|2 Day Area Championship - Guaranteed $10,000 First Place|
Division: $200 Boater/$100 Co-Anglers
Area Championship: $300 Boater/$150 Co-Anglers
Ray Scott Cup - No Entry Fee
Bigger Payout For Oklahoma Anglers Saturday
April 16th - Grand Lake out of Wolf Creek
Take it from an North Carolina Angler - Michael Stephens of Gastonia, NC won the North Carolina division Ram Truck Open Series opener at Lake Norman on February 20, 2016 and $5,750 paycheck.
“The payout for this event is awesome and has really changed the game for ABA events in the North Carolina. It’s so nice to fish an event and have a chance to win a big paycheck,” said Stephens.
Look at what this angler said!
Jett Dexter of Arcadia, FL "This is the best payback that I’ve ever seen on this lake,” said Dexter.
Lake Toho on 1/16 James Watkins won $6,350
Potomac River 3/26 Dennis McNeal won $6,000
Toledo Bend 3/26 Darold Gleason won $6,300
You can fish against a lot more anglers for a lot less money or fish the Ram Truck Open Series that offers a better payout!
Ram Trucks Open Series Divisional entry fees for boaters is $200 and $100 for co-anglers. Ram Truck Area Championships entry fee is $300 for boaters and $150 for co-anglers. The Ray Scott Championship will require no entry fee.
More information can be viewed on the all new RamOpenSeries.com website including payouts, schedules, and additional information.
Weatherford Takes Top Prize at Fort Gibson
Randy Weatherford of Coweta, Oklahoma won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East Division tournament, held August 27, 2016 on Fort Gibson Lake.
SE Texas to Finish Season on Toledo Bend
The Southeast Texas Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on July 23, 2016, on Toledo Bend Reservoir near Hemphill, TX.
The competitors will launch at Fin & Feather Resort, located at 245 Fin and Feather Drive in Hemphill, TX. Anglers may begin fishing at safe light, and the weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Registration begins on Friday July 22nd at 4:30 p.m. and will close at 6:30 pm. The rules and safety meeting will be shortly after, at 7 p.m. To register for this tournament, call (256)232-0406; Ext 5, or register on line at www.ramopenseries.com under the tournaments tab for this division.
Kindle Takes Win on Tenkiller
Lane Kindle of Stillwell, Oklahoma won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Oklahoma divisional tournament, held July 16th on Lake Tenkiller.
Lemon Takes Oklahoma Division Opener at Grand Lake
Billy Lemon of Sand Springs, OK won the Oklahoma division Ram Truck Open Series opener at Grand Lake on April 16, 2016. Lemon had a 21.72 pound limit, anchored by the day’s 6.71 pound boater Big Bass to win a total of $5830. “I caught my fish just like everybody else. I was using a homemade jig and a Gene Larew Hoodaddy. I probably had 10-12 bites throughout the day. The areas I fished were on both ends of the lakes. My pattern was mainly just running pockets where the fish are spawning,” said Lemon.
Hahne Wins Oklahoma Two-Day Championship
Darren Hahne of Ottawa, IL won the Oklahoma Division Ram Weekend Bass Series Two-Day Championship at Grand Lake on October 10-11, 2015. Hahne weighed in a two-day total of 23.09 pounds to take home $2617 and $499 from the High Stakes Option Pot. "I was on a consistent pattern, but I never came across any big fish," said Hahne. He caught all his fish throwing a spinnerbait on flats, targeting laydowns and rock piles. "I fished from Sailboat Bridge all the way up to Bear Creek. I didn't have one spot that produced all my fish, they were scattered everywhere," he added.
Brandon Mosley of Choctaw, OK brought in the 4.67 pound Boater Big Bass to win $280 from the Big Bass Pot.
Brett M. Stearnes of Joplin, MO finished the season as the 2015 Oklahoma Division Boater Angler of the Year.