Florida Central Opens at Lake Toho
ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will open the 2017 season January 28, 2017 on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, Florida.
The competitors will launch at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL. 34741. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00 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, see
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.ramopenseries.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 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, Maui Jim and Livingston Lures. 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: 7:00 am
Weigh In: 3:00 pm
Time Zone: Eastern
Locking is allowed but NO locking south of Hwy 60 bridge.
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4787 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy
Kissimmee, FL. 34746
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215 Celebration Place #200
Kissimmee, FL. 34747
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
69 Lakeview Dr.
Kissimmee, FL. 34741
Registration & Meeting will be at the ABA Stage Trailer Friday January 27, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00 pm.
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St Cloud, FL. 34769
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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 Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2018 Ray Scott Championship, location to be announced in April 2017.
For more information on this tournament, call Billy Benedetti, tournament manager, at (256)230-5632 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.
ABA is sponsored by: Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Best Western Hotels, Livingston Lures, GEICO, Garmin, Carlstar Group, Power-Pole, T-H Marine, Hydrowave, Maui Jim, Abu Garcia, Berkley, LiT Coolers, Simms, MotorGuide, and Dr. Dans.