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4/10/2018

Kentucky Division Gets the Season
Started at Paris Landing

The Kentucky Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will hold its first tournament of the season on April 14. 2018, on Kentucky Lake in Buchanan, Tennessee.

The competitors will launch at Paris Landing State Park, located at 16055 Hwy 79N, Buchanan, Tennessee.  Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer set up at the marina on Friday, April 13th.  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. The size limits in this tournament are 15” Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Spotted 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.

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

Tournament Manager: Daniel Sylvester – (256) 230-5633

Event Information:
Registration: 
Friday, April 13, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM 
Meeting 6:30 PM 

Registration Location:
Tournament Trailer
Paris Landing State Park
16055 Hwy 79N
Buchanan, TN 38222

Tournament Information:
Off Limits: Everything inside the break walls at Paris Landing Marina

Limit: 5bass for Boaters, 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 15” Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Spotted Bass

No Locking Allowed

Blast Off:
Saturday, April 14, 2018
6:30 AM or
Safe light
Paris Landing State Park
16055 Hwy 79N
Buchanan, TN 38222

Weigh In:
Saturday, April 14, 2018
3:00 PM 
Paris Landing State Park
16055 Hwy 79N
Buchanan, TN 38222

Host Dealer: 
Malones Blue & Gray Marine
15495 Hwy 79N
Buchanan, TN 38222
(731) 642-9222
Website: https://www.malonesmarinesales.com/

For Kentucky fishing license information, visit:
https://app.fw.ky.gov/solar/ 
For Tennessee fishing license information visit https://www.tn.gov/twra/section/fishing-in-tennessee

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 Daniel Sylvester, tournament manager, at (256) 230-5633 or ABA at (256) 232-0406. On line, 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

New Jersey 7/07/2018 Hopatcong
Georgia - Eufaula 7/07/2018 Lake Eufaula
KY Lake 7/07/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida - West 7/07/2018 Toho
Kentucky Central 7/07/2018 Barkley
Florida Harris Chain 7/07/2018 Harris Chain
Arkansas River 7/07/2018 Little Rock
Alabama North 7/07/2018 Guntersville
New York North 7/08/2018 Wynetta/Lamoka
North Carolina East 7/14/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 7/14/2018 Gaston
Kansas - Big Hill 7/14/2018 Bone Creek
Connecticut 7/14/2018 Candlewood
Minnesota 7/14/2018 Koronis
Maryland 7/15/2018 Potomac
Illinois North 7/15/2018 Mississippi River Pool 19
Florida - Toho 7/15/2018 Toho
Minnesota 7/15/2018 Green Lake-Kandiyohi CO
New Hampshire 7/15/2018 Waukewan
New Jersey 7/21/2018 Greenwood
North Carolina Central 7/21/2018 Chowan
Alabama Northwest 7/21/2018 Wilson Lake
Missouri - Stockton 7/21/2018 Stockton
Southeast North Carolina 7/21/2018 Waccamaw River
Kentucky Central 7/21/2018 Kentucky Lake
Georgia - Westpoint 7/21/2018 West Point
Kansas South 7/22/2018 Yates Center
Massachusetts-Central New England 7/22/2018 Quaboag
Massachusetts - Western 7/27/2018 Longpond
North Carolina East 7/28/2018 Tar/Pamlico River
New York North 7/28/2018 Thousand Islands
Missouri 7/28/2018 Truman
Connecticut 7/28/2018 Ct River
Louisiana Central 7/28/2018 Toledo Bend
Ohio-Central 7/28/2018 O'Shaughnessy Reservoir
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 7/28/2018 Smith Mountain
Alabama East Central 7/28/2018 Neely Henry
Oklahoma North 7/28/2018 Sooner Lake
KY Lake 7/28/2018 Kentucky Lake
New Jersey 7/29/2018 Hopatcong
Minnesota 7/29/2018 Forrest Lake
Virginia 8/04/2018 Chickahominy River

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

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Dates Lake/Info Register
7/01/2018 Weiss

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9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

     
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

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
Ohio 8/04/2018 Ohio River/Maysville
Virginia 8/11/2018 Gaston
New York 8/18/2018 Lake Champlain
Mississippi 8/18/2018 Pickwick
South Texas 8/25/2018 Lake Conroe
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