Welcome to American Bass Anglers! As you have questions or need assistance you can contact ABA at (256)232-0406 or by email at [email protected]

American Bass Anglers is located in Athens, AL and our office hours are 8am - 5pm CST Monday through Friday. We look forward to hearing from you. 

ABA Membership  - Link to Join

Membership Prices:     1 Year - $35   -    2 Years - $60    -    3 Years - $80   -    Life Membership - $450

ABA offers several tournament series that your membership allows you to compete in. Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour, Bass Pro Shops Open Series, Bass Pro Shops 150 Series, Bass Pro Shops Team Tour and the Bass Pro ShopsCouples Series. With your paid membership you can fish any qualifying event in the country. An ABA membership gives you the ability to fish when and where you want as a boater or non-boat owner. 

ABA members also receive discounts when available. For example, there is a program with Optima Batteries and members receive a 25% discount and free shipping. You cannot buy these batteries at a better price anywhere! You will get back your cost of membership just with one battery purchase!

Membership Pack Includes: Decals, Membership Card, ABA Patch. Members automatically receive a subscription to the ABA Magazine.

 

Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour - Link to Tour Page

The American Fishing Tour (AFT) is a draw format tournament series. The Series is made up over 80 divisions that each hold 6-10 events in the local community. These events are strictly for the weekend bass angler and guides and pros are not allowed to compete in this series.
Entry Fee is $70 for a one-day event and $140 for a two-day division championship.
Key Elements
•    Low Entry Fee ($70, $140)
•    Bring your boat, use your boat!
•    Close to home events
•    Best four one-day events + your best two-day event is the basis of your national standings
•    Best four one-day events + two-day event within a division is the basis of your divisional standings
•    Each Division’s AOY is invited to compete in the year-end Angler of the Year competition held at the National Championship
•    No meetings the night before, just show up at the ramp at 5:00am local time. 
The top 500 at the end of the season are invited to the American Fishing Tour Championship.

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Bass Pro Shops Open Series - Link to Tour Page

The American Bass Anglers Open Series is a Pro/AM (Boater/CoAngler) format. The series is made up of 18 divisions with each division four one-day events. The anglers that fish 3 or more events in a division are invited to compete in an Area Championship. The top points holders from each division and the top finishers at the Area Championship are invited to complete in the Ray Scott Championship. These events are strictly for the weekend bass angler, professional anglers are not allowed to compete in this series.
Entry Fee: Boaters $210, CoAnglers $105 for a one-day event. Boaters $310, CoAnglers $155 for a two-day Area Championship
Key Elements

•    $5,000 first place based on 60 Boats or more for one-day events
•    $10,000 first place based on 100 Boats or more for Area Championships
•    Advance to the Ray Scott Championship
•    Guaranteed Boat Use

 

 

Bass Pro Shops 150 Series - Link To Tour Page

This is a Team Series where participation is limited to boats with 150hp motors or smaller.  Both fiberglass or aluminum boats qualify (any brand).  It is designed to provide a different platform for boat owners to fish tournaments without having to compete with larger boats with larger motors.

1.    There will be four (4) one-day events held in conjunction with Bass Pro Shops locations.  
2.    Entry Fee $200
3.    Pay back will be a Bass Tracker Bass Boat package* for qualifying events and two Tracker Bass Boat packages* for the Championship plus a cash payback to the top 20% of the field.  
4.    Field is limited to bass boats with 150hp or smaller (see Rules).
5.    No Pros or guides are allowed (Bass Elite or FLW Tour anglers, see Rules) 
6.    Draw prizes at registration meetings held at Bass Pro Shops
7.    No Off-limits for qualifying events
8.    On-Site Registration Meetings will be held on Fridays from 3pm to 6:30pm the afternoon prior to each tournament at the hosting Bass Pro Shops location. 
9.    Nitro Boats Contingency* is available for these events. 
10.    *Sponsors reserve the right to change and/or modify prizes at any time at their discursion. 
11.    Important Elements;

a.    $200.00 entry fee per team
b.    $10.00 (Optional Big Bass Pot)
c.    Be an ABA Member
d.    Open to all anglers who own a boat with a 150hp or smaller (see Rules). 
g.    See more information at ABA web site www.americanbassanglers.com/150

12. Finish in the top 20 in any one of the four events and advance to the Championship. 

 

 

Bass Pro Shops Couples Series - Link To Tour Page

The American Couple Series is a team format that is designed for family involvement. Teams are made up of one male and one female. The series offers 12 divisions that run 6 to 10 local events a season. The top 200 teams by points are invited to a year-end championship. These events are strictly for the weekend bass angler and guides and pros are not allowed to compete in this series.
Key Elements
•    Low Entry Fee ($100)
•    Close to home events
•    Best Five one-day events are the basis of your national standings
•    Best Five one-day events within a division is the basis of your divisional standings
•    No meetings the night before, just show up at the ramp at 5:00am local time. 

 


 

Military Team Bass Tournament - Link To Tour Page

The Military Team Bass Tournament is a team format that is designed for military, ex-military and DOD anglers. involvement. This is an annual event held in the spring each year. 
Key Elements
•    Low Entry Fee ($150)
•    Three-day event
•    Big Bass $10 per day

 

 

 

 

Bass Pro Shops Team Tour - Link To Tour Page

The Triton Boats 100% Plus Team Tour is a team format designed for the weekend angler and awards a new Triton/Mercury package boat/motor at each event. At the end of the season at the championship, two boats are awarded to the winning championship team.
Key Elements
•    Low Entry Fee ($250)
•    New Triton/Mercury at each event
•    No Late Fees


 

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© 2018 American Bass Anglers MBAA Since 1975 - All Rights Reserved American Bass Anglers, Inc Logos and other data within this website is the property of American Bass Anglers, Inc and may not be copied or reproduced without express permission of American Bass Anglers, Inc. American Bass Anglers, Inc PO Box 475 Athens, AL 35612 email: call us 256-232-0406. This web site is provided by ABA and resides on a server with 99.99% up time.