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2015-05-16 00:00:00

Miller Wins New Revo SX at High Rock

Mike Miller of Archdale, NC won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia reel to catch the 6.14 pound boater Big Bass at the North Carolina Ram Weekend Bass Series event at High Rock Lake on May 16th, 2015. He was awarded an Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99.

The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus is an incentive program that applies to selected American Bass Anglers events. The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus program applies to all RAM Weekend Bass Series events and RAM 100% Plus Team Tour events along with each competition day of the Military Team Bass Event, Couples Series National Championship, AFT National Championship, and the Ray Scott Championship. There is no fee to participate in this program. Anglers that use any model Abu Garcia reel to catch the prevailing Big Bass at qualifying American Bass Anglers events will be awarded a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99. Abu Garcia has created an incentive program without any associated fees, registrations, or claim forms to be filled out.

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2015-05-23 00:00:00

Mixon Wins North Carolina Event at High Rock

Robert Mixon of Lexington, NC won the North Carolina RAM Weekend Bass Series event at High Rock Lake on May 16th, 2015. Mixon weighed in an 18.46 pound limit to take the win and collect a $1370 for first place and $420 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Mixon first caught a limit on a Senko, and then, used a jig and a Shakey Head throughout the day to catch around 15 keepers.

Michael Hofmann of Hubert, NC finished in second place with 18.42 pounds winning $698 and $280 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Hofmann used a square bill crankbait and a Shakey Head in 3-5 feet of water for his second place finish.

Charles Bowman of Kemersville, NC finished in third place with 18.42 pounds winning $473.

Mike Miller of Archdale, NC had the boater Big Bass weighing 6.14 pounds to win $190 from the Big Bass Pot. Miller used an Abu Garcia reel to catch the boater Big Bass and he was awarded an Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99 through the Abu Garcia Big Bass Bonus program.

Eddie Cook of Clemens, NC was the co-angler champion of the High Rock event with 13.21 pounds winning $685. Cook targeted wood cover with a Zoom Baby Brush Hog.

George Hirapetian of Charlotte, NC finished in second place on the co-angler side with 10.76 pounds winning $349. Hirapetian caught a limit on a Pop-R, and then, went to a Shakey Head later in the day.

Eddy Morgan of Denver, NC finished in third place on the co-angler side with 10.14 pounds and had the 5.45 pound co-angler Big Bass winning $237 for third place, $95 for Big Bass, and $187 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

Complete result can be found at this link

The next North Carolina RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on June 27th, 2015 at High Rock Lake, launching from Tamarac Marina. More info on this upcoming event can be found at this link or by calling ABA tournament manager, Rodney Michael, at (256) 497-0967.

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2015-05-16 00:00:00

Croxton Takes Oconee Victory

Robert "Bob" Croxton of Lilburn, GA won the Georgia Division RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Lake Oconee on May 16th, 2015. Croxton weighed in 13.71 pounds and the 5.66 pound boater Big Bass of the event to win $1184. "I caught three on a ledge with a Shakey Head and then started flipping docks. I returned to the same ledge with about 45 minutes left and that's when I caught the Big Bass on a jig. The ledge fish were in 6-12 feet of water," said Croxton.

Kenny Holloway of Eatonton, GA finished in second place with 13.32 pounds winning $955 for second place and $523 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I fished down lake in the Richland Creek area and that's where I caught my five keepers. It was a grind. I caught my fifth keeper at noon. I mostly fished wood, stumps, and brush. Just whatever was in the water," said Holloway.

Pat Fisher of Colbert, GA finished in third place with 12.76 pounds winning $645 and $267 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I only had a total of seven bites all day. I ended up going up the river and started flipping docks and throwing a frog. After coming back down, I was able to cull once on a frog," said Fisher.

George Haynie of Cordele, GA was the co-angler champion of the event with 7.85 pounds and the 4.86 pound co-angler Big Bass winning $872 for first place. "My boater took me all over the lake today. I ended up catching my fish on a Shakey Head, just chunking to any wood I saw. I'm glad to be here and enjoyed the day. Praise the Lord," said Haynie.

Michael Price of Conyers, GA finished in second place on the co-angler side with 6.28 pounds winning $443 for second place. "We mainly stayed in Sugar Creek fishing shallow docks. I was throwing a Giggy Head with a green pumpkin/blue trick worm," said Price.

Steven Hersom of Navare, FL was the third place co-angler with 4.29 pounds winning $300 for third place. Hersom used a crankbait and a jig for his day's catch.

Complete result can be found at this link

The next Georgia Division RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on September 19th-20th, 2015 at Lake Eufaula, launching from Lakepoint Resort State Park. More info on this upcoming event can be found at this link or by calling ABA tournament manager, Billy Benedetti, at (256) 230-5632.

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2015-05-16 00:00:00

Kuppart Wins Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus

Casey Kuppart of Jackson, MO won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia Revo Winch reel to catch the 6.86 pound co-angler Big Bass at the Kentucky Division Ram Weekend Bass Series event at Kentucky Lake on May 16th, 2015. He was awarded an Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99.

The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus is an incentive program that applies to selected American Bass Anglers events. The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus program applies to all RAM Weekend Bass Series events and RAM 100% Plus Team Tour events along with each competition day of the Military Team Bass Event, Couples Series National Championship, AFT National Championship, and the Ray Scott Championship. There is no fee to participate in this program. Anglers that use any model Abu Garcia reel to catch the prevailing Big Bass at qualifying American Bass Anglers events will be awarded a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99. Abu Garcia has created an incentive program without any associated fees, registrations, or claim forms to be filled out.

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2015-05-16 00:00:00

Webb Wins Kentucky Lake Event

Ronny Webb of Dyersburg, TN won the Kentucky Division RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Old Kentucky Lake on May 16th, 2015. Webb weighed in 19.99 pounds to take home $1682 for first place. Webb used a jig and a Shakey Head for his winning catch.

Gary Singleton of Dickson, TN finished in second place with 18.83 pounds and had the boater Big Bass weighing 5.93 pounds. Singleton won $855 for second place, $250 for Big Bass, and $360 from the High Stakes option Pot. "I caught the Big Bass on a crankbait and we caught a bunch on a swimbait. We caught a bunch of bass and we had a blast today. The fish bit all day," said Singleton.

Matthew Robertson of Central City, KY finished in third place with 18.75 pounds winning $578 and $240 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught all of my fish and a Swagger swimbait and flipping a jig," said Robertson.

David Carroll of Manitou, KY was the co-angler champion of the Kentucky event. Carroll had 14.53 pounds winning $810 for first place and $213 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught them on a crankbait of off ledges today and I was lucky enough to get a few big bites," said Carroll.

Casey Kuppart of Jackson, MO finished in second place on the co-angler side with 14.92 pounds and the 6.86 pound co-angler Big Bass winning $412 for second place, $110 for Big Bass, and $128 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Kuppart also used an Abu Garcia reel to catch his Big Bass earning himself a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99 through the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus program. He used a spinnerbait and a Carolina rigged green pumpkin Zoom Brush Hog for his second place finish. His Big Bass came on the spinnerbait using an Abu Garcia Revo Winch reel.

James Swain of Greenville, KY was the third place co-angler with 11.75 pounds winning $279. "I used a black/silver Swagger swimbait and a big spoon today. I did cull 5-6 times, but it was a grind all day," said Swain.

Complete results can be found at this link

The next Kentucky Division RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on June 28th, 2015 at Kentucky Lake, launching from Paris Landing. More info on this upcoming event can be found at this link or by calling ABA tournament manager, Kristin Malott, at (256) 771-3709.

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2015-05-23 00:00:00

RAM Weekend Bass Series Events on May 23rd

Oklahoma - 5/23/2015 - Grand Lake at Wolf Creek - Director: Chris Wayand (256) 230-5627 - Info link

Anglers will take advantage of the new "no linking" format along with increased payouts. First place boaters can win $3000 and first place co-anglers can win $1500 with just a 50 boat field. Payouts will increase to $5000 first place boater and $2500 first place co-angler with a 100 boat field.

At the end of the 2015 season 10 Boaters and 10 Co-anglers from each RAM Weekend Bass Series division will advance directly to the RAM Ray Scott Championship that will be held in April 2016 on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC. Payouts for the Ray Scott Championship will be huge at the 2016 event. Both the boater and co-angler champions will receive cash, new Triton Boats and a RAM Truck Champion Bonus! Cash, prizes, and contingencies combined will total over $200,000 to the Boater Champion.

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2015-05-03 00:00:00

Cox Wins Best Western Travel Card

Ben Cox of The Ripley, MS was the winner of a $100 Best Western Travel Card at the May 3rd, 2015 RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Lake Wheeler.  Cox lodged at the host Best Western hotel during the event and he was entered into the Best Western Travel Card drawing.  There is a drawing for a $100 Best Western travel card at every RAM Weekend Bass Series event that has a Best Western host hotel. Anglers must bring their Best Western hotel receipts to registration to enter the drawing.

Best Western Hotels offers an incentive reward program to ABA anglers for staying at Best Western hotels during ABA events. Drawings will be held at all RAM Weekend Bass Series events and all ABA National Championships. At registration, anglers simply need to bring a copy of their receipt from the Best Western hotel that they are lodging at during the event to be entered into the drawing.  This program will continue for the entire 2015 season.

To learn how you can win a Best Western Travel Card visit this link.

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2015-05-03 00:00:00

Smith Wins Revo at Lake Wheeler

Robert "Joel" Smith of Guin, AL won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia reel to catch the 6.37 pound co-angler Big Bass at the Alabama West Ram Weekend Bass Series event at Lake Wheeler on May 3rd, 2015. He was awarded an Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99.

The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus is an incentive program that applies to selected American Bass Anglers events. The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus program applies to all RAM Weekend Bass Series events and RAM 100% Plus Team Tour events along with each competition day of the Military Team Bass Event, Couples Series National Championship, AFT National Championship, and the Ray Scott Championship. There is no fee to participate in this program. Anglers that use any model Abu Garcia reel to catch the prevailing Big Bass at qualifying American Bass Anglers events will be awarded a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99. Abu Garcia has created an incentive program without any associated fees, registrations, or claim forms to be filled out.

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2015-05-09 00:00:00

Farrar Wins Tennessee Central Event on Old Hickory

Matthew Farrar of Hermitage, TN won the Tennessee Central RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Old Hickory Lake on May 9th, 2015. He weighed in a 14.34 pound limit to win $1558 for first place. Farrar Carolina rigged a Zoom Brush Hog for his win.

Brian Choate of Burns, TN finished in second place with 13.95 pounds and the boater Big Bass weighing 4.97 pounds. Choate won $791 for second place and $210 for Big Bass. Choate used a back/yellow back frog and a black/blue jig, catching most of his fish early and culling 2-3 times.

Ryan Haykal of Hendersonville, TN finished in third place with 13.70 pounds winning $536 and $330 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I pretty much junk fished all day long and ended up flipping a Texas rig most of the day," said Haykal.

Tony Eckler of Lebanon, TN was the co-angler champion of the Old Hickory event. Eckler had 6.92 pounds and the 4.11 pound co-angler Big Bass earning $617 for first place, $65 for Big Bass, and $250 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Eckler flipped jigs and plastic baits throughout the day for his win.

Dianna Montgomery of Lebanon, TN finished in second place on the co-angler side with 6.45 pounds winning $314. She used a black Spook and a Shakey Head catching the majority of her fish early.

Gary Hale of Hendersonville, TN was the third place co-angler with 6.17 pounds winning $213. Hale used a green pumpkin Zoom Speed Craw around the grass for his third place catch. He caught most of his fish early and culled 3-4 times during the day.

 Complete results can be found at this link

The next Tennessee Central RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on July 18th, 2015 at Kentucky Lake, launching from Paris Landing. More info on this upcoming event can be found at this link or by calling ABA tournament manager, Kristin Malott, at (256) 771-3709.

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2015-05-03 00:00:00

Beck Takes Lake Wheeler Win

Donny Beck of Florence, AL won the Alabama West RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Lake Wheeler on May 3rd, 2015. He weighed in an 18.26 pound limit to win $1233 for first place and $330 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I locked through to Wilson and used a Shakey Head and a deep crankbait off ledges to catch my limit. All of my fish came early. I ended up with three fish from Wilson and two from Wheeler," said Beck.

Bryan Dowdy of Florence, AL finished in second place with 17.26 pounds winning $628 for second place and $220 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught my limit on a Plum Nasty color Mike Marlin Custom Jig and it was a steady bite all day long," said Dowdy.

Eric Blasingim of Cornersville, TN finished in third place with 14.48 pounds winning $426. "I was flipping laydowns on channel banks using a Strike King Denny Brauer Structure Jig in Blue Craw," said Blasingim.  

Randy Henson of Rogersville, AL brought in the boater Big Bass of the day, a 5.51 pound largemouth worth $180.  Henson used a Carolina rig with a green pumpkin plastic bait for his Big Bass catch.  

Robert "Joel" Smith of Guin, AL was the co-angler champion of the Lake Wheeler event. Smith had 12.94 pounds and the 6.37 pound co-angler Big Bass earning $617 for first place and $90 for Big Bass. He also won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus by using an Abu Garcia reel to catch his Big Bass and was awarded a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99. "My biggest fish came on a Shakey Head, caught one on a Missile Bait D-Bomb, and my final fish came on a Shakey Head. I used an Abu Garcia Revo reel to catch my Big Bass," said Smith.

David "Alan" Cantrell of Winfield, AL finished in second place on the co-angler side with 10.06 pounds winning $314. "I caught one on a solid white Fluke with a dipped chartreuse tail and two on a Shakey Head. Most of my bites were mid-day," said Cantrell.

Nathan Martin of Golden, MS was the third place co-angler with 8.43 winning $213 and $225 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught one first thing this morning on a black buzzbait and the rest came off of docks with a Shakey Head," said Martin.

Complete results can be found at this link

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