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1/17/2018

South Carolina Opens On Lake Keowee

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the 2018 Open Series will hold its Season opener on Lake Keowee 1-27-2018. 

Randy Childers of Anderson, SC won the opening event last year (January 28, 2017) with 17.06 pounds.  Randy took home the guaranteed $5000 for first place in the boater division.  Tony Hudson of Liberty, SC claimed the victory for the co-anlgers with a three-fish limit that weighed 7.16 pounds, he earned $1200 for his victory.

The competitors will launch from South Cove County Park located at 1031 South 
Cove Road Seneca, South Carolina 29678. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:30AM
Or safelight. The weigh-in will begin at 3:30PM.

To register for this event click here 

Registration will be at the Gignilliant Center located at 621 N. Townsville Street
Seneca, South Carolina 29678 on Friday 1-26-2018. Registration will run from 
4:00PM-6:30PM with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00PM. Freedom pass
Holders must call or text 256-497-0967 Friday 1-26-18 between 4:00PM-6:30PM
To confirm you are fishing the event.

To enter anglers fishing the boater division pay $200.00 per single day events
with the co-anglers paying $100.00 for the single day events. The first place
boater is guaranteed a minimum of $5000.00.

Anglers fishing the boater division may weigh in up to five bass and the 
co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass. All bass must be at least 12 inches
in length.

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors
may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury
Outboards, Motorguide, T-H Marine and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer 
Websites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

    Tournament information:
    Limit: 5 bass for the boaters, 3 bass for the co-anglers
    Size limit: at least 12 inches in length.
    Take off: 7:30AM or safe light
    Weigh in 3:30 PM
    Time zone: Eastern

    Registration: 
    Gignilliant Center
    621 N. Townsville Street Seneca SC
    Registration from 4:00 PM- 6:30 PM with meeting to follow at 7:00PM.
    
    Event Host:
    Mountain Lakes CVB
    105 West South Broad Street Walhalla, SC 29691
    864-364-4525
                                                                                                                                      Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: rodney@americanbassanglers.com

Triton Dealer:
72 Marine 3336 Calhoun Falls Hwy, Elberton, GA 30635.
706-283-7800                                                                            

Special Event Message:                                                                                               All anglers must have a valid South Carolina fishing license.
Boaters are required to have a minimum of $100,000 liability insurance
In their possession.

This is a trailered wegh in.

To register for this event please visit American Bass Anglers online or call 256-232-0406.

For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406. Online at americanbassanglers.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  American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Motorguide, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Best Western Hotels Garmin, Power Pole, Sirius XM marine and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
New York North 8/25/2018 Oneida
Illinois North 8/25/2018 Mississippi River Pool 12
Louisiana Central 8/25/2018 Cross
Ohio-Central 8/25/2018 Delaware Reservoir
Arkansas River 8/25/2018 Maumelle Pool
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 8/25/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 8/25/2018 Pearl River
Oklahoma North 8/25/2018 TBD
New Hampshire 8/25/2018 Ossipee/Conway
New York North 8/26/2018 Fairhaven
Virginia 9/08/2018 Chickahominy River
Kansas South 9/08/2018 TBA
New Mexico 9/15/2018 Ute
Maryland 9/15/2018 Potomac
South Louisiana 9/15/2018 Blind River
Minnesota 9/15/2018 White Bear/Big Marine
New York North 9/15/2018 Black Lake
New Mexico 9/16/2018 Ute
Massachusetts - New England 9/16/2018 Wequaquet Lake-Centerville
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

     
Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

       
Kentucky 8/25/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 3 Championship 9/08/2018 Eufaula
East Texas 9/08/2018 Toledo Bend
South East Texas 9/15/2018 Sam Rayburn
Area 8 Championship 9/22/2018 Kerr
Area 9 Championship 9/29/2018 Chautauqua
Area 5 Championship 9/29/2018 Kissimmee Chain
Area 7 Championship 10/06/2018 Lake Texoma
Area 1 Championship 10/06/2018 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/06/2018 Norman
Area 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend