Georgia Division Heads to Lake Hartwell
ATHENS, Ala. – The Georgia Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will host the second event on March 9, 2019, on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC. The competitors will launch at Green Pond Park, located at 470 Green Pond Road, Anderson, SC, 29626. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at the ABA stage trailer located at Green Pond 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 and Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass of the same length limits.
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.
Dates: 3/9/2019 -
Lake: Lake Hartwell
Launch Ramp: Green Pond Park, Ramp Address: 470 Green Pond Road, Anderson, SC 29626
Entry Fee Boater/Co-Angler: $210/$105
Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay)
Limit: 5bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12”
Take Off:6:45 am or Safelight
Weigh In: 3:00pm
Time Zone: Eastern
NO LOCKING ALLOWED
Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau
110 Federal Street, Suite 8
Anderson, SC 29625
Green Pond Park
470 Green Pond Road
Anderson, SC 29626
The Registration & Briefing for this event will be held at the ABA Stage Trailer at Green Pond Park on Friday March 8, 2019 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm local time.
3336 Calhoun Falls Hwy
Elberton, GA 30635
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid GA or SC Freshwater Fishing License. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661 to purchase a Georgia Fishing License. To purchasean South Carolina fishing license call (866) 714-3661 or online www.dnr.sc.gov/purchase.html
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 the 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 all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsoredby: 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.
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