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Division 6 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Jeremy Smith 2 10 486
1 Austin Schroeder 2 10 486
1 Scott Red Flowers 2 10 486
4 Dustin Smith 2 10 479
5 Eric Andrews 2 10 478
6 Sully Fishing Sully Fishing LLC 2 10 473
7 Tracy Bray 2 10 470
8 Marlon Crowder 2 8 467
9 James Watkins 2 10 463
10 Eric Panzironi 2 10 460
11 Terry Oliver 2 9 454
12 Neal Davis 2 10 450
13 John Adkinson 2 10 443
14 Jason Brewer 2 10 438
15 Levi Brown 2 9 437
16 Jim Jim Miller 2 10 436
17 Danny Inabnett 2 10 434
18 Blaine Partee 2 9 433
19 James Stephens III 2 10 432
19 John Kremer 2 10 432
21 Mike Lott 2 9 431
22 Raymond Trudeau 2 10 429
23 Steven Steven Coleman 2 10 428
24 Chris McBeath 2 10 427
25 Pete Saraf 2 10 426
(Co-Angler)
1 Anthony Shouppe 2 6 488
2 Frank Mitchum 2 6 483
3 Uby Rosell 2 6 481
4 Larry Maring 2 6 479
5 Brian Reeves 2 6 476
6 Wayne Roberts 2 5 474
7 James McLees 2 6 465
7 Chad Schroeder 2 6 465
9 Peter Pete Burns 2 5 464
10 Thomas SKI Rutkowski 2 5 456
11 Charles Tuck Tucker 2 6 447
12 Brandon Prophitt 2 5 446
13 Larry Riley 2 6 441
14 Bob Bob Lauffer 2 6 438
15 Michael Mike Seaman 2 5 437
16 Jesus Gutierrez 2 6 436
17 John Haystead 2 6 435
18 Harvey Turner 2 6 427
19 Adam Sangster 2 6 426
20 Kyle Harder 2 4 425
21 David Moe Lane 2 5 421
22 David Rushing 2 6 419
23 Lonny Mead 2 6 417
24 Kerry Benoit 2 6 415
25 Clyde Arnold 2 6 412
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Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


Andrews Wins $5700 in Florida Central Event on Kissimmee Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – Eric Andrews of Davenport, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held February 23rd on the Kissimmee Chain. Running out of Camp Mack, Guy Harvey Resort in Lake Wales, FL Andrews caught five bass weighing 26.71 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, took home a check for $5700 for his win.

 

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Florida Central Returns to Kissimmee Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will hold its second event of the season on February 23, 2019, on the Kissimmee Chain near Lake Wales, FL.

The competitors will launch at Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina, & RV Resort located at 14900 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, FL, 33898. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Camp Mack with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. 

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Panzironi Wins $5600 in Florida Central Season Opener

ATHENS, Ala. –   Eric Panzironi of Longwood, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held January 12th on the Lake Toho.  Running out of Kissimmee Lakefront Park in Kissimmee, FL Eric caught five-bass weighing 26.67-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Panzironi took home a check for $5600 for his win.

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Florida Central Opens on Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will open the season on January 12, 2019, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.

Micah Silverman of Belle Isle, FL won the opening event last year (January 20, 2018) with 23.43 pounds and took home the $5000 First-Place Boater prize.  Eric VanLandingham of Seffner, FL was the co-angler winner with an 8.10-pound limit.  Eric’s victory in the co-angler division earned him a check for $2400. James Watkins landed the biggest bass of the tournament with an 8.25-pound bass, that earned him $990

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Smith Catches over 32 pounds to Win Florida Central Event on Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – Dustin Smith won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida Central tournament, held May 5th, 2018 on the Lake Toho. Running out of Kissimmee Lakefront Park in Kissimmee, FL the Grand Isle, FL angler caught five bass weighing 32.52 pounds including an 8.97-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Smith took home a check for $5000 for his win and an additional $790 for the big bass award.

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Florida Central Returns to Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the ABA Open Series will return for the fourth event of the 2018 season May 5, 2018, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34741. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Kissimmee Lakefront Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here

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Bozman Wins on Harris Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – Bruce Bozman won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida Central tournament, held March 17th on the Harris Chain of Lakes.

Running out of Hickory Point Recreational Facility in Tavares, FL the Saint Cloud, FL angler caught five bass weighing 20.59 pounds including a 5.33-pound kicker. Bozman took home $5000 for his efforts.

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Lake Conroe Shows Off Again

ATHENS, Ala. – Taylor Robbins of Conroe, TX won the American Bass Anglers Open Series for Division 18, held March 17th on Lake Conroe

Running out of Lakeview Marina Taylor weighed in a solid five-fish limit with a kicker of 8.90, topping the scales with a total weight at 23.88 lbs. For the boater division victory, Taylor took home a check for $5000.00

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Florida Central Heads to Harris Chain

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will host its third event of the 2018 season March 17, 2018, on the Harris Chain in Tavares, FL.

The competitors will launch at Hickory Point Recreational Facility, located at 27341 FL-19, Tavares, FL 32778. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:30a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:30p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Hickory Point Recreational Facility with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here

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Robert Beatty Bust 36 Pounds on Kissimmee

ATHENS, Ala. –  Robert Beatty won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida Central tournament, held February 24th on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.

Running out of Camp Mack in Lake Wales, FL the Clermont, FL angler caught five bass weighing 36.41 pounds including a 9.03-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Beatty took home a check for $6000.

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Big Bags Predicted for  Kissimmee Chain Saturday

ATHENS, Ala. –$5000 1st Place guarantee plus over $9000 in sponsor bonus money up for grabs the Florida Central Division of the ABA Open Series will hold its second qualifying event of the season on February 24, 2018, on the Kissimmee Chain near Lake Wales, FL. 

The Kissimmee Chain is really showing some big bags. This past weekend a couple of ABA anglers fishing in a local team event showed up with 5 bass weighing 38.97 with a 12.12 big bass. 

The weather for the upcoming ABA Open Series event could be much better, sunny with temps in the Mid 80s.

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Silverman Wins $13000 in Florida Central Season Opener on Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. –   Micah Silverman of Belle Isle, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida Central tournament, held January 20th on Lake Toho. Running out of Kissimmee Lakefront Park in Kissimmee, FL Micah caught five bass weighing 23.43 pounds. For the Boater Division victory Silverman took home a check for $6000.  He took home an additional $7000 from Triton Gold, bringing his total earnings to $13,000.

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Florida Central Opens at Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the 2018 Open Series will open the season on January 20, 2018, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.

Troy Oliver of Lakeland, FL won the opening event last year (January 28,2017) with 23.01 pounds and took home the guaranteed $5000 First-Place Boater prize.  David Rushing of Orlando, FL was the co-angler winner with an impressive 15.00 pound limit.  David’s victory in the co-anger division earned him a check for $2500. Rich Patterson landed the biggest bass of the tournament with a 8.84 pound bass, that earned him $940

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Smith Wins at Lake Toho
 

Jeremy Smith of Plant City, FL won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Florida Central Division tournament, held May 20th on Lake Toho.

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Florida Central Returns to Lake Toho

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida Central Division of the Ram Truck Open Series will return for the fourth event of the 2017 season May 20, 2017, on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, located at 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34741. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:15a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Kissimmee Lakefront Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, see 

www.ramopenseries.com/EventDetails.php?id=8829

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