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4/18/2018

Georgia Division Heads to Sinclair

ATHENS, Ala. – The Georgia Division of the ABA Open Series will host the third event of the 2018 season April 28, 2018, on Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville, GA

The competitors will launch at Little River Park, located at 3069 North Columbia Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061.  Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Little River Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

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 www.abaopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 12 inches long and 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 ABA Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, ABU Garcia, Maui Jim and Livingston Lures. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Tournament Information: 
Limit: 5
bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12"
Take Off:
6:30am or Safelight
Weigh In: 3:00pm
Time Zone: Eastern

Event Host: 
Baldwin County Convention & Visitors Bureau
200 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA, 31061
800-653-1804

Registration Location: 
LITTLE RIVER PARK
3069 North Columbia Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-452-1605

Registration will be held at the ABA stage trailer at Little River Park on Friday April 27, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00 pm.

Additional Information:

Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay) 
COMFORT SUITES
2621 North Columbia Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-453-2212
 
Host Dealers: 
 
SPORTS CENTER
1444 SAM NUNN BLVD
PERRY, GA 31069
478-987-3580
478-987-5279 (fax)
www.thesportscenter.com

License Information: 
A Georgia Fishing License is required. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661 to purchase a Georgia Fishing License.

The best ABA Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2019 Ray Scott Championship to be held at Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, Alabama. 

For more information on this tournament, call Billy Benedetti, tournament manager, at 256-230-5632 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 ABA Open Series, the ABA 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

ABA is sponsored by: Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Sirius XM Marine Weather, Best Western Hotels, Livingston Lures, GEICO, Garmin, Power-Pole, T-H Marine, Hydrowave, Maui Jim, Abu Garcia, Berkley, MotorGuide, and Optima Batteries.

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
New York North 8/25/2018 Oneida
Illinois North 8/25/2018 Mississippi River Pool 12
Louisiana Central 8/25/2018 Cross
Ohio-Central 8/25/2018 Delaware Reservoir
Arkansas River 8/25/2018 Maumelle Pool
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 8/25/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 8/25/2018 Pearl River
Oklahoma North 8/25/2018 TBD
New Hampshire 8/25/2018 Ossipee/Conway
New York North 8/26/2018 Fairhaven
Virginia 9/08/2018 Chickahominy River
Kansas South 9/08/2018 TBA
New Mexico 9/15/2018 Ute
Maryland 9/15/2018 Potomac
South Louisiana 9/15/2018 Blind River
Minnesota 9/15/2018 White Bear/Big Marine
New York North 9/15/2018 Black Lake
New Mexico 9/16/2018 Ute
Massachusetts - New England 9/16/2018 Wequaquet Lake-Centerville
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

     
Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

       
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