Division Information

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Bass Pro Shops Open Series
South Carolina
Tournament Director
Rodney Michael
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Date Location/Results Ramp/Info Register
1/26/19
Santee John C Land
2/23/19
Murray Dreher Island State Park
4/13/19
Clark's Hill Wildwood State Park
6/22/19
Russell Hwy 72
10/05/19 Hartwell Green Pond
Division 9 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
(Co-Angler)
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Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


Howell Takes the win on Clark’s Hill

ATHENS, Ala. – Daniel Howell of Prosperity, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 6/9/2018 on Clark’s Hill Lake. Running out of the Dorn Facility in McCormick South Carolina, Howell weighed in a five bass limit weighing 15.37 pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 6.85 pounds. For the win Howell took home a check for $5000.00. Howell’s kicker fish was the largest bass weighed in for the boaters. He collected an additional $410.00. For weighing in the largest bass of the tournament and for catching the bass on an ABU Garcia reel, Howell also took home an ABU Garcia SX reel valued at $160.00.  

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Thomas Guthke Wins $5000.00 on Lake Hartwell

ATHENS, Ala. – Thomas Guthke of Anderson, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 4/21/2018 on Lake Hartwell. Running out of Green Pond Landing in Anderson, South Carolina, Thomas weighed in a five bass limit weighing 15.72 pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 4.55 pounds. For the win Thomas took home a check for $5000.00. 

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South Carolina Heads To Lake Hartwell

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its third event of the season on Lake Hartwell on 4/21/2018.

The competitors will launch from Green Pond Landing located at 470 Green Pond Road Anderson South Carolina 29626.  Anglers will begin fishing at safe Light until 3:00 PM. To enter, anglers fishing the boater division pay $200.00 per single day events with the co-anglers paying $100.00 for the single day events. The first place boater is guaranteed a minimum of $5000.00.

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 Mollohan Wins $5000.00 On Lake Murray

ATHENS, Ala. – Matthew Mollohan of Prosperity, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 2/17/2018 on Lake Murray. Running out of Dreher Island State Park in Prosperity, South Carolina, Matt weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 23.22 pounds anchored by a bass that weighed in at 8.17 pounds. For the win Matt took home a check for $5000.00. Also, for being a member of the Triton Gold program Mollohan qualified for an additional $500.00 in Triton Gold monies and $500.00 in Mercury bonus monies. 

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  South Carolina Heads To Lake Murray


ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its Second event of the season on February 17, 2018 on Lake Murray.  The competitors will launch from Dreher Island State Park Located at 3677 State Park Road Prosperity, SC.  Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 PM. 

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Scott Reeves Wins $5000.00 In South Carolina Season Opener on Lake Keowee

ATHENS, Ala. – Scott Reeves of Easley, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series South Carolina tournament held January 27th on Lake Keowee. Running out of South Cove Park in Seneca South Carolina Scott weighed in a five bass limit weighing 13.66 pounds. For the win Scott took home a check for $5000.00 

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South Carolina Opens On Lake Keowee

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the 2018 Open Series will hold its Season opener on Lake Keowee 1-27-2018. 

Randy Childers of Anderson, SC won the opening event last year (January 28, 2017) with 17.06 pounds.  Randy took home the guaranteed $5000 for first place in the boater division.  Tony Hudson of Liberty, SC claimed the victory for the co-anlgers with a three-fish limit that weighed 7.16 pounds, he earned $1200 for his victory.

The competitors will launch from South Cove County Park located at 1031 South 
Cove Road Seneca, South Carolina 29678. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:30AM
Or safelight. The weigh-in will begin at 3:30PM.

To register for this event click here 

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Parks Wins $5000.00 on Lake Russell

Jody Parks of Greenwood, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open series South Carolina Division tournament held 5/20/2017 on Lake Russell.

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South Carolina Division Heads To Lake Russell

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division will hold its fourth tournament on Lake Russell on 5/20/2017.

The competitors will launch from Calhoun Falls State Park. Anglers will begin fishing at 6:00 am or safe light until 2:00 pm. Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer located at Calhoun Falls State park on Friday 5/19/2017. To register for this tournament, see 
www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8810.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $200 with co-anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000  for boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php 

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Kotal Wins on Clark’s Hill

Jerry Kotal of Elberton, Georgia won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series South Carolina division tournament held 3/25/2017 on Clark’s Hill Lake.

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South Carolina Heads to Clark’s Hill

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the 2017 season March 25th on Clark’s Hill near McCormick South Carolina.

The competitors will launch from the Dorn Facility located on County Road 124 McCormick SC. To register for this tournament, see www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8809.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater division pay $200 with Co-Anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for Boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php

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Taylor Wins on Lake Murray

Brock Taylor the Pendleton, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series South Carolina division tournament held February 18th on Lake Murray.

Running out of Dreher Island State Park near Prosperity South Carolina, Brock caught five bass weighing 25.94 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 6.80 pound kicker. For the Boater division victory, Taylor took home a check for $5,000.

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South Carolina Heads to Lake Murray

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season February 18, 2017 on Lake Murray near Columbia South Carolina.

The competitors will launch from Dreher Island State park 3677 State Park Road Prosperity, SC 29127. Registration begins at 4:30pm- 6:30pm at the Lake Murray Country Visitor’s center located at 2184 North Lake Drive Columbia, SC. 29212. To register for this tournament, see www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8808.

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Childers Wins on Lake Keowee

Randy Childers of Anderson, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series South Carolina tournament, held January 28, 2017 on Lake Keowee.

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South Carolina Season Starts on Keowee
2017 Again Offers a $5,000 Guaranteed First Place

Athens, AL. The 2017 Ram Open Series is coming to South Carolina with a qualifying event being held on lake Keowee January 28, 2017 out of South Cover County Park.  (register now)

Last season, Randy Childers of Anderson, SC won the South Carolina Division Ram Truck Open Series opener at Lake Keowee on March 5, 2016. Childers brought in a 20.39 pound bag of Keowee bass, which contained the 9.67 pound boater Big Bass, to win a total of $5390.. 

“I ran about 6-7 minutes up the lake and started fishing some rock. On about my fourth cast, I caught my Big Bass on a jig in around two feet of water. After catching that fish, I’m going to stay on Keowee for the rest of the year, throwing that same jig,” laughed Childers.

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