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Alabama North Division Heads to 
Wheeler Lake

The Alabama North Division of the Open Series will hold its second tournament of the season on March 17, 2018, on Wheeler Lake at Rogersville, Alabama.

The competitors will launch at Joe Wheeler State Park, located at 4401 McLean Dr, Rogersville, Alabama 35652.  Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer set up in the state park on Friday, March 16th. Anglers will blast off Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. 

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $200 with co-anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 for boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.abaopenseries.com/payout.php  

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass. There are two size limits in this tournament.  Smallmouth must be at least 15” and largemouth and spotted bass must be at least 12”. 

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 websites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

To register for this event, call (256) 232-0406 for more information or assistance, or click here

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

Event Information:
Host Hotel:
Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 247-5461

Friday, March 16, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM CST
Meeting 6:30 PM CST

Registration Location:
Tournament Trailer
Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652
Tournament Information: 

Off Limits: TBD
Size Limit: 15” Smallmouth, 12” Largemouth, and Spotted Bass
Locking is permitted into Wilson

Blast Off:
Saturday, March 17, 2018
6:30 AM CST or
Safe light
Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652

Weigh In:

Saturday, March 17, 2018
3:00 PM CST
Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652

Host Dealer: 
The Boat House
901 S Jefferson Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-4428
Website: www.the-boat-house.com
For Alabama fishing license information, visit:

The best Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2019 Ray Scott Championship.

For more information on this tournament, call Kelli Woods, tournament manager, at (256) 230-5633 or ABA at (256) 232-0406. Online, see 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 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, Sirius XM, Optima Batteries, and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit www.AmericanBassAnglers.com .



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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events

2018 Upcoming Schedule

Division Date Lake Register
Texas - Houston 3/17/2018 Lake Livingston
Missouri - Stockton 3/17/2018 Stockton
DFW - Texas 3/17/2018 Ray Hubbard
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 3/17/2018 Lay Lake
Arkansas North 3/17/2018 Greers Ferry
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 3/17/2018 Smith Mountain(Open Event)
South Carolina - Greenwood 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill
Florida - St Johns North 3/18/2018 St Johns
Kansas South 3/18/2018 Coffey Co. SFL
Florida - Toho 3/18/2018 Toho
Alabama West 3/18/2018 Bankhead
Georgia - Westpoint 3/18/2018 West Point
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/24/2018 Toledo Bend
North Carolina East 3/24/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 3/24/2018 Chickahominy River
Georgia Central 3/24/2018 Sinclair
Georgia - Eufaula 3/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Wichita Falls 3/24/2018 Ray Roberts
Missouri 3/24/2018 Lake Ozark
Kentucky Central 3/24/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida Harris Chain 3/24/2018 Harris Chain
Oklahoma East 3/24/2018 Fort Gibson
Alabama East Central 3/24/2018 Neely Henry
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 3/25/2018 Toledo Bend
South Carolina Northwest 3/25/2018 Clarks Hill
Tennessee Central 3/25/2018 Old Hickory
DFW - Texas 3/25/2018 Ray Roberts
North Carolina Piedmont 3/31/2018 Gaston
North Carolina Charlotte 3/31/2018 Lake Norman
New Mexico 3/31/2018 Elephant Butte
North Carolina Central 3/31/2018 Roanoke
Virginia - Western 3/31/2018 Kerr Lake
Alabama Central 3/31/2018 Alabama River
Alabama Northwest 3/31/2018 Wheeler Lake (Open Event)
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 3/31/2018 Sam Rayburn
Southeast North Carolina 3/31/2018 Northeast Cape Fear River
Tennessee - West 3/31/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 3/31/2018 Big Hill
Louisiana Central 3/31/2018 Bisteneau
Alabama North 3/31/2018 Guntersville

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule


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


3/11/2018 (Being Recheduled) Kentucky  
4/22/2018 Kentucky
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky





American Couples Series Winter/Spring Events

Georgia 3/17/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
Tennessee Northeast 3/17/2018 Chicakamauga Dayton Ramp
Alabama Central 3/17/2018 Lake Mitchell Higgins Ferry
Georgia 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
North Carolina 3/18/2018 Lake Wylie Southepointe Landing
South Carolina 4/7/2018 Lake Keowee South Cove
Alabama North 4/7/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Kentucky 4/8/2018 Kentucky Lake Big Bear
Tennessee Northeast 4/14/2018 Watts Bar Blue Springs
Florida Northwest 4/14/2018 Apalachicola River White City
North Carolina 4/15/2018 Lake James Black Bear Landing
Georgia 4/21/2018 Lanier Balus Creek Park
Alabama Central 4/21/2018 Alabama River Swift Creek
Tennessee Northeast 4/28/2018 Melton Hill Melton Hill Dam
South Carolina 4/28/2018 Lake Hartwell Greenpond
Kentucky 4/29/2018 Lake Barkley Kuttawa

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Register Division_Name: Dates: Lake/Info
Florida Central 3/17/2018 Harris Chain
South Texas 3/17/2018 Lake Conroe
Alabama North 3/17/2018 Wheeler
North Carolina 3/24/2018 Hickory
Florida South 3/24/2018 Okeechobee
East Texas 3/24/2018 Lake Palestine
Tennesee Central 3/24/2018 Percy Priest
Maryland 3/31/2018 Potomac