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Squire Wins $5250.00 on the Ohio River

ATHENS, Ala. – Terry Squire of Medina Ohio, won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Ohio Division tournament held on August 4th 2018 on the Ohio River. Running out of Maysville riverfront park in Maysville Kentucky, Squire weighed in three-bass weighing 6.68-pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 3.07-pounds. For the boater division victory, he took home a check for $5000.00. For weighing in the largest bass caught by a boater, Squire also took home an additional $250.00. For using an ABU Garcia reel to catch the largest bass of the tournament, Squire also took home an ABU Garcia SX reel valued at $160.00.  

“I caught three fish today all on the main river and all on a whopper plopper,” said Squire. 

In second for the boaters, Kyle Lackey of Tipp City Ohio, landed four-bass weighing 5.38-pounds.

“I had four keepers today, two on a buzz bait and two on a spinnerbait,” said Lackey.

Ronald Hiles of Piketon, Ohio placed third with a five-bass limit weighing 5.33-pounds. 

“I jumped around a lot today fishing main river and creeks. I had seven keepers but couldn’t get a quality bite. My fish came on a spinnerbait and a buzz bait,” said Hiles.  

In fourth place for the boaters, William Redmond of Sciotoville, Ohio, weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 5.19-pounds. Rounding out the top five, Dan Fry of Marysville, Ohio, weighed in 3-bass weighing 4.09-pounds. 

In the co-angler division Rick McGuire of Brookville, Ohio, weighed in two-bass weighing 3.73-pounds. McGuire took home a check for $500.00 for the win. 

“I caught my fish on a green pumpkin senko fishing main river,” said McGuire.  

Taking second for the co-anglers, Larry Spivey of Middletown, Ohio, weighed in two-bass weighing 3.19-pounds. 

“I caught my fish today fishing main river with a crankbait,” said Spivey.

Taking third for the co-anglers, Jonathon Willis of Ironton, OH, weighed in two-bass weighing 2.47-pounds. 

“I caught my fish today fishing stumps with a jig,” said Willis.

In fourth among the co-anglers, Robert Barch Jr. of Nelsonville, OH, weighed in two-bass weighing 2.44-pounds.  Rounding out the top five, Bill Meyers weighed in one-bass weighing 2.42-pounds. Meyers took home a check for $70.00 for weighing in the largest bass caught by a co-angler.

Slated for 9/29-9/30 2018, the next event will be the area championship on Lake Chautauqua running out of Maryville park in Maryville, New York. 

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.

American Bass Anglers Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Geico, Berkley, ABU Garcia, T-H Marine,  Maui Jim, Garmin, Sirius XM Marine weather and Optima Batteries.

American Bass Anglers can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting 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