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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

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

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
7/01/2018 Weiss

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
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