstone, GA
Jamee'l McMahan Welford, Sout
Cody Hayes Plant City, Flor
Clint Fountain Kirbyville, TX
Bryan Adams Moore, LA
Greg Williams Florien, LA
John Bevans Milam, TX
Cobey Blumenthal Baltimore, MD
Bryan Aguillard Brusly, LA
William Milby Campbellsville, KY
Paul Pardo Lake Charles, Loui
Ernest Warren Burlington, NC
Ted Milby Greensburg, KY
Charlie Harrelson St. Cloud, Flor
Doron Pardo Phoenix, AZ
Scott Tangeman Chickasaw, OH
Kevin Tangeman Chickasaw, OH
Donnie Worley Jr West Paducah, KY
Amanda McClendon Gilbert, SC
Mike Whitty Jackson, MS
Gary Day Auburndale, Flor
Sam Moss Ackerman, MS
Chase Patterson Ruston, LA
Isaac Nathan Jr Sumter, SC
Louis Stevens Grenada, MS
Corey Poss Smithville, TN
Greg Horner Knoxville, Tenn
Sammy Bailey Jr Hogansville, GA
Josh Osborn Oklahoma City, OK
Kris Newsome Clarksville, TN
Russell Quinn Due West, SC
Charles Hawthorne Abbeville, SC
Charles McLeod Theodore, AL
Neil Nix Okeechobee, FL
William Moore Theodore, AL
Tanner Priddy Edmond, OK
David Callaway Enid, OK
Larry Bolton Jr Sparta, TN
Casey Gandy Stillwater, OK