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Florida Central Heads to Harris Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will host its third event of the 2017 season March 25, 2017, on the Harris Chain in Tavares, FL.

The competitors will launch at Hickory Point Recreational Facility, located at 27341 FL-19, Tavares, FL 32778. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Hickory Point Recreational Facility 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=8828

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: 
Attention: Boaters must meet their Co-Angler partners in the Soccer Parking Field or Offsite before lining up to launch boats to facilitate traffic flow.
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: 7:15am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 3:15pm
Time Zone: Eastern

Host Hotel:
Best Western Plus Lake County Inn & Suites 
1380 E Burleigh Blvd
Tavares, FL. 32778
Phone: (352)253-2378

Event Host: 
Lake County, Florida
PO Box 7800
315 W Main St. Ste 520
Tavares, FL. 32778
Phone: (352)742-3918
Website: www.LakeBigBass.com
 
Registration Location: 
Hickory Point Recreational Facility
27341 State Road 19
Tavares, FL. 32778
Phone: (352)343-3777
Fax: (353)343-4259
www.lcwa.org

Registration & Meeting will be at the ABA Stage Trailer Friday March 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. 

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.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, and Divide-It. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com

 

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