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2/29/2020
Keowee South Cove PDF
7/11/2020
Clark's Hill Dorn Boating Facility PDF
7/12/2020
Clark's Hill Dorn Boating Facility PDF
7/25/2020
Murray Dreher Island State Park PDF
The event listed below is a Postseason Event and has specific qualifications requirements. See the Season Rules for eligibility requirements prior to registering.
9/26/2020 9/27/2020 Wylie Buster Boyds PDF
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Division 9 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Total Weight Fish Released Points
1 Greg Rikard 4 51.61 20 994
2 Daniel Atkins 4 38.73 18 977
3 Wayman Coleman IV 4 35.77 17 971
4 Phillip Anderson 4 38.22 15 970
5 Steve DeBord 4 35.66 13 967
6 Wesley Sandifer 4 29.59 13 966
7 Phillip Ty Johnston 4 36.48 17 965
8 Richard Mitch Mitchell Sr 4 20.01 10 956
9 James Jimmy Wilson 4 11.35 9 938
10 Russell Big Worm Ludwig 4 20.27 11 766
11 Joe Anders 3 30.27 15 739
12 Chris Yates 3 22.10 13 719
13 Joshua Cody Hoyle 3 25.43 10 546
14 Johnathon Brown 3 7.04 5 520
15 Dustin Williamson 2 15.37 9 489
16 James Satterwhite 2 10.72 5 477
17 Steve Wicker 2 11.25 4 296
18 Kenneth Daniel Howell 2 7.20 5 294
19 Thomas Guthke 2 6.26 5 291
20 Joseph Joseph Toth Jr. 2 5.02 2 287
21 Ryan Raley 1 14.81 5 249
22 Brad Brad Benfield 1 15.33 5 248
23 Greg Greg Glouse 1 14.13 5 246
24 Randy Childers 1 11.85 5 243
24 Michael Stephens 1 8.24 2 243
(Co-Angler)
1 Alan Bennett 4 15.84 7 981
2 William Bill Odell 4 9.75 5 975
3 Wesley Mullins 4 15.83 7 790
4 Craig C$ Monnin 4 10.41 6 787
5 Jeffrey Rikard 4 10.00 5 780
6 Jackie Belt 3 18.98 5 741
6 William Billy Pontius 3 15.36 6 741
8 James Akins 4 12.18 6 596
8 Ryan Smith 4 11.58 5 596
10 Lonnie Drusch 4 6.33 5 592
11 Donald Eddie Embry Jr 4 5.20 3 586
12 Richard Mitchell Jr 3 6.09 4 539
13 Zachary Hudson 2 4.36 2 487
14 Gregory Littles Sr 1 5.45 1 248
15 Robby Merciers 1 3.52 3 247
16 Shane Swann 1 5.16 3 245
17 Raymond Pettit 1 2.13 2 243
18 James Jay Salloum 1 1.57 1 242
19 Scott Gardner 2 0.00 0 100
20 Kevin Dye 1 0.00 0 50
20 Chad Cleckner 1 0.00 0 50
20 Greg Branson 1 0.00 0 50

 

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Division News


Anderson Takes The Win On Clark’s Hill

ATHENS, Al. – Phillip Anderson of Saluda SC, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Clark’s hill on 6/26/21. Running out of the Dorn boating facility in McCormick SC, Anderson weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.75 pounds. Anderson’s limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.28 pounds which was the largest bass weighed in by a boater. Anderson took home $1640.00 for his catch.

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Burroughs Takes The Win Lake Hartwell

ATHENS, Al. – Jason Burroughs of Hodges SC, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Lake Hartwell on 6/5/21. Running out of Green Pond Landing in Anderson SC, Burroughs weighed in a five bass limit weighing 16.84 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.14 pounds. Burroughs took home $1500.00 for the win.

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Brad Benfield Takes the Win on Lake Russell

ATHENS, Al. – Brad Benfield of Demorest GA, won the South Carolina Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series held on Lake Russell on April 4th.  Launching out of the Hwy 72 park in Elberton GA, Benfield weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.46lbs.  “I was fishing a wacky rig bait on throwing at different types of structure in the 15-foot depth,” said Benfield.  

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South Carolina Opens on Lake Keowee

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series will hold its first event of the season on Saturday, February 13, 2021, on Lake Keowee in Seneca, SC, launching out of South Cove.

At this same time last year, Greg Rikard of Leesville SC weighed in a five-bass limit on Keowee on 2/29/2020

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Johnston Takes the win on Lake Murray

Phillip Johnston of Jefferson, GA won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Lake Murray on 7/25/20. Running out of Dreher Island State Park Johnston weighed in four bass weighing 15.45 pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 5.48 pounds. Johnston took home $1200.00 for his catch.

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DeBord Takes the Win at Clark’s Hill

Steve DeBord of Grovetown, Ga won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Clark’s Hill on 7/11/20. Running out of the Dorn Boating facility in McCormick, SC DeBord weighed in a five bass limit weighing 19.45 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.24 pounds which was the biggest bass weighed in by a boater. DeBord took home $1730.00 for his catch.

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Rikard Wins South Carolina Season Opener On Lake Keowee

ATHENS, Al. – Greg Rikard of Leesville, SC won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Lake Keowee 2/29/20.  Running out of South Cove Park in Seneca SC, Rikard weighed in a five bass limit weighing 19.00 pounds even. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 5.83 pounds which was the biggest bass weighed in by a boater. Riker took home a total of $1720.00 for his catch.

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Burroughs Takes The Win on Lake Russell

ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Burroughs of Hodges SC, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Lake Russell 6/22/19. Running out of Hwy 72 boat ramp in Elberton, GA Burroughs weighed in a five bass limit weighing 13.86 pounds.  He took home a check for $2300.00 for the win. Being in the Mercury Marine program Burroughs also qualified for extra monies from Mercury.

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Bennett Takes Home $5000 on Clarks Hill

Athens, AL – Zac Bennett of Loganville, Ga won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series South Carolina tournament, held April 13th on Clarks Hill.  Running out of the Dorn Boating Facility near McCormick, Sc Zac brought a five-fish limit to the scales that locked in at 22.67-lbs.  He anchored his bag with a nice 5.26-lb bass to secure the victory.  For the Boater Division victory, Bennett took home a check for $5000.

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Big Sacks Weighed on Lake Murray

ATHENS, Ala. – Gary Machaud of Chesnee, South Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series South Carolina event held on Lake Murray on 2/23/19. Running out of Dreher Island State Park, Machaud weighed in a five bass limit totaling 26.01-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 6.23-pounds. He took home a check for $2600.00 for the win. 

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South Carolina Heads to Lake Murray

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its second event of the season on Lake Murray on February 23, 2019.

The competitors will launch from Dreher Island State Park located at 3677 State Park Road Prosperity South Carolina 29127. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 am or safe light on Saturday February 23rd with the weigh-in to start at 3:00 pm. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 2/22/2019 local time at the ABA stage trailer at Dreher Island State park, with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. 

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Ross Burns Wins South Carolina Opener

ATHENS, Ala. – Ross Burns of Columbia, South Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series South Carolina event held on Santee Cooper on 1/26/2019. Running out of John C Land Boating Facility in Manning, South Carolina, Burns weighed in a five bass limit totaling 20.48-pounds. For the boater division victory, Burns took home a check for $2200.00.   

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South Carolina Season Opener on Santee Cooper

ATHENS, AL. – The South Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold the season opener on January 26, 2019, on Santee Cooper in Summerton, South Carolina.

The competitors will launch from John C. Land III Boating and Sports Facility located on Log Jam road in Summerton, South Carolina. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 a.m. or safe light on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 pm. Registration is from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019, local time at the ABA stage trailer at John C. Land III Boating and Sports Facility. The pairings meeting will follow at 7:00 p.m. To register for this tournament, visit us online at www.americanbassanglers.com or call 256-232-0406.

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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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