South Carolina Heads To Lake Murray
ATHENS, Ala. – The South Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its Second event of the season on February 17, 2018 on Lake Murray. The competitors will launch from Dreher Island State Park Located at 3677 State Park Road Prosperity, SC. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 PM.
Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer located at Dreher Island State Park. Registration will run from 4:00 pm- 6:30pm with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 pm. Freedom pass Holders must call or text 256-497-0967 Friday 2-16-18 Between 4:00-6:30 pm to confirm you are fishing the event.
To enter anglers fishing the boater division pay $200.00 per single day events
with the co-anglers paying $100.00 for the single day events. The first place boater is guaranteed a minimum of $5000.00.
Anglers fishing the boater division may weigh in up to five bass and the co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass.
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Motorguide, T-H Marine and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer Websites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Limit: 5 bass for the boaters, 3 bass for the co-anglers
Size limit: All bass must be a minimum of 14 inches in length.
Off Limits for this event: anything marked or posted off limits, keep out, and the
Launch ramps and dock.
This will be a trailered weigh-in.
All anglers are required to have a valid South Carolina fishing license.
Take off: 7:00 am or safe light
Weigh in 3:00 PM
Time zone: Eastern
ABA stage trailer located at Dreher Island State Park 3677 State Park Road
Prosperity South Carolina.
Registration from 4:00 PM- 6:30 PM with meeting to follow at 7:00PM.
217 Plumbers Road
Columbia, SC 29203
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: [email protected]
To register for this event please visit American Bass Anglers online or call 256-232-0406.
For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406. Online at americanbassanglers.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 American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Garmin, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406
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