Kentucky Open Series heads to Lake Barkley
The Kentucky Division of the Bass Pro Shop Opens Series will hold its second event on April 20, 2019, on Lake Barkley at Kuttawa Lyon County Ramp. The competitors will launch from Kuttawa Lyon County Ramp, located at Kuttawa Lyon County Ramp, Kuttawa, Kentucky 42055. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on 04/19/2019 at the Tournament Trailer set up at Kuttawa Lyon County Ramp.
To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $210 with co-anglers paying $105.
Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 15" Smallmouth, Largemouth, or Spotted Bass. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass.
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and Bass Pro Shops Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
To register for this event, call (256) 232-0406 for more information or assistance.
Any questions or concerns contact Shelby McElyea at (256)230-5633
Relax Inn and Suites of Kuttawa
244 New Circle Dr.
Kuttawa, KY 42055
Friday April 19, 2019
Kuttawa Lyon County Ramp
Lake Drive, Kuttawa
Off Limits: TBD
Size Limit: 15” Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Spotted Bass
1051 Dover Road
Grand Rivers, KY 42045
The best Bass Pro Shops Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the 2020 Ray Scott Championship on Lake Hartwell.
For more information on this tournament, call Shelby McElyea, tournament manager, at (256) 230-5633 or ABA at (256) 232-0406.
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 all 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, Optima Batteries, Maui Jim, and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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