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Division 11 Points Top 25
Place Name Events Fish Points
1 Trent Menees 2 8 494
2 Kenneth Randy Brewer 2 6 493
2 Brandon Pedigo 2 7 493
2 Robert Sparks 2 7 493
5 Matthew Helsley 2 6 483
5 Dillon Lee 2 5 483
7 Rickey Morris 2 7 482
8 Wesley Wes Bennett 2 4 477
9 Joel J Duck Hawkins 2 4 472
10 Scott Cox 2 2 458
11 Billy Cline 2 4 296
12 Mitch Mitch Melton 2 5 294
13 Rich Dalbey 2 2 292
14 Scott Dean 2 4 291
15 George Simonof 2 5 290
16 Bruce Bruce Anderson 2 4 287
16 Joseph Jo Reinsch 2 1 287
18 Dalton Pratt 2 3 285
19 Rusty Edwards 2 3 284
20 Robert Anderson 2 1 283
21 Kenneth Moore 2 4 282
22 Keith Hughes 2 2 279
23 Keith glasby 2 2 278
24 Michael Sparks 2 1 276
25 Angel Mendoza 2 1 275
(Co-Angler)
1 Thomas Helsley 2 5 496
1 Joseph Starks 2 3 496
3 Mitch Hawkins 2 2 489
3 Michael Huss 2 3 489
5 Randy Keating 2 2 480
6 Jason Prestridge 2 3 300
7 Al Al Longoria 2 1 298
7 Michael Nantz 2 3 298
9 John Walker 2 2 296
10 Martin Montfort 2 1 295
11 William Hayden Jr 2 2 294
12 Byron Green 2 1 292
13 Lee McDowell 2 1 289
14 Frank West 2 1 288
15 John Montelongo 2 1 286
16 Stacy Reik 2 1 285
17 Paul Jones 1 3 250
18 Joe Embry 1 1 241
19 Joseph Embry 1 1 240
20 Jim Dillingham 2 0 100
20 Garry Fisher 2 0 100
20 Timothy Tim Hawkins 2 0 100
20 Jose Paredes 2 0 100
20 Aaron Uncapher 2 0 100
20 Robert West 2 0 100

 

 

 

 

Division News


Tough Bite at Palestine

ATHENS, AL. – Robert Sparks of Heflin, LA won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series East Texas tournament, held February 1st on Lake Palestine, TX.  Running out of lake Palestine Resort, Robert caught five-bass weighing 17.90 lbs. Still raining for almost the entire week, the lake level was low and, on the rise, but the weather was warm again.  The same as the week before on Sam Rayburn, the skies broke, and the sun came out just in time for the anglers to get on the water and enjoy some good sunshine and 60-degree weather.

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Ray Roberts Tamed by Morrison

ATHENS, Ala. –Cody Morrison of Collinsville, TX won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series East Texas tournament, held May 4th on Ray Roberts.  Running out of Isle Dubois State Park, Morrison caught five-bass weighing 27.98-pounds.

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East Texas Head to Lake Palestine

ATHENS, Ala. – The East Texas Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series presented by American Bass Anglers will host the 2nd event of the season on March 30th, 2019 at Lake Palestine. The competitors will launch at The Villages Resort, located at 18270 Singingwood Lane, Flint, TX 75762. 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 4:30 p.m. local time at The Villages with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

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Whitley Takes East Texas Opener


ATHENS, Ala. –Garrett Whitley of Quintan, TX won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series East Texas tournament, held February 9th on Cedar Creek. Running out of Log Cabin, Whitley caught five-bass weighing 24.44-pounds with a 7.22-lb kicker.

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Texas East Set to Open on Cedar Creek

ATHENS, Ala. – The Texas East Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series operated by American Bass Anglers will open February 9 2019, on Cedar Creek in Malakoff, TX.

The competitors will launch at Log Cabin Boat Ramp, 13603 Alamo Rd, Malakoff, TX 7514. 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 Log Cabon Boat Ramp with the tournament briefing to begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. 

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Gambill Strikes Again

ATHENS, Ala. – Brian Gambill of Sachse, TX won the American Bass Anglers Open Series East Texas Division, held Sept 7th on Toledo Bend.

Consistency is key to staying on top and Brian has found himself there 3 times in the last 3 years winning an event in each of them.  The 2-time AOY landed another victory on Saturday at the 4th divisional event before the area championship, placing himself in contention to claim yet another at Lake Texoma next month. His bag of five-fish came across the scales early during weigh in at 18.20-lbs and held up for the win.  Gambill walked away with a winning check for $5000.00.

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Lee Takes Command On The Pines

ATHENS, Ala. – Russell Lee of Sachse, TX won the American Bass Anglers Open Series East Texas Division, held June 30th on Lake of the Pines, TX.  Russell came across the scales early during weigh-in, hauling a heavy bag with excitement. His bag of 5 fish, two of which were both over 7 pounds provided a total weight of 26.71. His largest of the two weighed in at 7.69 pounds. Lee walked away with a winning check for $5000.00, and he will be receiving an additional $1000 in contingency from Mercury Marine thanks to his brand new, one-week-old Mercury 4-stroke motor.

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Lake Palestine, TX, Game On

ATHENS, Ala. – Todd Pierce of Tyler, TX won the American Bass Anglers Open Series Texas East Division, held March 24th at Lake Palestine.

Running out of Flint, TX, the 70-boat field left at 7:00 AM. For the boaters, 14 places were paid out and it took 11.06 pounds to make the cut.  

Pirce caught a five-fish limit weighing 23.70 lbs with a healthy 6.04-pound kicker.   For the boater division victory, he took home a check for $5000.

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Round 2 For East TX Division 11

ATHENS, Ala. – The East Texas division of the American Bass Anglers Open Series will hold its second event of the 2018 season on March 24thth just outside of Tyler,TX.  The weather has been beautiful, and things could be setting up for a dynamite day on the water.

The competitors will launch at The Villages Marina located at 18270 Singingwood Lane, Flint, TX.  Anglers will begin fishing at safe light with the weigh-in starting at 3 P.M.  Onsite registration and check in will be from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Friday March 23rd at The Villages.

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Pre-Spawn Bass on Cedar Creek

ATHENS, Ala. – Randy Brewer of South Lake, TX won the American Bass Anglers  Open Series Texas East Division, held February 3rd at Cedar Creek. Running out of Log Cabin, TX, the 67-boat field left at 0644 AM for the boaters, 13 places were paid out and it took 10.38 pounds to make the cut.  

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Russell Lee Takes the win on Cedar Creek

Russell Lee of Sachse, TX won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East Division, held September 16th, 2017 at Cedar Creek.  Running out of Log Cabin Public Ramp near Malakoff, TX the 51-boat field left at 6:44 AM. For the boaters, 10 places were paid out and it took 13.09 pounds to make the cut.  

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Lake Bob Sandlin Produces a 10+

Joel Hawkins won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East Division, held June 17th at Lake Bob Sandlin.

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LeBrun Shines on Lake of the Pines 

Nick LeBrun Of Bossier City, La won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East Division, held May 20th at Lake of the Pines.

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Michael Allen Wins at Palestine

Michael Allen of Bogata, Texas won the American Bass Anglers Ram Truck Open Series Texas East division tournament, held March 18th on Lake Palestine, TX.

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Texas East Kicks Off at Lake Palestine

ATHENS, Ala. – The Texas East division of the Ram Truck Open Series will hold its first event of the season on March 18th, 2017, on Lake Palestine near Corsicana, TX.

The competitors will launch at The Villages Marina located at 10411 US-287, Corsicana, TX. 75109. Anglers may begin fishing at safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m.Friday March 17th at The Villages Marina.

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 

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