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8/06/2018

Virginia Division Heads to Lake Gaston

ATHENS, Ala. – The Virginia Division of The ABA Open Series will hold its fourth event of the season on Lake Gaston in Bracey, Virginia.

The competitors will launch at Holly Grove Marina located at 8826 Hwy 903 Bracey, Virginia 23919. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 8/10/2018 with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. To register for this tournament, see http://www.abaopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8877.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $200 with co-anglers paying $100. First place boater 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:
ABA stage trailer located at Holly Grove Marina.
Registration: Friday 8/10/18 from 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 in length, remainder 14 inches or greater in length.
Take off: 6:30 a.m. or safe light
Weigh in 2:30 p.m.

Time zone: Eastern

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

Anglers holding a Freedom Pass must text or call 256-497-0967 Friday 8/10/18
To confirm you are fishing the event.

Host:
TBD
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: rodney@americanbassanglers.com                                                                            Call 256-232-0406 for more information or to register for this event. 

Host Hotel:
TBD

Host Dealers:
Chatlee Marine
2615 Jefferson Davis Highway
Sanford, NC 27330
919-775-7259                                    

For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, 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 ABA Open Series, the ABA 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 can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit us online at 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

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
     

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

     
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