Division Information

  • Welcome to the Bass Pro Shops Open Series South Florida Division

Bass Pro Shops Open Series
South Florida
Director: Billy Benedetti
(256)230-5632


Division 7 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Brandon Medlock 3 15 728
2 Jai Hunter Sr 3 15 709
3 Charles Chuck Webb 3 15 701
4 James Harris 3 15 692
4 Justin Morgan 3 15 692
6 Don Ellerbee 3 15 675
7 Kail Stevens 3 15 672
8 Joey Joey Roberts 3 11 671
9 Alex Terescenko 3 13 666
9 Robert Wood 3 14 666
11 Charles Coleman 3 13 663
12 Trevor Hamlin 3 11 661
13 Tony Bennett 3 14 657
14 Rick Rick Mitchell 3 15 651
14 Robert Branagh 3 15 651
16 Christopher Jerdan 3 13 650
17 Raymond Guerra 3 15 649
18 Neil Nix 3 14 648
18 Bryan Honnerlaw 3 15 648
20 Trent Pardue 3 13 644
21 William Schmitt 3 11 642
22 Dererk Savage 3 14 641
23 Curtis Lewis 3 11 640
24 Chris Chris Schirling 3 14 639
25 Jason Pike 3 15 635
(Co-Angler)
1 Cody Farnham 3 9 727
2 Brian Reeves 3 9 716
3 James Anderson 3 8 711
4 Jackie Barber 3 9 707
5 Eric Andrews 3 9 703
6 Ashton Gilbert 3 8 695
7 Roy Gentry 3 9 694
8 Irving Mercado 3 9 693
9 Harvey Turner 3 9 692
10 James McLees 3 8 684
11 Robert Nelson 3 7 680
12 Chad Schroeder 3 9 677
13 Jose Gallardo 3 9 676
14 Danney Hulett 3 8 670
15 Adam Sangster 3 9 653
15 Michael Gonzalez 3 7 653
17 Ernie Ernie Johnson 3 7 651
18 Dale Tomlinson 3 7 648
19 Andrew Andy Gianino 3 7 647
20 Bobby Jackson 3 9 640
21 Cesar Jaimes 3 9 636
22 Doug Doug Caldwell 3 6 635
23 Scott Hopping 3 5 617
24 Joe Nguyen 3 5 612
25 Henry Bolz 3 6 609
American Bass Anglers

 

Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


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.

Read More


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.

Read More


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.

Read More


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. 

Read More


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.

Read More


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.

Read More


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.

Read More


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

 

Read More


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.

Read More


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

Read More


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.

Read More


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 

Read More


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.

Read More


Open Series Opener On Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2018 Open Series will open the season on January 13, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

Mike Jones of Canal Point, Florida won the opening event last year (January 7, 2017) with 23.51 pounds and Michael Gonzalez of Apopka, Florida was the co-angler winner with 13.40, which is strong for a 3-fish co-angler limit. Steve Stinson of Pickering, Ontario took home big bass honors with a 9.02 pound bass cashing in on $940.

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 7:00a.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

Read More


Okeechobee Anglers Get Early Christmas Wish

Athens, AL. Anglers fishing the Ram Truck Open Series Area Championship on Lake Okeechobee next weekend will fish the highest water on Okeechobee in Ten Years.

The 8-10” of rain from Hurricanes this summer brought the lake up to 16.3 feet above sea level and today stands at 15.90 (source http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml ).  The local anglers know this has a big impact on fish movement and the east shore is a hot area with high water. 

Read More


Advertising Contact Privacy Terms of Use
Home Find Divisions Event Finder

© 2018 American Bass Anglers MBAA Since 1975 - All Rights Reserved American Bass Anglers, Inc Logos and other data within this website is the property of American Bass Anglers, Inc and may not be copied or reproduced without express permission of American Bass Anglers, Inc. American Bass Anglers, Inc PO Box 475 Athens, AL 35612 email: call us 256-232-0406. This web site is provided by ABA and resides on a server with 99.99% up time.

© 2018 American Bass Anglers MBAA Since 1975 - All Rights Reserved American Bass Anglers, Inc Logos and other data within this website is the property of American Bass Anglers, Inc and may not be copied or reproduced without express permission of American Bass Anglers, Inc. American Bass Anglers, Inc PO Box 475 Athens, AL 35612 email: call us 256-232-0406. This web site is provided by ABA and resides on a server with 99.99% up time.