Bass Pro Shops Opens Lake Eufaula Saturday Feb 22, 2020
Athens, AL. The Bass Pro Shops Open Series Georgia Division's seasons kicks off Saturday February 22 on Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, AL. The tournament will launch out of Lakepoint Resort State Park with Registration being held at the Lakepoint lodge in the Riverside room Friday night from 4pm – 6:30pm with a pairing and safety meeting immediately following at 7pm.
The kickoff tournament was won in 2019 by Scott Locklear of Atlanta, GA with 22.24 pounds and took home $5,000 for the win. “I only had seven bites today, one of which was a jack-fish. I was fishing the south end of the lake within sight of the dam all day. I caught my fish on a crankbait in 5ft-6ft of water,” Locklear said.
In second place was Mitchell Jennings of Auburn, AL landed a five-bass tournament limit going 21.80-pounds. “I caught my fish between here and the dam. I caught three shallow and two deep. I lost one fish today, but I don’t think it would have helped me,” Jennings said.
Big bass in the event was caught by Carl Hayes of Eatonton, GA of 7.35 pounds. He commented he caught the bass in on a crankbait in about 6ft of water.
To register for this event, visit AmericanBassAnglers.com or call (256)232-0406 or use this link
The tournament director for this event is Billy Benedetti, and can be reached at (256)230-5632.
About the 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.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, Mercury Marine, MotorGuide, Monster Energy Drinks, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Maui Jim and Power-Pole.
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