Grand Electric Series- bassin' electric style

A new bass series for electric powered boats hits the impoundments of SE Queensland. The Grand Electric Series comprises three events, with two rounds and a final testing electric bassers skills.

Single day events taking place on Maroon Dam, Lake Wivenhoe and Robina Lakes, with the new series seeing a host of new sponsors getting involved in the tournament bass fishing scene.

Read on to find out all the information on the series.

With the popularity of electric bass boats growing fast the potential for a new series to complement the existing MotorGuide BASS Electric series was inevitable. Introduce some forward thinking
sponsors both international and domestic keen to take advantage of previously untaped markets and a new series is born.

German electric motor company Torqeedo are one of the sponsors for the series and have contributed a 6hp
Cruise 2 electric motor as 1st prize for the opening Maroon round. The Cruise 2 is a state of the art motor, utilizing rare earth magnets and
brushless technology. Light weight, they require only 24 volts (2 batteries) to
achieve its huge torque, and claim to have an greater efficiency than
anything else on the market.

The full list of information on the series is as follows:

Torqeedo Round One

  • Venue- Maroon Dam
  • Date- Sunday
    26th April (petrol engines are allowed but not be
    used)
  • Entry fee- $55 (pay on the day)
  • Session time- 7am-1pm
  • Briefing- 6.30am
  • Prizes-
    • 1st prise
      Torqeedo Cruise 2
    • 2nd to
      10th will be mixed bags of over $1000 dollars of Atomic Lures inc
      Atomic Hardz, Atomic
      Metalz, Atomic Ripperz and Atomic Guzzlerz. Inc the new gun colors in the
      Ripperz paddle tails in 2 and 3 inch.
    • Big Bass- Rainbow Bass and Smoke Black
      Core Atomic Ripperz

Atomic Round Two

  • Venue- Lake Wivenhoe
  • Date- Sunday 17th May (petrol engines are allowed but not to be used)
  • Entry fee- $55 (pay on the day)
  • Session time- 7am-1pm
  • Briefing- 6.30am
  • Prizes-
    • 1st prize Tabs
      Tough Tinnie
    • 2nd to
      10th will be mixed bags of over $1000 dollars of Atomic Lures inc
      Atomic Hardz, Atomic
      Metalz, Atomic Ripperz and Atomic Guzzlerz. Inc the new gun colors in the
      Ripperz paddle tails in 2 and 3 inch.
    • Big bass- Rainbow Bass and Smoke Black
      Core Tab 

Tabs Boats Final

  • Venue- Robina Lakes
  • Date- Sunday
    31st May
  • Entry fee- $55 (pay on the day)
  • Session time- 7am-1pm
  • Briefing- 6.30am
  • Prizes- (based on a 50 angler field)
    • 1st- $1000
    • 2nd- $500
    • 3rd- $450
    • 4th- $400
    • 5th- $350
    • 6th- $300
    • 7th- $250
    • 8th- $200
    • 9th- $150
    • 10th- $100

n.b. All anglers who fish the first 2
events will automatically have the right to enter the final.

 
Standard A.B.T rules apply with 2
exceptions-

  • all fish must be net be the angler landing the fish.
  • All nets must be silicone or screen type.

For the latest
information on venue or time changes please contact Dean Wilson 0410 796633 or
Ian Galloway 0412 030 434.