Open Series Presented by Caymas Boats
Div 1 Alabama North
Director: Floyd Vaughn
A Package Registration signs you up for all four divisional one-day events and the two-day Area Championship
2022 Season Schedule - Download PDF Flier
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|Guntersville (Rescheduled to Sunday)||Goose Pond||Rescheduled to Sunday 1/30|
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|Neely Henry||Coosa Landing|
|The event listed below is a Postseason Event and has specific qualifications requirements. See the Season Rules for eligibility requirements prior to registering.|
|10/29/2022 10/30/2022||Pickwick||Pickwick State Park||PDF
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(Some events have live results leaderboard, click the first (left) column date "date of the event" to see live results where available)
|Division 1 Points Top 25|
|Place||Name||Events||Total Weight||Fish Released||Points|
|2||Tony Tony Tidwell||3||37.65||15||732|
|5||James Marty Brown||3||29.52||13||718|
|15||Tim Tim Van Polen||2||20.48||7||474|
|19||Jerry Marvin McCullough||2||4.69||2||452|
|8||John Bob Vosbury||3||3.46||2||523|
|9||William Bill Combs||3||3.01||2||519|
|10||Gerald Jerry Cornwell||3||2.19||2||518|
|12||Kevin Kevin Shrader||2||11.88||5||487|
|13||Cooper Coop Cromwell||2||8.90||4||484|
|16||Edmond Edmond Brown||2||5.66||3||294|
|23||James Matt Cameron||1||4.61||2||242|
Galbraith Rolls To Victory On Lake Wheeler
DECATUR, Ala. – Roy L. Galbraith won the Boater Division in the American Bass Anglers Open Series, Presented by Caymas Boats, Alabama North Division 1, third tournament of the season, held June 25, 2022, at Wheeler Lake.
Tucker Takes Tournament Title At Weiss Lake
LEESBURG, Ala. – Terry L. Tucker won the Boater Division in the American Bass Anglers Open Series, Presented by Caymas Boats, Alabama North Division 1 tournament, held April 16, 2022, at Weiss Lake.
Beaver, Phillips Rise To Become Ray Scott Victors
EUFAULA, Ala. – Hovering near the lead all week, Rodger Beaver, Jr. finally broke into first place on the day it mattered most to emerge as the Boater Division victor during the 2022 Ray Scott Championship, Presented by Caymas Boats, held at Lake Eufaula, Ala. on April 6-9.
Powell, Phillips Set the Pace for the Ray Scott Championship
EUFAULA, Ala. – Heading into the final day of competition, Shane Powell maintained his lead during the 7th annual Ray Scott Championship, Presented by Caymas Boats, held at Lake Eufaula, Ala. on April 8, 2022.
Powell, Hillman Advance On Day 2 Of Ray Scott Championship
EUFAULA, Ala. – Shane Powell bumped up two places to take the lead on the second day of action during the 7th annual Ray Scott Championship, Presented by Caymas Boats, held at Lake Eufaula, Ala. on April 7, 2022.
Patterson Opens Division Season with Guntersville Win
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Johnny E. Patterson won the Boater Division in the American Bass Anglers Open Series, Presented by Caymas Boats, Alabama North Division 1 season opener, held on Lake Guntersville.
The anglers had to stand down for 24 hours due to an adverse weather delay, but headed out of Goose Pond Ramp in Scottsboro, Ala. on Jan. 30, 2022, to fish the sprawling 69,100-acre Tennessee River reservoir. The Grant, Ala. angler brought in a five-bass tournament limit for 23.29 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 5.37-pounder to score a 4.66-pound average.
Alabama North To Start Season on Guntersville
ATHENS, Ala. – Anglers fishing Alabama North Division 1 of the American Bass Anglers Open Series, Presented by Caymas Boats, begin their 2022 season on Jan. 30 (Postponed to 1/30 due to high winds) at Lake Guntersville.
Whitehead Takes Win at Weiss Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Jason Whitehead win’s the 2021 Bass Pro Shop Open Series North Alabama Division Tournament, held May 22nd on Weiss Lake. We had 41 boaters with 27 co-anglers for the third stop of the season. Running out of Leesburg Landing in Leesburg Al.
Leary Wins on Lake Guntersville
ATHENS, Al. –James Leary won the 2021 Bass Pro Shop Open Series North Alabama Division Tournament, held March 20th on Lake Guntersville. We had 39 boaters with 34 co-anglers for the season opener. Running out of Goose Pond Colony and Resort in Scottsboro, Al. James Leary from Guntersville Alabama, caught 5 fish for 19.44 lbs. For the boater division victory, Leary took home a check for $2200 for his win.
Rusty White Jr Takes the Area Championship win on Pickwick
The Alabama North and Mississippi division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series came together for their two-day championship on Lake Pickwick in Florence, AL. 47 boaters and 41 Co-Anglers hit the water to try and seal their way into the 2021 Ray Scott Championship.
Damien Willis Takes the win on Weiss
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops North Alabama Open Series had its 3rd stop of the season on Weiss Lake at Little River Marina with 67 boaters and 51 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 15.60 lbs. was Damien Willis winning $5,000. He started out fishing upriver using a frog, then moved to the ledges, and finished up fishing wood and shallow docks with a jig with an x-cite raptor in green pumpkin.
Henshaw Takes the win on Neely Henry
The 2020 Bass Pro Shops North Alabama Open Series had its 2nd stop of the season on Neely Henry. Launching from Coosa Landing 82 boaters and 63 co-anglers went out chasing little green fish. Thomas Henshaw claimed 1st place for the boaters with 5 fish weighing 15.30 lbs. For his efforts, Thomas took home $5,200. Thomas also landed the biggest fish for the boaters with a 4.87-lb beauty, earning him an additional $770. He caught his fish flipping wood with a creature bait and a craw.
Two Events May 2nd & 3rd on Neely Henry
April 27, 2020, Athens, AL. The second event of the season for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Alabama Open Series will be held on Neely Henry on May 5th out of Coosa Landing in Gadsden, AL.
Kent Keys of Anniston, AL, is currently leading in the division after his 19.60 pounds win on Guntersville Lake in February. Kent pocketed $5,000 for first place and another wad of cash for big bass.
Paul Tidwell of Horton, AL, has high hopes for the Neely Henry tournament. “We are all ready to get back out there and compete”, said Tidwell. “Neely Henry is a really fun lake to fish and last year it took 20 pounds to win. I’m expecting weights to be even better this year. The fish have had a lot less pressure than normal, so I’m expecting everyone to catch fish”, concluded Tidwell.
The Bass Pro Shops Open Series is a Pro-Am format, and the Bass Pro Shops Triton Team Tour is a Team format. Anglers can sign up for one of both events.
Stringent guidelines of social distancing and modified tournament procedures will be enforced at these events, anglers should read ABA guidelines published at this link:
Kent Keys Takes Home $5,000 on Lake Guntersville
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops North Alabama Open Series Tournament kicked off on Guntersville Lake at Goose Pond Landing with 64 boaters and 59 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place Boater with 5 fish weighing 19.60 lbs. was Kent Keys winning $5,000. Kent also landed the biggest bass for the boaters with a 6.70-lb toad, earning himself an extra $620. He caught his fish using 6”and 7” swimbaits on creek ledges and bends, and deep grass lines.
An Insider’s Guide to fishing Lake Guntersville
WRITTEN BY J. SCOTT BUTHERUS ON FEBRUARY 27, 2020
Lake Guntersville, the site of the action for the 2020 Bassmaster Classic, has a history of producing scale-busting bags during tournaments. It also has a reputation for breaking the wills of otherwise talented anglers with disappointing days.
Oftentimes, there isn’t a whole lot of rhyme or reason separating those two things. So what exactly does it take to catch those famous Lake Guntersville lunkers? How do you get more boom than bust when it comes to bass at this year’s Classic?