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North Carolina and South Carolina Head to Lake Hartwell for Area 4 Championship

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina and South Carolina divisions will hold their final event of the season on October 7th-8th 2017 on Lake Hartwell.

The competitors will launch from Green Pond Landing located at 470 Green Pond Road Anderson, South Carolina 29626.  Anglers will begin fishing at 7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 pm on Day One and 7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 pm on Day Two. To register for this tournament, see                 www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8820.

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $300.00 with co-anglers paying $150.00. First place is guaranteed a minimum $10,000.00 for boaters and $5000.00 to the winning co angler. Anglers must have fished three tournaments in a single division or a total of four tournaments within the two divisions to qualify. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass. Co Anglers may weigh in up to three bass. All bass must be a minimum of 12 inches in length.  

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and any 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.

Event Host:                                                                                                    Anderson Convention and Visitor’s Bureau                                                            110 Federal Street Suite B                                                                            Anderson, South Carolina 29625


Registration Location:
ABA stage trailer at 
Green Pond Landing
470 Green Pond Road
Anderson, South Carolina 29626

Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Email: [email protected]

Host Hotel:

Ram Truck Dealer
Piedmont Chrysler Jeep Dodge
4015 Clemson Blvd.
Anderson, South Carolina 29626

Triton Dealer:
72 Marine
3336 Calhoun Falls Hwy.
Elberton, GA. 30635

Special Event Message:                                                                                               All anglers must have a valid South Carolina or Georgia fishing license.

The full field will fish both days of the event.  

All boaters must have in their possession a minimum of $100,000.00 liability insurance on the boat they are using.

Registration will be at Green Pond Landing and will begin at 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 pm

To register for this event please visit American Bass Anglers online or call (256)232-0406.

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, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Simms, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Sirius XM marine and GEICO.  



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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




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