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South Carolina Heads to Clarks Hill

The South Carolina Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its next event of the season on July 30, 2016, on Clarks Hill near McCormick, SC.

The competitors will launch at Dorn Fishing Facility, located off of Hwy 378, McCormick, SC, 29835 Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at the Dorn Fishing Facility with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, see www.americanbassanglers.com/proddetail.php?prod=8758.

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. 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.

Tournament Information: 

Limit: 5 bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12"
Take Off: 6:30am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 2:30pm

Host Hotel:

Hickory Knob State Park
1591 Resort Drive
McCormick, SC 29835
(864)391-2450

Registration Location:
 
Dorn Fishing Facility
Hwy 378,
McCormick, SC 29835
(864)852-2921

The Registration & Briefing for this event will be held in the ABA stage trailer at Dorn Fishing Facility on Friday July 29, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm local time.

Additional Informaton:

Host Dealers: 
Ed Murdock Chrysler Dodge
86 North Fairview Road 
Lavonia, GA 30553
(706) 356-1933
 
72 East Marine Sales
3336 Calhoun Falls Hwy
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-7800
706-213-8233 (fax)
www.72marine.com

 

License Information: 

All anglers are required to have in their possession either a valid SC Freshwater Fishing License or GA fishing license. A South Carolina fishing license may be purchased by phone at (866) 714-3611 or online at www.dnr.sc.gov. Go to www.gofishgeorgia.com or call (800) 366-2661 to purchase a Georgia Fishing License.

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 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, 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.

 

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