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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

2018 Upcoming Schedule

       
Virginia 4/28/2018 Gaston
North Carolina Charlotte 4/28/2018 High Rock
Georgia Central 4/28/2018 Jackson
North Central Louisiana 4/28/2018 Claiborne
Florida - Istokpoga South 4/28/2018 Lake Istokpoga
Louisiana - Shreveport 4/28/2018 Cross
North Carolina Central 4/28/2018 Chowan
New Mexico 4/28/2018 Ute
Ohio-Central 4/28/2018 Buckeye Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 4/28/2018 Possum Kingdom
Alabama Central 4/28/2018 Lake Mitchell
Missouri 4/28/2018 Truman
Tennessee - West 4/28/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas - Big Hill 4/28/2018 Big Hill
Pennsylvania 4/28/2018 North East River
New Mexico 4/29/2018 Ute
KY Lake 4/29/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas South 4/29/2018 El Dorado
Maryland 4/29/2018 Potomac
Florida - Toho 4/29/2018 Toho
Alabama West 4/29/2018 Bankhead
New Hampshire 4/29/2018 Winnipesaukee
South Carolina - Savannah River 5/05/2018 Savannah River
North Carolina Piedmont 5/05/2018 Kerr
North Carolina East 5/05/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Georgia - Eufaula 5/05/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Houston 5/05/2018 Coleto Creek
Georgia North 5/05/2018 Allatoona
Missouri 5/05/2018 Pomme de Terre
Maryland 5/05/2018 Potomac
Florida - West 5/05/2018 Toho
Arkansas River 5/05/2018 Maumelle Pool
Florida Harris Chain 5/05/2018 Harris Chain
Connecticut 5/05/2018 Gardner Lake
Oklahoma 5/05/2018 Grand Lake
  5/05/2018 Kentucky Lake
Tennessee Central 5/06/2018 Old Hickory
Texas - Wichita Falls 5/06/2018 Arrowhead
Maryland 5/06/2018 Potomac
Georgia - Westpoint 5/06/2018 West Point
Massachusetts - New England 5/06/2018 Mashpee-Wakeby-Mashpee
Massachusetts-Central New England 5/06/2018 Quinsigamond
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 5/12/2018 Toledo Bend
Virginia 5/12/2018 Chickahominy River
North Carolina Charlotte 5/12/2018 Lake Norman
North Carolina Central 5/12/2018 Roanoke River
Ohio-Central 5/12/2018 Delaware Reservoir
Missouri - Stockton 5/12/2018 Stockton
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 5/12/2018 Sam Rayburn
Tennessee - West 5/12/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kentucky Central 5/12/2018 Kentucky Lake
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 5/12/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 5/12/2018 False River
New Hampshire 5/13/2018 Pawtuckaway
       

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

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series Winter/Spring Events

       
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
Florida Northwest 5/12/2018 Choctawhatchee River Black Creek Lodge
Alabama North 5/12/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Oklahoma 5/12/2018 Grand Grand Lake RV Ramp
Georgia 5/19/2018 West Point Highland Marina
Tennessee Northeast 5/19/2018 Douglas Dam
South Carolina 5/19/2018 Lake Russell Russell B Richard State Park
Alabama Central 5/19/2018 Lay Lake Narrows Boat Ramp
Kentucky 5/20/2018 Kentucky Lake Ken Lake State Park
North Carolina 5/20/2018 TBA TBA

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

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North Carolina 4/28/2018 Kerr
Georgia 4/28/2018 Sinclair
South East Texas 4/28/2018 Sam Rayburn
Alabama North 4/28/2018 Neely Henry
Florida Central 5/05/2018 Toho
Mississippi 5/05/2018 Ross Barnett
Tennesee Central 5/05/2018 Old Hickory
Ohio 5/12/2018 Indian
Maryland 5/12/2018 Potomac
Florida South 5/12/2018 Okeechobee
Oklahoma 5/12/2018 Grand Lake
North Carolina 5/19/2018 High Rock
Alabama South 5/19/2018 Jordan
South Texas 5/19/2018 Lake Conroe