Florida Central Returns to Lake Toho
ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the ABA Open Series will return for the fourth event of the 2018 season May 5, 2018, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.
The competitors will launch at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34741. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Kissimmee Lakefront Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here
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.abaopenseries.com/payout.php
Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 12 inches long with an exemption permit available at registration. 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 ABA Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12" with a Signed Exemption Permit. Exemption Permits will be available at registration.
Take Off:6:30 am
Weigh In: 2:30 pm
Time Zone: Eastern
Locking is allowed but NO locking south of Hwy 60 bridge.
Saratoga Resort Villas
4787 W Irlo Bronson Highway,
Kissimmee, FL, 34746, United States
Osceola County Department of Tourism
215 Celebration Place #200
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
69 Lakeview Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Registration & Meeting will be at the ABA Stage TrailerFriday May 04, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00 pm.
1621 13th St.
St Cloud, FL 34769
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid FL Freshwater Fishing License. Florida licenses may be purchased by phone by calling (888) 347-4356.
The best ABA Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2019 Ray Scott Championship to be held on the Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, Alabama in April 2019.
For more information on this tournament, call Billy Benedetti, tournament manager, at 256-230-5632 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see http://www.abaopenseries.com/EventDetails18.php?id=8896
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 American Fishing Tour, the ABA Open Series, the 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
ABA is sponsored by: Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Best Western Hotels, Sirius XM Marine Weather Radio, Livingston Lures, GEICO, Garmin, Power-Pole, T-H Marine, Hydrowave, Maui Jim, Abu Garcia, Berkley, MotorGuide, and Optima Batteries.