North Carolina Heads to Lake Hickory
ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its next event 3-24-2018 on Lake Hickory.
The competitors will launch from Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory NC 28601. Anglers will begin fishing at 7:15 AM Or safe light until 3:15 PM.
Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 3-23-2018 at Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife access road Hickory NC.Registration will run from 4:00 PM-6:30 PM with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 PM. Anglers holding a Freedom pass must text or call 256-497-0967 Friday 3/23/18 between 4:00PM- 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 competitor 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: 5bass for the boaters, 3 bass for the co-anglers
Size limit: You may have two bass between 12-14 inches. The remainder of your catch must be 14 inches or greater.
Off Limits for this event: anything marked or posted off limits, keep out, etc.
This will be a trailered weigh-in.
All anglers are required to have a valid North Carolina fishing license.
Take off: 7:15 AM or safe light
Weigh in 3:15 PM
ABA stage trailer located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory NC 28601
Registration from 4:00 PM- 6:30 PM with meeting to follow at 7: 00 PM.
Carolina Coach and Marine
3300 Centennial Blvd.
Claremont, NC 28610
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: [email protected]
To register for this event click here
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.ameicanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Motorguide trolling motors, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Best Western Hotels, Garmin, Power Pole, Optima batteries, Sirius XM Marine, and GEICO. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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