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Ram Owners Rewards
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One of 4 Sponsorships - Next Drawing 9/22

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Upcoming Events
Tournaments By Date

Area 5 Championship   Okeechobee (rescheduled)
Texas East 9/16/2017 Cedar Creek
Area 3 Championship 9/23/2017 Eufaula
Area 6 Championship 9/23/2017 Toledo Bend
Area 2 Championship 10/7/2017 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/7/2017 Hartwell
Area 7 Championship 10/28/2017 Texoma

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2017 Schedules:

Tournaments By Date - 2017 Rules

Area 1 North Alabama - Central Tennessee
Area 2 Kentucky - Mississippi
Area 3 Alabama South - Georgia
Area 4 North Carolina - South Carolina
Area 5 Florida Central - Florida South
Area 6 Texas Southeast -  Louisiana
Area 7 Texas East - Oklahoma
Area 8 Virginia - Maryland
Area 9 Ohio - New York

9/20/2017

John Simonof Joins SiriusXM Marine Weather Pro Staff Team

September 20, 2017 (Athens, AL). John Simonof of Jacksonville, AR will promote SiriusXM Marine Weather and satellite radio as a Pro Staff angler through the American Bass Anglers Pro Staff program. John is running a SiriusXM wrapped Triton 21TrX boat and will fish events in multiple divisions in the Ram Open Series and Ram American Fishing Tour.

John retired from the Air Force after serving 30 years. In his last assignment, John was Chief of Quality Assurance for aircraft maintenance at Little Rock AFB. John is now teaching business courses at Pulaski Technical College and administers the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery to high school students throughout central Arkansas. If John wasn’t busy enough, he also attends college full time and is in the dissertation phase of his Doctorate of Business Administration degree. John is also very busy with fishing, social media, and even produces his own YouTube videos. John has contributed quite often to both the ABA Magazine and social media websites with articles.  

“I was excited when I got the call, and the more I learn about SiriusXM Marine Weather, the more I can leverage their technology to win more tournaments”, said John Simonof. “Adding the SiriusXM Marine Weather feature overlay.....................Read More

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9/19/2017

Russell Lee Takes the win on Cedar Creek

Russell Lee of Sachse, TX won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East Division, held September 16th, 2017 at Cedar Creek.  Running out of Log Cabin Public Ramp near Malakoff, TX the 51-boat field left at 6:44 AM. For the boaters, 10 places were paid out and it took 13.09 pounds to make the cut.  

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9/18/2017

David Hendrick Wins Ram Truck 
Entry Fee Sponsorship

David Hendrick of Cherryville, North Carolina, is the second winner of four drawn Ram Entry Fee Sponsorships. Drawn on Friday, September 15th, David will receive five entry fee entries into the ABA Tour of his choice.

Two more Ram Truck owner winners will be selected this month and the next winner will be drawn this Friday, September 22nd.

To be in the drawing: 

Fill out the Ram Truck Survey completely, submit it, and you will be placed in a drawing for a full season of entry fees in the Division of their choice of one of the following tours: Ram American Fishing Tour, Ram Truck Open Series, The American Couples Tour, The Ram 100% Plus Team Tour or the Military Team Bass Tournament

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9/13/2017

Michael Nutter wins Area 8 Championship on the Potomac

Michael Nutter of LaPlata, Maryland won the Ram Truck Open Series Area 8 championship held Sept. 9th 10th, 2017 on the Potomac River. Running out of Smallwood State Park, on Day 1 Michael weighed in the largest five fish limit of the tournament at 19.73 pounds. This also included a bass that weighed 5.67 pounds.  On day 2 Michael weighed in another five-bass limit weighing 10.91 pounds for a two day total of 30.64 pounds securing his victory. Michael took home a check for $10,000.00 for his win.  

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9/12/2017

Eric Silverstrim wins Area 1 Championship on Chickamauga

Eric Silverstrim of Indian Mound, TN won the American Bass Anglers, RAM Truck Open Series Area 1 two-day Championship, held on September 9th-10th 2017 on Lake Chickamauga. Running out Dayton Boat Dock in Dayton, TN Eric brought back a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 13.26 lbs.  On day two he stayed consistent and brought in another five-fish limit that went for 17.51 lbs. giving him a two- day total weight of 30.77 lbs.  Eric took home a check for $10,000 for his first-place finish.

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9/12/2017

Georgia and Alabama South head to Lake Eufaula for Area 3 Championship

The Ram Truck Open Series Georgia Division and Alabama South Division will hold their final event of the 2017 season on September 23rd -24th on Lake Eufaula.

The competitors will launch from Lakepoint Resort State Park landing in Eufaula, Alabama. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15am or safe light on days one and two. The weigh in will begin at 2:30 p.m. each day. All anglers will compete both days of the event. There will NOT be a cut in the field. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Friday September 22nd in the lodge at Lakepoint Resort State Park. Registration for this event ends at 6:30pm on Friday September 22nd with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00pm local time.  

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9/11/2017

Tripoli wins on Area Championship on 
Lake Erie

Don Tripoli won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series New York / Ohio Area Championship tournament, held September 2nd and 3rd on Lake Erie.  Running out of Presque Bay in Erie PA, the Webster NY angler caught 10 bass for the two days weighing 29.43 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 3.68-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Tripoli took home a check for $10,000.

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9/06/2017

Tennessee Central and Alabama North head to Lake Chickamauga for Area 1 Championship


The Ram Truck Open Series Tennessee Central Division and Alabama North Division will hold their final event of the 2017 season on September 9th -10th on Lake Chickamauga.

The competitors will launch from Dayton Boat Dock landing in Dayton, Tennessee. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45am or safe light on days one and two. The weigh in will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. All anglers will compete both days of the event. There will NOT be a cut in the field. Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Friday September 8th at the ABA stage trailer at Dayton Boat Dock. Registration for this event ends at 6:00pm on Friday September 8th with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 6:30pm local time.  To register for this event see https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8796 

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8/30/2017

Maryland and Virginia Head to the Potomac River for two-day Championship

The Maryland and Virginia Divisions of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its two-day championship on the Potomac River September 9th and 10th.

The competitors will launch from Smallwood State Park located at 2750 Sweden Point Road Marbury, Maryland 20658.  Anglers will begin fishing at 6:45 am or safe light until 3:30 pm on day one and 6:45 am or safe light until 3:00 pm on day two. To register for this tournament, see www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8863.

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8/29/2017

Ram Truck Owners Rewards
Win a Bass Tournament Sponsorship for 2018

A Random Winner Will Be Drawn Each Friday of September Starting September 8, 2017

Fill out the Ram Truck Survey completely, submit it, and you will be placed in a drawing for a full season of entry fees in the Division of their choice of one of the following tours: Ram American Fishing Tour, Ram Truck Open Series, The American Couples Tour, The Ram 100% Plus Team Tour or the Military Team Bass Tournament.

Sponsored by Ram Trucks and American Bass Anglers

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8/29/2017

Ram Open Series NE Heads to Lake Erie for 2 Day Championship

The New York and Ohio Divisions of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its 2-day Championship on Sept 2nd and 3rd, 2017, on Lake Erie near Erie, PA.

The competitors will launch at The Perry Monument at Presque Isle State Park. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Onsite registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday September 1st, 2017 at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 W 8th street Erie, PA 16505.   To register for this tournament see, https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8806
       

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8/28/2017

Attention Southeast Texas Ram Open Series Anglers

Unfortunately, the event scheduled for this past weekend at Sam Rayburn had to canceled due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers are with all that are affected by the catastrophic storm still taking place. Please make a note that the event has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 10th at Sam Rayburn launching from Umphrey Pavilion. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused for our anglers. Any questions regarding the reschedule date can be directed to our director Chris Wayand at (256) 230-5627 or ABA Member Services at (256) 232-0406.

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8/28/2017

Drew Boggs Takes the win on Kentucky Lake

Drew Boggs of Lebanon, TN won the American Bass Anglers, RAM Truck Open Series Kentucky Division tournament held 8/26/2017 on Kentucky Lake.  Running out of Paris Landing State Park near Buchanan, TN, Drew brought back a five-fish limit, that locked in on the scales at 15.83 pounds.

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8/21/2017

Thompson wins on Lake Champlain

Joe Thompson of Coatesville, PA won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series New York Division’s tournament, held August 19th, 2017 on Lake Champlain.  Running out of Ticonderoga Ferry Ramp, near Ticonderoga, NY Joe caught five bass locking in the scales at 21.56 pounds.

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8/15/2017

The Ram Open Series NE heads to 
Lake Champlain Ticonderoga

The New York Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on August 19th, on Lake Champlain Launching from Ticonderoga.

The competitors will launch from the Ticonderoga Ferry landing boat launch, located on Route 74 at Ticonderoga Ferry. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. August 18th at the Best Western Conference room.  To register for this tournament, see https://www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8805

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Ram Owners Rewards
Take Survey Win Sponsorship
One of 4 Sponsorships - Next Drawing 9/22

All ABA Members 
Take Survey Win a Sponsorship
10/10 drawing

Check Out Garmin's Panoptix!
Live is Better

Upcoming Events
Tournaments By Date

Area 5 Championship   Okeechobee (rescheduled)
Texas East 9/16/2017 Cedar Creek
Area 3 Championship 9/23/2017 Eufaula
Area 6 Championship 9/23/2017 Toledo Bend
Area 2 Championship 10/7/2017 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/7/2017 Hartwell
Area 7 Championship 10/28/2017 Texoma

Membership Special

Get all ABA Member Benefits Plus an 
ABA Tournament Jersey! Only $99.95

Are you signed up for Atlas Awards?

 

2017 Schedules:

Tournaments By Date - 2017 Rules

Area 1 North Alabama - Central Tennessee
Area 2 Kentucky - Mississippi
Area 3 Alabama South - Georgia
Area 4 North Carolina - South Carolina
Area 5 Florida Central - Florida South
Area 6 Texas Southeast -  Louisiana
Area 7 Texas East - Oklahoma
Area 8 Virginia - Maryland
Area 9 Ohio - New York

 

Ram Owners Rewards
Take Survey Win Sponsorship
One of 4 Sponsorships - Next Drawing 9/22

All ABA Members 
Take Survey Win a Sponsorship
10/10 drawing

Check Out Garmin's Panoptix!
Live is Better

Upcoming Events
Tournaments By Date

Area 5 Championship   Okeechobee (rescheduled)
Texas East 9/16/2017 Cedar Creek
Area 3 Championship 9/23/2017 Eufaula
Area 6 Championship 9/23/2017 Toledo Bend
Area 2 Championship 10/7/2017 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/7/2017 Hartwell
Area 7 Championship 10/28/2017 Texoma

Membership Special

Get all ABA Member Benefits Plus an 
ABA Tournament Jersey! Only $99.95

Are you signed up for Atlas Awards?

 

2017 Schedules:

Tournaments By Date - 2017 Rules

Area 1 North Alabama - Central Tennessee
Area 2 Kentucky - Mississippi
Area 3 Alabama South - Georgia
Area 4 North Carolina - South Carolina
Area 5 Florida Central - Florida South
Area 6 Texas Southeast -  Louisiana
Area 7 Texas East - Oklahoma
Area 8 Virginia - Maryland
Area 9 Ohio - New York

 

 

Top Money Winners 2017

Tracy D. Robinson Old Hickory Lake $50000
Timothy Tim P. Adams Old Hickory Lake $25000
Donald Tripoli Lake Erie $10000
Eric Silverstrim Chickamauga $10000
Michael B. Nutter Potomac River $10000
David R. Hendrick Old Hickory Lake $10000
Bryan New Old Hickory Lake $8000
Casey Martin Guntersville $6300
Mike L. Jones Okeechobee $6000
Matthew T. Robertson Old Hickory Lake $6000
Nathan Thomas Okeechobee $5850
Tim Howell West Point $5810
Richard H. Troncatti II Potomac River $5680
Eric D. Panzironi Harris Chain $5660
Ryan Harrell Gaston $5650
Alan Fitts Sam Rayburn $5630
Kail Stevens Okeechobee $5610
Sterling Brenneis Old Hickory $5550
Matthew T. Robertson Kentucky Lake $5530
Timothy Woods Old Hickory Lake $5500

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