New York/Ohio Area 9 Championship Date Change
Athens, Ala (February 6, 2018) – The 2018 Area 9 Championship between New York and Ohio has been moved to the week of September 29-30, 2018. This event will continue to be held on Lake Chautauqua launching out of Mayville Park located at 78 Water Street Route 394, Mayville, NY 14757
Each area championship is comprised of two divisions from the 2018 Open Series. Boaters compete for a chance to win $10,000 and Co-anglers compete for a chance to win $5,000 and a chance to fish in the 2018 Ray Scott Championship. Entry fee for this event is $300 for boaters and $150 for co-anglers. Also, up for grabs at this event is contingency money from our sponsors:
Triton Gold - Anglers can win up to an additional $7,000 for owning a Triton Boat and being entered into the Triton Gold program. See your Triton dealer for full details on this great program or www.tritonboats.com.
T-H Marine Atlas Awards! Win cash for owning and using T-H Marine accessories on your boat. The Atlas Awards program is just $29.99 for a one-year membership and gives all anglers the chance to compete for, and win, extra money just for having T-H Marine parts on their boat.
Anglers can win by owning any of these T-H Marine products: AtlasTM Series Hydraulic Jack Plates, Hot FootTM, G-ForceTM Trolling Motor Handle, Two-Way Boat Alarm, Loc-R-BarTM Storage Locking System, Troll-TamerTM Trolling Motor Stabilizer Lock, Shock-LockTM Super Duty Electronics Mount and The OxygenatorTM. There are cash awards for both Boaters and Co-Anglers in this updated program. Anglers can learn more about the program and sign up at https://thmarinesupplies.com/products/2018-atlas-awards
Power Pole - Captain's Cash Rewards. The Captains Cash Club rewards tournament anglers who join the club and win with their Power-Pole® shallow water anchor!
American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the 2018 Open Series, the American Fishing Tour, the American Couples Series, Military Team Bass Tournament and the Triton Boats 100% Plus Team Tour. To learn more about ABA visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256) 232-0406.
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American Fishing Tour - Latest News
2019 American Fishing Tour
Athens, AL. American Bass Anglers (ABA) announced today the 2019 season for the American Fishing Tour (AFT). The tour is a draw format that offers more than seventy divisions with 600-900 tournaments per season across the eastern half of the United States. Members of ABA qualify for the year-end national championship by competing locally in a minimum of four one-day divisional qualifying events and a Divisional two-day championship.
South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
Berkley® Launches Cast for Cash 2019 Bait Contingency Program
Eligible members can win from $100 to $2,000 in over 500 sanctioned tournaments
COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 10, 2018) – Berkley® is excited to announce a new 2019 bait contingency program that will provide cash rewards for loyal weekend tournament and semi-professional tournament anglers.
To participate anglers must become a member of the Berkley Cast for Cash program. Memberships are $29.99 and include a pro pack of Berkley PowerBait, Powerbait MaxScent, hard baits, hat and decal with a MSRP of $47.95.
Galbraith and Mason win the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour Championship
The team of Roy Galbraith of Guin, Alabama and Richard Mason of Athens, Alabama took home the win in the American Bass Anglers Triton Plus 100% Team Tour Championship, held on Pickwick Lake November 3rd and 4th, 2018. Launching out of McFarland Park in Florence, Alabama, the team of Galbraith and Mason caught a five-bass limit on day one weighing 17.28-pounds