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9/12/2017

Georgia and Alabama South head to Lake Eufaula for Area 3 Championship

The Ram Truck Open Series Georgia Division and Alabama South Division will hold their final event of the 2017 season on September 23rd -24th on Lake Eufaula.

The competitors will launch from Lakepoint Resort State Park landing in Eufaula, Alabama. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15am or safe light on days one and two. The weigh in will begin at 2:30 p.m. each day. All anglers will compete both days of the event. There will NOT be a cut in the field. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Friday September 22nd in the lodge at Lakepoint Resort State Park. Registration for this event ends at 6:30pm on Friday September 22nd with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00pm local time.  

All anglers are required to have either a Georgia or Alabama fishing license.

Anglers fishing the Boater division may weigh in up to 5 bass each day at least 14 inches in length for largemouth bass and 12 inches for spotted bass. Co anglers may weigh in up to 3 bass each day at least 14 inches in length for largemouth and 12 inches for spotted bass.

To qualify Anglers must have fished a total of three events within a division or a combination of four events within the two divisions.  To enter anglers fishing the Boater division pay $300.00 and Co anglers pay $150.00. 

First place boater is guaranteed a minimum of $10,000. First place Co angler is guaranteed a minimum of $5,000. 

Also, the top 20 boaters and the top 20 co anglers from the two-day event will qualify for the Ray Scott Championship on the Red River in April 2018.

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishes, boaters and co anglers fishing this tournament and Ram Truck Open events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Motorguide, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Maui Jim and Livingston Lures. See the manufacture websites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses. 

Tournament Information: 
Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 14" Largemouth Bass / 12" Spotted Bass
Take Off: 6:15am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 2:30pm
Time Zone: Central
NO LOCKING ALLOWED
 
ALL ANGLERS MUST HAVE QUALIFIED IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THIS EVENT. PLEASE SEE THE 2017 RULES FOR ELIGIBILITY INFO.
 
ALL ANGLERS WILL COMPETE BOTH DAYS OF THIS EVENT, THERE IS NOT A CUT AFTER THE FIRST DAY.

Host Hotel 
Lakepoint Resort State Park
104 Lakepoint Drive
Eufaula AL 36027
Phone: 334.687.8011
Fax: 334.687.3273

Event Host: 
Eufaula / Barbour County Chamber of Commerce
333 East Broad Street
Eufaula, AL 36027
Phone: (800) 524-7529
Fax: (334) 687-5240

Registration Location: 
Lakepoint Resort State Park
104 Lakepoint Drive
Eufaula AL 36027
Phone: 334.687.8011
Fax: 334.687.3273

The Registration & Briefing for this event will be held in the Lodge at Lakepoint Resort State Park on Friday September 22, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm local time.

Additional Information: 

Host Dealers: 
Host Ram Truck Dealer: Opelika Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram,
801 COLUMBUS PARKWAYOPELIKA,    AL    36801
Sales: (866) 809-6864 - www.opelikachryslerjeepdodgeram.com

BOYD'S MARINE INC DOTHAN
2481 HWY 431 NORTH
DOTHAN, AL 36303
334-794-2598
334-712-2897 (fax)
www.boydsmarine.com

License Information: 
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid GA or AL Freshwater Fishing License. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661 to purchase a Georgia Fishing License. To purchase an Alabama fishing license call (888) 848-6887 or online www.outdooralabama.com.

For more information on this tournament, call Billy Benedetti, tournament manager, at 256-230-5632 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.ramopenseries.com .

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing 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, the Ram Truck Open Series, the American Fishing 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, Simms, Garmin, Divide-It, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com

Tournament Manager: Billy Benedetti 256-230-5632, TM Email: wbenedetti@americanbassanglers.com

 

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2018 Upcoming Schedule

Division     Date Lake Register Link
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
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Tennessee Northeast 3/17/2018 Chicakamauga Dayton Ramp
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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
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Florida Central 2/24/2018 Kissimmee Chain
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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