Ohio Division Starts Off at Rocky Fork Lake
Ohio Division anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their debut stop of the year at Rocky Fork Lake on April 12, 2014. The event launch and weigh in will take place at East Shore Marina in Hillsboro, OH. Registration for the event will also take place at Alley 21 Neighborhood Grille and Highland Lanes in Hillsboro, OH on Friday, April 11 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. More information on the event is available by contacting Tournament Manager Gary Conner at (256) 230-5627 or going to http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/bws_eventinfo14.php?id=853.
An Ohio Division event on April 13, 2013 was won by Dave M. Davenport with a catch of 18.17lb. Dave caught his fish on windblown banks using 4” Berkley Hollow Bellies. The co-angler division was won by Clinton Taylor with 6.37lb catch. He used a Fat Free Sexy Shad in 10 -12 feet of water to secure his win.
Anglers that finish the season in the top 40 points rankings will have opportunity to advance to the WBS Regional Championship to compete for two new Triton Boats at High Rock Lake in Salisbury, NC on September 26 & 27, 2014. Anglers can advance from the WBS Regional Championship to the Ray Scott Championship on Lake Wheeler in Decatur, AL November 12 – 15, 2014 to compete for a $100,000 first place boater prize and a $50,000 first place co-angler prize. Anglers can also cash in on contingency programs such as Triton Gold, Atlas Awards, Royal Purple Awards, and Mercury/Motorguide bonus money. American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Royal Purple Lubricants, Carlisle Tires, Odyssey Batteries, TH Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Simms Clothing, and North American Fishing Club. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.