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2/16/2018

    Virginia Division Opens on Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The Virginia Division of the Open Series will hold its season opener on Kerr Lake on 2/24/18.

The competitors will launch from the Nutbush launch facility located at 115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson, NC 27536.  Anglers will begin fishing at 6:45 am or Safelight until 2:45 pm.  

Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 2/23/18 located at Nutbush Park 115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson, North Carolina. Registration will run from 4:00 pm-6:30 pm, with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 pm. Anglers holding a Freedom Pass must text or call 256-497-0967 Friday 2/23/18 between 4:00 pm-6:30 pm 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. 
  
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitor 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: You may have two bass between 12-14 inches. The remainder of your catch must be 14 inches or greater. 

Off Limits for this event: anything marked or posted off limits, keep out, etc.

This will be a trailered weigh-in.

All anglers are required to have a valid North Carolina OR Virginia fishing license.
 
Take off: 6:45 am or safe light
Weigh in 2:45 PM
Time zone: Eastern

Registration: 
ABA stage trailer located at Nutbush park 115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson, NC.27536.
Registration from 4:00 PM- 6:30 PM with meeting to follow at 7:00PM.
    
Event Host:
Vance County Department of Tourism
946 T. West Andrews Ave. Henderson NC 27536
252-438-2222

Triton Dealer:

Chatlee Marine
2615 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC 27330

919-775-7259

Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: rodney@americanbassanglers.com

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, Divide it, 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

       
Virginia 6/23/2018 Chickahominy River
New Jersey 6/23/2018 Greenwood
Georgia Central 6/23/2018 Oconee/Sinclair
North Central Louisiana 6/23/2018 Claiborne/D'Arbonne
New Mexico 6/23/2018 Santa Rosa
New York North 6/23/2018 Sodus Bay
Georgia - Eufaula 6/23/2018 Lake Eufaula
Alabama Northwest 6/23/2018 Wheeler Lake
Missouri - Stockton 6/23/2018 Stockton
Southeast North Carolina 6/23/2018 Cape Fear
Maryland 6/23/2018 Potomac
Alabama West 6/23/2018 Bankhead
Oklahoma 6/23/2018 Grand Lake
Louisiana Central 6/23/2018 Red River
South Louisiana 6/23/2018 Blind River
Massachusetts - New England 6/23/2018 Mashpee-Wakeby-Mashpee/South Watuppa-Fall River
Pennsylvania 6/23/2018 North East River
New Mexico 6/24/2018 Santa Rosa
Illinois North 6/24/2018 Illinois River(Morris Pool)
Ohio-Central 6/24/2018 Ohio River Gallipolis
Massachusetts - Western 6/24/2018 Whitehall
Minnesota 6/24/2018 Waconia
Virginia - Western 6/30/2018 Kerr Lake
Tennessee Central 6/30/2018 Percy Priest/Old Hickory
KY Lake 6/30/2018 Kentucky Lake
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 6/30/2018 Logan Martin
Kansas - Big Hill 6/30/2018 Bone Creek
Kentucky Central 6/30/2018 Kentucky Lake
New York North 6/30/2018 Cayuga
Connecticut 6/30/2018 Lillinonah
Alabama East Central 6/30/2018 Weiss Lake

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
7/01/2018 Weiss

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

Georgia 6/23/2018 Sinclair
Tennessee Northeast 6/23/2018 Chickamauga
Alabama North 6/23/2018 Guntersville
Kentucky 6/24/2018 Kentucky Lake
Tennessee Northeast 7/14/2018 Watts Bar
Kentucky 7/15/2018 Kentucky Lake
Alabama North 7/21/2018 Guntersville
Kentucky 8/5/2018 Kentucky Lake
Alabama North 8/11/2018 Guntersville
Oklahoma 8/11/2018 Keystone
Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

       
Virginia 6/23/2018 Kerr
Kentucky 6/23/2018 Kentucky Lake
North Carolina 6/30/2018 Hickory
East Texas 6/30/2018 Lake of the Pines
New York 7/07/2018 Cayuga
Ohio 7/14/2018 Ohio River/ Tanner's Creek
New York 7/21/2018 1000 Islands
Kentucky 7/28/2018 Kentucky Lake