Bass Pro Shops Open Series
Div 3 Tennessee Central
Director: Floyd Vaughn
||Center Hill||Ragland Bottom|
||Old Hickory||Flippers Bait and Tackle|
||Percy Priest||Fate Sanders|
||Old Hickory||Flippers Bait and Tackle|
|10/16/2021 10/17/2021||Chickamauga||Dayton Boat Dock|
|Division 3 Points Top 25|
|1||Kevin Jones Jr||3||9||747|
|18||Herman Daniel Henry||1||2||241|
Edel Wins Second Stop in Central Tennessee
ATHENS, Al. –Brandon Edel of Hendersonville, Tn won the Bass Pro Shop Open Series Central Tennessee second stop, held April 24th on Old Hickory Lake. Running out of Flippers Bait and Tackle, Gallatin Tn. Brandon brought back 5-fish that locked in the scales at 15.65-lbs. For the Boater Division victory, Brandon Edel took home a check for $1500 for his win.
Nash takes Central Tennessee Opener
ATHENS, Al. –Anthony W. Nash of Quebeck, TN won the opening event in the Tennessee Central Division of the Bass Pro Shop Open Series March 13th on Center Hill Lake. Launching out of Ragland Bottom in Sparta, Tenn. Anthony Nash weighed in a limit for 23.71lbs to secure first place on the boater side.
Tennessee Central Division 3 Opens at Center Hill
ATHENS, Al. – The Tennessee Central Division Bass Pro Shops Open Series Season Opener will be March 13,2021 on Center Hill Lake going out of Ragland Bottom.
This event is earlier than the 2020 event and should produce better and heaver stringers with temps forecast to be in the mid-50s and warming to the upper 60s. Last year’s Center Hill event was won by boater Hunter Boldin from McMinnville TN with 15.04 pounds catching is limit on a swim bait. The co-angler winner was Dean Hesse from Brandenburg KY with 7.64 lbs.
Ethan Mungle Takes the win on Old Hickory
Ethan Mungle of Lafayette, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series tournament held July 25th 2020. Running out of Flippers in Gallatin, TN Ethan brought back an impressive 5-fish limit locked in the scales at 21.09-lbs. Ethan also took big bass honors for the boaters with beautiful 5.86-lb large mouth. He took home $2,200 for his first-place finish and an additional $380 for big fish.
Wagner Takes the win on Old Hickory
The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Central Tennessee Open Series made its 3rd stop on Old Hickory Lake at Flippers with 44 boaters and 27 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 15.98 lbs. was Adam Wagner winning $2,300. He caught his fish flipping boat docks and a square bill crankbait.
Tennessee Central To Old Hickory
June 15, 2020, Athens, AL. June 20 ABA and Bass Pro Shops will host a Open Series tournament on Old Hickory Lake out of Gallatin, TN. This is the second for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Tennessee Centrail Division will be held. The tournament will launch out of Flippers Bait and Tackle, 200 Odoms Bend Rd. Gallatin, TN, 37066.
In June of 2018, Tim Messer of Hendersonville,TN brought five-fish to the scales weighing in at 17.15-pounds with a kicker fish of 4.84-pounds. For his victory, he took home a check of $5000.
Hunter Bouldin Takes the win on Center Hill
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Central Tennessee Open Series held its second Tournament of the season on Center Hill at Ragland Bottom. Hunter Bouldin took 1st place for the Boaters with 5 fish weighing 15.04 lbs. He took home $2,300 for his 1st place finish. Hunter also landed the biggest bass for the boaters with a nice 3.84lb bass, he took home an additional $420 for that fish. He caught his fish swim baits and Carolina rigging and flipping.
Center Hill Double Header
May 6, 2020, Athens, AL. May 16 and 17 ABA will host a special doubleheader weekend for central Tennessee on Center Hill Lake in Sparta, TN. On Saturday, the second Bass Pro Shops Open Series Central Tennessee Division tournament will be held. On Sunday, the second Bass Pro Shops Open Triton Team Tour for Central Tennessee will be held. Both events will launch from Ragland Bottoms Launch at Ragland Bottom Rd. Sparta, Tennessee 38583.
Duane Wardlaw Takes the win on Percy Priest
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Central Tennessee Open Series Tournament kicked off on Percy Priest Lake at Fate Sanders Ramp with 47 boaters and 28 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place Boater with 5 fish weighing 20.44 lbs. was Duane Wardlaw winning $2,400. He caught his fish using an Alabama Rig. Duane also landed the biggest bass for the boaters with a nice 8.35-lb beauty, earning him an extra $460.
Silverstrim wins $1800 at Old Hickory
ATHENS, Ala. – Eric Silverstrim, of Indian Mound, TN, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Central Tennessee tournament, held on May the 11th on Old Hickory. Running out of Sander’s Ferry Silverstrim squeaked out a win with just a 0.15-pound lead. Silverstrim caught five bass weighing 12.89-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Silverstrim took home a check for $1800.
Johnson wins $2600 for Open Series on Percy Priest
ATHENS, Ala. – Daniel Johnson of Lebanon, TN won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Central Tennessee tournament, held March 31st on Percy Priest. Running out of Fate Sanders, Johnson caught five bass weighing 20.99 pounds. For the Boater Division victory, Daniel took home a check for $2600.
Wagner wins $2300 on Center Hill
ATHENS, Ala. – Adam Wagner of Scottsboro, AL won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Central Tennessee tournament, held March 23rd on Center Hill. Running out of Ragland Bottom, Wagner caught five bass weighing 17.61-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, he took home a check for $2300.
Central Tennessee Open Series on Percy Priest Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – The Central Tennessee Division of the 2019 Bass Pro Shops Open Series operated by American Bass Anglers will hold its 2nd tournament of the season on March 31, 2019 on Percy Priest in Mt. Juliet, TN. The competitors will launch at Fate Sanders Ramp located at 3157 Weakley Lane, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122. Registration begins at 4 p.m. local time at with the tournament briefing to begin at Fate Sanders Ramp at 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening.
Percy Priest Tournament Rescheduled
Athens, AL - The season opener for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Tennessee Central Division has been rescheduled due to high water levels and unsafe boating conditions. The lake is already 2 foot above Summer Pool, and those levels are expected to continue to rise. All the rain runoff has pushed out a lot of logs and debris into the lake creating an unsafe boating environment. Angler safety is our number one priority and in the best interest of our anglers the tournament has been rescheduled to March 31, 2019. The rescheduled tournament will still launch from Fate Sanders Marina.
Tim Messer wins at Old Hickory
Tim Messer of Hendersonville, Tennessee takes home the win on his home lake. On Saturday, June 16, 2018 the Tennessee Central division held its last tournament of the regular season on Old Hickory Lake out of Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Messer brought five-fish to the scales weighing in at 17.15-pounds with a kicker fish of 4.84-pounds. For his victory, he took home a check of $5000.