Virginia/Maryland Division Area Championship (Rescheduled For November 3-4 2018)
ATHENS, Ala. – Due to the hurricane that has and is producing heavy rain, the NC Park Ranger at Nutbush has closed the ramp and the Corp of Engineers has predicted lake levels above 312ft. The Virginia/Maryland area championship has been rescheduled for November 3-4 2018.
The competitors will launch from Nutbush Park located at Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC. 27537.
Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.Friday, November 2nd 2018 with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 pm.
To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $300.00 and the co-anglers pay $150.00 The winning boater is guaranteed a minimum of $10,000.00 and the winning co-angler is guaranteed a minimum of $5000.00.
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, ABU Garcia and Maui Jim. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Pre-Event Meeting Location:
ABA stage trailer located at Nutbush Park
Registration: Friday 11/2/2018 from 4:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Pairings meeting 7:00 p.m.
Limit: 5bass for the boaters/ 3 bass for the co-anglers
Size limit: 2bass between 12-14 inches in length, remainder 14 inches or greater in length.
Take off: Day 1 7:00 am or safe light until 3:00 pm.
Take off: Day 2 6:00 am or safe light until 2:00 pm.
All anglers must have a valid North Carolina or Virginia fishing license in your possession.
Anglers holding a Freedom Pass must text or call 256-497-0967 to confirm you are fishing the event.
Vance County Department of Tourism
946 W. Andrews Ave Ste. T
Henderson NC 27536
Special Event Message:
All anglers need to be aware of a time change during this event.
Host Triton Dealer:
2615 Jefferson Davis Highway
Sanford, NC 27330
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.americanbassanglers.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 American Fishing Tour, the ABA Open Series, the ABA 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Sirius XM Weather, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Optima Batteries and GEICO.
Rodney Michael 256-497-0967