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Schedule Year - 2018 - 2019 - 2020

Bass Pro Shops Open Series
North Carolina
Director: Rodney Michael
(256)497-0967

2019 Season Schedule
Date Location/Results Ramp/Info Register
2/02/19

Norman Pinnacle
3/09/19

Wylie South Point
5/04/19

Hickory Wittenburg
6/15/19

High Rock Tamarac Marina
9/28/19
9/29/19
Kerr Nutbush Park

Division 5 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Michael Stephens 4 20 980
2 Scott Scott Hamrick 4 19 979
3 Dan Funderburk 4 19 958
4 Jason Wilson 4 20 952
5 Kelly Logan 4 20 948
6 Jake Frye 4 18 941
7 Randy Childers 4 19 937
8 Chris Brown 4 19 932
9 David Hendrick 4 18 931
10 Robert Walser 4 16 926
11 George Baucom 4 17 920
12 Jeremy Bouldin 4 15 918
13 Louis Skip Kraft 4 15 908
14 Clayton Williams 4 15 901
15 Steve Shaw 4 15 895
16 Brian Transon 4 12 889
17 Jeff Scism 4 13 884
18 Keith Westrick 4 11 865
19 Matt Markland 4 7 862
20 Christopher Chris Baumgardner 3 15 726
21 Richard Rick Bradford 3 15 718
21 Hunter Harwell 3 15 718
23 Travis Young 4 8 714
24 Mr Maliek Carrington 4 7 705
25 Jeffrey Queen 3 13 704
(Co-Angler)
1 Doug File 4 11 962
2 James Roten 4 11 961
3 Edwin Eddy Morgan 4 12 958
4 Alex Ortiz 4 10 950
5 Nick Shaver 4 10 945
5 Zachary Lyles 4 11 945
7 Steve Reynolds 4 9 941
7 Bobby Henderson 4 11 941
9 Brad Bressler 4 11 939
10 Scott Anderson 4 10 938
10 ERIK MYERS 4 8 938
12 Jonathan Carter 4 10 937
13 Richard Ricky Moore 4 8 931
14 Ronnie Brown 4 7 926
15 Brian Spencer 4 9 924
16 Ronald Ronnie Hearn 4 8 922
17 Nichols Nikki Hames 4 6 895
18 Thomas Tom McDermott 4 8 762
19 Eric Osborne 4 7 745
20 Robert Dwayne Parton 4 5 729
21 Charles Wood 3 9 718
22 John King 3 6 703
22 Christian Johnson 3 7 703
24 Chris Anderson 3 6 701
25 John Orchard 3 4 668
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Division News


Chandler Takes the Win on High Rock Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – Kevin Chandler of New London, NC won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on High Rock Lake on 6/15/19. Running out of Tamarac Marina, Chandler weighed in a five bass limit weighing 23.00 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.23 pounds.  He took home a check for $2500.00 for the win. 

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Baumgardner Wins $1800 in North Carolina Event on Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – Chris Baumgardner of Gastonia, NC won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina Division tournament, held May 4th on Lake Hickory. Running out of Whittenburg Wildlife Access in Hickory, NC Chris caught five bass weighing 16.55 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Baumgardner took home a check for $1800 for his win.

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Michael Stephens Takes the win on Lake Wylie

ATHENS, Ala. – Michael Stephens of Gastonia, North Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina event held on Lake Wylie on 3/9/19. Running out of South Point Landing in Belmont, North Carolina, Stephens weighed in a five bass limit totaling 17.92-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.70-pounds. He took home a check for $2300.00 for the win and an additional $350.00 for the biggest bass weighed in by a boater. 

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North Carolina Heads To Lake Wylie

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its second event of the season on Lake Wylie on 3/9/19.

The competitors will launch from South Point Wildlife access area located at 199 Boat Launch Rd. Belmont North Carolina. Anglers will begin fishing at 6:30 am or safe light on Saturday 3/9/19 with the weigh-in to start at 2:30 pm. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 3/08/2019 local time at the ABA stage trailer at South Point Access with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. 

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Hunter Harwell Wins North Carolina Opener

ATHENS, Ala. – Hunter Harwell of Hickory, North Carolina won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Carolina event held on Lake Norman on 2/1/19. Running out of the Pinnacle Wildlife access in Mooresville North Carolina, Harwell weighed in a five bass limit totaling 12.46-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.18-pounds. Harwell took home a check for $2600.00 for the win.  

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North Carolina Heads to Lake Norman for Season Opener

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold the season opener on February 2, 2019 on Lake Norman in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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Logan wins on Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – Kelly Logan of Morganton North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series North Carolina Division tournament held on June 30th on Lake Hickory. Running out of Wittenberg Wildlife Access in Hickory North Carolina, Logan weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 20.03 pounds. He anchored his catch with a bass weighing 5.63 pounds. For the boater division victory, he took home a check for $5000.00.  

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 North Carolina Heads to Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of The ABA Open Series will hold its fourth event of the season on Lake Hickory in Hickory, North Carolina.

The competitors will launch at Wittenburg Wildlife Access located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory, North Carolina. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday 6/29/2018 with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. To register for this tournament, click here

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Travis Williams Wins On High Rock

ATHENS, Ala. – Travis Williams of Salisbury North Carolina, won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 5/18/2018 on High Rock Lake. Running out of Tamarac Marina in Salisbury North Carolina, Williams weighed in a five-bass limit weighing 21.71 pounds. His catch was anchored by a bass weighing 4.78 pounds. Williams took home a check for $5000.00 for the win.  

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North Carolina Heads To High Rock Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will hold its third event on 5/19/2018 on High Rock Lake. 

In early June of 2017, Steve Sink of Winston Salem, North Carolina won on High Rock Lake. with  21.19 pounds. He anchored his catch with a bass that weighed 6.03 pounds. “I caught probably 10-12 keepers today. I caught a couple shallow and then I moved out to catch the rest. I caught most of them on a Carolina rigged worm.” Said Sink.

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Eric Self Wins on Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – Eric Self of Lawndale North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series event held 4/28/2018 on Kerr Lake. Running out of Nutbush Park in Henderson North Carolina, Eric weighed in a five bass limit weighing 16.43 pounds and took home a check for $5000.00.

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  North Carolina Heads to Kerr Lake

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its next event of the season on Kerr Lake on 4/28/2018. The competitors will launch from Nutbush Park located at 115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC 27536.  Anglers will begin fishing at safe light until 2:30 pm.

Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 4/27/2018 at Nutbush Park
115 Jack Wade Farm Road Henderson NC. 27536.

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North Carolina Heads to Lake Hickory

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its next event 3-24-2018 on Lake Hickory.

The competitors will launch from Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife Access Road Hickory NC 28601.  Anglers will begin fishing at 7:15 AM Or safe light until 3:15 PM.

Registration will be at the ABA stage trailer on Friday 3-23-2018 at Whittenburg Wildlife access located at 89 Wildlife access road Hickory NC.Registration will run from 4:00 PM-6:30 PM with the pairings meeting to follow at 7:00 PM. Anglers holding a Freedom pass must text or call 256-497-0967 Friday 3/23/18 between 4:00PM- 6:30 PM to confirm you are fishing the event. 

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Doug Easton Takes Home $5530.00 In North Carolina Season Opener on Lake Norman

ATHENS, Ala. –  Doug Easton of Concord, North Carolina won the American Bass Anglers Open Series North Carolina tournament held February 10, 2018 on Lake Norman. Running out of Pinnacle Landing in Mooresville North Carolina, Doug weighed in a five-bass limit that locked in the scales at 15.04 pounds. For the win Doug took home a check for $5000.00. Easton also Collected an additional $530.00 for weighing in the largest bassfor the boaters. His winning bass weighed 3.97 pounds. Also, for being a member of the Triton Gold program Easton qualified for an additional $500.00. For having his Triton equipped with a 2016 or newer Mercury Outboard Engine he qualified for an additional $500.00 from Mercury Bonus Bucks.

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North Carolina Opens On Lake Norman

ATHENS, Ala. – The North Carolina Division of the Open Series will hold its 
Season opener on Lake Norman 2/10/2018.

Jason Wilson of Lincolnton, NC won the season opener last year ( 02/11/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 15.52 pounds with a 4.21 pound kicker. Jason took home the guaranteed $5000 check for the boater division victory.  Kevin Jones of Sanford, NC took the victory in the co-angler division.  He brought back a three-fish limit to the scales that locked in at 8.18 pounds.  Kevin took home $1700 for his victory.

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