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Georgia Division Heads to Oconee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Georgia Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will host the fourth event of the 2017 season June 17, 2017, on Lake Oconee in Buckhead, GA.

The competitors will launch at Sugar Creek Marina, located at 353 Parks Mill Road, Buckhead, GA 30625.  Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:00p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Sugar Creek Marina with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. 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, each at least 14 inches long and Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass. 

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, Maui Jim and Livingston Lures. 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: 14"

Take Off: 6:00am or Safe Light

Weigh In: 2:00pm

Time Zone: Eastern

Host Hotel

Travel Lodge

2020 Eatonton Road

Madison, GA 30650


Budget Inn

1201 Eatonton Road

Madison, GA 30650


Event Host: 

Sugar Creek Marina

353 Parks Mill Rd

Buckhead, GA 30625



Registration Location: 

Sugar Creek Marina

353 Parks Mill Rd

Buckhead, GA 30625



Onsite registration will be held at the ABA Stage Trailer on Friday June 16, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm local time.

Additional Informaton: 

Host Dealers: 

Ed Voyles Ram


(877) 225-3721




PERRY, GA 31069


478-987-5279 (fax)


License Information: 

A Georgia Fishing License is required. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661

to purchase a Georgia Fishing License.

The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2018 Ray Scott Championship to be held at the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

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.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




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