Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation held its very first State College Championship on Lake Eufaula on February 17, 2018. The weather was a balmy 80 plus degrees, a rather warm day for February.
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University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Scott Ellis Wins the Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak Elements with a 9.64lb Sam Rayburn Bass
The Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak Elements proved to be more than just a big bass event – this was also a battle against the elements. This past Sunday, February 11th, 200+ anglers descended upon Sam Rayburn Reservoir with temperatures in the low 40’s and one goal in mind – find the biggest bass and head to the scales.
Registration is now open for the 13th annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s. Collegiate anglers that meet the Championship criteria are encouraged to register now for the event. The Championship event will be held for the seventh consecutive year on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama for a week-long schedule of activities.
|4th Qualifier | Lay Lake – March 17th, 2018|
|Location:||Lay Lake – Discover Shelby|
|Launch:||Beeswax Landing | Maps & Directions|
|Host Hotel:||Hampton Inn, 93 Metro Dr., Calera, AL 35040 | 205-668-6565 | Maps & Directions|
|Registration:||Pairings – 4:00 P.M. | Meeting – 6:00 P.M. Friday, March 16th
Shelby County Exhibition Center, 86 Argo Rd. (54 Kelly Lane on some GPS units), Columbiana, AL 35051 | Maps & Directions | Visit Shelby County
Changes on ABN State Level:
With all the changes happening on the B.A.S.S. Nation National level, ABN had to adjust for the 2015 tournament year.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. and Alabama Power are partnering to award two $5,000 scholarships this year for students currently attending, or planning to attend, a technical school in the state of Alabama.
Video captures speed of boat fires; offers tips for boaters
In an effort to improve boat fire safety aboard recreational boats, the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water today issued “Foundation Findings #55.” The report, part of a long-running educational series devoted to boating-safety topics, includes a five-minute video showing three actual boat burns captured by 12 cameras.
Georgia State Championship – February 10
Lake Hartwell Early Bird Challenge – February 18
Florida State Championship – February 24
What is Alabama Water Rally?
MANY, La. — The week has been full of twists and turns for Hunter DeSplinter and Conner Choate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops on Toledo Bend.