Florida Central Returns to Kissimmee Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its fourth event of the season on June 8, 2019, on the Kissimmee Chain near Lake Wales, FL. The competitors will launch at Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina, & RV Resort located at 14900 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, FL, 33898. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Camp Mack with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

To register for this tournament, Click Here

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, each at least 12 inches long with an exemption permit available at registration. 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.

Tournament Information: 
Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12" with a Signed Exemption Permits. Exemption Permits will be available at registration.
Take Off: 6:15am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 2:30pm
Time Zone: Eastern
Locking is allowed but NO locking south of Hwy 60 bridge.

Division: Florida Central
Dates: 6/8/2019 - 
Lake: Kissimmee Chain 
Launch Ramp: Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina, & RV Resort
Ramp Address: 14900 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, FL 33898

Entry Fee Boater/Co-Angler: $210/$105

Register for this event or Call (256) 232-0406 for more information or assistance

Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay) 
Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort
14900 Camp Mack Road
Lake Wales, FL 03898
(863) 696-1108
(800) 243-8013
Please contact the Liars Lodge directly at the number above and reference the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event for a 10% discount on your room rate. 

Event Host: 
Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort
14900 Camp Mack Road
Lake Wales, FL 03898
(863) 696-1108
(800) 243-8013
www.guyharveycampmack.com

Registration Location: 
Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort
14900 Camp Mack Road
Lake Wales, Florida 33898
Toll Free: (800) 243-8013
Phone: (863) 696-1108
www.guyharveycampmack.com

Registration & Meeting will be at the ABA Stage Trailer Friday June 7, 2019 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00pm at Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort

Co-anglers are asked to park behind the storage buildings near the Lodge on tournament days. They will be using golf carts to shuttle anglers down to the ramp area. Co-anglers please DO NOT park down by the ramp area, that is for truck and trailer parking only.

Host Dealers: 
Toho Marine
1621 13th St.
St Cloud, FL 34769
407-892-3200
407-892-3226
Email: [email protected]
http://www.tohomarine.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 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 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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