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Division Alabama North
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Dates Lake
Information/Results
Launch Ramp/Event Flier PDF Register
2/11/2017 Guntersville Goose Pond
3/05/2017 Guntersville Goose Pond
5/06/2017 Neely Henry Coosa Landing
6/17/2017 Weiss Leesburg Landing
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09/09/2017
09/10/2017
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Area 1

North Alabama - East Tennessee

Area 2

Kentucky - Central Tennessee

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

New York Maryland


Division News

2017 Rules
Entry Fees:
Division: $200 Boater/$100 Co-Anglers
Area Championship: $300 Boater/$150 Co-Anglers
Ray Scott Cup - No Entry Fee

Divisional News

McMahan Takes Home $5,000 on Guntersville

Kevin McMahan of Guntersville, Alabama won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Alabama North tournament, held March 5, 2017 at Lake Guntersville. Running out of Goose Pond in Scottsboro, Alabama, Martin caught five bass weighing 27.43 pounds. He had a 7.46 pound kicker to anchor his bag and took home $5,000 for his efforts.

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Alabama North Heads to Lake Guntersville

ATHENS, Ala. – The AL North of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its second tournament in the division on March 5, 2017 on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL.

The competitors will launch at Goose Pond located in Scottsboro, AL. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at The Bait Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond in Scottsboro, AL. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.

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Martin is Victorious at Guntersville

Casey Martin of New Hope, Alabama won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Alabama North tournament, held February 11, 2017 at Lake Guntersville. Running out of Goose Pond in Scottsboro, Alabama, Martin caught five bass weighing 21 pounds. He took home $6,300 for his efforts.

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Alabama North Heads to Lake Guntersville

ATHENS, Ala. – The AL North of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its season opener on February 11, 2017, on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Al.

The competitors will launch at Goose Pond located in Scottsboro, AL. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the Comfort Inn & Suites Banquet Room in Scottsboro, AL. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.

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Carlstar Group Renews with American Bass Anglers

Athens, Ala. (December 1, 2016) - American Bass Anglers (ABA) announced today that The Carlstar Group has renewed their sponsorship agreement with American Bass Anglers to market their Carlisle branded tires as the official tire of the ABA. Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee The Carlstar Group is a global leader in original equipment and aftermarket specialty tires and wheels for the agriculture, construction, lawn and garden, ATV and UTV, and specialty trailer markets. 

“The Carlstar Group has been a sponsor with American Bass Anglers since 2009 and in that time, it has been great to see the acceptance and use of their Carlisle branded trailer tires and their wheels in the boating industry. Many major boat manufactures deliver their custom boat trailers on Carlisle branded tires. Their support of the weekend bass angler shows their commitment to this industry with premium products.” said Morris Sheehan, President of American Bass Anglers, Inc.

As part of this sponsorship, The Carlstar Group will promote their Radial TrailHD premium trailer tire and their full line of ATV and UTV tires and wheels for any off-road adventure. The Carlstar products will be integrated into the Ram Trucks Open Series events, Ram Trucks American Fishing Tour Championship, Ram Trucks 100% Plus Team Trail events, American Couples Series Championship and Military Team Event. 

“We are proud to be the official tire of the ABA and to partner with a tremendous organization that allows us the opportunity to help Bass Anglers across the country enjoy what they love to do the most by offering protection for their most precious cargo,” said John Salvatore, Chief Executive Officer of The Carlstar Group. 

Additionally, The Carlstar Group will have three pro-staffers through the American Bass Anglers managed Pro Staff program.

For more information about The Carlstar Group and their line of products visit your tire and wheel retailer or visit www.carlstargroup.com 

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Butler Takes Home Victory at Guntersville

Josh Butler of Hayden, Alabama won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Area 1 Championship, held October 1st & 2nd on Lake Guntersville. Running out of Guntersville State Park, Butler caught ten bass weighing 36.60 pounds with a 4.92 pound kicker to take home a check for $10,000 as well as taking home a Simms Challenger rain suit.

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Hartley Wins on Neely Henry

Joe Hartley of Alexandria, Alabama won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series AL North tournament, held August 13, 2016 on Neely Henry. Running out of Coosa Landing in Gadsden, Hartley caught five bass weighing 16.01 pounds. He anchored his bag with a 4.26-pound kicker. “I caught all of my fish today flipping a ½ ounce black and blue jig around docks. I was able to cull a little today but had all of my weight caught by 11 o’clock,” stated Hartley. He took home $5,000 for his victory, $1,000 from Mercury contingency, and a new Simms Challenger rain suit values at $400.

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Kilgore Takes Home Victory on Weiss 

Andy Kilgore of Kingston, Georgia won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series on Lake Weiss. Running out of Little River Marina in Centre, Alabama, Kilgore caught five bass weighing 17.80 pounds. “I threw a 6 XD crankbait on rocks most of the day to catch my fish. It was a grind, I caught one fish early in the morning and my other fish came after 1” stated Kilgore. Kilgore took home $5,000 for his efforts today as well as a $7,000 for Triton Gold, and $1,000 for Mercury Marine.

 

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Alabama North Heads to Weiss Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The AL North Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on July 9, 2016, on Weiss Lake in Cedar Bluff, AL.

The competitors will launch at Little River Marina, located at 1780 CR 102 Cedar Bluff, AL 35959. Anglers may begin fishing at 5 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 1 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Little River Marina at the stage trailer. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.

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Rigsby Wins Alabama North Event at Guntersville

Jesse Rigsby of Old Hickory, TN won the Alabama North division Ram Truck Open Series event at Lake Guntersville on May 714, 2016. Rigsby caught a 25.70 pound limit to win $5825. “I caught my fish using a green pumpkin/blue colored jig, sitting in 18 feet of water and throwing into 6-8 feet of water. I found a school of fish moving out of a creek channel heading into the main lake. I sat there just working my jig down in the rocks. It was a great day and I had my original limit by 6:30, before moving to my secondary spot and culling three times. I found the school on Wednesday while practicing and I was able to stay with that same school,” said Rigsby.

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Hall Wins Best Western Travel Card

Herbert Hall of Harrison, TN was the winner of a $100 Best Western Travel Card at the April 2, 2016 Ram Truck Open Series event at Neely Henry Lake. Hall lodged at the host Best Western hotel during the event and he was entered into the Best Western Travel Card drawing.  There is a drawing for a $100 Best Western travel card at every Ram Truck Open Series event that has a Best Western host hotel. Anglers must bring their Best Western hotel receipts to registration to enter the drawing.

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Long Wins $6300 at Alabama North Opener

Chris C. Long of Decherd, TN won the Alabama North division Ram Truck Open Series opener at Neely Henry Lake on April 2, 2016. Long had a 21.89 pound limit to take home a check for $6300. “I caught most of my fish flipping a jig. I was fishing very shallow. My trolling motor was kicking up mud the entire time. I stayed off of the river away from everyone else and I was able to cull about eight times to get to my winning weight,” said Long.

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