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1/26/2018

Alabama South Opens at Lake Eufaula

ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama South Division of the Open Series will open the 2018 season February 3, 2018, on Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, AL.

Dustin Wood of Eufaula, AL won the opening event last year (02/04/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 22.10 pounds anchored by a solid 6.04-pound bass.  Dustin took home guaranteed $5000 check for the boater division victory.  Robert Enke of Columbus, Ga claimed the victory for the co-anglers with a three-fish limit that went to the scales for 13.34 pounds anchored by a nice 7.42-pound bass. Enke took home $1200 for the co-angler division victory.

The competitors will launch at Lakepoint Resort State Park, located at 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL, 36027. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Lakepoint Resort State Park Lodge with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

To register for this tournament, click here 

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 14 inches for Largemouth and 12 inches on Spotted Bass and Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass of the same length limits. 

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and 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.

Division: Alabama South
Dates: 2/03/2018 - 
Lake: Eufaula 
Launch Ramp: Lakepoint Resort State Park, Ramp Address: 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL 36027
Entry Fee Boater/Co-Angler: $200/$100

Register for this event here or Call (256) 232-0406 for more information for assistance

Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay) 
Lakepoint Resort State Park
104 Lakepoint Drive
Eufaula AL 36027
Phone: 334.687.8011
Fax: 334.687.3273

Hampton Inn
29 Veterans Blvd
Eufaula, AL 36027
334-687-0777
Ask for the Fisherman’s Rate of $89.00!!

Tournament Information: 
Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 14" Largemouth Bass / 12" Spotted Bass
Take Off: 6:15am or Safelight
Weigh In: 2:30pm
Time Zone: Central
NO LOCKING ALLOWED

Event Host: 
Eufaula / Barbour County Chamber of Commerce                                                    333 East Broad Street, Eufaula, AL 36027
Phone: (800) 524-7529 Fax: (334) 687-5240
http://www.eufaulachamber.com/

Registration Location: 
Lakepoint Resort State Park
104 Lakepoint Drive
Eufaula AL 36027
Phone: 334.687.8011
Fax: 334.687.3273

The Registration & Briefing for this event will be held in the Lodge at Lakepoint Resort State Park on Friday February 2, 2018 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm local time.

Additional Information: 
Host Dealers: 
BOYD'S MARINE INC DOTHAN
2481 HWY 431 NORTH
DOTHAN, AL 36303
334-794-2598
334-712-2897 (fax)
www.boydsmarine.com

License Information: 
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid GA or AL Freshwater Fishing License. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661 to purchase a Georgia Fishing License. To purchase an Alabama fishing license call (888) 848-6887 or online www.outdooralabama.com.

The best Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2018 Ray Scott Championship, location to be announced in April 2018. 

For more information on this tournament, call Billy Benedetti, tournament manager, at 256-230-5632 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 American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

ABA is sponsored by: Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Best Western Hotels, Livingston Lures, Garmin, Power-Pole, T-H Marine, Hydrowave, Maui Jim, Abu Garcia, Berkley, MotorGuide.

 

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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