Week-end anglers will have an opportunity to test their skills in catching bass on Stockton Lake Saturday, Nov. 16, when American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament. Anglers are expected to come to this event from Nebraska, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri.
Launch site is Hartley Ramp (Old State Park). Registration will open at the ramp at 6 a.m. A mandatory briefing will begin at 7 a.m followed by partner draw. Weigh-in will begin shortly after 3:30 p.m. at the launch site. Cash and prizes including gift certificates from Antler’s Ridge, Albers Marine and the Outboard Doctor will be presented following the weigh-in. The public is invited to attend the weigh-in.
The tournament is open to ABA members from age 14, with or without a boat.
ABA membership is $25/year; entry fee for each tournament is $70/person. All fees can be paid the morning of the tournament.
Watch this publication for tournament results and listen to 107.7 FM for additional announcements. Anglers coming in early for pre-fishing can call Happy O’s Resort to receive ABA special rates.
This tournament is the second scheduled for the 2014 season. There are six more 1-day tournaments and the 2-day Division Championship all to be held on Stockton Lake. The entire schedule can be viewed at www.centralmidwestbass.com. Contact Becky Minor at 316/644-1454 for more information.