Division Information

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2018 Season Schedule
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Date Location/Results Ramp/Info Register Photos
1/13/18

Okeechobee Roland Martin Marina & Resort
2/17/18

Okeechobee Scott Driver
3/24/18

Okeechobee Scott Driver
5/12/18

Okeechobee Roland Martin Marina & Resort
9/29/18
9/30/18
Kissimmee Chain Camp Mack

Division 7 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Trevor Fitzgerald 4 20 979
2 Gary Milicevic 4 20 974
3 Keith Carson 4 20 971
4 James Stephens III 4 20 959
5 Justin Morgan 4 20 956
6 Neil Nix 4 20 949
7 Robert Branagh 4 20 947
8 Raymond Trudeau 4 20 938
9 Greg Jones 4 20 931
10 Joey Joey Roberts 4 20 915
11 Gary Niemi 4 20 914
12 Ron Ron Yentz 4 20 900
13 James Doug Harris 4 20 892
14 John Tavano 4 14 869
15 Dererk Savage 4 18 841
16 Todd Gilbert 4 9 802
17 Jett Big Jett Dexter 4 14 768
18 Kail Stevens 4 15 740
19 Jessie Mizell 3 15 726
20 Mike Young 4 15 706
21 Chris Crow 3 15 689
22 Brad Brad MacQueen 4 12 684
23 Chad Van Slyke 3 15 678
24 Brian Divito 3 15 676
25 Anthony Valachovic 3 15 675
(Co-Angler)
1 Eric Andrews 4 12 970
2 Kyle Wieczorek 4 12 968
3 Steven Forssell 4 12 962
3 Brian D28-AOY Reeves 4 12 962
5 Omar Jaimes 4 11 960
6 Jose Gallardo 4 12 946
7 Ashton Gilbert 4 12 945
8 Cesar Jaimes 4 12 931
9 Brian Yeatts 4 11 928
10 Phillip Ford 4 10 908
10 Dale Tomlinson 4 10 908
12 Chad Cox 4 10 897
12 Moses Wilson 4 11 897
14 Alonzo Cunnington 4 8 879
15 Peter Pete Burns 4 8 743
16 Jeffery Willis 4 7 726
17 Tom Tom Mullins 4 8 708
18 Clyde Allbaugh 4 6 697
19 Hercules Betts Jr 3 7 692
20 Bruce Johnson 3 9 683
21 Robert Nelson 3 9 680
22 Tomas Gomez 3 8 674
23 Timothy Hibbs 3 8 672
24 David Sullivan 3 9 671
25 Ernie Ernie Johnson 3 8 663

 

 

 

 

Division News


Florida Central and Florida South Head to Lake Okeechobee for Area 5 Championship 

The Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central Division and Florida South Division Area 5 Championship will be held September 28th -29th, 2019 on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida.

The competitors will launch from Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, Florida. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00am or safe light on days one and two. The weigh in will begin at 3:00 p.m. each day. All anglers will compete both days of the event. There will NOT be a cut in the field. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Friday September 27th at the ABA stage trailer at Roland Martin Marina. Registration for this event ends at 6:30pm on Friday September 27th with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00pm local time. 

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McMillan Wins $2400 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Dillon McMillan of Belle Glade, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida South tournament, held May 18th on the Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Dillon caught five bass weighing 23.03 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, McMillan took home a check for $2400 for his win.

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Medlock Wins $5000 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Brandon Medlock of Lake Placid, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held March 23rd on Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL Brandon caught five bass weighing 29.03-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Medlock took home a check for $5000.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers returns on March 23, 2019, to Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

The competitors will launch at Roland Martin Marina and Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Roland Martin Marina and Resort with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

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Wieteha Wins $5500 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Matthew Wieteha of Miami, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida South tournament, held February 9th on the Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Matthew caught five bass weighing 29.40-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Wieteha took home a check for $5500 for his win.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series operated by American Bass Anglers will returns on February 9, 2019, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. 

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Jai Hunter Sr. Wins $5500 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Jai Hunter Sr. of Deland, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held January 19th on the Lake Okeechobee.  Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL the Jai Sr. caught five-bass weighing 18.10-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Hunter Sr. took home a check for $5500 for his win.

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Florida South Season Opener On Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will open the season on January 19, 2019, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

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Terescenko Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –  Alex Terescenko of West Palm Beach, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held May 12th on Lake Okeechobee.

Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL Alex caught five bass weighing 27.77 pounds including a 6.64-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Terescenko took home a check for $5000.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the ABA Open Series will host the fourth event of the 2018 season on May 12, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

The competitors will launch at Roland Martin Marina and Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Roland Martin Marina & Resort with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here

 

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Carson Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –  Keith Carson won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held March 24th on Lake Okeechobee.

Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL the Palm Harbor, FL angler caught five bass weighing 26.44 pounds including a 6.85-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Keith took home a check for $5000.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will return for the third event of the 2018 season March 24, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, see click here

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Mizell Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Jessie Mizell of Sarasota, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held February 17th on Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Jessie caught five bass weighing 22.89 pounds including a 7.00-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, took home a check for $5000 for his win.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the Open Series will return for the second event of the 2018 season February 17, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here 

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Fitzgerald Wins Florida South Season Opener on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –   Trevor Fitzgerald of Belleview, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held January 13th on the Lake Okeechobee.  Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL Trevor caught five bass weighing 21.50 pounds including a 7.19-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Fitzgerald took home a check for $5000 for his win and an additional $630 for the Big Bass.

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