Division Information

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Bass Pro Shops Open Series
North Carolina
Director: Rodney Michael
(256)497-0967

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Date Location/Results Ramp/Info Register
2/02/19

Norman Pinnacle
3/09/19

Wylie South Point
5/04/19

Hickory Wittenburg
6/15/19

High Rock Tamarac Marina
9/28/19
9/29/19
Kerr Nutbush Park

Division 5 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Michael Stephens 2 10 498
2 Scott Scott Hamrick 2 9 496
3 Hunter Harwell 2 10 495
4 Richard Rick Bradford 2 10 488
5 Jake Frye 2 10 483
6 Randy Childers 2 10 480
7 Kelly Logan 2 10 479
8 Jason Wilson 2 10 476
9 David Hendrick 2 9 471
10 George Baucom 2 9 469
11 Jeremy Bouldin 2 8 467
12 Dan Funderburk 2 9 461
12 Chris Brown 2 9 461
14 Jeffrey Queen 2 8 457
15 Reid McGinn 2 8 456
16 Clayton Williams 2 8 455
17 Steve Shaw 2 8 452
18 Robert Walser 2 6 451
19 Louis Skip Kraft 2 5 443
20 Jeff Scism 2 5 441
21 Steven Spivey 2 3 439
22 Brian Transon 2 3 437
23 Keith Westrick 2 4 432
23 Matt Markland 2 2 432
25 Adam Waters 2 5 293
(Co-Angler)
1 Thomas Tom McDermott 2 6 489
2 Edwin Eddy Morgan 2 6 486
3 James Roten 2 6 485
4 John King 2 5 481
5 ERIK MYERS 2 4 477
5 Doug File 2 5 477
7 Scott Anderson 2 5 476
7 Ronald Ronnie Hearn 2 4 476
9 Steve Reynolds 2 5 475
9 Chris Anderson 2 5 475
11 Bobby Henderson 2 6 470
12 Alex Ortiz 2 4 468
12 Christian Johnson 2 4 468
14 Nick Shaver 2 4 463
14 Brad Bressler 2 6 463
16 Jonathan Carter 2 4 462
17 Richard Ricky Moore 2 4 461
17 Brian Spencer 2 4 461
19 Dale Surrett 2 4 460
19 Eric Osborne 2 4 460
19 Zachary Lyles 2 5 460
22 Ronnie Brown 2 3 458
23 Nichols Nikki Hames 2 2 447
23 John Orchard 2 2 447
25 Shane Maultsby 2 3 300
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Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


Michael Stephens Takes the win on Lake Wylie

ATHENS, Ala. – Michael Stephens of Gastonia, North Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina event held on Lake Wylie on 3/9/19. Running out of South Point Landing in Belmont, North Carolina, Stephens weighed in a five bass limit totaling 17.92-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.70-pounds. He took home a check for $2300.00 for the win and an additional $350.00 for the biggest bass weighed in by a boater. 

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North Carolina Heads To Lake Wylie

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its second event of the season on Lake Wylie on 3/9/19.

The competitors will launch from South Point Wildlife access area located at 199 Boat Launch Rd. Belmont North Carolina. Anglers will begin fishing at 6:30 am or safe light on Saturday 3/9/19 with the weigh-in to start at 2:30 pm. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 3/08/2019 local time at the ABA stage trailer at South Point Access with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. 

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Hunter Harwell Wins North Carolina Opener

ATHENS, Ala. – Hunter Harwell of Hickory, North Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina event held on Lake Norman on 2/1/19. Running out of the Pinnacle Wildlife access in Mooresville North Carolina, Harwell weighed in a five bass limit totaling 12.46-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.18-pounds. Harwell took home a check for $2600.00 for the win.  

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North Carolina Heads to Lake Norman for Season Opener

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold the season opener on February 2, 2019 on Lake Norman in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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Logan wins on Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – Kelly Logan of Morganton North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series North Carolina Division tournament held on June 30th on Lake Hickory. Running out of Wittenberg Wildlife Access in Hickory North Carolina, Logan weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 20.03 pounds. He anchored his catch with a bass weighing 5.63 pounds. For the boater division victory, he took home a check for $5000.00.  

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 North Carolina Heads to Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of The ABA Open Series will hold its fourth event of the season on Lake Hickory in Hickory, North Carolina.

The competitors will launch at Wittenburg Wildlife Access located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory, North Carolina. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 6/29/2018 with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. To register for this tournament, click here

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Travis Williams Wins On High Rock

ATHENS, Ala. – Travis Williams of Salisbury North Carolina, won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 5/18/2018 on High Rock Lake. Running out of Tamarac Marina in Salisbury North Carolina, Williams weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 21.71 pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 4.78 pounds. Williams took home a check for $5000.00 for the win.  

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North Carolina Heads To High Rock Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will hold its third event on 5/19/2018 on High Rock Lake. 

In early June of 2017, Steve Sink of Winston Salem, North Carolina won on High Rock Lake. with  21.19 pounds. He anchored his catch with a bass that weighed 6.03 pounds. “I caught probably 10-12 keepers today. I caught a couple shallow and then I moved out to catch the rest. I caught most of them on a Carolina rigged worm.” Said Sink.

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Eric Self Wins on Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – Eric Self of Lawndale North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 4/28/2018 on Kerr Lake. Running out of Nutbush Park in Henderson North Carolina, Eric weighed in a five bass limit weighing 16.43 pounds and took home a check for $5000.00.

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  North Carolina Heads to Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its next event of the season on Kerr Lake on 4/28/2018. The competitors will launch from Nutbush Park located at 115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC 27536.  Anglers will begin fishing at safe light until 2:30 pm.

Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 4/27/2018 at Nutbush Park
115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC. 27536.

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North Carolina Heads to Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its next event 3-24-2018 on Lake Hickory.

The competitors will launch from Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory NC 28601.  Anglers will begin fishing at 7:15 AM Or safe light until 3:15 PM.

Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 3-23-2018 at Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife access road Hickory NC.Registration will run from 4:00 PM-6:30 PM with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 PM. Anglers holding a Freedom pass must text or call 256-497-0967 Friday 3/23/18 between 4:00PM- 6:30 PM to confirm you are fishing the event. 

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Doug Easton Takes Home $5530.00 In North Carolina Season Opener on Lake Norman

ATHENS, Ala. –  Doug Easton of Concord, North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series North Carolina tournament held February 10, 2018 on Lake Norman. Running out of Pinnacle Landing in Mooresville North Carolina, Doug weighed in a five-bass limit that locked in the scales at 15.04 pounds. For the win Doug took home a check for $5000.00. Easton also Collected an additional $530.00 for weighing in the largest bassfor the boaters. His winning bass weighed 3.97 pounds. Also, for being a member of the Triton Gold program Easton qualified for an additional $500.00. For having his Triton equipped with a 2016 or newer Mercury Outboard Engine he qualified for an additional $500.00 from Mercury Bonus Bucks.

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North Carolina Opens On Lake Norman

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its 
Season opener on Lake Norman 2/10/2018.

Jason Wilson of Lincolnton, NC won the season opener last year ( 02/11/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 15.52 pounds with a 4.21 pound kicker. Jason took home the guaranteed $5000 check for the boater division victory.  Kevin Jones of Sanford, NC took the victory in the co-angler division.  He brought back a three-fish limit to the scales that locked in at 8.18 pounds.  Kevin took home $1700 for his victory.

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David Hendrick Wins Ram Truck 
Entry Fee Sponsorship

David Hendrick of Cherryville, North Carolina, is the second winner of four drawn Ram Entry Fee Sponsorships. Drawn on Friday, September 15th, David will receive five entry fee entries into the ABA Tour of his choice.

Two more Ram Truck owner winners will be selected this month and the next winner will be drawn this Friday, September 22nd.

To be in the drawing: 

Fill out the Ram Truck Survey completely, submit it, and you will be placed in a drawing for a full season of entry fees in the Division of their choice of one of the following tours: Ram American Fishing Tour, Ram Truck Open Series, The American Couples Tour, The Ram 100% Plus Team Tour or the Military Team Bass Tournament

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Sink Tops The Field On High Rock Lake

Steve Sink of Winston Salem, North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series North Carolina Division tournament held 06/03/2017 on High Rock Lake.

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