April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022
Round 1: WATTS BAR LAKE – SPRING CITY, TN APRIL 9th, 2022
Round 2: LAKE CHATUGE – HIAWASSEE, GA MAY 21ST, 2022
Round 3: LAKE GUNTERSVILLE – SCOTTSBORO, AL SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2022
HOBIE BASS OPEN SERIES College Tour – WATTS BAR
Watts Bar will be the 1st stop on the College Tour’s inaugural season! We’re being hosted by Spring City, an area on the Tennessee River System that is not only beautiful but has amazing fishing.
We look forward to growing this series with the help of all of you. It’s humbling to have you be a part of what we foresee as a successful opportunity for these college student-anglers to showcase their talents.
Below are the details of what you all will be rewarded for your accomplishments!
Hobie Team Awards
Hobie Team of the Year Awards
$70 per angler
Measuring Device: METAL KETCH BOARD ONLY (We will have a limited number for sale at registration for $70 cash)
Up to 20 – 1st $1,000
21-30 – 1st $1,000 2nd $500
31-40 – 1st 1,000 2nd $500 3rd $300
41-50 – 1st $1,200 2nd $600 3rd $360
51-70 – $1,500 2nd $750 3rd $450
71-90 – $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $600
AFTCO Angler Awards Gift Cards:
Championship Payout: (Fish 1 event and you qualify for Championship)
1st Hobie Pro Angler 14 180
AFTCO Angler Awards Gift Cards
Team of the Year:
1st Hobie Outback
*Any prize kayaks won by a team may not be sold within 1 year of date won
Watts Bar Lake April 9th 2022
Host of this event will be Spring City, TN.
Event Headquarters will be in Spring City.
Friday night’s registration as well as Saturday’s awards will be held at Old City Hall 229 Front Street
Spring City, TN 37381
All times for this event will be Eastern Standard Time
April 4th –
Official practice period begins
April 7th –
8:00pm Registration closes
April 8th –
5:00 pm – Practice ends
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Registration at Old City Hall 229 Front Street Spring City, TN 37381
7:00 pm MANDATORY MEETING
April 9th –
6:30am – First launch
7:00 am – Fishing begins
3:00 pm – Fishing ends
5:00 pm – Submission deadline
6:00 pm – Awards ceremony at the Old City Hall Building 229 Front Street Spring City, TN 37343
Any public access or ramp within the physical boundaries will be considered a legal launch. Anglers are not allowed to launch or fish beyond any physical boundary.
Physical Boundary on the Tennessee River will be Ft. Loudon and Tellico Dams
Physical Boundary on the Clinch River will be Melton Hill Dam
Physical Boundary on the Emory River and the entire west side of the lake and tributaries will be Highway 27.
Physical Boundary on the south end of the lake will be Watts Bar Dam.
HBOS COLLEGE TOUR WATTS BAR LAKE
CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERISTY TAKES THE WIN