North Carolina Heads to Badin Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its second event of the 2017 season March 18th 2017 on Badin Lake near Albemarle North Carolina.
The competitors will launch from the Alcoa Boat Access located at 239 Hwy 740 Badin NC. To register for this tournament, see www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8812.
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
Anglers fishing the Boater division may weigh in up to five bass with two bass being between 12-14 inches in length and the remainder of their catch being a minimum of 14 inches in length. Co-Anglers may weigh in up to three bass. Two bass may be between 12-14 inches in length with the remainder of their catch being at least 14 inches in length.
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, Boater and Co-Angler competitors fishing this tournament and Ram Truck Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, ABU Garcia and Livingston Lures. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Onsite Pre-Event Meeting Location:
ABA stage trailer
Located at the Alcoa Boat Access
239 HWY 740 Badin, NC.
Registration will be from 4:00 pm local time until 6:30 pm local time with the pairings meeting to begin at 7:00 pm.
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: [email protected]
Asheboro Dodge Ram Chrysler
1709 E. Dixie Dr
Asheboro, NC. 27203
Chatlee’s Boat and Marine
2615 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford, NC. 27332
All anglers must have in your possession a valid North Carolina fishing license.
The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2017 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN., in April of 2017.
For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at (256)497-0967 or ABA at (256)232-0406. On line, see www.ramopenseries.com .
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Truck Open Series, the Ram 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
R. V. Mann Jr. wins on Lake Gaston
R. V. Mann Jr., of Whitkers, North Carolina won the AFT Division 17, North Carolina Central tournament on Lake Gaston. The event was held on Lake Gaston on 17 November 2018, launching out of Salmon Landing (Little Stonehouse Creek) off of 903 in Littleton, North Carolina. It was a tough day of fishing starting off in the lower 30’s, warming to around 55 in the afternoon.
Kerry and Heather Wilson win on Lake Jordan
ATHENS, Ala. – Kerry and Heather Wilson won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held November 10, 2018, on Lake Jordan. Running out of the Bonnor’s Landing, the team caught 5-bass weighing 10.31-pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $405.00. The Wilson’s caught their fish on swim jigs.
BLACK FRIDAY thru CYBER MONDAY
Garmin & TH Marine Drawing
Register for a package in the ABA Open Series or 100% Team Trail and be entered in a drawing for $1000.00 worth of Sponsor Products;
1. Garmin Ecomap Map Chart Plotter/Sonar Combo 63SV
2. TH Marine Hydrowave
3. TH Marine 2-Way Alarm
4. TH Marine G-Juice 2ea
Online Registration Only
Offer valid for four days only - Friday, Nov. 23rd thru 26th
Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds