Bass Pro Shops Open Series
Div 4 East Tennessee
Director: Floyd Vaughn
||Cherokee||Hamblen County Dock|
||Watts Bar||Tom Fuller Park|
||Chickamauga||Dayton Boat Dock||Photos|
||Douglas||Dandridge Public Ramps|
|The event listed below is a Postseason Event and has specific qualifications requirements. See the Season Rules for eligibility requirements prior to registering.|
|9/12/2020 9/13/2020||Percy Priest||Fate Sanders||PDF
Day 2 PDF
|Division 4 Points Top 25|
|Place||Name||Events||Total Weight||Fish Released||Points|
|1||Jonathan Dale Pelfrey||4||59.60||20||996|
|2||Brian Big Daddy Hatfield||4||53.80||20||984|
|3||Jeff Walker Walker||4||46.90||17||975|
|7||James Nuckols Jr||4||42.36||18||962|
|11||George Wells IV||4||23.26||8||933|
|11||Jessie Hall Jr||4||21.02||8||933|
|13||Samuel David Collins||4||22.67||10||930|
|17||Jonathan Chase Henley||3||38.33||15||735|
|8||William Toby Steele||3||22.15||8||737|
|9||Jonathan Jon Cruver||3||13.53||7||728|
|11||William Daniel Kendrick||3||13.96||7||722|
|18||Dustin Tyler Sexton||1||7.24||3||248|
Helton takes win on Lake Chickamauga
Freeman Takes the win on Watts Bar Lake
ATHENS, Al. – Justin Freeman won the 2021 bass Pro Shop Open Series East Tennessee Division Tournament, held June 5, 2021, on Watts Bar Lake. Running out of the Tom Fuller Park, Rockwood Tn. The Dayton Tn angler caught five bass weighing 13.93 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Freeman took home a check for $1500 for his win.
Tough Fishing for Walter Ogle on Douglas Lake
ATHENS, Al. – Walter Ogle took the win in the East Tennessee Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series Tournament held March 27, 2021 on Douglas Lake. Launching out of the Dandridge Public Launch, Dandridge Tn. the Rockford TN angler caught five bass weighing 11.99lbs.
East Tennessee Heads to Douglas
July 6, 2020, Athens, AL. July 11 ABA and Bass Pro Shops will host the final East Tennessee Tournament of the season on Douglas Lake located in Dandridge, TN. The tournament will launch out of the Public Ramps at 100 Public Drive, Dandridge, TN 37725
The event is being held with a Bass Pro Shop very close in Kodak, TN. The Bass Pro Shops is open from 9 am – 8 pm and is located at 3629 Outdoor Sportsmans Place, Kodak, TN 37764.
In June of last year Jonathan Pelfrey of Rockwood, TN won on Douglas with 12.46 pounds. Pelfrey reported catching
James Hutcheson Takes the win on Chickamauga
The 2020 Bass Pro Shops East Tennessee Open Series held its 3rd stop on Lake Chickamauga at Dayton Boat Dock and Grill with 27 boaters and 27 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 16.59 lbs. was James Hutcheson winning $1,500. He caught his fish upriver fishing shallow backwaters using Frogs, chatterbaits and senko’s.
Jeff Walker Takes the win on Cherokee
ATHENS, Al. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops East Tennessee Open Series Tournament kicked off on Cherokee Lake at Hamblen County Boat Dock with 23 boaters and 11 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place Boater with 5 fish weighing 16.60 lbs. was Jeff Walker winning $1,400. Jeff also landed the biggest bass for the boaters with a 5.61-lb beauty, earning him an extra $220. He caught his fish using a Red Eyed Shad rattle bait. Fishing a bank that was loaded with birds eating shad.
Pelfrey Makes it Two In A Row With A Win On Watts Bar.
ATHENS, Ala. –Coming off a win on Lake Douglas, Jonathan Dale Pelfrey of Rockwood, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Watts Bar Lake on 7/13/19. Running out of Tom Fuller Park in Rockwood TN, Pelfrey weighed in a five bass limit weighing 15.19 pounds. He took home $1500.00 for the win.
Pelfrey Takes the Win on Douglas Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Jonathan Pelfrey of Rockwood TN, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Douglas Lake on 6/8/19. Running out of Dandridge Public dock in Dandridge, TN Pelfrey weighed in a five bass limit weighing 12.46 pounds. He took home a check for $1400.00 for the win.
Tallent Takes The Win on Cherokee Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Joseph Tallent of Knoxville TN won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Cherokee Lake on 5/11/19. Running out of the Hamblen County public dock Tallent weighed in a five bass limit weighing 15.14 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.73 pounds. He took home a check for $1400.00 for the win.
Dillon Falardeau Wins East Tennesse Opener
ATHENS, Ala. – Dillon Falardeau of Hixson, Tennessee, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series East Tennessee event held on Lake Chickamauga on 2/16/19. Running out of the Dayton Boat Dock access area in Dayton, TN, Falardeau weighed in a five bass limit totaling 23.83-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 7.11-pounds which was the biggest bass weighed in by a boater. For the win and big bass Falardeau took home $2100.00.
East Tennessee Heads to Lake Chickamauga for Season Opener
ATHENS, Ala. – The East Tennessee Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its season opener on February 16, 2019, on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee.
Central Tennessee Open Series set to Open on Percy Priest Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – The Central Tennessee Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series operated by American Bass Anglers will open the season on February 24, 2019 on Percy Priest Lake in Mt. Juliet, TN.
The competitors will launch at Fate Sanders Ramp located at 3157 Weakley Lane, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at with the tournament briefing to begin at Fate Sanders Ramp at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening.
Pelfrey Wins on Chickamauga
Dale Pelfrey of Rockwood, Tennessee won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series TN East tournament, held August 20, 2016 on Chickamauga. Running out of Dayton Boat Dock in Dayton, Tennessee, Pelfrey caught five bass weighing 21.63 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 5.73-pound kicker. He took home $5,000 for his victory, $500 from Mercury contingency, $500 from Triton Gold, and a new Simms Challenger rain suit valued at $400.
TN East Heads to Chickamauga
ATHENS, Ala. – The Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on August 20, 2016, on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee.
The competitors will launch at Dayton Boat Dock located in Dayton, Tennessee. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer at Dayton Boat Dock. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.
Attaway Takes Victory on Chickamauga
Norm Attaway of Clearwater, South Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series on Lake Chickamauga. Running out of Dayton Boat Dock and Grill in Dayton, Tennessee, Attaway caught five bass weighing 23.71 pounds with an 8.57 pound kicker. Attaway took home $5,000 for his efforts today as well as a $500 from Mercury Marine. Attaway also took $350 for catching the big bass on the boater side as well as a new Abu Garcia Revo XS for catching the biggest fish of the event while using an ABU Garcia reel.