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Florida Central Returns to Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will return for the second event of the 2017 season February 25, 2017, 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 6:45 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 

www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8827

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, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Tournament Information: 
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: 6:45 am
Weigh In: 3:00 pm
Time Zone: Eastern
Locking is allowed but NO locking south of Hwy 60 bridge.

Host Hotel:
Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas
4787 W Irlo Bronson Hwy
Kissimmee, FL. 34746
Phone: (407)997-3300

Event Host:
Experience Kissimmee
Osceola County Department of Tourism
215 Celebration Place #200
Kissimmee, FL 34747
407-742-8200
www.experiencekissimmee.com

Registration Location: 
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
69 Lakeview Dr
Kissimmee, FL. 34741

Registration & Meeting will be at the ABA Stage Trailer Friday February 24, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing starting at 7:00pm.

Additional Information: 
Host Dealers: 

Toho Marine
1621 13th St.
St Cloud, FL. 34769
(407)892-3200
(407)892-3226
http://www.tohomarine.com/

Airport Chrysler Dodge Jeep
5751 Eagle Vail Dr
Orlando, FL. 32822
Sales: (855) 411-0246
http://www.airportcdj.com/

License Information: 
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.

 

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Division     Date     Location
Maryland 4/22/2017 Chesapeake Bay
Oklahoma 4/22/2017 Arkansas River
Virginia 4/22/2017 Kerr
Tennessee Central 4/23/2017 Old Hickory
Georgia 4/29/2017 Sinclair
Louisiana 4/29/2017 Black Lake Campti
Ohio 4/29/2017 Grand/St Mary's
Alabama North 5/6/2017 Neely Henry
North Carolina 5/6/2017 Wylie
Alabama South 5/6/2017 Jordan
Oklahoma 5/6/2017 Eufaula
Kentucky 5/13/2017 Kentucky Lake
Maryland 5/13/2017 Potomac River
Mississippi 5/13/2017 Columbus Pool
Virginia 5/13/2017 Gaston
South Carolina 5/20/2017 Russell
Florida Central 5/20/2017 Toho
Texas East 5/20/2017 Lake of the Pines
Texas Southeast 5/27/2017 Toledo Bend

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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

 

 

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