Neely Henry is Next Destination for Alabama North
Alabama North anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their second stop of the year at Neely Henry Lake on April 19, 2014. The event launch and weigh in will take place at Coosa Landing in Gadsden, AL. Registration for the event will take place at the Gadsden Convention Hall in Gadsden, AL on Friday, April 18 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. More information on the event is available by contacting Tournament Manager Kristin Malott at (256) 771-3709 or going to http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/bws_eventinfo14.php?id=770.
Last year’s Alabama North event at Neely Henry was on May 11, 2013. Marty Colley of Ashville, AL won the event with 20.22 pounds and a 6.02 pound kicker for Big Bass. Marty caught his limit on a brown jig in 10-12 feet of water. The co-angler champion of the event was Jon Adams of Jacksonville, AL. Jon caught an 11.89 pound limit with the 5.89 pound Big Bass of the event on a Zara Spook and shakey head baits.
Anglers that finish the season in the top 40 points rankings will have opportunity to advance to the WBS Regional Championship to compete for two new Triton Boats at Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, TN on September 26 and 27, 2014. Anglers can advance from the WBS Regional Championship to the Ray Scott Championship on Lake Wheeler in Decatur, AL November 12 – 15, 2014 to compete for a $100,000 first place boater prize and a $50,000 first place co-angler prize. Anglers can also cash in on contingency programs such as Triton Gold, Atlas Awards, Royal Purple Awards, and Mercury/Motorguide bonus money. American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Royal Purple Lubricants, Carlisle Tires, Odyssey Batteries, TH Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Simms Clothing, and North American Fishing Club. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.