Lake Hamilton, Arkansas Season Opener
ATHENS, Ala. – The Arkansas Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will open the season on April, 27th, 2019 at Lake Hamilton outside of Hot Springs. The competitors will launch at the Fish Hatchery Ramp, located at 350 Fish Hatchery Road Hot Springs, AR 71913. Anglers will begin fishing at safe light (Set by the tournament director) and the weigh-in will begin at 3:00 PM.
On-site registration is Friday April 26th from 4:30-6:30 PM local time, also at the Fish Hatchery Ramp, with the tournament briefing starting at 7:00 PM.
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Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 12 inches for Largemouth 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. Payout for all events will be based on 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.
For more information on this tournament, call Chris Wayand, tournament manager, at 256-230-5627 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 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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