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3/08/2017

Shreveport-Bossier to Host 2018 Ray Scott Championship

Athens, AL - March 8th, 2017 – American Bass Anglers announced today that the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission and the Red River Waterway Commission will host the 2018 Ray Scott Championship at the Red River on April 2nd-8th, 2018. Launch and weigh in for the 2018 Ray Scott Championship will take place at Red River South Marina.

“The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission is very excited to have the American Bass Anglers back in our area for the 2018 Ray Scott National Championship,” states Kelly Wells, Executive Director.  “The anglers come from across the United States and this gives us the opportunity to showcase the Red River and everything Shreveport-Bossier offers.  We look forward to having everyone here not only for the tournament, but pre-fishing as well.”

“The Red River is a great fishery and our Commission is always excited about investing in making the river a better fishery and partnering with some of the top bass fishing organizations in the country like ABA to bring their national tournament to the Red River in 2018," said Ken Guidry, executive director of the Red River Waterway Commission.
 

“The Shreveport-Bossier area of the Red River provides a competitive venue for the event and the local community always welcomes our anglers. The history and local attractions of the Shreveport-Bossier area provide an opportunity for ABA anglers to bring their entire family to enjoy the event. We are excited to back in the state of Louisiana for the 2018 Ray Scott Championship,” said Morris Sheehan, ABA President.

“Qualifying ABA anglers will be able to enjoy their time on and off of the water for the 2018 Ray Scott Championship in Shreveport-Bossier, LA. Their families will also be able to plan activities in the area while the anglers are on the water,” said Evan Boutwell, ABA National Marketing Director.

Special ABA angler rates and other information will be released in the coming months prior to the start of the 2018 Ray Scott Championship. More information on the Shreveport-Bossier are can be found at http://www.shreveport-bossier.org/ .

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression.  For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Ram Trucks Open Series, the Ram Trucks American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, Military Team Bass Tournament, and the Ram Trucks 100% Plus Team Tour visit www.americanbassanglers.com .

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