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Carnegie Wins on Greenwood Lake

Aaron Carnegie of Bronx, New York won the American Fishing Tour New Jersey D10 event held on June 26th at Greenwood Lake. Carnegie caught five bass weighing 10.91 pounds. For the victory, Carnegie took home a check for $376. Aaron caught most of his fish using soft plastic (Venom Lures with Trokar hooks) off docks.

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Tidwell Triumphs on Guntersville

From division 29, Alabama North, Tony Tidwell of Horton, Alabama wins Lake Guntersville event with 19.97 pounds on June 25th. Tony caught most of his fish shallow, using a jig. 

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Eric Mora Wins at Clarks Hill

Eric Mora of Appling, Georgia took first place at this weekend's D26 event on Clarks Hill with a weight of 11.44 pounds. Eric was fishing the lower end of Savannah River area using a Texas Rig Worm. Eric took home $401 for first place. He also caught the Big Fish of the day weighing 6.84 pounds. He collected an additional $60 for his efforts.

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Kincaid Wins Divisional Championship at Grand Lake

Nick Kincaid of Coweta, Oklahoma won the two day D65 Championship at Grand Lake on June 25th & 26th. Kincaid charged from seventh place after day one to claim the title on the strength of a 15.02 pound bag on day two, including big bass. Kincaid pocketed $915 for his effort with a total weight of 24.01 pounds. 

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Sanders Wins on West Point

Curtis Sanders of Guyton, Georgia won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Georgia division tournament, held June 25th on the West Point.

Running out of Pyne Road Mega Ramp near LaGrange, Curtis caught five bass weighing 14.92 pounds. “I caught all my fish Texas rigging soft plastics up the river all the way to Franklin.  I was targeting wood lay-downs and blow-downs.  It was a better morning bite but the larger fish came later in the day.” Sanders said. For the Boater Division victory, Sanders took home a check for $5,000. 

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Sparks Drops Hammer on the Red River

Kylie Sparks of Denham Springs, Louisiana won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Louisiana tournament, held June 25th on the Red River.

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Dill Takes Win on Stockton

Local angler, Mike Dill of Greenfield, Missouri took the win Saturday, June 23rd at D126 event on Stockton Lake. Dill’s five fish bag weighed 12.03 pounds and gave him a $541 payday. 

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Kalechman Wins on Candlewood 

Abe Kalechman of Somers, Connecticut won the Ram American Fishing Tour event for D6 held on Candlewood Lake.  

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Beck Wins Big on Old Hickory

Mickey Beck of Lebanon, Tennessee won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series on Old Hickory. Running out of Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, TN, Beck caught five bass weighing 19.62 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 4.55 pound kicker. Beck took home $5,000 for his efforts today as well as a ton of contingency money including: $7,000 for Triton Gold, $1,000 for Mercury Marine, $500 for TH Marine through their Atlas Awards Program, $100 from Power Poles Captains Cash, and a new pair of Maui Jim's bringing his total earnings to over $12,000.

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New York Division Heads to Lake Champlain

ATHENS, Ala. – The Ram Truck Open Series New York division will hold its next event of the season on July 9, 2016, on Lake Champlain running out of Ticonderoga.

The competitors will launch at the Ticonderoga DEC State Ramp. Ramp Address: Route 74 off Route 22 next to the Ticonderoga Ferry 12883 in Ticonderoga. Anglers may begin fishing at 5:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. July 8th at the stage next to the ramp. To register for this tournament, see Jeff Randall or call him at (256)777-6152.

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Ram Truck Month

American Fishing Tour July Events

Division Date Lake
Maine 7/3/2016 Arrowhead Lake
Connecticut 7/9/2016 Colebrook
Maryland 7/9/2016 Potomac River
Florida West 7/9/2016 Toho
Iowa East 7/9/2016 MS River Lansing #1
Georgia - Eufaula 7/9/2016 Lake Eufaula
Ohio - Central 7/9/2016 Delaware Reservoir
Oklahoma - North 7/9/2016 Sooner Lake
Mass  - Cen New England 7/10/2016 Lake Cochituate
Illinois North 7/10/2016 Kankakee/DesPlaines
Maryland 7/10/2016 Potomac River
Iowa East 7/10/2016 MS River Lansing #2
Minnesota 7/10/2016 N&S Center
Mass - New England 7/10/2016 South Watuppa Pond
North Carolina Piedmont 7/16/2016 Gaston/Kerr Lake
Alabama East Central 7/16/2016 Neely Henry/Weiss 
Indiana Central 7/16/2016 Slyvan
Kentucky Central 7/16/2016 Kentucky Lake
New Jersey 7/16/2016 Hopatcong
Iowa - SW/Missouri - NW 7/16/2016 Mozingo
New Mexico 7/16/2016 Navajo Lake
Alabama - Mobile 7/16/2016 Tensaw River
Kansas South 7/17/2016 El Dorado
New Mexico 7/17/2016 Navajo Lake
Florida - Toho 7/17/2016 Toho
MS - Western 7/17/2016 East Brimfield
Louisiana - Shreveport 7/17/2016 Caddo Lake
Connecticut 7/23/2016 CT River
North Carolina Central 7/23/2016 Chowan River
North Carolina East 7/23/2016 Neuse/Trent River
Alabama North 7/23/2016 Guntersville
Missouri 7/23/2016 Pomme De Terre
Virginia 7/23/2016 Kerr
Georgia - Blackshear 7/23/2016 Blackshear
New York North 7/23/2016 Consesus Lake
Missouri - Stockton 7/23/2016 Stockton Lake
Ohio - Central 7/23/2016 Clear Fork Reservoir
Oklahoma East 7/23/2016 Ft. Gibson
Georgia East 7/24/2016 Clarks Hill
Pennsylvania 7/24/2016 Delaware River
New Jersey 7/24/2016 Hopatcong
New York North 7/24/2016 Wynetta/Lamoka Lakes
New Hampshire 7/24/2016 Conway
Maine 7/24/2016 Little Sebago Lake
New Jersey 7/30/2016 Greenwood
SC - Savannah 7/30/2016 Savannah River
Arkansas River 7/30/2016 Maumelle
Kansas - Big Hill 7/30/2016 Bone Creek
Illinois North 7/31/2016 Illinois River
Maryland 7/31/2016 Potomac River
New York North 7/31/2016 Fairhaven
Illinois MS River 7/31/2016 Pool 14
New Hampshire 7/31/2016 Ossipee
Mass - Western 7/31/2016 CT River

Ram Truck Open Series July Events

North Alabama 7/9/2016 Weiss
New York 7/9/2016 Lake Champlain
Oklahoma 7/16/2016 Lake Tenkiller
Tennessee East 7/16/2016 Chickamauga
Alabama South 7/16/2016 Lay Lake
Kentucky 7/23/2016 Lake Barkley
Texas Southeast 7/23/2016 Toledo Bend
New York 7/30/2016 Oneida Lake
Texas East 7/30/2016 Lake Palestine
South Carolina 7/30/2016 Clarks Hill

American Couples Series July Events

Alabama North 7/9/2016 Lake Weiss
Tennessee Northeast 7/16/2016 Watts Barr
Tennessee East 7/16/2016 Chickamauga
Kentucky Lake 7/16/2016 Kentucky Lake
Central Kentucky 7/30/2016 Kentucky Lake

Other News

Hooked On Fusion
Deep Summer Bass and Their Survival
Meunier & Heckel Jig Their Way to TOT Victory
T-H Marine Acquires Tonka Customs Assets
GEICO Partners with the American Bass Anglers
Meet the Abu Garcia® Revo® MGXtreme
Triton 21Trx PATRIOT Edition!
T-H Marine Lowers HydroWave Prices
Hydrowave Joins ABA
Jimmy Mason Joins T-H Marine
More T-H Marine ATLAS Awards Opportunities in 2016
Now is the time to repower with Mercury!





Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big Bass - 2016

Joe Contreras Waco 10.74
Skip Floyd Toledo Bend 9.89
Robert E. Craft Jr Toledo Bend 9.85
David R. Moore Toho 9.46
Jim Zeitler Falls Lake (Open) 9.15
William Dowden Toledo Bend 9.15
Gary G. Wilt Istokpoga 8.83
Dustin L. Smith Harris Chain 8.80
Jason Craft Toledo Bend 8.77
Allen G. Murray Clarks Hill 8.71

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big Bass - 2016

Norm Attaway Chickamauga 9.95
Randy A. Childers Keowee 9.67
Dwain Burns Toledo Bend 9.54
Elton D. Brock Sam Rayburn 9.39
Thomas Toth Kissimmee Chain 9.25
Dusty Anders Toledo Bend 9.20
Austin Schroeder Kissimmee Chain 9.09
Jerry E. Dubose Sam Rayburn 9.00
John Wilkerson Chickamauga 9.00
Bob J. Grosso Toho 8.97

Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big String - 2016

Jeff Dobson Sooner Lake 26.64
Joe Contreras Waco 25.02
Evelio B. Moreno Jr Lake Of the Pines 24.98
Michael V. Piccolo Northeast River 24.49
Lee T. Williams Gaston Lake 24.39
Bobby W. Stanfill Clarks Hill 24.23
Jessie Ray R. Fitzgerald Clarks Hill 23.97
Tony Postell Clarks Hill 23.87
Richard M. Falcon Chaumont Bay 23.47
Bobby W. Stanfill Clarks Hill 23.47

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big String - 2016

Ron Yentz Okeechobee 31.07
Jessie J. Mizell Okeechobee 28.48
Dale Pelfrey Guntersville 28.47
Drew Boggs Kentucky 27.80
Ryan Ingram Eufaula 27.35
Bobby Wooten Kissimmee Chain 27.05
Steven Yeatts Okeechobee 26.39
Jeff Pate Black Lake Campti 26.19
Jesse Rigsby Guntersville 25.70
Austin Schroeder Kissimmee Chain 25.49

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Top Payouts - 2016 (not including contingencies)

Jason Burroughs Lake Hartwell $141000
Kevin M. Crum Lake Hartwell $95500
Brock L. Taylor Lake Hartwell $11000
Andy Wicker Lake Hartwell $9000
Chad Foster Lake Hartwell $7000
James Watkins Toho $6350
Darold W. Gleason Toledo Bend $6300
Chris C. Long Neely Henry $6300
Dennis McNeal Potomac $6000
William Bill E. Schroeder Lake Hartwell $6000

Welcome new ABA Members

Lawrence Sciberras Dade City, FL
Derck Lehtonen Woodruff, SC
Georges Fattal Suwanee, GA
Jody Griggs Ellijay, GA
Tom Callahan Moriah Center, New
Tom Callahan Jr Moriah Center, New
Mark Orsi Auburn, MA
Charles Dudley Westerlo, NY
Randy Kelley Athens, TN
Corey Horelick Uncasville, CT
Sara Critser Covington, IN
Mike Crowe Kennesaw, GA
Jared Charles Hampton, GA
David Pate Sharpsburg, GA
Ben Williamson Bowden, GA
Dave Crossman Poultney, VT
Tim Pridy Springfield, TN
Chanelle Elkins Springfield, TN
Trevor Romans Plano, TX
Kylie Sparks Denham Springs, LA