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8/29/2017

Ram Open Series NE Heads to Lake Erie for 2 Day Championship

The New York and Ohio Divisions of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its 2-day Championship on Sept 2nd and 3rd, 2017, on Lake Erie near Erie, PA.

The competitors will launch at The Perry Monument at Presque Isle State Park. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Onsite registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday September 1st, 2017 at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 W 8th street Erie, PA 16505.   To register for this tournament see, https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8806
       
To enter, anglers who have qualified, fishing the Boater Division pay $300 with co-anglers paying $150. First place is guaranteed a minimum, $10,000 first place for Boater Division and $5000 first place for the Co-Angler Division. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 15 inches long. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass, each at least 15 inches long. 

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing 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, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Onsite Pre-Event Meeting Location:                                                                                               Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2800 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505
(814) 833-1116

Event registration and mandatory safety briefing will be held in the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center’s Bel-Aire Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Onsite Registration 4-6:30 PM
Meeting 7:00 PM

Event Host:
Erie Sports Commission 
208 East Bayfront Parkway, Suite 201
Erie, PA 16507

Host Hotel:                                                                                                                             Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2800 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505
(814) 833-1116

Host Dealers: 
Gary Miller Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
5746 Peach St.
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 868-3635

Robins Marine
 4336 Route 405
 Milton PA.  17847
 800-262-8122
 www.robinsmarine.com

Tournament Manager: Jeff Randall
Email: jeff@americanbassanglers.com 

License Information:                            
PA Lake Erie license required,  fishing license information visit  https://www.takemefishing.org/get-a-fishing-license/

Special message:                                                                                                             Canadian Waters are off limits
New York, Ohio and Erie fishing Licenses are NOT reciprocal

The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2017 Ray Scott Championship, slated for the Red River, Shreveport, Louisiana, in April of 2018. 

For more information on this tournament, call Jeff Randall, tournament manager, at 256-777-6152 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, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Simms, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Divide It, Geico and Sirius XM Radio.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit http://www.americanbassanglers.com/

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events

2018 Upcoming Schedule

Division     Date Lake Register Link
Georgia North 2/17/2018 Allatoona
Georgia - Blackshear 2/17/2018 Blackshear
Kansas - Big Hill 2/17/2018 Bone Creek
Oklahoma East 2/17/2018 Lake Hudson
Alabama North 2/17/2018 Guntersville
Georgia East 2/18/2018 Clarks Hill
South Carolina Northwest 2/18/2018 Hartwell
Florida - St Johns North 2/18/2018 Rodman
Florida - Toho 2/18/2018 Toho
Alabama - West 2/18/2018 Bankhead
Georgia - Westpoint 2/18/2018 West Point
Louisiana - Shreveport 2/24/2018 Hosston
Georgia - Eufaula 2/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Houston 2/24/2018 Canyon Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 2/24/2018 Nocona
Alabama Central 2/24/2018 Jordan
Arkansas North 2/24/2018 Maumelle
Alabama East Central 2/24/2018 Weiss Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 2/25/2018 Murray
Texas - Houston 2/25/2018 Canyon Lake
Tennessee Central 2/25/2018 Percy Priest
DFW - Texas 2/25/2018 Grapevine
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 2/25/2018 Sam Rayburn

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
2/11/2018 Guntersville
3/04/2018 Neely Henry
5/20/2018 Wheeler
7/01/2018 Weiss

Tennessee/Kentucky

2/18/2018 Kentucky
4/22/2018 Kentucky
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series Winter/Spring Events

North Carolina 2/18/2018 Lake Norman McCrary Creek Access
Tennessee Northeast 3/3/2018 Ft Lound/Tellico Popler Springs
South Carolina 3/3/2018 Lake Murray Lighthouse Marina
Florida Northwest 3/10/2018 Seminole Seminole Lodge
Alabama North 3/10/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Georgia 3/17/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
Tennessee Northeast 3/17/2018 Chicakamauga Dayton Ramp
Alabama Central 3/17/2018 Lake Mitchell Higgins Ferry
Georgia 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
North Carolina 3/18/2018 Lake Wylie Southepointe Landing
South Carolina 4/7/2018 Lake Keowee South Cove
Alabama North 4/7/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Kentucky 4/8/2018 Kentucky Lake Big Bear
Tennessee Northeast 4/14/2018 Watts Bar Blue Springs
Florida Northwest 4/14/2018 Apalachicola River White City
North Carolina 4/15/2018 Lake James Black Bear Landing
Georgia 4/21/2018 Lanier Balus Creek Park
Alabama Central 4/21/2018 Alabama River Swift Creek
Tennessee Northeast 4/28/2018 Melton Hill Melton Hill Dam
South Carolina 4/28/2018 Lake Hartwell Greenpond
Kentucky 4/29/2018 Lake Barkley Kuttawa

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Register Division_Name: Dates: Lake/Info
South Carolina 2/17/2018 Murray
Florida South 2/17/2018 Okeechobee
Virginia 2/24/2018 Kerr
Florida Central 2/24/2018 Kissimmee Chain
South East Texas 2/24/2018 Sam Rayburn
Tennesee Central 2/24/2018 Center Hill
Mississippi 3/03/2018 Columbus Pool
Georgia 3/10/2018 Seminole
Oklahoma 3/10/2018 Arkansas River
Kentucky 3/10/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida Central 3/17/2018 Harris Chain
South Texas 3/17/2018 Lake Conroe
Alabama North 3/17/2018 Wheeler
North Carolina 3/24/2018 Hickory
Florida South 3/24/2018 Okeechobee
East Texas 3/24/2018 Lake Palestine
Tennesee Central 3/24/2018 Percy Priest
Maryland 3/31/2018 Potomac