$5,000 Minimum Guaranteed First Place at Every Divisional Tournament

Ram Open Series Season Opener on Okeechobee
2017 Again Offers a $5,000 Guaranteed First Place

Athens, AL. The 2017 Ram Open Series tournaments are coming to Florida in early January for both central and south Florida. The Series first national qualifying event will be held on lake Okeechobee January 7, 2017 out of Scott Driver Park. 

Last season, Jett Dexter of Arcadia, FL won the opener at Lake Okeechobee with a 23.97-pound limit and took home  $5225. Chad Foster of Saint Cloud, FL took second with 19.60 pounds and Larry Wright of Okeechobee, FL took third with 18.79. David Rushing of Orlando, FL had the biggest bass of 7.87. 

James Watkins of Lakeland, FL won the first 2016 event in Florida Central on Lake Toho on January 16 with a 21.64-pound limit and took home $6350. Joe Ventrello of Apopka, FL came in second with 20.13 pounds and Dan Smith of Webster, FL won third with 19.52 

With $5,000 guaranteed first place, anglers know they must fish tournaments with a huge field and pay higher entry fees to take home this kind of payday. 

Jett Dexter the Okeechobee event winner said “This is the best payback that I’ve ever seen on this lake”. The 2017 season of the Ram Open Series offers the same $5,000 first place guarantee. 

First Florida Event Details: Florida South - 1/07/2017 - Okeechobee 

Launch Ramp: Scott Driver, 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL, 34974

Registration Link or Call (256)232-0406

Host Hotel: BEST WESTERN Lake Okeechobee
3975 Highway 441 S, Okeechobee, FL, 34974

Event Host: Okeechobee County Tourism Department Council
Host Ram Truck Dealer:
OKEECHOBEE DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP RAM 4224 US Highway 441 S , Okeechobee, FL, 34974 Ph (863) 357-0500 www.okeechobeedodgechryslerjeepram.com

Host Triton Boat Lake Placid Marine, 310 US 27 SOUTH, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 - PH 863-465-2335 www.lakeplacidmarine.com

Toho Lake Event Details: Florida Central - 1/28/2017 – Toho

Launch Ramp: Lakefront Park, 69 Lakeview Dr, Kissimmee, FL 34741

Host Hotel: BEST WESTERN PREMIER Saratoga Resort Villas
4787 W Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, FL, 34746 , (407)997-3300

Event Host: Experience Kissimmee
Osceola County Department of Tourism - www.experiencekissimmee.com

Host Ram Truck Dealer: Airport Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 5751 Eagle Vail Dr, Orlando, FL, 32822
Sales: (855) 411-0246 - www.airportcdj.com/

Host Triton Boat Dealer: Toho Marine - 1621 13th St., St Cloud, FL 34769
(407)892-3200 and (407)892-3226 www.tohomarine.com/

Registration Link or Call (256)232-0406

Local Anglers can help spread the word about these events by downloading and printing both divisional fliers and single event fliers and giving them to your fishing friends or placing them at ramps and tackle stores.

Fliers are downloadable each division page for Central Florida and South Florida (see links). Both division and single event fliers are available. Give us a call and let us know you are assisting (256)232-0406.

To learn more about the Ram Open Series visit www.RamOpenSeries.com or call (256) 232-0406

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com

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Alabama South 4/21/2018 Martin
Oklahoma 4/21/2018 Eufaula
North Carolina 4/28/2018 Kerr
Georgia 4/28/2018 Sinclair
South East Texas 4/28/2018 Sam Rayburn
Alabama North 4/28/2018 Neely Henry
Florida Central 5/05/2018 Toho
Mississippi 5/05/2018 Ross Barnett
Tennesee Central 5/05/2018 Old Hickory
Ohio 5/12/2018 Indian
Maryland 5/12/2018 Potomac
Florida South 5/12/2018 Okeechobee
Oklahoma 5/12/2018 Grand Lake
North Carolina 5/19/2018 High Rock
Alabama South 5/19/2018 Jordan
South Texas 5/19/2018 Lake Conroe




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