2022 Rapala BASS Australian Open (27/28 August)




Rapala headlines the BASS Australian Open in 2022. 

A boater only, five fish limit two day bass fest, this year the Open will be held in one of South East Queensland's favourite bass fishing locations -  Somerset Dam. The 2022 Rapala BASS Queensland Open will be run 100% on the ABT Tournament Series App. 


Full details on this unique event can be found below.


Entry into the event is now open so click here to download the entry form.

Click here to download the ABT Tournament Series App for iPhone. 
Click here to download the ABT Tournament Series App for Android. 

VENUE:

Somerset Dam, QLD


DATES:

27/28 August 2022


ENTRY FEE:

Boater only ($550. inc. GST) - you can swap any ABT entry credits you may have across.


RULES:

Rules mirror those of the  13 Fishing BASS Pro Series with the following exceptions:

- 100% run on the ABT Tournament Series App.

- Boater only

- Five fish per angler per session

- 1 x 7 hour session per day (2 x session for the tournament)


PAYOUTS:

Cash prizes will be paid out at the event with a 100% payback paid on a 1:5 return (e.g. 100% of entry fee returned in prizes, 25 teams = payouts for 1st-5th place).


PRE FISH BAN:

From Monday Monday 15th August - Thursday 25st August 2022


PRE FISH:

Friday 26th August 2022 (from first light)


SESSION TIMES:

6:30am-1:30pm,
(boat checkout 5.30am-6:15am)


LAUNCH LOCATION:

The Spit, Somerset Dam, QLD


REGISTRATION / BRIEFING:

Friday 26th October 2022
4:00pm at The Spit Boat Ramp. 
Registration from 3pm 


WEIGH IN:

No weigh in.  This event is being run 100% on the ABT Tournament Series App.   Here is the link to the instruction video for the app, which can be downloaded for free at the Apple App Store or from Google Play:


The App gives us real, live scoreboards throughout the event and is an important part of marketing this event to spectators, so it’s important to become familiar with it. The week before the Open you will be able to practice with it and make sure it works well on your smartphone.

Glory Photos from the app will be used in the live coverage, so please take them wherever possible.

OBSERVERS

ABT will allocate camerapersons or observers to many of the boats on the first day of competition, as the tournament progresses, observers will be put on leading boats. Observers are allowed to assist only with App data entry and interview camerawork. They are not able to assist with anything to do with fishing, including netting fish or operating the boat.


MORE INFORMATION:

ABT - 0427 326 464 or email admin@bream.com.au 



Entry List current as at 3 August 2022

 

START BOATER  NOTES
1 Steve Morgan Chris Hokin cancelled
2 Keeghan Painter  
3 Thomas Wood  
4 Dane Pryce  
5 Mitchell Petty  
6 Matthew Langford  
7 Callum Munro  
8 Brad Wickson  
9 Mark Parriott  
10 Matt Johnson  
11 Shaun Falkenhagen  
12 Dave Young  
13 Mick Johnson  
14 Brett Turner  
15 Shane Richards  
16 Jared Kermond  

Scoreboards will be updated LIVE during the event. 

Length (mm) Weight (kg)
150 0.050
155 0.056
160 0.062
165 0.069
170 0.076
175 0.083
180 0.091
185 0.100
190 0.109
195 0.118
200 0.128
205 0.139
210 0.150
215 0.162
220 0.175
225 0.188
230 0.202
235 0.216
240 0.232
245 0.248
250 0.265
255 0.282
260 0.300
265 0.320
270 0.339
275 0.360
280 0.382
285 0.405
290 0.428
295 0.452
300 0.478
305 0.504
310 0.531
315 0.560
320 0.589
325 0.619
330 0.651
335 0.683
340 0.717
345 0.752
350 0.787
355 0.824
360 0.863
365 0.902
370 0.943
375 0.985
380 1.028
385 1.072
390 1.118
395 1.165
400 1.214
405 1.264
410 1.315
415 1.368
420 1.422
425 1.478
430 1.535
435 1.593
440 1.653
445 1.715
450 1.778
455 1.843
460 1.910
465 1.978
470 2.048
475 2.119
480 2.192
485 2.267
490 2.344
495 2.422
500 2.502
505 2.584
510 2.668
515 2.754
520 2.842
525 2.931
530 3.023
535 3.116
540 3.212
545 3.309
550 3.408
555 3.510
560 3.613
565 3.719
570 3.827
575 3.937
580 4.049
585 4.163
590 4.280
595 4.398
600 4.519