Virginia Heads to Lake Gaston
ATHENS, Ala. – The Virginia Division will hold its season opener on April 1, 2017 on Lake Gaston near South Hill Virginia
The competitors will launch from Americamps 9 Lakeside Ln. Bracey Virginia. Anglers will begin fishing at safelight until 3:00pm. Registration will be at the Best Western 101 Thompson Street South Hill Virginia 23950. To register for this tournament, see:
To enter, anglers fishing the Boater division pay $200 with Co-Anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for Boaters. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php
Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass. 2 may be between 12-14 inches in length with the remainder of the catch being at least 14 inches in length. Co Anglers may weigh in up to 3 bass. 2 may be between 12-14 inches in length with the remainder being at least 14 inches in length.
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and Ram Truck Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, ABU Garcia and Livingston Lures. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Onsite Pre-Event Meeting Location:
Best Western 101 Thompson St. South Hill, VA. 23950.
Registration will be from 4:00 pm local time until 6:30 pm local time with the pairings meeting to begin at 7:00 pm.
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: [email protected]
Chris Leith Dodge/Ram
10936 Star Road
Wake Forest NC 27587
2615 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford NC 27332
All anglers must have in your possession a valid Virginia or North Carolina fishing license.
The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2018 Ray Scott Championship, slated for The Red River Shreveport-Bossier LA. April 2nd-8th 2018.
For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.ramopenseries.com .
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the Ram American Fishing Tour, the Ram Truck Open Series, the Ram 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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