Alabama South Division Heads to Lay Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will host the second event of the season on March 2, 2019, on Lay Lake in Columbiana, AL.
The competitors will launch at Beeswax Creek Ramp, located at 245 Beeswax Creek Road, Columbiana, AL, 35051. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Beeswax Creek Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.
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Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 12 inches long. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass.
To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $210 with co-anglers paying $105. The payout for all events will be based on the number of entries, for one-day divisional events $5000 will go the winning boater based on a minimum of 60 boats, for each 2-day Area Championship $10,000 for boaters and $5,000 for co-anglers based on 100 boats. Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass and 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, Power Pole, Berkley and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Division: Alabama South
Dates: 3/2/2019 -
Lake: Lay Lake
Launch Ramp: Beeswax Creek Park, Ramp Address: 245 Beeswax Park Road, Columbiana, AL 35051
Entry Fee Boater/Co-Angler: $210/$105
Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay)
Alabama 4-H Center
892 4-H Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
Limit: 5bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12"
Take Off: 6:00 am or Safelight
Weigh In: 2:30pm
Time Zone: Central
NO LOCKING ALLOWED
1123 County Services Drive
Pelham AL 35124
Phone: (205) 620-6650
Fax: (205) 620-6630
Beeswax Creek Park
245 Beeswax Creek Road
off of Hwy 145,
Columbiana, AL 35051
Phone: (205) 991-2015
or Call: (205) 620-6650
The Registration & Briefing for this event will be held in the ABA stage trailer at Beeswax Creek Park on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00 pm local time.
424 HWY 87
ALABASTER, AL 35007
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid AL Freshwater Fishing License. To purchase an Alabama fishing license call (888) 848-6887 or online www.outdooralabama.com.
The best Bass Pro Shops Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the 2020 Ray Scott Championship to be held at Lake Hartwell in April 2020.
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.americanbassanglers.com
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, Motorguide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Power Pole and Optima Batteries. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc. PO box 475 Athens, AL. 35612. Phone (256) 232-0406.
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