James “Jim” Rivenbark Takes the win on NE Cape Fear River
March 30, 2019, Holly Shelter, NC, James “Jim” Rivenbark of Willard NC won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Southeast Division 130 tournament presented by American Bass Anglers. Running out of Holly Shelter near Rocky Point NC. James “Jim” Rivenbark brought back 2 fish that locked in the scales at 4.40 lbs. anchored by a big fish 3.34 lbs. kicker. For the victory, James “Jim” Rivenbark took home a check for $147.00.
Second place was claimed by Jessie Strickland of Lumberton NC and Jeremie Lane of Delco NC.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by James “Jim” Rivenbark. His fish locked in the scales at 3.34 earning him $30.
Our Feature Photo is Future Bass Angler: Christopher Blake
The next tournament in this division will take place on 4/20/19 launching from Dupree ramp in Lake Waccamaw NC.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Jeremie Lane 910-685-5600 or visit 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 all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
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New Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division Georgia Blue Ridge
Athens, AL November 13, 2020. Today American Bass Anglers announce the new American Fishing Tour Division 35 Georgia Blue Ridge division. Centered in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Georgia, the new division will hold competitions on Lake Blue Ridge, Chatuge, and Nottley. The division will be directed by Andrew Murphy and assisted by Stephen Young.
North GA Couples kicks off 2021 season with double header on Lake Lanier.
October 3 brought post frontal winds and bluebird skies, starting the day off with waning harvest moon. With some fall transition it made for some challenging fishing but beautiful weather to be on the lake. With 8 teams fishing there was only one limit brought to the scales but all others had at least one keeper to weigh, with exception of one team who had to leave lake early due to boat problems.
2021 Bass Pro Shops Open Series 2021 Registration
October 19, 2020, Athens, AL. Registrations for the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Open Series registration begins this morning, Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8:00am central time.
Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak