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Berkley Renews Sponsorship with American Bass Anglers

Athens, Ala. (November 29, 2016) - American Bass Anglers (ABA) announced today that Berkley has signed a multiyear sponsorship extension with American Bass Anglers. Berkley manufactures and sells the most well known products in the fishing industry. A true American success story, Berkley began its journey in 1937 in the small town of Spirit Lake in northwest Iowa. Decades later Berkley is a world leading tackle supplier and well known for its brands such as its Berkley Trilene, PowerBait, Gulp, Havoc, Lightning Rod, and many others.

 “We are proud to partner with such an iconic outdoor brand as Berkley. Our members and weekend grassroots anglers worldwide rely on Berkley brand products every day. From line, lures, rods, and the specialized tools and equipment, Berkley makes so many of the products that anglers must have in order to be successful fishing and winning bass tournaments. Berkley has long been a great supporter of the weekend bass angler and we are excited to have their support,” said Morris Sheehan, President of American Bass Anglers, Inc.

As part of this sponsorship Berkley brands will be integrated into the sponsorship platforms.......

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T-H Marine Acquires Rights to
Wave Away Sonar and GPS Screen Cleaner

Huntsville, AL – Dec 5, 2016 --  T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, and Wave Away LLC of East Olympia, Washington, announce they have entered into an agreement that grants T-H Marine exclusive global rights to manufacture and distribute the Wave Away Sonar and GPS Screen Cleaner product line.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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McDonie Wins on Savannah River

Joe McDonie of Guyton, Georgia is one step closer to the ABA National Championship with a first place win for AFT D94 event on November 19th held on the Savannah River. McDonie weighed in five bass, which weighed 15.14 pounds. Joe earned a total of $388 for his efforts.

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Hill Takes First at Seminole

Trent Hill of Sneads, Florida is one step closer to the Ram AFT National Championship with a first place win in the Seminole D114 event held on Lake Seminole December 4th, 2016. Trent’s limit weighed in at 25.52 pounds. Trent's pattern was fishing a lipless CB on grass lines.

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Anderson Wins on Russell

Phillip of Saluda, South Carolina won the Ram AFT South Carolina D96 1-day qualifier event held December 4, 2016 on Lake Russell, running out of the Hwy 72 Ramp near Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. Phillip caught five fish weighing 11.59 pounds. He caught his fish with a jig fishing rocks and a spinnerbait on the upper part of the lake. Phillip won first place and first place option for a total of $466.

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Emmert Wins on Stockton

Scott Emmert of Bolivar, Missouri topped the field of competitors for the D126 event on Stockton Lake December 3rd with a five fish limit weighing 12.73 pounds. Emmert won $579.

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Joseph and Dimple Clevinger Win on Mitchell

Joseph and Dimple Clevinger of Troy, Alabama won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama D1 tournament, held December 3, 2016, on Lake Mitchell.

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Carlstar Group Renews with American Bass Anglers

Athens, Ala. (December 1, 2016) - American Bass Anglers (ABA) announced today that The Carlstar Group has renewed their sponsorship agreement with American Bass Anglers to market their Carlisle branded tires as the official tire of the ABA. Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee The Carlstar Group is a global leader in original equipment and aftermarket specialty tires and wheels for the agriculture, construction, lawn and garden, ATV and UTV, and specialty trailer markets. 

“The Carlstar Group has been a sponsor with American Bass Anglers since 2009 and in that time, it has been great to see the acceptance and use of their Carlisle branded trailer tires and their wheels in the boating industry. Many major boat manufactures deliver their custom boat trailers on Carlisle branded tires. Their support of the weekend bass angler shows their commitment to this industry with premium products.” said Morris Sheehan, President of American Bass Anglers, Inc.

As part of this sponsorship, The Carlstar Group will promote their Radial TrailHD premium trailer tire and their full line of ATV and UTV tires and wheels for any off-road adventure. The Carlstar products will be integrated into the Ram Trucks Open Series events, Ram Trucks American Fishing Tour Championship, Ram Trucks 100% Plus Team Trail events, American Couples Series Championship and Military Team Event. 

“We are proud to be the official tire of the ABA and to partner with a tremendous organization that allows us the opportunity to help Bass Anglers across the country enjoy what they love to do the most by offering protection for their most precious cargo,” said John Salvatore, Chief Executive Officer of The Carlstar Group. 

Additionally, The Carlstar Group will have three pro-staffers through the American Bass Anglers managed Pro Staff program.

For more information about The Carlstar Group and their line of products visit your tire and wheel retailer or visit www.carlstargroup.com 

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New Give Away Drawing

Register for any series tournament online between December 3rd and December 16th and be placed into a drawing for a new ABU Garcia Revo SX

(Includes all tours:  American Fishing Tour, Ram Open Series, American Couples Series, Military Team Bass Tournament)

Drawing Monday Morning December 19th




December 2nd Give Away Drawing

Winner Drawn - Bennie Anderson of Grand Prairie, Texas




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Just for ABA Members - Discounts and More Points!

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American Fishing Tour December Events (2017 Season)

Mississippi - Ross Barnett 12/03/2016 Ross Barnett
Florida - Istokpoga South 12/03/2016 Lake Istokpoga
North Carolina East 12/03/2016 Neuse/Trent River
Georgia Central 12/03/2016 Jackson
Georgia North 12/03/2016 Carters/Cancelled
Texas - Houston 12/03/2016 Sam Rayburn
Missouri - Stockton 12/03/2016 Stockton
Virginia - Western 12/03/2016 Kerr Lake
Georgia - West Point 12/03/2016 West Point
Florida - West 12/03/2016 Toho
Alabama Lay Lake - Logan Martin 12/03/2016 Logan Martin
South Carolina - Greenwood 12/04/2016 Russell
Texas - Alamo - San Antonio 12/04/2016 Sam Rayburn
Florida - Seminole 12/04/2016 Seminole
Mississippi - Ross Barnett 12/09/2016 Ross Barnett
Mississippi Gulf Coast 12/10/2016 Back Bay
Florida Harris Chain 12/10/2016 Harris Chain
Georgia - Eufaula 12/10/2016 Lake Eufaula
Alabama East Central 12/10/2016 Neely Henry
Louisiana - Toledo Bend South 12/10/2016 Toledo Bend
Arkansas North 12/10/2016 Greers Ferry Lake
South Carolina Northwest 12/11/2016 Hartwell
Florida - St. Johns North 12/11/2016 St. Johns River
Texas - Central 12/17/2016 Belton Lake
DFW - Texas 12/17/2016 Lake Lewisville
Alabama Central 12/17/2016 Lake Martin
Louisiana - Shreveport 12/17/2016 Hosston
Arkansas 12/17/2016 Maumelle
South Carolina - Savannah 12/17/2016 Savannah River
Georgia - Blackshear 12/17/2016 Blackshear
Alabama - Mobile 12/17/2016 Tensaw River
Florida - Toho 12/18/2016 Toho
Alabama North 12/31/2016 Guntersville

Ram Truck Open Series First Events of 2017

Division_Name: Dates: Lake:  
Florida South 1/07/2017 Okeechobee  
South Carolina 1/28/2017 Keowee  
Florida Central 1/28/2017 Toho  
Alabama South 2/04/2017 Eufaula  
Texas Southeast 2/04/2017 Toledo Bend  
Alabama North 2/11/2017 Guntersville  
North Carolina 2/11/2017 Norman  
Georgia 2/11/2017 Eufaula

American Couples Series Winter and Spring (2017 Season)

Alabama Central 12/3/2016 Lake Mitchell
Alabama North 12/3/2016 Guntersville
Florida Northwest 12/3/2016 Choctahatchee River
North Carolina 12/17/2016 Mountain Island Reservoir
Alabama North 1/28/2017 Guntersville
Alabama North 2/4/2017 Neely Henry
Tennessee East Couples 2/18/2017 Chickamuaga
Tennessee Northeast 3/4/2017 Chickamauga
Alabama North 3/4/2017 Weiss Lake
South Carolina 3/4/2017 Lake Murray
Georgia Couples 3/11/2017 Oconee
Florida Northwest 3/11/2017 Lake Seminole
Tennessee Northeast 3/18/2017 Ft. Loudon/Tellico
Tennessee East Couples 3/25/2017 Watts Bar
South Carolina 3/25/2017 Lake Hartwell

Other News

Berkley Renews Sponsorship with American Bass Anglers
Learn About the Maui Jim Lens Technology
Bias vs Radial Tires
T-H Marine Acquires Rights to Wave Away Sonar and GPS Screen Cleaner
Berkley® is bringing back the Series One®
Abu Garcia Renews with American Bass Anglers
Mr. Crappie Crappie Care Products are available
Ram Black Friday Sales Event
BYRON VELVICK'S SECRETS for fall swimbaits
T-H Marine Snapflex LED Stern Nav Light Wins 2016 IBEX Innovation Award
LiT Coolers Partners with the American Bass Anglers
Simms to Award Challenger Rain Gear to ABA Winners 
ABA Buyer's Club
Summer Clearence
T-H Marine announces the Mr. Crappie Hydrowaves and Crappie Care Products
T-H Marine and Wally Marshall Team Up for a Mr. Crappie Line of Products
Part of Wheeler Lake “Toxified”: What now
Hooked On Fusion
Deep Summer Bass and Their Survival





Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big Bass - 2017 Season

Courtney Hobgood Lake Waco 9.71
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 8.81
Kevin Lasyone Toledo Bend 7.66
Raymond Bubba J. Barlow Lake Eufaula 7.45
Ronnie Sanderson Caney Lake 7.34
Corey O. Harris Caney Lake 7.00
Terry W. Helgeson Toledo Bend 6.78
Marty Torrence Ross Barnett 6.72
Marshall M. Cliburn III Cross Lake 6.62
Willie W. McMullen Jackson 6.61

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big Bass - 2016 Season

Casey Gonzalez Toho 10.04
Eric D. Panzironi Toho 9.99
Norm Attaway Chickamauga 9.95
Norm Attaway Chickamauga 9.95
Jim Hayes Kentucky 9.77
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

Top 10 Ram American Fishing Tour
Big String - 2017 Season

Richard M. Falcon Chaumont Bay 25.19
Terry W. Helgeson Toledo Bend 23.86
Donald Tripoli Chaumont Bay 22.50
Cole Moore Toledo Bend 22.21
Tyler Woods Sam Rayburn 21.26
Kevin Lasyone Toledo Bend 21.04
Larry Blount Lake Eufaula 20.02
Charles H. Anderson Weiss Lake 19.81
Cass M. Falcon Sandy Creek 19.49
David R. Lindley Lake Waco 18.99

Top 10 Ram Truck Open Series
Big String - 2016

Ron Yentz Okeechobee 31.07
Steve T. Poland Okeechobee 29.68
Jessie J. Mizell Okeechobee 28.48
Dale Pelfrey Guntersville 28.47
Drew Boggs Kentucky 27.80
Anthony A. Jones Palestine 27.38
Ryan Ingram Eufaula 27.35
Bobby Wooten Kissimmee Chain 27.05
Steven Yeatts Okeechobee 26.39
Jeff Pate Black Lake Campti 26.19

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
Michael D. Stephens Wylie $10000
Andrew S. Getsy Raystown Lake $10000
Mike L. Chester Eufaula $10000
Tim C. Messer Kentucky $10000
Casey Gonzalez Toho $10000
Glen F. Freeman Toledo Bend $10000
Lee L. Sanders Texoma $10000

Welcome New ABA Members

Dave Altman Lawrenceville, GA
Danni Fox Statesville, Nort
Danny Lawson Advance, NC
James Chiarenza Lake Worth, FL
James Sloan Davies, FL
William Lovelace Broken Arrow, OK
Anthony Kashiwsky Catonsville, MD
Lee Houck Arlington, OH
Jonathan Nichols Augusta, ME
Todd Grubbs Perryville, AR
Barry Hanners Prattville, AL
Dale Tomlinson Lake Worth, FL
Tyler Woods Mansfield, TX
Todd Coleman Leesburg, GA
Jamie Laiche Gonzales, LA
Tony Curtis Jackson, GA
Nick Desanta Sebring, FL
Jeff Wells Welch, MN
Joseph Carden Bowersville, GA
Chris Prichett Dayton, OH
James Mock Rincon, GA
David Damiel Waverly, TN
Ken Sharpless Lake Wells, FL
Derrick Lemaster Stillwell, OK
Al Longoria Pottsboro, TX
Alanda Sikes Metter, GA
Shannon Fox Clanton, AL
Bill Orr Fleming Island, FL
Kirby Weeden Bartlett, TN
Jerry Curtiss Huntsville, AL
Chong Lee St. Pete Beach, FL
David Medler Pottsboro, TX
Jeff Wagoner England, AR
Mitchell Friedman Woodway, TX
Jordan Grimm West, TX
Courtney Hobgood Gatesville, TX
George Litton Robinson, TX
Tyler Williams Gatesville, TX
Robert Waldrop Satsuma, AL
Chad Freeman Mobile, AL
Scott Wiley Jr Bay Minette, AL
Keith Lott Mobile , AL
Wess Betheu McDavid, FL
Tommy Parker Saraland, AL
Dewayne Smith Loxley, AL
Jimmy Sims Mobile, AL
Brandon Hamilton Carlton, MS
Tyler Wilkerson Negreet, LA
Abigail Hay Gay, GA
Brandon Bartlett Ft. Lauderdale, FL