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
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
North GA Couples kicks off 2021 season with double header on Lake Lanier.
October 3 brought post frontal winds and bluebird skies, starting the day off with waning harvest moon. With some fall transition it made for some challenging fishing but beautiful weather to be on the lake. With 8 teams fishing there was only one limit brought to the scales but all others had at least one keeper to weigh, with exception of one team who had to leave lake early due to boat problems.
Bass Pro Shops Open Series Coming To Lake Okeechobee
Athens, AL - The south Florida division of the Bass Pro Shops Open Series will hold their first tournament of the season on Lake Okeechobee. On Saturday, January 23, 2021, the tournament will be out of Clewiston, FL, launching out of the framed Roland Martin Marina and Resort.
It will be interesting to see how much Okeechobee has changed since last January. On this same weekend last year, Scott Kirsch of Edgewater, FL, won the boater side of the event with a five-fish limit of 18 pounds. Mason Meder won the Co-Angler side of the event with a three-fish limit of 10.91 pounds.
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