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2/19/2018

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 wbenedetti@americanbassanglers.com

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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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

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Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

       
Area 8 Championship 9/22/2018 Kerr
Area 9 Championship 9/29/2018 Chautauqua
Area 5 Championship 9/29/2018 Kissimmee Chain
Area 7 Championship 10/06/2018 Lake Texoma
Area 1 Championship 10/06/2018 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/06/2018 Norman
Area 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend