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2015-05-02 00:00:00

RAM Weekend Bass Series Events on May 2nd & 3rd

Florida - 5/2/2015 - Harris Chain of Lakes at Hickory Point Recreational Facility - Director: Billy Benedetti (256) 230-5632 – Info link

East Texas – 5/2/2015 – Bob Sandlin at Public Ramp #1 - Director: Chris Wayand (256) 230-5627 – Info link

Alabama North - 5/2/2015 - Lake Wheeler at Riverwalk Marina - Director: Kristin Malott (256) 771-3709 - Info link

Alabama West - 5/3/2015 - Lake Wheeler at Riverwalk Marina - Director: Kristin Malott (256) 771-3709 - 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Abadie Takes Home New Revo XS Reel

Austin Abadie of Gonzales, LA won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia reel to catch the 4.29 pound Big Bass at the April 18th RAM Weekend Bass Series event at the Red River. 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Blanchard Wins Best Western Travel Card

Drady Blanchard of Houma, LA was the winner of a $100 Best Western Travel Card at the April 18th, 2015 RAM Weekend Bass Series event at the Red River.  Blanchard 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 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 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Abadie Wins Red River Event 

Austin Abadie of Gonzales, LA won the Louisiana South RAM Weekend Bass Series event on April 18th, 2015 at the Red River out of Grand Encore. His winning limit of 13.20 pounds contained the 4.29 pound Big Bass of the event.  Abadie won $1439 for first place, $220 for Big Bass, and $425 from the High Stakes Option Pot. He also won a new Abu Garcia Revo SX reel valued at $159.99 for using an Abu Garcia reel to catch Big Bass. "I had a pretty good day with a lot of bites. Caught all of my fish on a frog using a Falcon rod and an Abu Garcia Revo reel," said Abadie.  

Derek Hudnall of Baton Rouge, LA finished in second place with 13.11 pounds winning $733 and $255 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught a lot of fish and probably had a limit within the first 15 minutes of this morning. The fish bit today and I had fun. Everything came flipping," said Hudnall.

Brett Sellers of Denham Spring, LA finished in third place with 12.37 pounds winning $497 and $170 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I noticed oil on my lower unit this morning so I only ran to the first oxbow from the ramp and caught my fish there," said Sellers.

Randy Radar of Morgan City, LA won the co-angler side of the event with 6.13 pounds and the co-angler Big Bass weighing 2.96 pounds. Radar won $600 for first place, $65 for Big Bass, and $135 from the High Stakes Option Pot "I had my limit by 7:30 this morning and I probably caught four limits throughout the day. Missed some good fish, but I'm happy with what I had. It was a good day of fishing," said Radar.

Jeff Cox of Walker, LA finished in second on the co-angler side with 6.10 pounds winning $325 and $90 from the High Stakes Option Pot.  Cox used spinnerbaits and crankbaits for his catch.

Dustin Jumonville of French Settlement, LA finished in third place on the co-angler side with 5.81 pounds winning $200.

Complete result can be found at this link

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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Victory for Tramel at Center Hill

Josh Tramel of Smithville, TN won the Tennessee Central RAM Weekend Bass Series event at Center Hill Lake on April 18th, 2015. He weighed in a 16.62 pound limit to win $1558 for first place and $450 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Tramel was flipping green pumpkin colored jigs and plastics for his victory. "I caught fish all day long," said Tramel.

Barry Johnson of Walling, TN finished in second place with 13.80 pounds winning $791 and $270 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Johnson used a Texas rigged Netbait Paca Craw for his day's catch.

Billy Shrum of Gallatin, TN finished in third place with 13.55 pounds winning $537 and $180 from the High Stakes Option pot. Shrum caught his limit early in the day with a green pumpkin jig.

Brandon Eddings of Nashville, TN brought in the boater Big Bass of the day, a 4.03 pound largemouth worth $240. Eddings caught his Big Bass on a shad pattern jerkbait.

Dane Gamble was the co-angler champion of the Center Hill event. Gamble had 8.99 pounds and the 4.00 pound co-angler Big Bass earning $700 for first place, $65 for Big Bass, and $250 from the High Stakes Option Pot. He caught his fish winning limit on a jerkbait early in the day. "Last fish I caught was at 7:30 this morning," said Gamble.

John Wilkerson of Nashville, TN finished in second place on the co-angler side with 8.69 pounds winning $375.

Charlie Caplinger of Smithville, TN was the third place co-angler with 6.16 winning $200. Caplinger used a handmade jig and a Zara Spook Jr. for his catch.

Complete result can be found at this link

The next Tennessee Central RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on May 9th, 2015 at Old Hickoy, launching from Sanders Ferry Park. 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Winslett Claims New Revo XS Reel

Steve Winslett of Opelika won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia reel to catch the 6.37 pound Big Bass at the April 18th RAM Weekend Bass Series event on Lake Eufaula. 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Ray Wins Again at Eufaula

Chandler Ray of Arlington, GA won his second RAM Weekend Bass Series event of 2015 at Lake Eufaula. This time Ray won the April 18th event of the Alabama South RAM Weekend Bass Series division with 18.14 pounds earning $2035 for first place and $547 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I ran to the south end first thing and caught a limit with a 5" Big Bite Fighting Frog. With about an hour left, I pulled up to a ledge holding a big school of fish and I caught my better fish with a Strike King 10XD crankbait. The water was moving and the current really turns those big schools of fish on," said Ray.

Cole Phillips of Phenix City, AL finished in second place with 18.00 pounds winning $1030 and $279 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I started out near Lakepoint, but the morning bite was not good, so I headed south and fished ledges for the rest of the day," said Phillips.

Michael Lee Cavender of Phenix City, AL finished in third place with 17.52 pounds winning $695 and $189 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I fished from Rood Creek to White Oak trying to find a shad spawn bite that didn't happen. I went out to some ledges that I found yesterday and caught my limit on a 10XD and a football jig," said Cavender.

Steve Winslett of Opelika, AL had the 6.37 pound boater Big Bass of the event worth $370. Winslett caught his Big Bass about 10:00 on a Booyah popping frog in the grass. He used an Abu Garcia reel to catch his Big Bass and was awarded a new Revo SX reel valued at $159.99 from the Abu Garcia Big Bass Bonus program.

Justin Fortune of Phenix City, AL was the co-angler champion of the Eufaula event with 9.90 pounds and the 4.81 pound co-angler Big Bass of the event winning $780 for first place, $115 for co-angler Big Bass, and $250 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I caught my fish on a jig with a Big Bite trailer. My Big Bass came within my first 10 casts this morning fishing the grass," said Fortune.

Wesley Rushing of Elba, AL finished in second place on the co-angler side with 8.40 pounds winning $401 and $125 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Rushing fished timber on a ledge near Thomas Mill Creek with a Shakey Head and a green pumpkin trick worm.

Morris Nix of Merietta, GA was the third place co-angler with 8.14 pounds winning $272 for third place and $50 from the High Stakes Option Pot. Nix used a spinner bait and a Texas rig for his catch.

Complete result can be found at this link

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2015-04-25 00:00:00

RAM Weekend Bass Series Events April 25th

South Carolina - 4/25/2015 - Lake Wateree at Clearwater Cove Marina - Director: Billy Benedetti (256) 230-5632 - Info link

Oklahoma - 4/125/2015 - Lake Eufaula at Eufaula Cove  - 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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2015-04-18 00:00:00

Couvillon Wins New Revo Reel

Jeffrey Couvillon won the Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus after using an Abu Garcia reel to catch the 6.53 pound Big Bass at the April 18th RAM 100% Plus Team Tour Event on Lake Wheeler. 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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2015-04-11 00:00:00

Goodeaux Catches 10 Pounder to Win at Toledo Bend 

Clint Goodeaux of Westlake, LA won the Southeast Texas RAM Weekend Bass Series event on April 11th, 2015 at the Toledo Bend. His winning limit of 23.60 pounds contained the Big Bass of the event, a 10.15 pound "Beast".  Goodeaux took home $1785 for first place and $280 for Big Bass. "My day went really well. I caught the Big Bass about 8:00 am, right behind the male and caught fish all throughout the day. I probably caught 15-18 keepers," said Goodeaux.

Darren Roberts of Nacogdoches, TX finished in second place with 18.64 pounds winning $905 and $425 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

Phil Addison of Baytown, TX finished in third place with 17.80 pounds winning $612 and $255 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

Cory Campbell of Kerens, TX won the co-angler side with 12.28 pounds and the co-angler Big Bass weighing 5.61 pounds. Campbell won $892 for first place, $115 for Big Bass, and $238 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

John Barrera of Milam, TX finished in second on the co-angler side with 8.78 pounds winning $453 and $121 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

Mark Hermes of Montgomery, TX finished in third place on the co-angler side with 8.71 pounds winning $306 and $82 from the High Stakes Option Pot.

Complete result can be found at this link

The next Southeast Texas RAM Weekend Bass Series event will be held on July 25th, 2015 at Sam Rayburn, launching from Umphrey Pavilion. More info on this upcoming event can be found at this link or by calling ABA tournament manager, Chris Wayand, at (256) 230-5627.

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2015 Season Schedules
Division Info Date Lake Ramp
Info 04/11
Guntersville
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
Info 04/11
Toledo Bend
Fin & Feather Resort
Info 04/11
Lake Norman
Pinnacle Access Area
Info 04/18
Eufaula
Lakepoint Resort State Park
Info 04/18
Red River
Grand Ecore
Info 04/18
Center Hill
Ragland Bottom
Info 04/25
Wateree
Clearwater Cove Marina
Info 04/25
Lake Eufaula
Eufaula Cove
Info 05/02
Harris Chain
Hickory Point Recreational Facility
Info 05/02
Bob Sandlin
Public Ramp #1
Info 05/02
Wheeler
Riverwalk Marina
Info 05/03
Wheeler
Riverwalk Marina
Info 05/09
Old Hickory
Sanders Ferry
Info 05/16
Oconee
Sugar Creek Marina
Info 05/16
Kentucky Lake
Moors Resort
Info 05/16
High Rock Lake
Tamarac Marina
Info 05/23
Grand Lake
Wolf Creek
Info 05/30
Atchafalaya Basin
Doiron's Landing
Info 05/30
Potomac
Smallwood State Park
Info 06/06
Harris Chain
Hickory Point Recreational Facility
Info 06/06
Kentucky
Birdsong Resort & Marina
Info 06/13
Hartwell
Green Pond
Info 06/13
Ft. Gibson
Taylor's Ferry North
Info 06/13
Neely Henry
Coosa Landing
Info 06/13
Lake Champlain
Plattsburg
Info 06/20
Chickamauga
Dayton Boat Dock
Info 06/20
Ray Roberts
Johnson Branch State Park
Info 06/20
Pickwick
McFarland Park
Info 06/20
Potomac
Smallwood State Park
Info 06/27
Logan Martin
Lakeside Park
Info 06/27
Chautauqua Lake
Long Point State Park
Info 06/27
High Rock Lake
Tamarac Marina
Info 07/11
Lake Champlain
Ticonderoga State Ramp
Info 07/11
07/12
Lake Palestine
Villages Marina
Info 07/11
Weiss
Little River Marina
Info 07/18
07/19
Red River
Grand Ecore
Info 07/18
Kentucky Lake
Paris Landing Marina
Info 07/19
Potomac
Smallwood State Park
Info 07/25
Oneida Lake
Oneida Shores Camp Ground
Info 07/25
Sam Rayburn
Umphrey Pavillion
Info 08/01
Cayuga Lake
Union Springs Town Ramp
Info 08/01
Guntersville
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
Info 08/01
Wheeler
Joe Wheeler State Park
Info 08/08
Kentucky Lake
Paris Landing State Park
Info 08/08
Potomac
Smallwood State Park
Info 08/15
St Lawrence 1000 Islands
Cape Vincent Town Ramp
Info 08/15
08/16
Toho
Lakefront Park
Info 08/22
Oneida Lake
Oneida Shores Camp Ground
Info 08/29
Lake Erie
Dunkirk Town Ramp
Info 08/29
08/30
Clarks Hill
Dorn Facility
Info 09/12
09/13
Chickamauga
Dayton Boat Dock
Info 09/12
09/13
Kentucky Lake
Moors Resort
Info 09/12
09/13
Potomac
Smallwood State Park
Info 09/19
09/20
Oneida Lake
Oneida Shores County Park
Info 09/19
09/20
Eufaula
Lakepoint Resort State Park
Info 09/19
09/20
Kentucky Lake
Paris Landing Marina
Info 09/26
09/27
Eufaula
Lakepoint Resort State Park
Info 09/26
09/27
Chautauqua Lake
Long Point State Park Park
Info 09/26
09/27
Sam Rayburn
Umphrey Pavillion
Info 09/26
09/27
Wheeler
Joe Wheeler State Park
Info 10/03
10/04
Grand Lake
Wolf Creek
Info 10/03
10/04
Guntersville
Guntersville State Park
Info 10/03
10/04
Lake Wylie
South Point Access

 


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