Starting an American Bass Anglers Division in your area

You can start your own Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour division on your local lake!. We are looking for quality leaders to run Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour. We provide everything you need to get started!

What is ABA looking for? 

1.    Leaders for the weekend bass angler
2.    Tournament Director that enforces all ABA guidelines and rules
3.    Trustworthy, and highly respected among your fellow anglers
4.    Organized, you must possess organization skills
5.    Light computer skills (all tournaments results are all submitted today via software, and spreadsheets)
6.    Promoter, capable of the local promotion of ABA tour events

What does ABA provide?

1.    Staff to assist you in every step of the process of being a director
2.    Web tools, Website, Divisional page promotion, Divisional Fliers, and Special Access
3.    Scales, weigh bags (Scales require a deposit)
4.    Tournament Director Tournament Jersey
5.    Financial Incentives, you won’t make a fortune, but it helps pay for your favorite pastime!
6.    Personal, Divisional and National standings
7.    Divisional Angler of the Year Program
8.    Promotion of your division via event stories, results on americanbassanglers.com and facebook

How to get started? Download the Tournament Director Application, save it to your computer, fill it out, save it, email it to [email protected] 
As you have questions email [email protected] 

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The wind was blowing and the bass were biting; Big Hill Lake turned on! All anglers in the American Bass Anglers tournament held May 8, 2021 on Big Hill Lake brought fish to the scales. Mike Burcher brought in the heaviest bag, weighing 19.28 lbs. He had 2nd Bid Bass, a 5.11 lb largemouth

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Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed.  The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday.  The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament.  The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak

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American Fishing Tour - Latest News


Mike Butcher Wins On Big Hill

The wind was blowing and the bass were biting; Big Hill Lake turned on! All anglers in the American Bass Anglers tournament held May 8, 2021 on Big Hill Lake brought fish to the scales. Mike Burcher brought in the heaviest bag, weighing 19.28 lbs. He had 2nd Bid Bass, a 5.11 lb largemouth

Read More

Couples Series - Latest News


Danny and Virginia Christ win on Lake Mitchell

ATHENS, Al. – Danny and Virginia Christ won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held April 18, 2021, on Lake Mitchell. Running out of Higgins Ferry boat ramp out of Clanton, AL, they caught 5 bass weighing 15.73 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $788.00.  Virginia won the Woman’s Big Fish with a 4.87-pound kicker.  They caught their fish in shallow water on a worm.

Read More

Open Series - Latest News


Hawkins Wins $2600 on Harris Chain

ATHENS, Ala. –Calan Hawkins won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held May 1st on the Harris Chain of Lakes.  Running out of Venetian Gardens – Ski Beach in Leesburg, FL the Fruitland Park, FL angler caught five bass weighing 24.56 pounds including a 7.61-pound kicker. For the Boater Division victory, Hawkins took home a check for $2600 for his win.

Read More

Team Events - Latest News


Team Tour Championship Postponed

Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed.  The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday.  The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament.  The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak

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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.