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10/01/2018

Alabama North and Mississippi to hold 
Area 1 Championship on Pickwick

The American Bass Anglers Open Series will hold its Area 1 Championship on Pickwick out of McFarland Park on October 6 -7, 2018. 

The anglers will launch from McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama at 6:30 a.m. or safe light on day one and two.  Weigh-in will be at 3:00 p.m. on day one and at 2:00 p.m. on day two.  Registration will be held at the tournament trailer on Friday, October 5th starting at 4:00 p.m. with a meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m. 

To qualify for this event anglers much have fished at least three events within one division or two events from the Alabama division and two events from the Mississippi division.  Entry fees for anglers are $300.00 for boaters and $150.00 for Co Anglers.  

Size limits for this event are15 inch Largemouth, Smallmouth and Spotted Bass.  

The top 10 boaters and the top 10 co-anglers in points from each division after the two-day is completed as well as the top 5 boaters and top 5 co-anglers by place of finish at the two-day event (that haven’t qualified by points) will qualify for the Ray Scott Championship on Lake Eufaula in April 2019.

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishes, boaters and co anglers 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. 

Tournament Information: 
Limit: 5
bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 15” Largemouth, Smallmouth and Spotted Bass
Take Off: 6:30 am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 3:00 pm

LOCKING IS ALLOWED THROUGH WILSON DAM ONLY!!!
ALL ANGLERS MUST HAVE QUALIFIED IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THIS EVENT. PLEASE SEE THE 2018 RULES FOR ELIGIBILITY INFO.
 
ALL ANGLERS WILL
COMPETE BOTH DAYS OF THIS EVENT, THERE IS NOT A CUT AFTER THE FIRST DAY.
Host Hotel:
Clarion Inn
4900 Hatch Blvd
Sheffield, AL 35660
256-381-4710
Room Rates are $72.00 per night just let them know you are fishing with the American Bass Anglers Tournament.

Registration Location: 
McFarland Park
200 James M. Spain Dr.
Florence, AL 35630
Friday, October 5, 2018
4:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
Meeting
6:30 p.m.

Additional Information: 
Host Dealers: 
Shoals Outdoor Sports
1605 HWY 72
TUSCUMBIA, AL 35674
256-389-8150
256-389-9575 (FAX)
Email: brianw@shoalsoutdoorsports.com, robertf@shoalsoutdoorsports.com
www.shoalsoutdoorsports.com

License Information: 
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid AL or MS Freshwater Fishing License. Go to www.ms.gov/mdwfp/hunting_fishing to purchase a Mississippi Fishing License. To purchase an Alabama fishing license, go to www.outdooralabama.com.

For more information on this tournament, call Daniel Sylvester, tournament manager, at 256-230-5633 or ABA at 256-232-0406.

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.

ABA is sponsored by: Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, GEICO, Garmin, Power-Pole, T-H Marine, Hydrowave, Maui Jim, Abu Garcia, MotorGuide, and Sirius XM Marine.

Tournament Manager: Daniel Sylvester 256-230-5633,

Email: daniel@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