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Division 7 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Jai Hunter Sr 2 10 490
2 Gary Milicevic 2 10 486
3 James Harris 2 10 482
4 Brandon Medlock 2 10 478
5 Joey Joey Roberts 2 10 475
6 Anthony Ford 2 10 473
7 Charles Chuck Webb 2 10 465
8 Alex Terescenko 2 10 464
9 Robert Wood 2 10 461
9 Don Ellerbee 2 10 461
11 Kail Stevens 2 10 459
11 Charles Coleman 2 10 459
13 Dave Dave Sheffield 2 10 454
14 Jim Jim Hurlock Jr 2 10 450
15 Justin Morgan 2 10 448
16 Trent Pardue 2 10 444
17 Neil Nix 2 9 440
18 Darrell Brackin 2 10 437
19 Ronnie Buck 2 10 435
20 Don Demott 2 10 432
21 Raymond Guerra 2 10 429
21 Robert Branagh 2 10 429
23 Chris Schirling 2 10 428
23 Curtis Lewis 2 6 428
25 Bryan Honnerlaw 2 10 427
(Co-Angler)
1 Cody Farnham 2 6 488
2 James Anderson 2 6 487
3 Brian Reeves 2 6 484
4 Jackie Barber 2 6 472
5 Ashton Gilbert 2 6 470
6 Eric Andrews 2 6 469
7 James McLees 2 6 467
8 Irving Mercado 2 6 463
8 Roy Gentry 2 6 463
10 Brandon St. Pierre 2 6 462
11 Delfin Del Pernas 2 6 460
11 Alonzo Cunnington 2 5 460
13 Ernie Ernie Johnson 2 6 452
14 Harvey Turner 2 6 450
14 Chad Schroeder 2 6 450
16 John Morgan 2 4 444
16 Ron Buck 2 5 444
18 Dale Tomlinson 2 5 443
19 Robert Nelson 2 4 439
20 Doug Caldwell 2 5 435
21 Adam Sangster 2 6 433
22 Andrew Andy Gianino 2 4 432
22 Jose Gallardo 2 6 432
24 David Rushing 2 6 431
25 Bobby Jackson 2 6 427
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Previous Season (2018)

 

 

Division News


Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers returns on March 23, 2019, to Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

The competitors will launch at Roland Martin Marina and Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Roland Martin Marina and Resort with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

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Wieteha Wins $5500 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Matthew Wieteha of Miami, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida South tournament, held February 9th on the Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Matthew caught five bass weighing 29.40-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Wieteha took home a check for $5500 for his win.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series operated by American Bass Anglers will returns on February 9, 2019, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. 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 Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. 

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Jai Hunter Sr. Wins $5500 on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Jai Hunter Sr. of Deland, FL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held January 19th on the Lake Okeechobee.  Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL the Jai Sr. caught five-bass weighing 18.10-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Hunter Sr. took home a check for $5500 for his win.

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Florida South Season Opener On Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will open the season on January 19, 2019, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

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Terescenko Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –  Alex Terescenko of West Palm Beach, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held May 12th on Lake Okeechobee.

Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL Alex caught five bass weighing 27.77 pounds including a 6.64-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Terescenko took home a check for $5000.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the ABA Open Series will host the fourth event of the 2018 season on May 12, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

The competitors will launch at Roland Martin Marina and Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:30 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Roland Martin Marina & Resort with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, click here

 

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Carson Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –  Keith Carson won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held March 24th on Lake Okeechobee.

Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL the Palm Harbor, FL angler caught five bass weighing 26.44 pounds including a 6.85-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Keith took home a check for $5000.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will return for the third event of the 2018 season March 24, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:15 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. To register for this tournament, see click here

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Mizell Wins Florida South Event on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – Jessie Mizell of Sarasota, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held February 17th on Lake Okeechobee. Running out of Scott Driver Park in Okeechobee, FL Jessie caught five bass weighing 22.89 pounds including a 7.00-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, took home a check for $5000 for his win.

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Florida South Returns to Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the Open Series will return for the second event of the 2018 season February 17, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, FL.

The competitors will launch at Scott Driver Park, located at 10100 W Hwy 78, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Anglers may begin fishing at 6:45a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver 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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Fitzgerald Wins Florida South Season Opener on Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. –   Trevor Fitzgerald of Belleview, FL won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Florida South tournament, held January 13th on the Lake Okeechobee.  Running out of Roland Martin Marina & Resort in Clewiston, FL Trevor caught five bass weighing 21.50 pounds including a 7.19-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Fitzgerald took home a check for $5000 for his win and an additional $630 for the Big Bass.

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Open Series Opener On Lake Okeechobee

ATHENS, Ala. – The Florida South Division of the 2018 Open Series will open the season on January 13, 2018, on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, FL.

Mike Jones of Canal Point, Florida won the opening event last year (January 7, 2017) with 23.51 pounds and Michael Gonzalez of Apopka, Florida was the co-angler winner with 13.40, which is strong for a 3-fish co-angler limit. Steve Stinson of Pickering, Ontario took home big bass honors with a 9.02 pound bass cashing in on $940.

The competitors will launch at Roland Martin Marina and Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3:00p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at Scott Driver Park with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

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Okeechobee Anglers Get Early Christmas Wish

Athens, AL. Anglers fishing the Ram Truck Open Series Area Championship on Lake Okeechobee next weekend will fish the highest water on Okeechobee in Ten Years.

The 8-10” of rain from Hurricanes this summer brought the lake up to 16.3 feet above sea level and today stands at 15.90 (source http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml ).  The local anglers know this has a big impact on fish movement and the east shore is a hot area with high water. 

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Stevens Wins on Lake Okeechobee

Kail Stevens of Boyton Beach, Fl won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Florida South tournament, held June 3rd on Lake Okeechobee.

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