Ram Open Series Heads to Barkley Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – The Kentucky Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on June 18, 2016, on Barkley Lake in Kuttawa, KY.
The competitors will launch at Kuttawa/Lyon County Boat Ramp, located at 1052 Lake Barkley Dr. Kuttawa, KY. 42055. Anglers may begin fishing at 5 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at The Cabin Bait and Tackle where there will be free hotdogs for the anglers provided by The Cabin Bait and Tackle. To register for this tournament, see Kristin Malott.
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 15" for Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Spotted Bass. 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.
Lake Barkley Tourism
82 Days Inn Drive
Kuttawa, KY. 42055
The Cabin Bait & Tackle
215 Vista Drive
Kuttawa, KY. 42055
Registration 4-6:30 PM
Meeting 7:00 PM
Tournament Manager: Kristin Malott (256)771-3709
Days Inn Kuttawa
139 Days Inn Dr.
Kuttawa, KY 42055
101 W 5th St Benton, KY
415 Commerce Drive
Leitchfield, KY 42754
P: (270) 259 – 0001
- $3000 to a qualifying winner with a 225hp or more and $1500 to a qualifying winner with a 200hp or less
For Kentucky fishing license information visit http://fw.ky.gov.
The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2017 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN., in April of 2017.
For more information on this tournament, call Kristin Malott, tournament manager, at (256)771-3709 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, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Simms, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Dr. Dan’s, and GEICO. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.