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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To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $210 with co-anglers paying $105. The payout for all events will be based on the number of entries, for one-day divisional events, $5000 will go to the winning boater based on a minimum of 60 boats, for each 2-day Area Championship $10,000 for boaters and $5,000 for co-anglers based on 100 boats. Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, largemouth at least 14 inches long and spotted bass at least 12 inches long. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass with the same length requirements.
In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and Bass Pro Shops Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Marine, Berkley and Power Pole. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.
Limit: 5bass for Boaters / 3 bass for Co-Anglers
Size Limit: 12" for spotted bass, and 14” for largemouth.
Take Off:6:45am or Safe Light
Weigh In: 3:00pm
Time Zone: Central
Log Cabin Boat Ramp
13603 Alamo Rd,
Malakoff, TX 7514
Registration will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019, at the ABA Stage Trailer at the ramp4:00pm to 6:30pm with the meeting and partner pairing at 7:00pm.
Diamond Sports Marine
3910 West Hwy 154 Yantis, TX 75497
All anglers are required to have in their possession a valid TX Freshwater Fishing License.
The best Bass Pro Shops Open Series anglers from across the nation can advance to the 2020 Ray Scott Championship to be held at Lake Hartwell in April 2020.
For more information on this tournament, call Chris Wayand, tournament manager, at 256-230-5627 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, Motorguide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Lucas Oil, Maui Jim, Power Pole and Optima Batteries. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc. PO box 475 Athens, AL. 35612. Phone (256) 232-0406.
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