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Alabama North Opens at Lake Guntersville

ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama North Division of the Open Series will hold its season opener on February 3, 2018, on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL.

Casey Martin won the opening event last year(02/11/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 21.00 pounds.  Casey took home  $6300 check for the boater division victory.  Jeffery Sanford of Decatur, AL took the victory for the co-anglers with a three-fish limit that went to the scales for 12.28 pounds. Jeffery took home $2420 for the victory in the co-angler division.

The competitors will launch at Goose Pond located in Scottsboro, AL. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer at Goose Pond, 417 Ed Hembree Drive, Scottsboro, AL. 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 http://www.abaopenseries.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 Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Event Information:
Host Hotel 
Comfort Inn & Suites 25775
John T. Reid Parkway Scottsboro, AL 35768
256-259-8700
www.comfortinn.com

Registration:

Tournament Trailer located at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Registration:
February 2, 2018
4:00-6:30 PM
Meeting: 7:00 PM

Additional Informaton: 
Blast Off:
DAY 1 : 7:00 AM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769
Weigh In:
DAY 1 : 3:00 PM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Host Dealers: 
Triton Dealer
Duckett Marine LLC
3780 Brashers Chapel Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
256-660-5400
256-582-3666
Email: boyd@duckettfishing.com, kevin@duckettmarine.com
www.duckettfishing.com

Tournament Manager: Kelli Woods 256-230-5633
Email: kelli@americanbassanglers.com


For Alabama fishing license information go to http://www.outdooralabama.com/freshwater-fishing-license

For more information on this tournament, call Kelli Woods, tournament manager, at 256-230-5633 or ABA at 256-232-0406. Online see  http://www.abaopenseries.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 Triton 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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

 

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2018 Upcoming Schedule

       
North Carolina Piedmont 5/19/2018 Gaston
Mississippi Gulf Coast 5/19/2018 Pearl/ Pascagoula
North Central Louisiana 5/19/2018 Ouachita River
New Mexico 5/19/2018 Conchas
South Carolina Northwest 5/19/2018 Russel
Virginia - Western 5/19/2018 Kerr Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 5/19/2018 Amon Carter
Florida - Seminole 5/19/2018 Seminole
Missouri 5/19/2018 Truman
Southeast North Carolina 5/19/2018 Sutton Lake
Tennessee - West 5/19/2018 Kentucky Lake
Arkansas North 5/19/2018 Greers Ferry
Connecticut 5/19/2018 Lillinonah
Oklahoma 5/19/2018 Grand Lake
Alabama North 5/19/2018 Guntersville
Pennsylvania 5/19/2018 North East River
Oklahoma North 5/19/2018 Sooner Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 5/20/2018 Clarks Hill
New Mexico 5/20/2018 Conchas
Tennessee Central 5/20/2018 Old Hickory
Florida - St Johns North 5/20/2018 Rodman
Kansas South 5/20/2018 El Dorado
Illinois North 5/20/2018 Cal Sag/Lake Michigan
Florida - Toho 5/20/2018 Toho
Alabama West 5/20/2018 Bankhead
Massachusetts - New England 5/20/2018 Long Pond-Harwich
Massachusetts-Central New England 5/20/2018 Manchaug

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
5/20/2018 Wheeler
7/01/2018 Weiss

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

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Georgia 5/19/2018 West Point
Tennessee Northeast 5/19/2018 Douglas
South Carolina 5/19/2018 Lake Russell
Alabama Central 5/19/2018 Lay Lake
Kentucky 5/20/2018 Kentucky Lake
North Carolina 5/20/2018 TBA
Alabama Central 6/02/2018 Logan Martin
Oklahoma 6/02/2018 Ft Gibson
Kentucky 6/03/2018 Kentucky Lake
Oklahoma 6/03/2018 Ft Gibson
Tennessee Northeast 6/09/2018 Watts Bar
Florida Northwest 6/09/2018 Seminole
South Carolina 6/09/2018 Lake Greenwood
North Carolina 6/10/2018 Lake Hickory
Alabama North 6/16/2018 Guntersville
Georgia 6/23/2018 Sinclair
Tennessee Northeast 6/23/2018 Chickamauga
Alabama North 6/23/2018 Guntersville
Kentucky 6/24/2018 Kentucky Lake

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

North Carolina 5/19/2018 High Rock
Alabama South 5/19/2018 Jordan
South Texas 5/19/2018 Lake Conroe
Ohio 6/02/2018 St. Mary's
Maryland 6/02/2018 Chesapeake Bay
South Carolina 6/09/2018 Clark's Hill
Georgia 6/09/2018 Oconee
South East Texas 6/09/2018 Sam Rayburn
Alabama North 6/10/2018 Weiss
New York 6/16/2018 Lake Champlain
Alabama South 6/16/2018 Logan Martin
Oklahoma 6/16/2018 Ft Gibson
Tennesee Central 6/16/2018 Old Hickory
Virginia 6/23/2018 Kerr
South Texas 6/23/2018 Lake Conroe
Kentucky 6/23/2018 Kentucky Lake
North Carolina 6/30/2018 Hickory
East Texas 6/30/2018 Lake of the Pines