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Bassmaster Open Series to Host Tournament at Lake Hartwell in 2022

Posted by on October 25, 2021

B.A.S.S., the organization that runs the Bassmaster events, announced Oct. 14 it will host one of its Open Series tournaments at Lake Hartwell next October.

The professional fishing series will consist of nine bass fishing competitions in three divisions covering nine states.

The 2022 schedule includes:

Southern Division

Feb. 3-5 – Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, Kissimmee, Florida

March 31-April 2 – Cherokee Lake, Jefferson County, Tennessee

Oct. 6-8 – Lake Hartwell, Anderson, South Carolina

Central Division

April 28-30 – Ross Barnett Reservoir, Ridgeland, Mississippi

Sept. 22-24 – Red River, Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

Oct. 20-22 – Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Jasper, Texas


Northern Division

April 14-16 – James River, Richmond, Virginia

July 7-9 – Oneida Lake, Syracuse, New York

Sept. 8-10 – Upper Chesapeake Bay, Cecil County, Maryland

Tournament winners earn a spot in the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk, provided they have fished all three events in the division where their win occurred. In addition to Classic berths, the top three anglers in every division and the top three in the Falcon Rods Bassmaster Opens Angler of the Year overall standings will receive invitations to fish the 2023Bassmaster Elite Series.

Entry fees for the 2022 Opens circuit are $1,800 per pro angler per event with an $800 deposit due upfront and $475 per co-angler per event with a $200 deposit.

Online registration will begin Nov. 9 for B.A.S.S Nation and Life members and B.A.S.S. members Nov. 11.

For more information, visit

Courtesy  Jeannie Putnam


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