Ingram Tops Field for Eufaula Win
Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, AL won the Alabama South Division Ram Truck Open Series event at Lake Eufaula on March 19, 2016. Ingram brought in a 27.35 pound limit of Lake Eufaula bass, including the 7.15 pound boater Big Bass, to win $5650. “I was sight fishing in Sandy Creek using a white 3/8 ounce Strikezone Lures Perfect jig. I was looking at them when I caught them,” said Ingram.
Scott Montgomery of Eufaula, AL finished in second place with 24.16 pounds to win $1377. “I was in the Pataula Creek area. I started with a frog this morning and switched over to 5” Big Bite Fighting Frog creature bait. Some fish came from offshore structure and some fish came off of the bank,” said Montgomery.
Third place in the Alabama South event went to James "Jay" Grogan of Fort Mitchell, AL with 20.18 pounds winning $918. “I was targeted points and humps in the mid-lake area,” said Grogan.
Top Five Boaters:
1. Ryan Ingram 27.35 $5650
2. Scott Montgomery 24.16 $1377
3. James Grogan 20.18 $918
4. Michael Conley 18.69 $643
5. Michael Cavender 18.38 $551
There were 65 boaters registered for this Ram Truck Open Series event.
Complete results can be found at this link.
Year to date points standings for the Alabama South division can be found at this link.
For more info on the Alabama South division of the Ram Truck Open Series visit www.ramopenseries.com call ABA tournament manager, Billy Benedetti, at (256) 230-5632. The next Alabama South event is on May 14th at Lake Jordan.
Ram Truck Open Series anglers can take advantage of the “no boat on boat draw” format along with huge payouts for the 2016 season. First place boaters can win a guaranteed $5000 first place, regardless of number of entries. Payouts will increase to $6000 for the first place boater with a 100 boat field. Over the course of four divisional events and the area championship, anglers will be competing for a spot in the 2017 Ray Scott Championship.
Lots of contingency money is up for grabs during the 2016 Ram Truck Open Series Series season. Anglers participating in the Triton Gold program can earn up to $7,000 at 2016 divisional events and up to $50,000 at the 2017 Ray Scott Championship. Anglers can also take advantage of other programs such as T-H Marine Atlas Rewards, Power Pole Captain's Cash, Garmin Grand Giveaway, Livingston Lures Cash for Big Bass, Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Bonus, Maui Jim Bonus, and Mercury/Motorguide bonus money.
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