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Texas Southeast Opens on Toledo Bend

ATHENS, Ala. – The South Texas division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its first event of the season on February 4th, 2017 on Toledo Bend Reservoir near Hemphill, TX.

The competitors will launch at Fin and Feather Resort located at 245 Fin and Feather Drive, just south of Hemphill. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:40 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday February 3rd at Fin and Feather Resort. To register for this tournament, call Chris Wayand, divisional director, at (256)230-5627. 

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 14 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.

Onsite Pre-Event Meeting Location: 
Fin and Feather Resort
245 Fin and Feather Drive
Hemphill, TX. 75948
Phone: (409)579-2056
Onsite Registration: 4-6:30 PM
Meeting: 7:00 PM

Tournament Manager: Chris Wayand 256-230-5627
Email: chris@americanbassanglers.com

Host Hotel:
Best Western Jasper Inn and Suites
205 W Gibson St.
Jasper, TX 75951
(409)384-7767

Host Dealers: 
Weaver Brothers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
2035 S Wheeler St,
Jasper, TX. 75951 
(409)384-6847

Jasper Outboard
2700 N Wheeler
Jasper, TX. 75951
Phone: (409)384-2075
Fax: (409)384-2895
www.jasperoutboard.com 

Texas or Louisiana fishing license required.

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 Chris Wayand, tournament manager, at (256)230-5627 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, and GEICO. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256)232-0406 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

 

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