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Gallagher wins $5000.00 on Grand Lake/St. Mary’s

ATHENS, Ala. – Darrell Gallagher of Maplewood, Ohio won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 6/2/2018 on Grand Lake/St. Mary’s. Running out of the West Bank in Celina, Ohio Gallagher weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 13.14-pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 3.61-pounds. Gallagher took home a check for $5000.00 for the win. 

“I flipped a jig all day. I figure I caught 20 keepers throughout the day,” said Gallagher. 

In second for the boaters Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio landed a five-bass limit weighing 11.54-pounds. 

“I caught my fish today flipping a jig. Most of my bites came early in the day. The bite slowed for me around midday,” said Manson.  

Tony Collins of Dayton, Ohio placed third with a five-bass limit weighing 10.65-pounds. 

“I caught around three limits today all on a spinnerbait and a brush hog. The bite slowed for me around midday,” said Collins.    

In fourth place for the boaters, Michael Nesbitt of St. Paris, Ohio, weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 10.64-pounds and rounding out the top five, Bob Logan of Waynesfield, Ohio weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 10.07-pounds.

William Redmond of Sciotoville Ohio took the boater big bass honors with a bass that weighed in at 3.75-pounds. Redmond collected $340.00 for the bass.

In the co-angler division Kevin Tangeman of Chickasaw, Ohio weighed in a three-bass limit weighing 7.95-pounds, anchored by a bass that weighed 4.40 pounds. Tangeman took home a check for $850.00 for the win and an additional $105.00 for weighing in the largest bass weighed in by a co-angler. Tangeman also had the big bass of the tournament and having caught his big fish using an ABU Garcia spinning reel he was awarded an ABU Garcia Revo reel valued at $160.00

“I caught six fish early. three keepers and three short. All my fish came on a worm,” said Tangeman. 

Taking second for the co-anglers, Chad Jackson of Indianapolis Indiana weighed in a three-bass co-angler limit weighing 6.01-pounds.

“I had three bites today flipping a creature bait,” said Jackson. 

Carter Mox of Minster, Ohio, placed third with a co-angler limit of three bass weighing

“I caught five keepers today, three flipping and two on a crankbait,” said Mox.

In fourth among the co-anglers, Robert Daily of Lake Station, IN, weighed in a three-bass limit weighing 4.91-pounds and rounding out the top five, Jake Pequignot of Celina, OH, weighed in three bass weighing 4.24-pounds.

Slated for July 14th the next Ohio division event will be held on the Ohio River
running out of Tanner’s Creek, in Lawrenceburg IN.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing 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, the Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)


Virginia 8/18/2018 Kerr
New Jersey 8/18/2018 Greenwood/Hopatcong
Missouri 8/18/2018 Lake Ozark/Truman
Southeast North Carolina 8/18/2018 Northeast Cape Fear River
Kentucky Central 8/18/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida - Toho 8/18/2018 Toho
Alabama East Central 8/18/2018 Neely Henry/Weiss
KY Lake 8/18/2018 Kentucky Lake
Kansas South 8/19/2018 Eureka
Maryland 8/19/2018 Potomac
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

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9/23/2018 Kentucky





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Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson


Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

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