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6/16/2018

Virginia Heads to Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The Virginia Division of the ABA Open Series will hold its next event of the season on 6/23/2018 on Kerr Lake in Henderson, North Carolina.

The competitors will launch at Nutbush Park located on Jack Wade Farm Road in Henderson, North Carolina. Anglers may begin fishing at 5:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. 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. 

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 and Maui Jim. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Pre-Event Meeting Location:
Sleep In Hotel meeting room

Address:

18 Market Street, Henderson, NC 27536
Registration 4:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Pairings meeting 7:00 p.m. 

Tournament Information:
Limit: 5
bass for the boaters/ 3 bass for the co-anglers

Size limit: 2 bass between 12-14 inches remainder 14 inches or greater.

Take off: 5:30 a.m. or safe light

Weigh in: 2:00 p.m.

Time zone: Eastern

All anglers must have either a North Carolina or a Virginia fishing license in your possession.

Host:
Vance County Department of Tourism

 946 T West Andrews Ave. Henderson, NC 27536

252-438-2222

Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: rodney@americanbassanglers.com 

Host Hotel:
TBD

Host Dealers: 

Chatlee Marine
2615 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC 27332
919-775-7259

For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406.

Online, see www.americanbassanglers.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, 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Sirius XM Weather, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Optima Batteries and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
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

       
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