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3/20/2017

Maryland Heads to the Potomac River

ATHENS, Ala. – The Maryland division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its season opener on March 25th, 2016, on the Potomac River in Marbury, Maryland.

The competitors will launch at Smallwood State Park, located at 2750 Sweden Point Rd. Marbury, MD, 20658. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Friday March 24th at the tournament trailer. To register for this tournament, see Jeff Randall.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater division pay $200 with Co-Anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for Boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 15 inches long. Co-Anglers may weigh in up to three bass. 

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, Boater and Co-Angler competitors fishing this tournament and Ram Truck Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, ABU Garcia, Maui Jim and Livingston Lures. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Tournament Manager: Jeff Randall (256)777-6152
Email: jeff@americanbassanglers.com

Tournament Information:
Registration and Briefing at the stage at Smallwood State Park
Ramp Address: 2750 Sweden Point Rd. Marbury, MD 20658
Onsite Registration: Friday 4-6:30 PM
Meeting: 7:00 PM
Launch: 6:30 am or safe light
Weigh-in: 3:00 p.m.
Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 Bass for Co-Angler's
Tournament Size Limit from March 1, 2016 through June 15, 2016 is 15"

Event Host:
Charles County Government
PO Box 2150 | 200 Baltimore St
La Plata, MD. 20646
Phone: (301)645-0610
Fax: (301)885-1311
http://www.charlescountymd.gov

Host Hotel: 
Best Western Plus La Plata Inn Hotel
6900 Crain Hwy
La Plata, MD. 20646
(301)934-4900

Host Dealers: 
Ram Dealer- Waldorf Dodge
2294 Crain Hwy
Waldorf, MD. 20601
(888)568-7935
http://www.waldorfdodge.com
 
Triton Dealer-Richmond Marine Center
Triton Boats
1800 Dabney Rd.
Richmond, VA. 23230
(804)275-0250

License Information:                            
For Virginia, Maryland and Delaware fishing license information visit  https://www.takemefishing.org/get-a-fishing-license/

The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2017 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN., in April of 2017. 

For more information on this tournament, call Jeff Randall, tournament manager, at 256-777-6152 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.ramopenseries.com .

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide 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 and the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Truck Open Series, the Ram 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com

 

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New Mexico 7/22/2017 Navajo
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Massachusetts - Western 7/29/2017 Quaboag
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New York 7/22/2017 1000 Islands
Ohio 7/29/2017 Indian
Oklahoma 8/12/2017 Grand Lake
New York 8/19/2017 Lake Champlain
Kentucky 8/26/2017 Kentucky Lake
Texas Southeast 8/26/2017 Sam Rayburn
Area 9 Championship 9/2/2017 Lake Erie
Area 1 Championship 9/9/2017 Chickamauga
Louisiana 9/9/2017 Red River
Area 8 Championship 9/9/2017 Potomac River
Area 5 Championship 9/16/2017 Okeechobee
Texas East 9/16/2017 Cedar Creek
Area 3 Championship 9/23/2017 Eufaula
Area 6 Championship 9/23/2017 Toledo Bend
Area 2 Championship 10/7/2017 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/7/2017 Hartwell
Area 7 Championship 10/28/2017 Texoma

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Kentucky Central 7/22/2017 Kentucky Lake
Alabama North 7/22/2017 Guntersville
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Kentucky Central 8/5/2017 Lake Barkley
Alabama North 8/12/2017 Guntersville
Oklahoma 8/12/2017 Hudson
Kentucky Lake 8/13/2017 Kentucky Lake
Alabama Central 8/26/2017 Lake Eufaula
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