Big Bags Predicted for Kissimmee Chain Saturday
ATHENS, Ala. –$5000 1st Place guarantee plus over $9000 in sponsor bonus money up for grabs the Florida Central Division of the ABA Open Series will hold its second qualifying event of the season on February 24, 2018, on the Kissimmee Chain near Lake Wales, FL.
The Kissimmee Chain is really showing some big bags. This past weekend a couple of ABA anglers fishing in a local team event showed up with 5 bass weighing 38.97 with a 12.12 big bass.
The weather for the upcoming ABA Open Series event could be much better, sunny with temps in the Mid 80s.
At the first Open Series qualifying event on Lake Toho, Micah Silverman brought in 23.42 Lbs. and pocketed $6000 and filed for $7,000 in Triton Gold Contingency Money, 13K for a $200 entry fee is a great payday!
Anglers can register for the event online at To register go to: www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8894. Or by calling (256)232-0406
Anglers will launch at Camp Mack, located at 14900 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, FL, 33898. Anglers will begin fishing at 6:45a.m. or safe light with the weigh-in beginning at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Camp Mack with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.
The tournament director for this event is Billy Benedetti. Billy can be reached at (256)230-5632, or by email at [email protected]
Anglers can learn more about this division and tour at www.abaopenseries.com
Or the Florida Central Division Page at: This Link
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.
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