Carolina High Rock Lake Double Header
June 15, 2020, Athens, AL. June 20 and 21 ABA and Bass Pro Shops will host a doubleheader weekend on High Rock Lake out of Salisbury, NC. The second and third tournaments for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina Division will be held. Both events will launch from Tamarac Marina, 9120 Bringle Ferry Road Salisbury NC 28146.
Last June, Kevin Chandler of New London, NC won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on High Rock Lake on 6/15/19. Chandler weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 23.00 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.23 pounds.
“I Caught all my fish today on a jig. I caught three in three feet of water and two in fifteen feet of water,” said Chandler.
The Bass Pro Shops Open Series is a Pro-Am format and Anglers can sign up for one of both events.
Stringent guidelines of social distancing will be used and enforced that these events and all anglers would read and follow ABA guidelines that will be applied to events from this link. (https://americanbassanglers.com/Story.php?Newsid=6486)
BPS Open Series offers $5000 first place for 60 boats. Boater Entry Fee for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series is $210, Co-Angler entry fee is $105.
To register online for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Saturday Event Click Here
To register online for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Sunday Event Click Here
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