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3/28/2017

Bulter and Tate Come Out Victorious at Guntersville

The team of Josh Butler of Hayden, Alabama and Jeb Tate of Dora, Alabama won the season opener of the Ram 100% Plus Team Tour event on March 25, 2017 at Lake Guntersville. Butler and Tate brought in the winning limit weighing 24.31 pounds to win a new 2017 Triton Boats 17TX with a Mercury 60hp four stroke outboard, Garmin Echomap units, Motorguide trolling motor, and a host of T-H Marine products valued at $20,000. 

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3/28/2017

Lake Hartwell Victory for Sherry Farrow and Sean Hall

It was a beautiful spring day on Lake Hartwell for the South Carolina Couples on Saturday, March 25.  Twenty-five teams enjoyed the outdoors, fellowship and some good angling. 115 bass were brought to the scales with 100% released to catch another day.

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3/28/2017

Hughes Wins on Potomac River

Jesepth Hughes of King George, Virginia won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Northern Division tournament, held March 25th on the Potomac River.

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3/28/2017

Cromer Wins on Clarks Hill Lake

Rodney “Krowbar” Cromer of Pomaria, South Carolina won the Ram AFT, presented by American Bass Anglers, South Carolina Division 96 1-day qualifier tournament held March 19, 2017, on Clarks Hill Lake running out the Dorn Boating Facility near McCormick, South Carolina.

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3/27/2017

Panzironi Wins at Harris Chain

Eric Panzironi Casselberry, Florida won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Florida Central Division tournament, held March 25th on the Harris Chain.

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3/27/2017

Kotal Wins on Clark’s Hill

Jerry Kotal of Elberton, Georgia won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series South Carolina division tournament held 3/25/2017 on Clark’s Hill Lake.

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3/27/2017

Mississippi Heads to Lake Pickwick

ATHENS, Ala. – The Mississippi division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its second event of the season on April 1st, 2017, on Lake Pickwick near Iuka, MS.

The competitors will launch at JP Coleman State Park located at 613 County Road 321, Iuka, 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 31st at JP Coleman State Park.

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3/23/2017

Alabama South Heads to Lake Mitchell

ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama South Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will host the second event of the 2017 season April 1, 2017, on Lake Mitchell in Clanton, AL.

The competitors will launch at Higgins Ferry Park, located at 11161 CR-28, Clanton, AL. 35046. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Higgins Ferry 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=8831

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3/22/2017

Virginia Heads to Lake Gaston

ATHENS, Ala. – The Virginia Division will hold its season opener on April 1, 2017 on Lake Gaston near South Hill Virginia

The competitors will launch from Americamps 9 Lakeside Ln. Bracey Virginia. Anglers will begin fishing at safelight until 3:00pm. Registration will be at the Best Western 101 Thompson Street South Hill Virginia 23950. To register for this tournament, see:

www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8855.

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3/21/2017

Tsioklas Wins on Norman

Paul Tsiolkas of Winston Salem, North Carolina won the AFT D14 tournament on Lake Norman in Mooresville, North Carolina held on 03/19/2017. Paul weighed in five bass weighing 14.33 pounds. The winning pattern came fishing a jig slow in deep water. Congratulations Paul!

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American Fishing Tour April Events

North Carolina Central 4/01/2017 Roanoke
Florida - Istokpoga South 4/01/2017 Lake Istokpoga
Pennsylvania 4/01/2017 Delaware River
New Jersey 4/01/2017 Hopatcong
Florida - West 4/01/2017 Toho
Maryland 4/01/2017 Potomac River
DFW - Texas 4/01/2017 Bridgeport
Oklahoma - North 4/01/2017 Sooner Lake
South Carolina Northwest 4/02/2017 Hartwell
Florida - Seminole 4/02/2017 Seminole
North Carolina - Piedmont 4/08/2017 Jordan Lake
Mississippi Gulf Coast 4/08/2017 Back Bay
North Carolina Charlotte 4/08/2017 Badin Lake
Florida Harris Chain 4/08/2017 Harris Chain
Tennessee West 4/08/2017 Kentucky Lake
Virginia 4/08/2017 Kerr
Texas - Wichita Falls 4/08/2017 Lake Arrowhead
Indiana Central 4/08/2017 Hamilton Lake
North Central Louisiana 4/08/2017 Lake Claiborne
South Carolina - Savannah 4/08/2017 Savannah River
Arkansas River 4/08/2017 AR River/Maumelle
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 4/08/2017 Lay Lake
Oklahoma 4/08/2017 Grand Lake
Oklahoma East 4/08/2017 Tenkiller
Tennessee Northeast 4/08/2017 Cherokee
Florida - West 4/08/2017 Toho Makeup
South Carolina - Greenwood 4/09/2017 Wateree
North Carolina Charlotte 4/09/2017 Lake Tuckertown
Kentucky Lake 4/09/2017 Kentucky Lake
New Jersey 4/09/2017 Hopatcong
Kansas South 4/09/2017 El Dorado Lake
Illinois North 4/09/2017 Braidwood Lake
Tennessee Central 4/09/2017 Old Hickory
Alabama West 4/09/2017 Bankhead
Georgia - West Point 4/09/2017 West Point
Illinois Mississippi River 4/09/2017 Mississippi Pool 13
New Jersey 4/14/2017 Hopatcong
Georgia North 4/15/2017 Allatoona
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 4/15/2017 Toledo Bend
Alabama Central 4/15/2017 Lake Mitchell
Louisiana - Shreveport 4/15/2017 Caddo Lake
Maryland 4/15/2017 Potomac River
Georgia - Blackshear 4/15/2017 Blackshear
Alabama North 4/15/2017 Guntersville
Missouri 4/15/2017 Pomme De Terre
Arkansas North 4/15/2017 Lake Dardanelle
North Carolina - Piedmont 4/22/2017 Gaston Lake
North Carolina Charlotte 4/22/2017 Lake Tuckertown
North Carolina East 4/22/2017 Neuse/Trent River
Georgia Central 4/22/2017 Oconee
Texas - Central 4/22/2017 Limestone
Connecticut 4/22/2017 Candlewood
Texas - Alamo - San Antonio 4/22/2017 Somerville
Texas - Wichita Falls 4/22/2017 Lake Bridgeport
Virginia - Western 4/22/2017 Kerr Lake
Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW 4/22/2017 Mozingo
New Mexico 4/22/2017 Conchas
Alabama - Mobile 4/22/2017 Tensaw River
Georgia - Eufaula 4/22/2017 Lake Eufaula
Kansas - Big Hill 4/22/2017 Big Hill
Tennessee Northeast 4/22/2017 Douglas
Georgia Central 4/23/2017 Sinclair
Texas - Houston 4/23/2017 Somerville
Georgia East 4/23/2017 Clarks Hill
Florida - St. Johns North 4/23/2017 Rodman
Florida - Toho 4/23/2017 Toho
Maryland 4/23/2017 Potomac River
Iowa East 4/23/2017 Lake MacBride
New Mexico 4/23/2017 Conchas
Massachusetts - New England 4/23/2017 South Watuppa
Massachusetts - New England 4/23/2017 Lake Quinsigamond
Illinois Mississippi River 4/23/2017 Mississippi Pool 13
Tennessee Central 4/23/2017 Percy Priest
North Carolina Central 4/29/2017 Gaston Lake
South Carolina Northwest 4/29/2017 Clarks Hill
Tennessee West 4/29/2017 Kentucky Lake
DFW - Texas 4/29/2017 Ray Roberts
Virginia 4/29/2017 James River
Indiana Central 4/29/2017 Jimmerson Lake
North Central Louisiana 4/29/2017 Lake D'Arbonne
Alabama East Central 4/29/2017 Neely Henry
Florida - Seminole 4/29/2017 Seminole
Arkansas River 4/29/2017 AR River/Pine Bluff
Missouri - Stockton 4/29/2017 Stockton
Oklahoma East 4/29/2017 Ft. Gibson
Florida - Istokpoga South 4/29/2017 Lake Istokpoga
Kentucky Lake 4/30/2017 Kentucky Lake
Kansas South 4/30/2017 El Dorado Lake
Alabama West 4/30/2017 Bankhead
New Hampshire 4/30/2017 Wentworth
Massachusetts - Western 4/30/2017 Long Pond

Ram Truck Open Series April Events of 2017

Alabama South 4/01/2017 Mitchell
Mississippi 4/01/2017 Pickwick
Virginia 4/01/2017 Gaston
Kentucky 4/15/2017 Kentucky Lake
Texas Southeast 4/15/2017 Sam Rayburn
Maryland 4/22/2017 Chesapeake Bay
Oklahoma 4/22/2017 Arkansas River
Virginia 4/22/2017 Kerr
Tennessee Central 4/23/2017 Old Hickory
Georgia 4/29/2017 Sinclair
Louisiana 4/29/2017 Black Lake Campti
Ohio 4/29/2017 Grand/St Mary's

American Couples Series April (2017 Season)

Georgia Couples 4/1/2017 Oconee
North Carolina 4/1/2017 Lake Wylie
Georgia Couples 4/2/2017 Sinclair
Kentucky Lake 4/2/2017 Kentucky Lake
Florida Northwest 4/8/2017 Apalachicola RIver
Tennessee Northeast 4/8/2017 Watts Bar
Alabama North 4/8/2017 Guntersville
South Carolina 4/8/2017 Lake Keowee
Tennessee East Couples 4/15/2017 Nickajack
Kentucky Central 4/22/2017 Lake Malone
Alabama Central 4/22/2017 Lake Mitchell
Tennessee Northeast 4/29/2017 Douglas
Kentucky Lake 4/30/2017 Kentucky Lake

Other News

Bulter and Tate Come Out Victorious at Guntersville
Lake Hartwell Victory for Sherry Farrow and Sean Hall
Hughes Wins on Potomac River
Cromer Wins on Clarks Hill Lake
Panzironi Wins at Harris Chain
Kotal Wins on Clark’s Hill
Mississippi Heads to Lake Pickwick
Alabama South Heads to Lake Mitchell
Virginia Heads to Lake Gaston
Tsioklas Wins on Norman
Woodward Wins on Tensaw
Thomas Dominates on Lake Okeechobee
Michael Allen Wins at Palestine
Wall Wins on Badin Lake
Maryland Heads to the Potomac River
Robertson Dominates on Kentucky Lake
Larry Thomas Wins on Pamlico
Florida Central Heads to Harris Chain
Clawson Takes Home $5,000 on Percy Priest
South Carolina Heads to Clark’s Hill
Clark Cowley Win's on Old Hickory Lake
Howell Wins on West Point
Cooper Tames Bayou Black
Ram Truck Open Series Heads to Kentucky Lake
Trent Hill Takes First at Lake Seminole
Ann and Ben Lee Win on Lake Murray
First Event of the 2017 Ram 100% Plus Team Tour is on Guntersville March 25th
Florida South Returns Okeechobee
Texas East Kicks Off at Lake Palestine
North Carolina Heads to Badin Lake
Salley Wins on Kentucky Lake
Webb Dominates on Grand Lake
Shreveport-Bossier to Host 2018 Ray Scott Championship
McMahan Takes Home $5,000 on Guntersville
Georgia Heads to West Point
Bryant Wins on Lake Maumelle
Jason Cordell Wins Mississippi Opener
Foshee Wins on Tensaw
Louisiana Heads to Bayou Black
Jason Dies Win's on Percy Priest Lake
Tennessee Central Heads to Percy Priest
Ray Bohlman & Donna Barbee Win Chickamauga
Olivier Repeats Win at Lake Toho
Staley Takes Home $5,000 on Center Hill
Alabama North Heads to Lake Guntersville
Fitts Wins on Toledo Bend
Mississippi Kicks off at Ross Barnett
Doug & Rosemarie Goodall Win on Logan Martin 
T-H Marine Announces Availability of Hydrowave H2 KVD Unit
Jones Wins on Lake Okeechobee

 

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Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big Bass - 2017 Season

Peter Pete J. Lewis Lake Waco 10.91
Courtney Hobgood Lake Waco 9.71
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 8.81
Colby Miller Toledo Bend 8.70
William Dowden Toledo Bend 8.68
Jeff Morey Blackshear 8.16
Gilbert L. Miller Lake Waco 8.15
David R. Moore Toho 8.07
Stephen M. Hampton Richland Chambers 8.00
James F. Conner Jr Lake Grapevine 8.00

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
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
Bradley A. Enfinger Seminole 24.49
Terry W. Helgeson Toledo Bend 23.86
Gerald Bozeman Blackshear 23.10
Michael Mongo Kinsey Nocona 23.00
Gilbert L. Miller Lake Waco 22.93

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

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Andy Burchett Russellville, Kent
Steven Coleman Madison Heights, VA
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MJ Vihnanek Walnut Hill, FL
Adam Richardson Nashville, NC
Jimmy Brumley Iuka, MS
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