Maryland and Virginia head to the Potomac River for two-day Championship
The Maryland and Virginia Divisions of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its two-day championship on the Potomac River September 9th and 10th.
The competitors will launch from Smallwood State Park located at 2750 Sweden Point Road Marbury, Maryland 20658. Anglers will begin fishing at 6:45 am or safe light until 3:30 pm on day one and 6:45 am or safe light until 3:00 pm on day two. To register for this tournament, see www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8863.
To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $300.00 with co-anglers paying $150.00. First place is guaranteed a minimum $10,000.00 for boaters and $5000.00 to the winning co angler. Anglers must have fished three tournaments in a single division or a total of four tournaments within the two divisions to qualify. To learn more about the payout visit www.ramopenseries.com/payout.php
Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass. Co Anglers may weigh in up to 3 bass. All bass must be a minimum of 12 inches in length. All anglers must have in their possession a tournament possession permit issued by the tournament director.
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 and Livingston Lures. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
ABA stage trailer at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road Marbury, MD 20658. Registration will begin at 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm with the meeting to follow at 7:00 pm.
Tournament Manager: Rodney Michael 256-497-0967
Best Western La Plata
6900 Crain Hwy
La Plata, MD 20646
Ram Truck Dealer
2294 Crain Hwy.
Waldorf, MD 20601
Richmond Marine Center
1800 Dabney Road
Richmond, VA. 23230
Special Event Message:
All anglers must have a valid Maryland Chesapeake Bay & Coastal sport fishing license or a Virginia fishing license. A valid DC license is required for fishing DC waters.
Anglers may NOT use a culling system that punches a hole in the fish. All culling systems must be of the clip type.
All boaters must have in their possession a minimum of $100,000.00 liability insurance.
To register for this event please visit American Bass Anglers online or call 256-232-0406.
The best Ram Truck Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the no entry fee 2018 Ray Scott Championship, slated for The Red River Shreveport-Bossier LA. April 2nd-8th 2018.
For more information on this tournament, call Rodney Michael tournament manager, at 256-497-0967 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.ramopenseries.com .
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing 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, the Ram Truck Open Series, the American Fishing 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, Divide-It, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com