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#12306608 - 06/22/17 01:11 PM *-- Athens --* Open Night T - July 8
Ted Martin Online   content
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Registered: 07/26/05
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Loc: Dallas, TX


OPEN ironman night tournament! NO membership required, anyone can enter!

Lake Athens Marina and RV Park
5401 Marina Drive, Athens, TX

$60 entry per boat includes big bass.
80% payout.
Optional $10 7lb side-pot entry available to existing members who have fished at least one prior event in 2017.

Sign up is 7:15pm - 7:45pm at the Athens ramp.
After livewell check, you may launch.
First cast 8:00pm, last 7:00am.
Weigh in line will close 7:30am

Tournament Director: Ted Martin - (two one four) 770-3348

See Texas Poormans Bass Club for complete rules

This will be the 3rd year in a row for this event, we have averaged 24 boats the first 2 years.

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#12313521 - 06/27/17 12:25 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Should be a good turn out and ALWAYS big fish brought in on Athens!

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#12313585 - 06/27/17 01:20 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Goat Farmer]
Ted Martin Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Goat Farmer
Should be a good turn out and ALWAYS big fish brought in on Athens!


Last year there was 4 over 7lbs and 1 over 8 brought to the scales.

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#12318570 - 06/30/17 01:28 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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ttt

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#12322164 - 07/03/17 11:18 AM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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bump

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#12325375 - 07/05/17 04:44 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
ttt

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#12327884 - 07/07/17 08:35 AM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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bump

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#12330961 - 07/09/17 12:04 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Results??
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#12334602 - 07/11/17 03:51 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Athens Night T Results

We had 17 boats this year. Lots of slot-fish caught all night long, but no overs weighed in. Unders were hard to come by as well. The 3 lbers were biting great!

I think most dumped their fish and went home thinking someone would catch a couple of overs. So it only took 5.44 to win and 3.95 to get a check!!

Nobody presented a bass for the big-bass pot, again i think everyone thought someone would surely be bringing an over to the scale. So we ended up splitting the big bass among the top 3 bags. Anytime you are fishing a slot lake and are early to weigh in - weigh in something for big bass, just in case, you never know!

Our next Open Night T is on LoneStar, August 5th. This will be the first time since 2011 we hosted a night T on LoneStar. I will post a thread for it in the next couple of days.


Edited by Ted Martin (07/11/17 03:58 PM)

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#12334607 - 07/11/17 03:55 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
Tom Mayne Guide Service Offline
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That place was a mad house Sunday!
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#12334614 - 07/11/17 04:00 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Tom Mayne Guide Service]
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Originally Posted By: Tom Mayne Guide Service
That place was a mad house Sunday!


no doubt. we were off the water by 7am, but one club launched at 6am with about 18-20 boats i would guess, then another launched at 6:30 with 30+ boats. When we was coming in it looked like at least one boat posted up on every point on the lake.

Saturday night it weren't bad at all. Temps were in the low 80s, nice breeze, not very many boats out. it was a perfect night for fishing - and catching slots!

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#12334916 - 07/11/17 08:12 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Was there an incident in the parking lot that morning at some point that you know about? Heard someone say something to that affect but I didn't see anything when I was there at 6am and 8am.
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#12334942 - 07/11/17 08:29 PM Re: July 8 - Open Athens Night T [Re: Ted Martin]
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Some methheads were brandishing a gun at the ramp Sat evening and popo and state troopers came to arrest them.
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