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9/17/2018

Virginia/Maryland Division Area Championship (Rescheduled For November 3-4 2018)

ATHENS, Ala. – Due to the hurricane that has and is producing heavy rain, the NC Park Ranger at Nutbush has closed the ramp and the Corp of Engineers has predicted lake levels above 312ft.   The Virginia/Maryland area championship has been rescheduled for November 3-4 2018.

The competitors will launch from Nutbush Park located at Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC. 27537.

Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.Friday, November 2nd 2018 with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 pm.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $300.00 and the co-anglers pay $150.00 The winning boater is guaranteed a minimum of $10,000.00 and the winning co-angler is guaranteed a minimum of $5000.00.

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 Nutbush Park
Registration: Friday 11/2/2018 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: Day 1 
7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 pm.
Take off: Day 2 6:00 am or safe light until 2:00 pm.

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 to confirm you are fishing the event.

Host:
Vance County Department of Tourism                                
946 W. Andrews Ave Ste. T 
Henderson NC 27536
252-438-2222

Special Event Message:
All anglers need to be aware of a time change during this event. 
Host Triton Dealer:
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. 


Tournament Manager:

Rodney Michael 256-497-0967

rodney@americanbassanglers.com      

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

American Fishing Tour 2019 Upcoming Events

       
Alabama Northwest 10/13/2018 Wilson Lake
Pennsylvania 10/13/2018 Delaware River
Louisiana Central 10/13/2018 Caddo
South Carolina- Savannah River 10/13/2018 Savannah River
Mississippi- Ross Barnett 10/13/2018 Ross Barnett
Alabama Lay Lake- Logan Martin 10/13/2018 Lay Lake
Mississippi Gulf Coast 10/13/2018 Back Bay
Georgia Central 10/13/2018 Oconee
Virginia 10/13/2018 Kerr
Louisiana- North Central 10/13/2018 D'Arbonne
Texas- Wichita Falls 10/13/2018 Amon Carter
New Mexico 10/13/2018 Brantley
Arkansas 10/13/2018 Maumelle Pool
South Carolina- Northwest 10/14/2018 Russell
Dallas Fort Worth Texas 10/14/2018 Lewisville
Massachusetts- Western 10/14/2018 Congamond
New Mexico 10/14/2018 Brantley
Georgia North 10/20/2018 Allatoona
South Carolina Central 10/20/2018 Wylie
Alabama North 10/20/2018 Guntersville
Alabama- West 10/21/2018 Bankhead
Alabama Central 10/27/2018 Jordan
Texas- Sam Rayburn- North 10/27/2018 Toledo Bend

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 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend