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.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Motorguide Trolling Motors, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Hydrowave, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, SiriusXM® Radio, SiriusXM® Marine Weather, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, Optima Batteries and GEICO
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Donald Griffith Takes the Win on the Tensaw River
May 31, 2020, Mobile, AL. Donald Griffith of Robertsdale, Alabama won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour Division 41 Two Day tournament presented by American Bass Anglers on the Tensaw River. Running out of Live Oak Landing, Griffith brought back a two day total that locked in the scales at 20.87 pounds. For the victory Griffith took home $802.
Bobby and Karen Holman win on Lake Mitchell
Bobby and Karen Holman won the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held May 16, 2020, on Lake Mitchell. Running out of Higgins Ferry boat ramp out of Clanton, AL, they caught 5 bass weighing 14.85 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $500.00. Bobby won the Man’s Big Fish with a 4.39-pound kicker. They caught their fish early in the morning in shallow water.
Weiss Lake Double Header
June 1, 2020, Athens, AL. June 6 and 7 ABA will host a doubleheader weekend on Weiss Lake in Centre AL. On Saturday, the third tournament for the Bass Pro Shops Open Series North Alabama Division will be held. Sunday, the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour will be held. Both events will launch from Little River Marina, 1780 County Rd. 102 Cedar Bluff, Alabama 35959.
Special Announcement Bass Pro Shops Team Trail
Athens, AL. June 1, 2020, American Bass Anglers announced today significant changes to the Bass Pro Shops Team Trail.
Due to the many circumstances surrounding the current pandemic many manufacturing facilities have been brought to a standstill making it impossible for sponsors to supply boats to the remaining Team Trail events.