Alabama Bass Federation, Inc.

ABF Junior / High School State Championship Tournament

Lake Jordan, Wetumpka, AL

04/13/2024 

ABF Junior and High School Anglers 2024 final day on Lake Jordan, State Ramp, Wetumpka, AL. Junior, and High School teams had wonderful weather conditions for the final day of ABF 2024, Junior/High School State Championship Tournament on the waters of Lake Jordan.

Aiden King-Brody Holliman of Shelby County High School added 15.02 to their Day 1 weight of 13.89 for a total of 28.90 to claim the honors of ABF 2024 High School State Champions. Day 1 leaders, High School team of Tucker McCoy- Parker McCoy of Mortimer Jordan Bass weight of 16.16 added 12.35 for a total of 28.51 finishing second. The team of Jessie Owens-Braxton Hearn of Plainview Fishing Team had a total with a weight of 28.48 placing them in third place. In fourth place is the team of Branson Maupin-Caleb Myers of CCH Anglers with 28.42. The team of Carson Underwood-Easton Morris of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing rounded out the top five of the High School teams with 27.56.

The Junior team of Gabe Graham-Jesse McClain of Pell City Day 1 leaders maintained first place with an additional weight of 12.02 to their Day 1 weight of 13.46 for a total of 25.48, securing ABF 2024 Junior Team Champions. Shelby County Jr Anglers, Caston Carden-Sawyer Sheffield two-day total of 25.10 securing them second place. The Drake Holly-Asher Waddill of Satsuma Junior Fishing added a weight of 11.32 to their Day 1 weight of 13.12 for a total of 24.44 finishing in third place. Micajah Pickette-Brantley Rice of Munford Fishing with a Day 1 weight of 12.22 added another 12.10 for a total of 24.30 for fourth place finish. Rounding out the top five of the Junior Team is Bryson Wade-Daylan Miller of Saraland JR Fishing with a total of 24.16.

Aiden King-Brody Holliman won the 2024 High School Team AOY honors. Junior team of Bryson Wade-Daylan Miller won the Junior AOY honors.

Day 1 big fish for the High School teams with a weight of 4.26 was Pearce Parker-Kaylie Perace of West Point Fishing Warriors. High School team of Kaden Mathis-Nick Lee of West Point Fishing Warrior with a weight of 6.75 had Day 2 big fish. The junior team having big fish for Day 1 is Kamden-Cole Howard of Shelby County Jr Anglers with 4.21. On Day 2 the team of Caston Carden-Sawyer Sheffield of Shelby County Jr Anglers had a weight of 3.84 for big fish.

Davis Bait Company tournament Big Fish Bonus was awarded to High School team of Kaden Mathis-Nick Lee and Junior team of Kamden Kiker-Cole Howell.

The following High School Teams have qualified to advance to the TBF High School Nationals Tournament, scheduled 18-22 June 2024, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC.

Aiden King-Brody Holliman; Tucker McCoy-Parker McCoy; Jessie Owens-Braxton Hearn; Branson Maupin-Caleb Myres; Carson Underwood-Easton Morris; Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson; Grant Laney-Trey Trotter; Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith; Houston Dodd-Alex Stone; Pearce Parker-Kaylie Pearce; Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor; Morgan Carden-Mason Carden; Eli Schwieker-Stetson Grisby and Phillip Parker-Landon Loper. Each of these team must register for the TBF High School World Finals Tournament atwww.highschoolfishing.org.

All High School teams are eligible to compete in the 2024 TBF High School World Finals Tournament by registering at www.highschoolfishing.org.

The following Junior Teams hand qualified to advance to the TBF 2024 Junior World Championship Tournament scheduled 23-26 July 2024, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC.

Gabe Graham-Jesse McClain; Caston Carden-Sawyer Sheffield; Drake Holly-Asher- Waddill; Micajah Pickett-Brantley Rice and Bryson Wade-Daylan Miller. Each of these teams will be receiving tournament registration information for the event from The Bass Federation (TBF).

ABF wants to thank the parents and boat captains for their support during our 2023-2024 tournament season. Looking forward to your continued support for our 2024-2025 season.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

ABF Junior / High School State Championship Tournament

Lake Jordan, Wetumpka, AL

Day 1

04/12/2024 

ABF Junior and High School Anglers 2024 season will conclude at Lake Jordan, State Ramp, Wetumpka, AL. Junior, and High School teams will compete for two (2) days at the State Championship tournament on the waters of Lake Jordan.

Following Day 1 competition High School team of Tucker McCoy- Parker McCoy of Mortimer Jordan Bass take the lead with a five fish limit weighing 16.16.  The team of Pearce Parker-Kaylie Pearce of West Point Fishing Warriors had a weight of 15.36.  The team of Elisha Colley-Ashton of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team weighed in 14.68.  Jessie Owens-Braxton Hearn of Plainview Fishing Team with a weight of 14.64 next highest Day 1 team is Carson Underwood-Easton Morris of    Hewitt-Trussville Fishing had 14.60.

Of the Junior Teams Gabe Graham-Jesse McClain of Pell City are leading with a weight of 13.46. The Drake Holly-Asher Waddill of Satsuma Junior Fishing had a weight of 13.12.  The team of Kamden Kiker-Cole Howard of Shelby County Jr Anglers weighed in 13.05.  Micajah Pickette-Brantley Rice of Munford Fishing had a weight of 12.22 and Zane Wright-Emma Harris of West Point Fishing Warrior Juniors weighted in 12.16.

Day 1 big fish for the High School teams with a weight of 4.26 was Pearce Parker-Kaylie Perace of West Point Fishing Warriors.  The junior team having big fish for Day 1 is Kamden-Cole Howard of Shelby County Jr Anglers with 4.21.

Points are close for both Junior and High School teams and the results of Day 2 will determine the final Angler of Year points standings.  

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is 4 November 2023, Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Lake Mitchell, Higgins Ferry. Clanton, Al

04/06/2024 

Chilton County Chamber of Commerce, Clanton presented Alabama Bass Federation Final Qualifying Tournament for the 2023-2024 season. Lake Mitchell, Higgins Ferry, Clanton, AL is the site for Alabama Bass Federation Final Qualifying Tournament for the 2023-2024 tournament season. ABF anglers and co-anglers continue their quest to accumulate AOY points and qualify for the 2024 season State Championship tournament.

Johnathan Harris of Alabama Ranger Club with a five fish limit pushing the scales    to 13.91 claimed 1st place honors of the anglers. Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club finished in 2nd place with a weight of 11.79.  Finishing in 3rd place was Stan Fairchild of Pine Level Bassmasters with a weight of 11.71. Phillip Lovett of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with a weight 11.52 was 4th and Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sport Supply with a weight of 11.19 finished 5th of the anglers.

Joseph Batton of Alabama Ranger Club was 1st place of the Co-Anglers with a three fish limit weighing 7.92.  Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa Rover Hookers with a big fish weight of 3.18 was 2nd with a weight of 7.48.  Brooke Galbreath of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with a big fish weight of 2.61, finished in 3rd place with a weight of 7.48. Finishing in 4th place was Eli Smith of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 7.45. Hayden Hardy of Shotgun Sports Supply with a weight of 7.18 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Philip Lovett of Tennessee Valley Bass Club recorded the big fish of the anglers with a 4.59.  Of the Co-Anglers Tony Foster of Alabama Ranger Club had big fish with a weight of 3.93.  Lovett and Foster won their respective big fish pots plus Davis Bait Company 100.00 bonus big fish money.

 Stan Fairchild of the Anglers and Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters the Co-Anglers were the highest finishing Ronald McDonald Charities Team members. Both shall receive a $250.00 bonus from Airport Marine.

Boat Total Weight side pot was won by the accumulative weight Johnathan Harris and Joseph Batton of Alabama Ranger Club with a of 21.83.  Roy and Brooke Galbraith of Tennessee Valley Bass Club were second with a weight of 18.13.

ABF next tournament will be 2024 Season Al Redding State Championship Tournament scheduled for 3-4 May 2024, Lake Wilson, Florence, AL.

Result: Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Pickwick Reservoir, McFarland Park, Florence, Al

03/02/2024 

Following a several months break Alabama Bass Federation, Inc, returned to the waters of Pickwick Reservoir, McFarland Park, Florence, AL for the 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament. AL. ABF anglers and co-anglers were ready to hit the waters and continue their quest to accumulate AOY points and qualify for the 2024 season State Championship tournament.

Of the Angler Division Ed Payne of Alabama Ranger Club claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 23.81. Wayne Pierce of Morgan County Bass Club finished in 2nd place with a weight of 23.36.  Finishing in 3rd was Shane Harris of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 23.10. Phillip Lovett of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with a weight of 22.12 was 4th and Nathan Sherbert of Locust Fork Bassmasters with a weight of 21.42 finished 5th of the anglers.

Todd Miller of Morgan County Bass Club was 1st place of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 14.20. Mike Rackley of Tennessee River Bass Clubs was 2nd with a weight of 13.66. Gary Borden of Morgan County Bass Club finished in 3rd place with a weight of 13.52. Finishing in 4th place was Dustin Seaborn of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 12.57. Ken Cox of Locust Fork Bassmasters with a weight of 10.63 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Angler Wayne Pierce of Morgan County Bassmasters recorded the big fish of the angler division with a 6.40.  Of the Co-Anglers Todd Miller of Morgan County Bass Club had big fish with a weight of 5.77.  Both Pierce and Miller won their respective big fish pots plus Davis Bait Company 100.00 bonus big fish money.

Rocky Rockhill of the Angler Division and Gary Borden of the Co-Angler Division were the highest finishing Ronald McDonald House Team Members. Rockhill and Borden will be receiving bonus money from Airport Marine.

Boat Total Weight side pot was won by the accumulative wight of Wayne Pierce-Todd Miller with a weight of 37.56. Ed Payne-Dustin Seaborn were second with a weight of 36.38.

ABF next tournament and final 2024 season Qualifying tournament will be 6 April 2024, Lake Mitchell, Higgins Ferry Park, Clanton, AL.

Results: Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

ABF Junior / High School Qualifying Tournament

SAF 2024 State Championship Tournament

Lake Jordan, Wetumpka, AL

02/17/2024 

2024 Student Angler Federation (SAF) State Championship Tournament and Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2024 Qualifying Tournament was held on 02/17/2024, Lake Jordan, State Ramp, Wetumpka, AL, presented by Elmore Economic Development Authority. The event was originally scheduled for Alabama River, Cooters Pond, Prattville; however, due to high waters and unsafe launching conditions at Cooters Pond the event was moved to Lake Jordan. Junior and High School anglers were eager to challenge the waters of Lake Jordan and the weather conditions were to be cold / chilly with 10-15 mph winds out of the north.

Upon closing the scales, the High School team of Carson Underwood – Easton Morris of Hewitt Trussville Fishing took 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 14.77.  Claiming second place was the team of Jordan Houston – Ethan Hopkins of Mortimer Jordan Bass Club with a weight of 13.09.  Finishing in third was the team of Houston Dodd – Alex Stone of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team with a weight of 12.51. Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor of Hewitt Trussville with a weight of 11.84 were fourth and Chase Bryan – Wyatt Bryan of Saraland Spartans Fishing Team with a weight of 11.82 finished fifth place of the high school teams.

Finishing in 1st Place earned Carson Underwood-Easton Morris of Hewitt Trussville Fishing Team the opportunity to participate in the 2024 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals as co-anglers, which is scheduled 7-8 September, Lake Wheeler, Ingalls Harbor, Decatur, AL.

The teams of Carson Underwood – Easton Morris; Jordan Houston – Ethan Hopkins; Houston Dodd – Alex Stone and Andrew Graves – Michael Maynor qualified to fish the High School National Tournament scheduled 19-22 June 2024, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC.

The Junior Division the team Bryson Wade – Daylan Miller of Saraland JR Fishing Team claimed first place with a weight of 15.36. The team of Micajah Pickette – Brantley Rice of Munford fishing finished in second place with a weight of 12.08. Drake Holly – Asher Waddill of Satsuma Junior Fishing Team were third with a weight of 11.49. Trent Dunnam – Ethan Williams of Satsuma Junior fishing Team grabbed fourth place finish with a weight of 9.98 and the team of Ethan Brandon – Rush Williams of Plainview Jr Fishing Team with a weight of 7.04 rounded out the top five of the Junior Teams.

The team of Elisha Colley – Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team with a weight of 4.38 had big fish of the High School teams. Junior team of Aydan Blackwood – Jake wood of Fairview Jr fishing Team had big fish with a weight of 4.09.  Both teams were awarded optional Big Fish pot for their respective division and Davis Bait Company Big Fish Bonus gift certificates.

Boat Captains of the 1st Place High School and Junior teams each received an Ardent rod.

A big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is 9 March 2024, Lake Pickwick, McFarland Park, Florence.

JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

ABF Junior / High School Qualifying Tournament

Lake Mitchell, Clanton, AL

11/18/2023 

The Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., fourth 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament was on 11/18/2023, Lake Mitchell, Higgins Ferry Park, Clanton, AL, presented by Chilton County Chamber of Commerce. Junior and High School anglers were eager to challenge the waters of Lake Mithell and the weather conditions were favorable for a great day.

Upon closing the scales, the High School team of Gray Chapman-Earnest Back of Satsuma High Schooling Fishing Team took first place honors with a five fish limit weighing 10.51.  Claiming second place was the team of Jordan Houston-Ethan Hopkins of Mortimer Jordan Bass Club with a weight of 9.5.  Finishing in third was the team of ax Plemmons-Wynston Keith of Plainview Fishing Team with a weight of 9.41. Aiden King-Brody Holiman of Shelby County High School Wildcats with a weight of 8.86 were fourth and Chase Bryan-Wyatt Bryan of Saraland Spartans Fishing Team with a weight of 8.20 finished fifth place of the high school teams.

The Junior Division team of Caston Carden-Sawyer Sheffield of Shelby County Jr Anglers claimed first place with a weight of 11.16. The team of Hudson Hays-Aidan Monson of Spain Park Fishing JR finished in second place with a weight of 7.48.  Aydan Blackwood-Jakw Wood of Fairview Jr Fishing Team were third with a weight of 7.19.  Micajah Pickette-Brantley Rice of Munford Fishing grabbed fourth place finish with a weight of 6.86 and the team of Isabell Stevens-Marshall Streety of Helena Bass Club Juniors with a weight of 5.43 rounded out the top five of the Junior Teams.

The team of Jordan Houston-Eathan Hopkins of Mortimer Jordan Bass Club with a weight of 3.17 had big fish of the High School teams. Junior team of Aydan Blackwood-Jake Wood of Fairview Jr Fishing Team had big fish with a weight of 4.23.  Both teams were awarded optional Big Fish pot for their respective divisions and Davis Bait Company Big Fish Bonus gift certificates.

Boat Captains of the 1st Place teams, and Big Fish winners of High School and Junior divisions received an Ardent Outdoors reel or rod.

A big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is 17 February 2024, Alabama River, Cooters Pond, Prattville, Al. This event will also be The Bass Federation (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SFA) 2024 Alabama State Championship. Register as usual for our ABF tournament and register at www.highschoolfishing.org for the SAF 2024 Alabama State Championship tournament.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

ABF Junior / High School Qualifying Tournament

Logan Martin, Lincoln, AL

11/04/2023 

The ABF Junior and High School Anglers third 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament was on 11/04/2023, Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL. Junior, and High School teams converged to challenging fishery of Logan Martin.

The High School team of Carson Underwood-Easton Morris of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 12.62.  The team of Aiden King-Brody Holliman of Shelby County High School Wildcats finished in 2nd place with a weight of 11.88.  Finishing in 3rd was the team of Grant Lanet-Trey Trotter of Fairview with a weight of 10.85.  Brayden Denson-Judson of Hewitt-Trussville with a weight of 10.39 were 4th and Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith of Plainview Fishing Team with a weight of 10.20 finished 5th of the high school teams.

The Junior Team of Bryson Wade-Daylan Miller of Saraland JR Fishing Team took 1st place with a weight of 10.74. The team of Drake Holly-Asher Waddill of Satsuma Junior Fishing Teams finished in 2nd place with a weight of 10.05.   Hudson Hayes-Aiden Monson of Spain Park JR Fishing finished in 3rd place with a weight of 9.44.  Ayden Blackwood-Jake Wood of Fairview Jr fishing Team was 4th place with a weight of 8.77 and the team of Trent Dunnam-Ethan Williams of Satsuma Junior Fishing Teams with a weight of 8.43 rounded out the top five of the Junior Teams.

Big fish of the High School teams with a weight of 3.69 was the team of Luke Abston-Sam Dunn of Spain Park Fishing. Of the Junior teams, Drake Holly-Asher Waddell of Satsuma Junior Fishing Team had big fish with a weight of 4.29.  Both teams were awarded optional Big Fish pot for their respective division and Davis Bait Company Bist Fish Bonus gift certificates.

Boat Captains of the 1st Place teams of each division and Big Fish winners received Ardent Outdoors reel or rod.

A big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is 17 February 2024, Alabama River, Cooters Pond, Prattville, Al. This event will also be The Bass Federation (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SFA) 2024 Alabama State Championship. Register as usual for our ABF tournament and register at www.highschoolfishing.org for the SAF 2024 Alabama State Championship tournament.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Logan Martin Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL

10/21/2023 

ABF second 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament was held on 10/21/2023, Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL. Pre-tournament report was that the bite was slow.

Of the Angler Division Nathan Sherbet of Locust Fork Bassmasters claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 15.97. Shane Mitchell of Coosa River Hookers finished in 2nd place with a weight of 15.09.  Finishing in 3rd was Herbert Harrell of Team Tackle Box with a weight of 13.09. Zeke Gossett of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 13.05 was 4th; Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply was 5th with 12.31; Rocky Rockhill of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with 12.25 was 6th and Jason Howard of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 11.35 finished 7th of the anglers.

Curtis Gossett of Alabama Bass Club was 1st place of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 8.61. Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers was 2nd with a weight of 8.17. Becky Smith of Shotgun Sports Supply finished in 3rd place with a weight of 6.98.   Finishing in 4th place was Kevin Cox of Locust Fork Bassmasters with a weight of 6.50 and CJ Orr of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 6.44 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Herbert Harrell recorded the big fish of the angler division with a 9.92.  Of the Co-Anglers Curtis Gossett had big fish with a weight of 3.50.  Both Harrell and Gossett won their respective big fish pots plus Davis Bait Company 100.00 bonus big fish money.

Ronald McDonald House Charities team members Rocky Rockhill of the Angler Division and Terry Quates of the Co-Angler Division were the highest finishing team members. Rockhill and Quates will be receiving bonus money from Airport Marine.

Boat Total Weight side pot was won by Nathan Sherbet and Kevin Cox with a combined weight of 22.47. Zeke and Curtis Gossett were second with a combined weight of 21.66.

ABF next tournament will be 2 March 2024, Lake Pickwick. McFarland Park, Florence AL.

Results: Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

TBF 2023 District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament

Alabama Bass Federation (ABF), Anglers and Co-Anglers converged at Ross Barnett Reservoir to compete in the 2023 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals (D4NAF) Tournament.  The event is hosted by Mississippi Bass Federation and the City of Ridgeland, MS.  ABF Anglers and Co-Anglers qualified to participate in the D4NSF tournament via ABF 2022-2023 tournament trail.  D4NSF tournament dates will be 0ctober 14-15, 2023 launching at Madison Landing Ramp, Ridgeland, MS.

Congratulations to all the Anglers and Co-Anglers that qualified to compete in the 2023 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament.

There was threat of strong winds during the 2-day tournament at Ross Barnett, Madison Landing Ramp, Ridgeland, MS.  Mississippi and Alabama tournament anglers are hoping that the wind stays calm for the remainer of the day.  Each morning of the tournament the winds were calm, but the threat of strong winds was forecasted for each day; however, the wind conditions did not reach the forecasted velocity.

Upon closing the scales following Day-2 competition Keith Glasgow of Alabama with a 2-day weight of 18.99 was the overall winner. Timmy Ming of Mississippi finished second with a cumulative weight of 18.49. Bryan Wright of Alabama was third with 13.31; Joey Cobb of Alabama was fourth with 11.91 and Gregg Quinley of Alabama rounded out the top five anglers with 11.18.

Of the Co-Angler Division Craig Jackson of Mississippi with a cumulative weight of 13.27 took top honors. Jeff Crump of Mississippi was second with 10.89; Lonnie Hariel of Alabama was third with 9.66; Larry McWilliams of Mississippi was fourth and rounding out the top five of the Co-Anglers was Nick Glenn of Alabama with 9.17.

Big fish for the Anglers for Day-1 was Blake Duncan of Mississippi with 3.96, Day-2 was Roy Galbraith of Alabama with 4.44.  Of the Co-Anglers Day-1 big fish was Lonnie Hairel with 3.64 and Day-2 was Nick Glenn of Alabama with 4.08.

Of the Anglers Keith Glasgow of Alabama and Timmy Ming of Mississippi and Co-Anglers Craig Jackson of Mississippi and Lonnie Hariel will be advancing to the 2024 TBF National Championship Tournament scheduled for 25-29 March 2024. Congratulations to these angler/co-anglers for their achievement.

Alabama Bass Federation Pride Team’s weight for the tournament was greater than Mississippi’ s Pride Team therefore Alabama Bass Federation will retain the District 4 National Semi-Finals trophy for another year.

 

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Lake Weiss, Leesburg Landing, Leesburg, AL

09/23/2023

 ABF first 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament was held on 09/23/2023, Lake Weiss, Leesburg Landing, Leesburg, AL. Pre-tournament report was that the fish were biting, and weather conditions were favorable.

Of the Angler Division Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply took 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 13.09.  Rusty credited his win to fishing tubes and 8-inch red bug worm in current. Donald Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club finished in 2nd place with a weight of 12.83.  Finishing in 3rd was Justin Marbut of Shotgun Sports Supply with a weight of 12.39. Ricky Thompson of Tennessee River Bass Club with a weight of 11.79 was 4th and Joey Payne of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 11.67 finished 5th of the anglers.

Mike Crowe of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 1st place of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 8.53.  Mike commented that his catch came on fishing a carolina rig with a creature bait around rocks. Johnny Croft of Dekalb Bassmasters was 2nd with a weight of 7.82. Darryl Witherspoon of Alabama Ranger Club Fork Bassmasters finished in 3rd place with a weight of 7.80.   Finishing in 4th place was Elliot Gault of Dekalb Bassmasters with a weight of 6.92, David Eyrse of Dekalb Bassmasters with a weight of 6.67 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Angler Coleton Johnson of Dekalb Bassmasters recorded the big fish of the angler division with a 5.25.  Of the Co-Anglers Gregory Wilemon of Locust Fork Bassmasters had big fish with a weight of 3.97.  Both Coleton and Wilemon won their respective big fish pots plus Davis Bait Company 100.00 bonus big fish money. 

Ronald McDonald House Charities team members Donald Hogue of the Angler Division and Terry Quates of the Co-Angler Division were the highest finishing team members. Hogue and Quates will be receiving bonus money from Airport Marine.

ABF next tournament will be 21 October 2023, Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL.

Results: Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

ABF Junior / High School Qualifying Tournament

Weiss Lake, Centre, AL

09/09/2023 

ABF Junior and High School Anglers second 2023-2024 Qualifying Tournament was on 09/09/2023, Weiss Lake, Centre, AL. Junior and High School teams from Alabama and Georgia converged to challenge the waters of Weiss Lake.

High School team of Aiden King-Brody Holliman of Shelby County High School Wildcats claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 12.64.  The team of Jay Tucker Pearson-Lucas Blair of Fairview Fishing Team finished in 2nd place with a weight of 10.51.  Finishing in 3rd was the team of Eli Schweiker-Stetson Grisby of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing with a weight of 10.21. Jessie Owens-Braxton Hearn of Plainview Fishing Team with a weight of 9.51 was 4th and the team of   Deason Horton-Brody Porter of Shelby County High School Wildcats with a weight of 7.79 finished 5th of the high school teams.

Of the Junior Teams Ayden Blackwood-Jake Wood of Fairview Jr Fishing took 1st place with a weight of 7.14.  The team of Macajah Picckett0Brantley Rice of Munford Fishing finished in 2nd place with a weight of 6.92.   Finishing in 3rd place was the team of Caston Carden-Sawyer Sheffield of Shelby County Jr Anglers with a weight of 6.09.  Andew Nickels-Brooks Russell of East Central Patriots Jr were 4th place with a weight of 4.71 and the team of Isabella Stevens-Marshall Streety of Helena Bass Club Juniors with a weight of 4.41 rounded out the top five of the Junior Teams.

Big fish of the High School teams with a weight of 5.68 was the team of Aiden King-Brody Holliman of Shely County High School Wildcats.  Of the Junior teams, Micajah Pickett-Brantley Rice of Munford Fishing had big fish with a weight of 4.72.  Both teams were awarded optional Big Fish pot for their respective division and Davis Bait Company Bist Fish Bonus gift certificates.

Big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is 4 November 2023, Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL.

Results:  JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

Alabama Bass Federation

Junior / High School / SAF Alabama Open Challenge Tournament

Tensaw/Mobile/ Delta

Steele Creek Landing Satsuma, AL

08/05/2023

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., first Qualifying 2023-2024 Junior/High School Tournament and SAF Alabama Open Challenge Tournament was at Satsuma, AL, 08/05/2023. The tournament launched out of Steele Creek Landing, Satsuma, AL, and tournament anglers were permitted to fish the waters of Tensaw / Mobile River and the Mobile Delta. The weather forecast for the tournament day was to be hot with mild winds, tournament participants were cautioned to remain hydrated and to care for their catch. For the 2023-20242 season there will be six ABF qualifying tournaments.

Following the days tournament competition, the team of Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing Team captured High School 1st Place with a limit pushing the scales to 11.22. Austin and Galvin credited their tournament finish to working forks around grass.  Triton Graham-Huntly Dees of Citronelle Community Fishing Team finished in 2nd Place with 9.35. Triton and Huntley punched grass to catch their limit of fish. Team of Griffin Davison-Lane Milstead of Escambia Academy Fishing finished 3rd Place with 9.11.

The teams of Austin Denmark – Galvin Sigler and Triton Graham – Huntley Dees both of Citronelle Community Fishing Team earned berths to the 2024 High School National Tournament. Congratulations to these teams.

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Trent-Ethan Williams of Satsuma Junior Fishing Team with a limit that weighed 8.27.  Finishing 2nd was Camryn Davison-Jett Tillery of Escambia Academy JR Fishing with 6.67. Finishing in the top three (3) of the Junior Division was Tyson Milliken-Kason Bryant of Escambia Academy JR Fishing with 5.61.

Big fish of the tournament for the High School teams was a 3.63 caught by the team of Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing Team. The team of Trent Dunnam-Ethan Williams of Satsuma Junior Fishing Team with a weight of 2.44.

Appreciate the support of all parents, boat captains, family, and friends of these young anglers. 

Our next tournament is 9 September 2023, Weiss Lake, Center, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest to advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, SAF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

TBF 2023 Junior World Championship Tournament

Sooner Lake, Ponca City, OK

July 26-28, 2023

Five Alabama Bass Federation Junior Teams qualified to advance to the TBF 2023 Junior World Championship Tournament, Sooner Lake, Ponca City, OK. A total of 52 Junior teams from across the United States gathered at Ponca City, OK to face off for the Title of 2023 Junior World Champions. 

Alabama Bass Federation was represented by Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram – Shelby County JR Anglers; Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker – Shelby County JR Anglers; Jackson Reid-Braxton Morton – West Point Fishing Warriors Juniors; Alec Ashley-Ryker Sinclair – Sand Rock JR. Wildcats and Eli Schweiker-Landon Stegall – Junior Trussville Fishing.

Shelby County Junior team of Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram finished 1st Place of the Southern Division teams. Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County JT Anglers finished 2nd Place of the Southern Division. Both teams advance to fish the final Day of the event.

At the conclusion of the finals Day competition Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram finished in 5th Place and Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker finished in 6th Place. Both teams were awarded future scholarship opportunities. Congratulations to the team Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram and Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker for their 5th and 6th place finishes in the tournament.

Congratulations to all these teams for their qualification to fish the 2023 Junior World Championship Tournament.

 

 

TBF 2023 National High School / High School World Finals
Mississippi River
21-24 June 2023
La Crosse, WI

High School Teams gathered at La Crosse, WI to fish the Mississippi River for the 2023 National High School / High School World Finals Tournament. Three hundred ninety-three teams competed in the event. There were eleven teams that fished the tournament that qualified via fishing ABF High School trail.


Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville finished in 8th place in the High School National Tournament. Andrew and Carson also finished 14th place of the High School World Championship Tournament. Levi Harris-Zane Roberts of Fairview finished 17th place of the High School World Championship Tournament.

Jones-Underwood also had the Big Fish of the tournament with a weight of 5.11.

Congratulations to all the Teams that qualified to fish the High School Nation Tournament and to all Teams that fished the High School World Finals Tournament.

2024 High School National and World Finals Tournament is scheduled for Lake Hartwell, Anderson SC. Dates for the event will be released later.

 

 

For complete results go to Student Angler Federation – High School Fishing – Promoting Education Through Fishing

 

ABF State Championship Tournament

Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Columbiana, AL

05/05-06/2023 

Alabama Bass Federation 2023 State Championship Tournament was at Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Columbiana, AL 05/05-06/2023. Qualified anglers and co-anglers competed for State Championship and Angler of the Year titles and advancement opportunities for 2023 District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament.

Following Day-2 competition David Wesson of Coosa River Hookers with a two-day total of 30.00 secured the title of Alabama Bass Federation 2023 Angler State Champion. Finishing in 2nd Place was Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fort Bassmasters had a weight of 25.12; Curtis Coleman of Pro Line Bassmasters with 24.04 finished 3rd Place. 4th Place was Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club with 24.03 and Larry Franks Jr of Alabama Ranger Club rounded out the top five of the Angler Division with 22.15.

Co-Angler Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers with a 1st day weight of 11.06 added another 11.02 claiming the 2023 Alabama Bass Federation Co-Angler State Champion.  Gordan Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished second with 13.14. Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had a total weight of 12.10 for 3rd Place; in 4th Place was Jonathan Best of Coosa River Hookers with 12.02. Brooke Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club finished in the top five of the of the Co-Angler Division with 12.02.

Angler, Derek Headley of Shotgun Sports Supply had Day-1 angler big fish of the with a weight of 6.04.  Of the co-anglers Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had big fish with a weight of 4.14.  Larry Franks Jr. of Alabama Ranger Club had Day-2 big fish with a weight of 7.10.  Of the Co-Anger Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers had Day-2 big fish with a weight of 4.03.

Day-1 Total Boat Weight was captured by Bryan Wright-Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers with a combined weight of 24.13.  Walter Orr-Jonathan Best of Coosa River Hookers grabbed Day-2 Total Boat Weight was honors with a weight of 18.15.

The highest finishing Ronald McDonald House Charities Angler team member was Curtis Coleman of Pro Line Bassmasters, and the Co-angler was Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters. Both will be receiving Ronald McDonald House Charities Team Bonus money from Airport Marine.

Walter Orr of Coosa River Hookers won ABF 2023 Angler of the Year honors.

 

 

 

Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club is the 2023 Co-Angler of the Year.   

 

 

 

 

Angler, Lee Johnson of Tennessee Valley Bass Club and Co-Angler, Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters each won free 2023-2024 entries for ABF 2023-2024 tournament season.

All angler and co-anglers that competed at the State Championship Tournament have qualified to participate in the 2023 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament which is scheduled for 14-15 October 2023, Ross Barnett Reservoir Ridgeland, MS.

Results: Tournament Results

 

ABF State Championship Tournament

Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Columbiana, AL

05/05-06/2023 

Alabama Bass Federation 2023 State Championship Tournament will be at Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Columbiana, AL 05/05-06/2023. Qualified anglers and co-anglers will compete for State Championship and Angler of the Year titles and advance opportunities for 2023 District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament.

Following Day-1 competition Joseph Ford of North Alabama Tournament Anglers took the angler division lead with a five fish limit weighing 17.02.  Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fort Bassmasters had a weight of 16.00; Ricky D Smith of Shotgun Sports Supply with a weight of 14.02 was next, followed by Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club with 14.01 and David Wesson of Coosa River Hookers rounded out Day-1 top five of the angler division with 14.00.

Co-Angler Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers took the lead of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 11.06. Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had a weight of 8.08; Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters had 8.07; Gordon Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters had 7.02 and Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters was in the top five of the of the co-anglers with 7.00.

Angler Derek Headley of Shotgun Sports Supply had Day-1 angler big fish of the with a weight of 6.04.  Of the co-anglers Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had big fish with a weight of 4.14.

Day-1 Total Boat Weight was captured by Bryan Wright-Blake Hollingsworth 0f Coosa River Hookers with a combined weight of 24.13.

Results: Tournament Results

 

Alabama Bass Federation Tournament

Junior / High School State Championship Tournament

Lay Lake

04/7-8/2023

Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) 2023 Junior/High School State Championship Tournament was conducted on the waters of Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Columbiana, AL 7-8 April 2023. Qualified youth anglers converged at Lay Lake competing for the title of ABF Junior and High School 2023 State Champions and to seek qualification to the 2023 Junior World Championship Tournament and Student Angler National Tournament.

High School team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville with a five fish limit that weighed 17.11 gained the lead of Day-1 competition.  Jones-Underwood on Day-2 weight 18.06 for a total of 35.37 claiming the title of ABF 2023 High School Champions. Taking 2nd Place with two-day total was Byrant Biloto-Soren Williams of Chelsea Angler Seniors with 30.19, in 3rd Place was Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team with 27.32.  Spencer Huckeba-Ewan Ward of West Point Fishing Warrior with 26.13 were 4th Place and finishing in 5th Place were Blake Gingles-Davey Shirley of Chelsea Anglers Seniors with 24.44. Rounding out the top 6th Place of the High School teams was Levi Harris-Zane Roberts of Fairview Fishing Team with 23.62.

Following Day-1 competition Levi Newman-Asher Cooper of Chelsea Anglers Junior was leading the Junior teams with 12.06 Junior teams. At the collusion of Day-2 competition Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County Jr Angler had a two-day total of 27.13.  Finishing in 2nd Place was Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City with 23.32. Jackson Reid-Braxton Morton of West Point Fishing Warriors Juniors were 3rd Place with 22.19. Team of Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville finished 4th with 15.88. Finishing in 5th Place of the Junior teams was Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram of Shelby County Jr anglers with 15.69.

Day -1 big fish with a weight of was caught by team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt -Trussville with a 5.15 of the High School teams. The Junior team of Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County Jr Anglers had Day-1 big fish with 3.06. High School team of Branson Maupin-Caleb Myres of CCH Anglers had a 5.14 big fish, and the Junior teams of Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County Jr Anglers has a 5.13. 

The High School Angler of the Year Team was Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville and Junior Angler of Year Team was Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville.  Each team will be receiving bonus rewards from Bagley Baits. 

School of the Year for 2022-2023 season was Chelsea Anglers Seniors.

Congratulations of the following High School anglers for their qualifications to advancement to the Student Anglers High School Nationals tournament 21-24 June 2023, Mississippi River, La Crosse, WI.

Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood – Hewitt-Trussville

Austin Denmark-Galvi Sigler – Citronelle Community Fishing Team

Philip Parker-Landon Loper – ABF SFA

Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor – Hewitt-Trussville

Brady McCamy-Jacob Hubbard – Albertville High School Fishing Team

Bryant Biloto – Soren Williams – Chelsea Anglers Seniors

Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson – Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team

Aaron Ashley-Houston Dodd – Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team

Blake Gingles-Davey Shirley – Chelsea Anglers Seniors

Levi Harris-Zane Roberts – Fairview Fishing Team

Gray Chapman-Earnest Black – Satsuma High School Fishing Team

Grant Laney-Trey Trotter- Fairview Fishing Team

Max Plemmons – Wynston Keith – Plainview Fishing Team

Branson Maupin-Caleb Myres – CCH Anglers

Chase Bryant-Wyatt Bryant- Saraland Spartans Fishing Team

All SAF student anglers are eligible to fish in the 2023 High School Fishing World Finals tournament 21-24 June 2023, Mississippi River, La Crosse, WI.  Register for the event at www.HighSchoolFishing.org.

Congratulations to the following Junior teams for the eligible advancement to the TBF 2023 Junior World Championship Tournament scheduled for 26-28 July 2023.  Location of the event has not been revealed.

Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker – Shelby County Jr Anglers

Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall – Hewitt- Trussville Jr Fishing

Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram – Shelby County Jr Fishing

Jackson Reid-Braxton Morton – West Point Fishing Warriors Juniors

Ryker Sinclair-Alec Ashley – Sand Rock Wild Cats Jr Fishing

Appreciate all the support of boat captains, parents, friends, and relatives of these young anglers. Your support contributed greatly to the success of ABF 2022-2023 tournament season.

JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Lake Wilson, Safety Harbor, AL

04/02/2023 

ABF fourth and final 2023 Qualifying Tournament was held on 04/02/2023, Lake Wilson, Safety Harbor. The event host was Florence / Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Florence, Alabama. The tournament was scheduled for 1 April 2023, however due to severe wind advisory for Lake Wilson the event was fished on Sunday 2 April.

Of the Angler Division Nicholas Foster of Alabama Ranger Club grabbed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 15.07. Larry Franks Jr, of Alabama Ranger Club in 2nd place with a weight of 15.02.  Finishing in 3rd was Bryan Wright of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 14.11. Walker Whitworth of Coosa River Hookers with 13.12 was 4th and Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 13.09 finished 5th of the anglers.

Dennis Sandoval of Morgan County Bass Club was 1st place of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 9.11. Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers finished in 2nd place with a weight of 9.00. Finishing in 3rd place was Todd Dalrymple of Dekalb Bassmasters with a weight of 8.10, Carl Standridge of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 4th with a weight of 8.08 and Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 7.14 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Walker Whitworth of Coosa Rivers Hookers recorded the big fish of the angler division with a 4.15.  Of the co-anglers Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had big fish with a weight of 4.09.

Total Boat Weight side pot was won by Bryan Wright / Blake Hollingsworth of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 23.11.  Jake Childers and Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club had combined weight of 21.13.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Teams members Angler, Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club and Co-Angler Todd Dalrymple, of Dekalb Bassmasters were the highest finishing team members. Chuck and Todd will receive a $250.00 bonus Airport Marine.

ABF next tournament will be Al Redding State Championship Tournament, Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Shelby County, AL. AOY points are tight, and the State tournament will determine final AOY standings.

Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

ABF Junior High School Qualifying Tournament

Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL

3/11/2023

ABF Junior and High School Anglers converged on Lake Martin, wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL on 11 March 2023 for the final qualifying tournament of ABF 2023 tournament season. Last chance for these young angler teams to build on their AOY points.  Best three team AOY points determine final AOY standings. The morning start was a threaten by a light fog; however, conditions were safe for a 6:00 AM blast-off.

Following the day’s competition High School team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing claimed First Place honors with a five fish limit weighing 11.10.  The team of Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith of Plainview High School finished second with 9.04. Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing Team were third with 9.01. Finishing fourth was Blake Gingles-Davey Shirley of Chelsea Anglers Seniors with 8.08. Brady McCamy-Jacob Hubbard of Albertville High School Fishing finished fifth with a weight of 8.05.

First place finish of the Junior teams was Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with a weight of 9.05.  Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City with a weight of 8.04 captured second place. Hunter Taylor-Braxton Strehle of Shelby County Jr Anglers were third with a weight of 7.05 and the team of Jackson Pierce-Easton Bain of Plainview Jr Fishing Team with a weight of 7.04 finished fourth of the Junior teams.

Big fish of the High School teams was Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing with a weight of 3.05.  Of the Junior teams, Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing and Levi Newman-Asher Cooper of Chelsea Anglers Junior had each had a big fish with a wight of 2.11. 

Big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is State Championship Tournament scheduled for 7-8 April 2023, Lay Lake, Beeswax Creek Park, Shelby County, AL. Get your qualified teams registered for this event.

JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL

03/04/2023 

ABF third 2023 Qualifying Tournament was held on 03/04/2023, Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL. Water level of Lake Martin was down done due to winter pull down conditions. Pre-tournament report was that the fish were biting.

Of the Angler Division Robbie Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters took 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 11.04. Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished in 2nd place with a weight of 11.03.  Finishing in 3rd was Rickie Harp of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 9.05. Lee Johnson of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with a weight of 9.03 was 4th and Quillie Trott of Pine Level Bassmasters with a weight of 8.15 finished 5th of the anglers.

Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club was 1st place of the Co-Angler Division with a three fish limit weighing 6.08. Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished in 2nd place with a weight of 6.01.   Finishing in 3rd place was Beverly Thompson of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 6.00, Larry Rockhill of Tennessee Valley Bass Club was 4th with a weight of 5.15 and Steve Thompson of Pro Line Bassmasters with a weight of 5.06 rounded out the top five of the co-anglers.

Angler Lee Johnson of Tennessee Valley Bass Club recorded the gig fish of the angler division with a 3.13.  Of the co-anglers Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club   had big fish with a weight of 2.12. 

Total Boat Weight honors was claimed by Jeremy Mabrey and Josh Jones with a combined weight of 15.15. Robbie Robinson and Charlie Culver had 15.00.

Taking home, the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team bonus money was angler Robbie Robinson and co-angler Larry Rockhill.  Each will receive $250.00 bonus money provided by Airport Marine.

ABF next tournament and final 2023 ABF qualifying tournament is scheduled for 1 April 2023, Lake Wilson, Safe Harbor, Florence, AL.

Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

ABF Junior High School Qualifying Tournament

Tensaw/Mobile Rivers/ Delta

Live Oak Landing

02/25/2023

 ABF Junior and High School Anglers converged at live Oak Landing, Stockton, AL on 25 February 2023 to fish the Tensaw River, Mobile River and Delta waters, the fifth qualifying tournament of ABF 2023 tournament season. The water level was high, and the current was strong and the weather was very pleasant. These young anglers and boat captains exercised extreme caution during the tournament day.

Following the day’s competition High School team of Gunner Anderson-Brodie Jednat of Satsuma High School Fishing Team claimed First Place honors with a five fish limit weighing 7.02.  The team of Arron Ashley-Houston Dodd of Sand Rock Wild Cats HS Fishing Team finished in Second Place with a weight of 7.00.   Finishing in Third Place was the team of Chase Bryan-Wyatt Bryan of Saraland Spartan Fishing Team with a weight of 5.15. The team of Philip Parker-Landon Loper of ABF SAF with a weight of 4.06 were Fourth Place.

Of the Junior teams Anniemarie Smith-Davis Hank of Saraland JR Fishing Team took First Place with a five fish limit weighing 6.12.  The team of Jeremy Holley-Asher Waddill of Satsuma Junior Fishing finished in Second Place with a weight of 6.01.   Finishing in Third Place was the team of Bryson Wade-Daylan Miller of Saraland JR Fishing Team with a weight of 3.11.

Big fish of the High School teams was Mathew Hudson-Gage Tucker of Satsuma High School Fishing Team with a weight of 2.03.  Of the Junior teams Ryker Sinclair-Alec Ashley of Sand Rock Wild Cats Jr Fishing had big fish with a weight of 1.10. 

A big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next and final Junior / High School qualifying tournament is scheduled for 11 March 2023, Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL. Get your Junior and High School teams registered for this event.

 Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Junior/High School

Lake Jordan Tournament

01/14/2023

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2023 Tournament fourth Qualifying Tournament was at Lake Jordan, Wetumpka, AL. The tournament launched out of the State Ramp and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partners, Elmore County Economic Development Authority and City of Wetumpka. The weather for the tournament day was windy / cold and only warmed about ten degrees during the tournament day.

Following the days tournament competition, the team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville finished in 1st Place of the High School teams with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 14.08.  Jones-Carson credited their win to their pattern of pitching a jig to structure.  Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor of Hewitt-Trussville were 2nd Place with 13.04.  Zayden Graham-Landon Boshell of Hayden Fishing Team claimed 3rd Place with 11.14. Philip Parker-Landon Loper of ABF SFA was 4th 11.13. Levi Harris-Zane Roberts of Fairview Fishing Team rounded out the top five of the High School teams with 11.07.

Of the Junior Division the team of Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County Jr Anglers took 1st Place honors with a five fish limit weighing 12.09. Finishing 2nd was Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 10.02.  Jackson Reid-Braxton Morton of West Point Fishing Warrior Juniors finished 3rd  Place with 10.00; Sawyer Sheffield-Bobby Holliman of Shelby County Jr Anglers rounded out the top four of the Junior Division with 9.13.

Big fish honors of the High School teams was won by Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood with a weight of 4.04. Of the Junior teams Lucas Blair-Jat Tucker Pearson of Fairview Jr Fishing big fish weighted 4.03.

ABF next Junior/High School Next tournament is 25 February 2023, Tensaw River/ Delta, Live Oak Landing, Bay Minette, AL.

 Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament

Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL

11/12/2022

 ABF second 2022-2023 Qualifying Tournament was held on 11/12/2022, Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL.  Pre-tournament reports indicated that the fishing was tough, but ABF anglers were ready for the challenge. Saturday morning blast-off was threatened initially by heavy fog rolling over the lake; however only a short delay was experienced.

Angler, Joseph Ford of North Alabama Tournament Anglers claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 15.00.  Keith Glasgow of Alabama Ranger Club finished in 2nd place with a weight of 13.13.  Finishing in 3rd was Robert Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters with a weight of 11.12.  Walter Orr of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 11.10 was 4th and Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 11.10 finished 5th of the Angler Division.

Of Co-Anglers Zachary Hocutt of Coosa River Hookers took 1st place with a three fish limit weighing 6.14.  Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished in 2nd place with a weight of 6.10.   Finishing in 3rd place was Gary Borden of Morgan County Bass Club with a weight of 6.05.  Terry Pinkard of Morgan County Bass Club was 4th place with a weight of 5.03.

Joseph Ford of the anglers had big fish with a weight of 5.14.  Of the Co-Anglers Zachary Hocutt had big fish with a weight of 4.08. 

Ronald McDonald House Charities Teams members, angler Keith Glasgow and co-angler Gary Borden were the highest finishing team members.  Glasgow and Borden will be receiving bonus money from Airport Marine.

Total Boat weight competition was won by the Jake Childers and Nick Glenn with a weight of 16.13.

ABF next Qualifying Tournament is scheduled for 4 March 2023, Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL

Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Junior / High School Qualifying Tournament

Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL

11/05/2022

ABF Junior and High School Anglers third 2022-2023 Qualifying Tournament was held on 11/05/2022, Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL. Pre-tournament reports was that the fishing was tough, but these young anglers were ready for the challenge.

High School team of Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing Team claimed 1st place honors with a five fish limit weighing 10.06.  The team of Philp Parker-Landon Loper of ABF SFA finished in 2nd place with a weight of 7.04.  Finishing in 3rd was the team of Slade Davis-Brody Wilks of Plainview Fishing Team with a weight of 4.15.  Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock Wild Cats HS Fishing with a weight of 4.01 were 4th and the team of Arron Ashley-Houston Dodd of Sand Rock Wild Cats HS Fishing Team with a weight of 3.04 finished 5th of the high school teams.

Of the Junior Teams Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram of Shelby County JR Anglers took 1st place with a five fish limit weighing 9.13.  The team of Caston Carden-Kamden Kiker of Shelby County Jr Anglers finished in 2nd place with a weight of 5.10.   Finishing in 3rd place was the team of Jackson Pierce-Easton Bain of Plainview Jr Fishing Team with a weight of 2.12.  Ethan Brandon-Rush Williams of Plainview Jr Fishing Team were 4th place with a weight of 2.07 and the team of Michael McBride-Blake Henderson of Plainview Jr Fishing Team with a weight of 2.05 rounded out the top five of the Junior Teams.

Big fish of the High School teams was a three-way tie with a weight of 3.01 and the team of Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing Team were determined as the HS Big Fish winners based on their total weight of 10.06.  Of the Junior teams, Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram of Shelby County Jr Anglers had big fish with a weight of 4.02. 

Big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is scheduled for 14 January 2023, Lake Jordan, State Ramp., Wetumpka, AL.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Junior High School Qualifying Tournament

Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL

10/22/2022 

ABF Junior and High School Anglers converged on Lake Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL on 22 October 2022 the second qualifying tournament of ABF 2023 tournament season. The morning start was a little on the chilly side; however, the day warmed to a comfortable temperature.

Following the day’s competition High School team of Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing claimed First Place honors with a five fish limit weighing 11.11.  The team of Brady McCamy-Jacob Hubbard of Albertville High School Fishing finished in Second Place with a weight of 8.15.   Finishing in Third Place was the team of Austin Denmark-Galvin Sigler of Citronelle Community Fishing with a weight of 8.11. The team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing with a weight of 8.07 were Fourth Place and the team of Grant Laney-Trey Trotter of Fairview Fishing with a weight of 8.05 rounded out the top five of the high school teams.

Of the Junior teams Brayden Denson-Noah Jordan of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing      took First Place with a five fish limit weighing 7.03.  The team of Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram of Shelby County Jr Anglers finished in Second Place with a weight of 5.10.   Finishing in Third Place was the team of Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with a weight of 5.02. Sawyer Sheffield-Brody Holliman of Shelby County Jr Anglers were Fourth Place with a weight of 4.05      and the team of Noah Gipson-Jude Fann of Albertville JR Fishing with a weight of 3.13 rounded out the top five of the high school teams.

Big fish of the High School teams was Andrew Graves-Michael Maynor of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing with a weight of 6.00.  Of the Junior teams, Jackson Pierce-Easton Bain of Plainview Jr Fishing had big fish with a wight of 2.14. 

Big shout out to the Boat Captains, Parents, Relatives of these Junior and High School anglers for their continued support.

ABF next Junior / High School tournament is scheduled for 5 November 2022, Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL, just a few short weeks from now. Get your Junior and High School teams registered for this event.

Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament

The Bass Federation (TBF), 2022 District 4 National Semi-Finals tournament was held 8-9 October 2022, at Lake Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL.  Alabama Bass Federation and The City of Lincoln hosted the event.  Anglers/Co-Anglers from Alabama and Mississippi Federations participated in the tournament. One angler and co-angler from each State Federation will qualify for the 2023 TBF National Championship Tournament which is to be held during the spring of 2023.

Forecast weather conditions for the tournament were favorable, Day 1 the winds were stronger the anticipated which may have affected tournament participates; however, the conditions on Day 2 were much better.

At the closing of the scales following tournament competition, Alabama Angler, Nathan Sherbet with a two-day total weight of 25.14 claimed First Place.  Keith Glasgow of Alabama with a weight of 22.15 finished second, in third was Walter Orr of Alabama with 21.05. Rusty Burroughs of Alabama    with 20.03 was fourth and rounding out the top five of the anglers was Brain Roszell of Alabama with 18.14.

Of the Co-Anglers, Luke Coleman of Alabama with a weight of 15.10 earned Co-Angler First Pace.  Nick Glenn 0f Alabama with a weight of 15.06 was second Ethan Thyler Mood of Mississippi was third with 14.07. Blake Duncan of Mississippi with 14.01 was fourth and rounding out the top five of the co-anglers was Terry Pinkard of Alabama with 13.04.

Rocky Rockhill of Alabama caught Day 1 big fish of the anglers with a weight of 5.07   Co-Angler Joshua Jones had Co-Angler big fish of Day 1 with a weight of 3.09.  Day 2 big fish of the angler division was caught by Nathan Sherbet with a weight of 4.10 and John Ware of the co-angler division had big fish weight with 3.09.

Congratulations to Anglers, Sam Husley of Mississippi and Nathan Sherbet of Alabama for their qualification to Advance to the 2023 TBF National Championship Tournament. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Of the Co-Anglers, Ethan Thyler Moody of Mississippi and Luke Coleman of Alabama earned the co-angler berths at the 2023 National Championship Tournament.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alabama Bass Federation Tournament

 Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL

10/01/2022

 

Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) 2023 Tournament season opened 1 October 2022. Qualifying tournaments will be 1-Oct 22; 12 Nov 22 (Lake Eufaula); 4-Mar 23 (Lake Martin); 1-Apr 23 (Lake Wilson) and State Tournament will be 5-6 May 23 (Lay Lake). The opening 2023 Qualifying Tournament was 1 October 2022, Lake Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL. Anglers limit is five fish and Co-Anglers limit is three fish.

Following the days competition Angler, Walter Orr of Coosa River Hookers managed to capture first place with a five fish limit that weighed 12.03. Taking second place was Rickie of Alabama Ranger Club with 10.11, in third place was Rocky Rockhill of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with 10.08. Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters was fourth with 10.03. Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.12 finished fifth and finishing in sixth was Emory Ashley of Dekalb Bassmasters with 9.06.

Of the Co-Anglers, Nich Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 7.10 finished first. Claiming second place was Jonathan Best of Coosa River Hookers with 7.05. Tina Hill of North Alabama Tournament Anglers finished third with 6.03.  Chris Harcrow of Dekalb Bassmasters was fourth with 6.02. Todd Dalrymple of Dekalb Bassmasters with 6.00 finished fifth.

Angler big fish with a weight of 3.13 was caught by Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club. Co- Angler big fish was caught by Jonathan Best of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 4.00. 

Ronald McDonald House Charities Team members, Angler Rickie Harp of Alabama Ranger Club and Co-Angler, Todd Dalrymple of Dekalb Bassmasters were the highest finishing members and will receive bonus funds awarded by Airport Marine.

Total Boat Weight was won by the team of Walter Orr-Jonathan Best of Coosa River Hookers with a weight of 19.08. Adam Bain of Coosa River Hookers and Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club were next with 15.13.

ABF next scheduled tournament is November 12, 2022, Lake Eufaula, Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, Al.

Results: Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Junior/High School Tournament

Logan Martin, Lincoln’s Landing

Lincoln, AL

Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) Junior/ High School 2022-2023 tournament season opened on 09/24/2022 at Logan Martin, launching out of Lincoln’ Landing, Lincoln, Al.  In conjunction with the ABF tournament ABF hosted a The Bass Federation (TBF), Student Angler Federation (SAF) Open Challenge Tournament.  The City of Lincoln co-hosted the tournament.

Following the days tournament competition, the team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing grabbed 1st place honors with a weight of 11.02.  In 2nd place was CCH Anglers, Branson Maupin-Caleb Myres with 8.13, in 3rd was the team of Kolton Bagwell-Mason George of Albertville High School Fishing with 8.11. Bryant Biloto-Soren Williams of Chelsea Anglers Seniors were 4th with 8.02 and rounding out the top 5th place was White Plains anglers Luke Messer-Hudson Harmon.

Of the Junior teams competing Eli Schwieker-Landon Stegall of Hewitt-Trussville Jr Fishing with 9.13 took 1st place.  Finishing in 2nd place also from Hewitt-Trussville was the team of Hudson Vines-Jaxson Lang with 8.15 and in 3rd place was Ryker Sinclair-Alex Ashley of Sand Rock Wild Cats Jr Fishing with 8.07. In 4th place was Morgan Carden-Daniel Ingram of Shelby County Jr Anglers with 8.00 and in 5th place was Braxton Morton-Jackson Reid of West Point Fishing Warriors Juniors with 7.09.

The team of Joe Haren-Cohen Smith of Pike County Pirates, Zebulm, GA who were fishing the Open Challenge tournament had the fish of the High School Teams with a weight of 3.15. The Junior angler team of Sawyer Sheffield-Brody Holliman of Shelby County Jr Anglers with a weight of 3.04 claimed big fish honors of the Junior Teams.

We like to thank all the Boat Captains, family and friends that support these High School and Junior anglers.

Our next Junior /High School qualifying tournament is scheduled for Neely Henry, Coosa Landing Gadsden, AL on 10/22/2022.

Results:JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

ABF 2022 Al Redding State Championship Tournament

9/9-10/2022

On Day -1 of ABF Al Redding State Tournament, Logan Martin Lincoln’s Landing, Lincoln, AL. Zeke Gossett, Alabama Ranger Club took the lead with 14.11 on Day-2 Gossett added an additional weight of 13.48 for a total of 27.59 seizing the title of ABF 2022 Al Redding State Angler Champion. Nathan Sherbet of Locust Fork Bassmasters with a total weight of 20.63 finished second. Roy Galbraith of Alabama Range Club with 20.34 was third; Walker Whitworth of Team Tackle Box was fourth with 19.38. Finishing in fifth place is Robbie Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters with 19.29 and Ricky Harp of Alabama Ranger Club was sixth with 19.00.

Co-angler John Ware of Team Tackle Box claimed Co-Angler title of ABF 2022 Al Redding State Co-Angler Champion with a two-day total of 13.60. Jonthan Best of Team Tackle Box finished second with 11.31 followed in third by Gordan Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 9.05.  Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters is fourth with 8.95; Steve Thompson of Pro Line Bassmasters is fifth with 9.91 and Ronald Tidwell of Alabama Ranger Club is sixth with 8.28.

On Day-1 Adam Hubbard of Team Tackle Box had the Big Fish of the Angler Division with a 4.48. Jonthan Best, Team Tackle Box of the Co-Angler Division has the big fish with a weight of 3.86 on Day-1. On Day-2 Angler Nathan Sherbert of Locust Fork Bassmasters had big fish with 4.39 and Co-Angler Cody Crowe of Alabama Ranger Club with 2.86 took Co-Angler Big Fish honors.

On Day-1 Total Boat Weight was claimed by Zeke Gossett, Alabama Ranger Clun and John Ware, Team Tackle Box with a weight of 19.05.  On Day-2 Zeke Gossett and Terry Pinkard of Morgan County Bass Club had a combined weight of 17.64.

Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club and Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box tied for the title of ABF 2022 Angler of the Year each will be receiving AOY bonus money.

 

David Davis of Locust Fork Bassmasters was ABF 2022 Co-Angler of the Year and received bonus money.

 

 

 

Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club was the highest finishing Ranger Bot owner and will be receiving Ranger Federation Bonus money.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Team members angler Roy Galbraith and co-angler Charlie Culver were the highest finished team members and will be receiving bonus money from Airport Marine.

Angler, Keith Glasgow of Alabama Ranger Club and Co-Angler Beny Richardson of Locust Fork Bassmasters won free entry fees for ABF 2022-2023 tournament season.

ABF 2023 tournament season starts 1 October 2022, Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL. Be sure to get registered for this event.

Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

TBF 2022 Junior World Championship Tournament

Kentucky Lake

Paris, Tennessee

ABF Junior Teams, Parker Daniel / Eli Schwicker of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing; Grant / Gabe Grant of Pell City Jr Anglers; Max Plemmons / Wyntson Keith of Sylvania Jr Anglers; Stetson Grisby / James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing competed in the 2022 TBF Junior World Championship Tournament (JWC) 26-29 June 2022, Lake Kentucky, Paris State Park, Parris, TN,  These teams qualified to compete in the JWC via there participation in the Alabama Bass Federsation, Inc., Junior Tournament Trail.

Following three days of competition ABF Junior Teams, Parker Daniel / Eli Schwicker of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing finished in 10th Place at the JWC Championship Tournament. Congratulations to Parker and Eli each was awarded scholarship funds for their future education. Also, congratulations to the teams of Grant / Gabe Grant of Pell City Jr Anglers, Max Plemmons / Wyntson Keith of Sylvania Jr Anglers; and Stetson Grisby / James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing.

For complete results visit https://www.bassfederation.com/…/junior-world…/

 

 

Alabama River Tournament

05/21/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2022 Tournament final Qualifying Tournament was at Cooters Pond, Alabama River, Prattville, AL. The tournament was originally scheduled to be located at Northport Landing Camden, AL; however due to lodging shortage the site was moved to Prattville.

Once the scales were closed Roger Peebles, of Tennessee Valley Bass Club finished in 1st Place of the Angler Division with a 5 fish limit weighing 11.79.  Peebles credit his catch fishing a spinner bait in the vicinity of creek mouths. 2nd Place angler was Robert Skinner of Alabama Ranger Club with 11.18.  Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club with 11.07 was 3rd; Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club with 10.96 as 4th and David Davis of Alabama was 5th with 10.64.

 

 

The Co-Angler top position was claimed by Nick Glenn of Alabama Ranger Club with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit weighing 7.29, Nick advised that a jerk bait was the key to catching his fish. Finishing 2nd was Kevin Smith pf Team Tackle Box with 7.05. David Davis of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 6.82 was 3rd and finishing 4th of the Co-Angler Division was Todd Dalrymple of Dekal Bassmasters with 6.45.

 

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Roy Galbraith of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 4.53. On the Co-Angler side Terry Quates of Pine Level Bassmasters big fish weighted 3.90. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club was the winning team member of Angler Ronald McDonald House Charities Team. Terry Quates of Pine Level Bassmasters was the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

Total Boat Weight winners was the team of Herbert Harrell and Kevin Smith of Team Tackle Box with a combined weight of 17.21.

Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger / Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money.

Our Next tournament is 9-10 September 2022, State Championship Tournament, Logan Martin, Lincoln Landing, Lincoln, AL. Continue your quest advance to Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

 

2021-2022 ABF Junior / High School State Championship Tournament

Lake Martin

04/29-30/2022

ABF 2021-2022 Junior/High School State Championship Tournament was conducted at Wind Creek State Park April 29-30, 2022at safe light 4/29/22. High School teams and Junior teams strive to be crowned as ABF  2022 High School State Champions.

Following two days of competition the High School Team of Landen Dixon-Mitch Weaver of Citronelle Community Fishing Team managed to capture 1st Place with a five fish limit each day that weighed 17.54 and were crowned ABF 2021-2022 High School State Champions. Taking 2nd Place is the team of Bryant Billoto-Soren Williams of Chelsea Anglers with 17.12, in 3rd Place is the team of Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville Fishing with 16.77. Colby Durden-Will Smith of Hewitt-Trussville was fourth with 16.64.  The team of Dale Thrower-Micah Stricklland of Satsuma High School Fishing with 8.47 finished fifth and finishing in sixth is the team of Nicholas Foster-Mark Bearden of Spring Valley with 15.41

In the Junior Division the team of, Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pelll City with a two-day total weight of 16.24 captured the Junior State Championship honors. In 2nd Place is the team of Jordan Luster-Jayden Causey of Marbury Jr Anglers with 14.25.  The team of Stetson Grisby-James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville Junior Fishing finished 3rd Place with 14.01

Big fish of Day-1 of the High School Teams was a 4.10 by team Landen Dixon-Mitch weaver of Citronelle Community Fishing Team. Stetson Grisby-James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville JT Fishing had the Big Fish of the Junior Teams with a 2.13. Day-2 Big Fish of the High School Division was Jacob Ross-Cole Whigham of Satsuma High School with 2.96 and of the Junior Division Jordan Luster-Hayden Causey had the Big Fish with 2.54.

Hewitt-Trussville was recognized as the 2021-2022 School of the Year as determined by the highest scores of their top three teams for three tournaments.

High School Team Angler of the Year for 2021-2022 season was Satsuma High School anglers Jacob Ross-Cole Whigham. Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing are the Team Angler of the Year of the Junior Division for 2021-2022 season.

High School Teams that qualified for the 2022 TBF/MLF High School National Championship Tournament are, Landen Dixon-Mitch Weaver (State Champions) of Citronelle Community Fishing; Jacob Ross-Cole Whigham of Satsuma High School Fishing; Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock High School Fishing; Brandon Berry-Hunter Bright of Helena Bass Club; Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville, Michael Maynor-Andrew Graves of Hewitt-Trussville; Benjamin Graves-Landon Shotts of Hewitt-Trussville; Levi Harris-Zane Roberts of Fairview Fishing Team; Everett Jones-Connor Sikes of Prattville Christian Academy and Grant Laney-Trey Trotter of Fairview Fishing Team.  The High School World Finals / National Championship Tournament is scheduled 22 – 25 June 2022, Lake Pickwick, Florence, AL. Any current member of TBF Student Angler Federation (SAF) may fish the High School World Finals event. Register for the event at www.HighSchoolFishing.org.

 

Junior Teams that have qualified to fish the TBF 2022 Junior World Championship Tournament are Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City (State Champions); Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing; Stetson Grisby-James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville Jr Fishing and Parker Daniels-Eli Schwieker of Hewitt-Trussville Jr Fishing. The Junior World Champion Tournament is scheduled 26-29 July 2022 and the location is to be announced soon.

Thanks for the support of Boat Captains, Family and Friends of the anglers which make our tournament trail a success. Looking forward to our 2022-2023 tournament season which will start in September 2022.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

Lake Weiss Tournament

01/09/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2022 Tournament season third Qualifying Tournament was at Lake Weiss, Leesburg, AL. The tournament launched out of Leesburg Landing and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. Weather for the tournament day started on the windy / chilly side and warmed during the day, however the wind continued throughout the day.

Following the days tournament competition Ray Camp, of Team Tackle Box finished in Angler 1st Place with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 16.79.  2nd Place angler was Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box with 16.29.  Nathan Sherbet of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 13.94 was 3rd; Robby Brooks of Team Tackle Box with 13.35 as 4th 13.35, Joel Wilemon of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 5th with 12.93. Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply rounded out the top six of the Angler Division with 12.89.

 

 

The Co-Angler top position was claimed by Jonathan Best of Team Tackle Box with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit weighing 11.54. Finishing 2nd was Tim Starr of Dekalb Bassmasters with 11.38. Gordan Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 9.20 was 3rd; David Davis for Locust Fork Bassmasters was 4th with 8.96. Rounding out the top 5 of the Co-Angler Division was Kevin Cox of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 7.60.

 

 

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Trey Odaniel of Dekalb Bassmasters with a weight of 5.49. On the Co-Angler side Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters big fish weighted 5.06. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team, Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club was the top angler finisher of the angler team members. Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters was of the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

 

 

 

Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club for the third time this season was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger / Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money.

Total Boat Weight was won by Walter Orr and Jonathan Best of Team Tackle Box with 27.83.

Our Next tournament is 21 May, Alabama River, Bridgeport Lading, Camden, AL. Come join us and continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

 

 

Lake Harding Tournament

03/19/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2022 Tournament season 2nd Qualifying tournament was held at Lake Harding, Lee County, AL.  The tournament launched out of Po’ Boys Landing, Salem, AL. Federation anglers/ co-anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Auburn/Opelika Tourism. Weather for the tournament day started with a strong breeze and comfortable temperature.  This is the first ABF adult trail tournament to fish Lake Harding waters.

At the conclusion of tournament competition Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters captured Angler Division 1st Place with a 5 fish limit weighting 14.83.  Jeremy credited his catch to working a spinner bait.  2nd Place angler was Keith Glasgow of Alabama Ranger Club with 11.88.  Roger Peebles of Tennessee Valley Bass Club was with 10.84 was 3rd.  Bryan Wright of Alabama Ranger Club finished 4th with 10.22, in 5th was Adam Hubbard of Team Tackle Box with 10.20. Greg Mims of Tennessee Valley Bass Club finished 6th with 10.19.

The Co-Angler 1st Place was grabbed by Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit weighing 6.53. Finishing 2nd was David Davis of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 6.52. Terry Pinkard of Morgan County Bass Club was 3rd with 5.53, in 4th was Kevin Smith of Team Tackle Box with 5.43. Finishing 5th of the Co-Angler division with 5.38 was Todd Dalrymple of Dekalb Bassmasters.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters big fish weighted 6.29 which anchored his 14.83 total weight. Kevin Smith of Team Tackle Box had the big fish of the Co-Angler Division with a weight of 3.76. Both received the monies from their representative division.

 

 

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team is Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters the top angler finisher of the angler team members. Co-Angler Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters was of the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

 

Total Boat weight was won by Jeremy Mabrey and Joshua Jones with a cumulative weight of 15.76. Greg Mims and Terry Pinkard were second with 15.72.

 

 

Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club again was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger / Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money.

Our Next tournament is 9 April 2022, Lake Weiss, launching out of Leesburg Landing, Leesburg, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

 

Lake Harding Tournament

3/5/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., final Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Lake Harding Salem, AL,3/5/2022. The tournament launched out of Po’s Boys Landing, Salem, AL. This was the first ABF tournament to fish this fishery. Auburn / Opelika Tourism sponsored this event.

Once the scales closed at the end of the tournament day the team of Braxton Hopper-Nicholas Lamoureux of Chelsea Anglers claimed High School 1st Place honors with a limit pushing the scales to 12.53.  Second Place team was the team of Chae Bryan-Wyatt Bryant with 10.36. Third Place team was Carter Acrey-Logan Opdycle of A & O Fishing Team with 9.92, in fourth place was the team of Nicholas Foster-William Poe of Spring Valley Anglers with 9.80.  In fifth place was Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville with 19.05.

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Grant Graham-Gabe Grant of Pell City with 9.40. Finishing second was Parker Daniel-Eli Schwieker of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 8.40. Claiming third place finish was Cooper Wiggins-Wyatt Sills of Chelsea Junior Anglers with 8.38.

Big fish honors for the High School Division was caught by the team of Chase Bryan- Wyatt Bryan of Saraland Spartans Fishing Team with 4.85.  Junior Division big fish was 3.76 caught by the team of Grant Graham-Gabe Grant of Pell City .

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers.

Our next tournament 2022 season tournament will be our State Championship Tournament scheduled for 29-30 April 2022, Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

2022 TBF National Tournament

TBF National Championship Tournament was conducted on Lake Conroe, Conroe, TX, 2-3 March 2022. Anglers / Co-Anglers from State Federations across the United State and Canada qualified to compete in the event. Everyone fish Wednesday and Thursday and the field was cut to the top Angler / Co-Angler from each of the seven Divisions for Friday’s Championship round.

Alabama Angler, Walker Whitworth and Co-Angler, Blake Hollingsworth competed in the TBF National Championship Tournament. Lake Conroe was not kind to Whitworth who was unable to connect with quality fish.

 

Hollingsworth on day two connected with a few quality fish and finished 3rd Place of the Southern Division Co-Anglers. Hollingsworth also was the Southern Division Co-Angler that won the berth to advance to the 2022 Phoenix BFL All American Tournament schedule 2-3 June 2022, Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, AR.

Congratulations to Whitworth and Hollingsworth for their accomplishments of qualifying for the TBF 2022 National Championship Tournament and to Hollingworth for his advancement to fish the 2022 Phoenix BFL All American tournament.

For Complete Results: www.bassfederation.com/tbf-federation-national-championship/

 

Lake Mitchell Tournament

02/19/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2022 Tournament season started with an opening tournament at Lake Mitchell, Clanton, AL.  The tournament launched out of Higgins Ferry Park and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Chilton County Chamber of Commerce. Weather for the tournament day started on the chilly side and warmed during the day.  Regardless Federation Anglers were excited to fish the Lake Mitchell.

Following the days tournament competition Ricky Harp of Alabama Ranger Club captured Angler Division 1st Place with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 13.09.  2nd Place angler was Ray Camp of Team Tackle Box with 12.63.  Don Hogue of Alabama Range Club with 12.39 was 3rd.  Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply finished 4th with 12.08, in 5th was Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club with 12.02. Robert Skinner of Locust Fork Bassmasters in 6th with 12.00.  Rounding out the top seven of the Angler Division was Will Davis of Proline Bassmasters with 11.76.

The Co-Angler top position was claimed by Dennis Morgan of Morgan County Bass Club with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit weighing 10.34. Finishing 2nd was Kevin Cox of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 7.80, in 3rd was Gary Borden of Morgan County Bass Club with 6.71. Finishing 4th of the Co-Angler division with 6.23 was Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Robert Skinner of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 4.96. On the Co-Angler side Kevin Cox of Locust Fork Bassmasters big fish weighted 4.86. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team, Ricky Harp of Alabama Ranger Club was the top angler finisher of the angler team members. Gary Borden of Morgan County Bass Club was of the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine. Participating RMHC Teams members donated $3,100.00 to Ronald McDonald House Charities on 2/18/2022.

Jake Childers of Alabama Ranger Club was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger / Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money.

 

Our Next tournament is 19 March, Lake Harding, Po Boy’s Landing, Lee County, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

 

Lake Mitchell Tournament

2/5/2022

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., fifth Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Lake Mitchell, Clanton, AL,2/5/2022. The tournament launched out of Higgins Ferry Park, Clanton, AL, and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Chilton County Chamber of Commerce. Weather predictions were to be cold, cloudy, and windy. Those predications prevailed for the entire tournament day with occasional sunshine.

Upon closing the scales, the team of Trent Gilmore-Evan Denenberg of Oak Mountain High School claimed High School 1st Place honors with a limit pushing the scales to 12.84.  Second Place team was the team of Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock High School with 12.14. Third Place team was Braxton Hopper-Nicholas Lamoureux of Chelsea Anglers with 11.54, in fourth place was the team of Landen Dixon-Mitch Weaver of Citronelle Community Fishing Team with 11.29.  In fifth place was Branson Maupin-Caleb Myres of CCH Anglers with 10.63, Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Hewitt-Trussville were sixth place with 10.18. Finishing in the top seventh position was Everett Jones-Connor Sikes of Prattville Christian Academy with 10.13.

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Max Plemmons – Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing Team with 9.09. Finishing second was Jordan Luster-Hayden Causey of Marbury Jr Anglers with 7.58. Claiming third place finish was Stetson Grisby-James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 6.42.

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers.

Our next tournament and final 2022 season Qualifying Tournament is 5 March 2022, Lake Harding, Lee County, AL. Come join us and start/continue your quest advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, TBF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

Tournament Results

Tensaw/Delta Tournament

01/08/22

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., fourth Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Tensaw / Delta, Satsuma, AL,01/08/2022. The tournament launched out of Stelle Creek Park, Satsuma, AL, ABF Junior and High School Anglers were welcomed by our host partner, The City of Satsuma. The tournament day started a little on the chilly side with a temperature of 37 degrees. The weather quickly warmed, and the day turned out to be very pleasant. The bite was tuff and the number of fish presented to the scales was less than the anglers hard hoped.

After the scales closed the team of Jacob Ross – Cole Whigham of Satsuma High School claimed 1st Place honor of the High school Teams with a limit weighing 11. 36. Second Place team was Parker Stinson-Brock Cammon od Satsuma High School with 8.89. Third Place team was Landen Dixon-Mitch Weaver of Citronelle Community Fishing Team with 8.07, in fourth place was the team of Austin Denmark-Colton Odom, of Citronelle Community Fishing with 5.92.  Finishing in the top five position was Gavin Schmitz-Addison sikes of Saraland Spartans Fishing Team with 5.92.

 

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Bryson Wade-Luke Meinhardt of Saraland Jr Fishing with a limit weighting 11.52. Max Plemmons – Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing Team with .81 finished second of the Junior Teams.

Big fish honors of the High School teams were Parker Stinson-Brock Cammon of Satsuma High School with 3.95. Bryson Wade-Luke Meinhardt of Saraland Jr Fishing had the big fish of the Junior teams with a 3.72.

 

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers.

Our next tournament is 2 February 2011, Lake Mitchell, Higgins Ferry, Clanton, AL. This event will be combined with TBF / SAF Alabama State Championship tournament. If you wish to fish both these events teams must register for both tournaments. Register for ABF Junior/High School tournament as normal. Registration for the TBF/SAF Alabama State must be accomplished at www.highschoolfishing.org. Come join us and start/continue your quest advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, TBF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

Results

Lake Pickwick Tournament

11/20/21

 

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., Third Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Lake Pickwick, Florence, AL, 11/20/2021. The tournament launched out of McFarland Park, and anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Florence / Lauderdale Tourism Bureau. The start of the tournament day was very cool with a light wind; however, as the progressed the conditions warmed, and it turned out to be a very pleasant day.

Following tournament competition, the High School Team of Ace Ashley – Houston Dodd of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team captured 1st Place with a limit pushing the scales to 18.60 which was anchored with 6.84 big fish. 2nd Place team was the team of Cody Durden – Will Smith of Hewitt-Trussville with 14.71.  Team of Lane Clark – Ethan Meadows of Ft Payne Wild Cats Fishing Team was third with 12.52.  Levi Harris – Zane Roberts of Fairview Fishing Team was fourth with 12.42. Rounding out the top five of Helena Bass Club was the team of Brandon Berry – Hunter Bright with 11.09.

Of the Junior teams the 1st Place was claimed by the team of Max Plemmons – Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing with 11.32.  Finishing 2nd Place was Jordan Luster – Hayden Causey of Marbury Jr anglers with 10.28. Finishing in 3rd Place was Parker Daniel – Eli Schwieker of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 8.71.  Rounding out top four of the Junior Division was the team of Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City with 7.43.

Big fish of the High School Teams was a 6.84 caught by the team of Ace Ashley – Houston Dodd of Sand Rock Wild Cats Fishing Team. Of the Junior Teams, the team of Joey Kizzire – Jaxon Rhudy of Winfield JR Student Anglers with 4.58.

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers. 

Our next tournament will be 8 January 2022, Tensaw River, Steele Creek Landing, Satsuma, AL. Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, TBF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

Wish all a Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas / Happy New Year.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

Lewis Smith Lake Tournament

10/30/2021

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., second Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Lewis Smith Lake, Cullman, AL,10/30/2021. The tournament launched out of Smith Lake Park, Cullman, AL, and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Cullman Chamber of Commerce. Weather predictions were to be cool, cloudy, and light rain and that’s the conditions that prevailed for the entire tournament day. For the 2021-2022 season there will be six qualifying tournaments.

After the scales closed the team of Bryant Billoto / Soren Williams of Chelsea Anglers captured High School 1st Place with a limit pushing the scales to 12.89.  Second Place team was the team of Brandon Berry / Hunter Bright of Helena Bass Club with 12.52. Third Place team was Zac Hopson / Nicholas Lamoureux of Chelsea Anglers with 10.51, in fourth place was the team of Michael Maynor / Andrew Graves of Hewitt-Trussville with 9.84.  Finishing in the top five position was Benjamin Graves / Landon Shotts of Hewitt-Trussville with 9.30.

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Max Plemmons / Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing Team with 9.82. Finishing second was Stetson Grisby / James Harris of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 9.14. Claiming fourth place finish was Cooper Wiggins / Wyatt Sills of Chelsea Anglers Junior with 9.08.  Finishing in the top four (4) of the Junior Division was Parker Daniel / Eli Schwieker of Hewitt-Trussville JR Fishing with 6.94.

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers.

Our next tournament is 20 Novermber,2021, Lake Pickwick, McFarland Park, Florence, AL. Come join us and start/continue your quest advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, TBF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

 Tournament Results

 

2021 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament

2021 TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament was conducted 16-17 October, Lake Sardis, MS.   The event was hosted by Mississippi Bass Federation and the City of Batesville, MS.  Twenty (22) Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) Anglers and Co-Anglers competed in the event.  All were fishing to earn a berth at the 2022 TBF National Championship Tournament scheduled for the week of 28 February 2022.  The location of the TBF National Championship event will be announce during late November 2021.

Following two days of tournament competition ABF Angler, Walker Whitworth finished overall in 2nd Place with a weight of 22.54 earning him the angler berth at the TBF National Championship Tournament.

 

 

 

 

 

ABF Co-Angler, Blake Hollingsworth finished overall in 3rd place of the Co-Anglers with 13.64, earning the ABF Co-angler berth to the TBF National Championship Tournament.

 

 

 

 

 

Mississippi’s Prude Team members accumulated weight was greater than the weight of ABF’s Pride Team members. Mississippi Bass Federation will retain custody of “The State Pride Trophy” for another year.

Tournament Results

 

Al Redding ABF State Championship Tournament

 09/10-11/2021

Lake Wheeler, Ingalls Harbor, Decatur, AL

 

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2021 Season Al Redding State Championship Tournament being held at Lake Wheeler, Ingalls Harbor, Decatur, AL, 10-11 September 2021. Tournament federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Decatur Morgan Count Tourism. Weather for the tournament days is forecasted to be pleasant, comfortable temperatures, light wind to moderate wind.

Robby Brooks, of Team Tackle Box lead the Angler Division with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 13.43 on Day 1 of the tournament.  On Day 2 Brooks added 9.48 to his Day 1 weight and was the 1st Place winner with a total of 22.91.  Robby Brooks is 2021 ABF Angler State Champion.   2nd Place is Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club increased his weight to 22.49.  Bill Spicer of Shotgun Sports Supply two-day total was 22.42 coming in 3rd, Daniel Kent of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished in 4th with 21.46; Chad Sykes of Tennessee Valley Bass Club was 5th with 21.22 and rounding out the top six in the Angler Division is Robert Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters with 20.41

Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters lead the Co-Angler Division with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit that weighed 9.73 on Day 1 and added another 6.14 on Day 2 maintaining the lead of the Co-Angler Division.  Jennings Earnest is 2021 ABF Co-Angler State Champion. Finishing in 2nd Place is Tina Hill of North Alabama Tournament Anglers with 14.64. Newt Brooks of Team Tackle Box with 12.29 is 3rd, Emory Ashley of Dekalb Bassmasters finished 4th with 11.80 and rounding out the top five of the Co-Angler Division was Sonny Woodward of Team Tackle Box.

Of the Angler Division, Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box was crowned ABF 2021 Angler of Year. In the Co-Angler Division Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club won the 2021 Co-Angler Angler of the Year honors.

Ronald McDonald Team members that were the highest finishers of the tournament were Angler Chuck Thurlow and Co-Angler Terry Pinkard.  Both will receive bonus money from Airport Marine.

TBF Ranger Federation Bonus money winner was David Frogue, Tennessee Valley Bass Club.

Angler Gregg Quinley won free Qualifying Tournament entry fees for 2022 ABF Tournament Trail.  Also Co-Angler Sonny Woodward won free Qualifying Tournament entry fees for ABF 2022 Tournament Trail.

Taking the Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot for Day 1 was Roy Galbraith and Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters with a combined weight of 21.37.  Day -2 Total Boat Weight was claimed by Robby and Newt Brooks of Team Tackle Box with 16.55.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division for Day 1 is Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club with weight of 3.65. On the Co-Angler side Gordon Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters big fish weighted 3.99. Big fish on Day-2 of the Angler Division was Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 5.10.  Austin Wilemon of Locust Fork Bassmasters, claimed Big fish honors of the Co-Angler Division on Day-2 with 5.13.

We want to thank all anglers and co-anglers, family, and friends for supporting Alabama Bass Federation, Inc, tournament trail.  Looking forward to our 2022 tournament season.

Congratulations to all that qualified to participate in the TBF District 4 National Semi-Finals Tournament.

 

 

Al Redding ABF State Championship Tournament

Day 1 / 09/10/2021

Lake Wheeler, Ingalls Harbor, Decatur, AL

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., 2021 Season Al Redding State Championship Tournament being held at Lake Wheeler, Ingalls Harbor, Decatur, AL, 10-11 September 2021. Tournament federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Decatur Morgan Count Tourism. Weather for the tournament days is forecasted to be pleasant, comfortable temperatures, light wind to moderate wind.

Once the scales closed on Day 1 of the event Robby Brooks, of Team Tackle Box is leading the Angler Division with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 13.43.  2nd Place is Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club with 13.02.  Roy Galbraith if Winfield Bass Masters with 11.64 is 3rd.  Bill Spicer of Shotgun Sports Supply is 4th with 11.30, in 5th is Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box with 11.11.

Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters is leading the Co-Angler Division with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit that weighed 9.73.  In 2nd Place is Darryl Witherspoon of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.03. Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club is 3rd with 7.90, Larry Daly of Morgan County Bass Club is 4th with 7.39.  Gordan Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 6.49 is 5th.

Taking the Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot for Day 1 was Roy Galbraith and Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters with a combined weight of 21.37.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division for Day 1 is Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club with weight of 3.65. On the Co-Angler side Gordon Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters big fish weighted 3.99. Both received the monies from their representative division.

It’s a tight race for Angler of Year Standings for both Angler and Co-Angler Divisions. On Day 2 federation anglers continue your quest advance to Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

 

Lake Weiss Tournament

08/07/2021

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., first Qualifying 2021-2022 Junior/High School Tournament was at Lake Weiss, Leesburg, AL, 08/07/2021. The tournament launched out of Leesburg Landing, Leesburg, AL, and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. In the interest of fish care due to the hot weather conditions a three (3) fish limit was imposed for this tournament event. For the 2021-2022 season there will be six qualifying tournaments.

Following the days tournament competition, the team of Ryan Moore / Jacob Hubbard of Albertville High school Fishing captured High School 1st Place with a limit pushing the scales to 13.21.  2nd Place team was the team of Andrew Graves / Michael Maynor of Hewitt-Trussville with 8.39.  Team of Grant Laney / Trey Trotter of Fairview Fishing Team was 3rd with 7.50. Rounding out the top four (4) of Albertville High School Fishing was the team of Mason George / Kolton Bagwell with 7.41.

Of the Junior teams the top position was claimed by the team of Hunter Chapman / Ryker Sinclair of Sand Rock wild Cats Junior Fishing with a limit that weighed 5.96.  Finishing 2nd was Grant Graham / Gabe Graham of Pell City with 3.85. Finishing in the top four (4) of the Junior Division was Max Plemmons / Wynston Keith of Sylvania Jr Fishing with 2.69.

Appreciate the support of all boat captains and family of these young anglers.

Our next tournament is 30 October,2021, Lewis Smith Lake, Smith Lake Park, Cullman, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF Junior / High School State Tournament, TBF High School National Tournament and TBF Junior World Championship tournament.

Complete Results: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

2021 TBF Junior World Championship Tournament

The 2021 TBF Junior World Championship Tournament was held 28-30 July 2021 on the Mississippi River, Moline, IL. Forty (40) Junior Teams were scheduled to compete in the tournament.  Alabama Bass Federation, Junior Team of Max Plemmons/ Wynston Keith of Sylvania, AL and Grant Graham / Gabe Graham of Pell City qualified to compete in the tournament.  All teams competed on day 1 and 2 and the overall team with the heaviest weight and top two teams from each Division competed on day 3 of the tournament.  Following day 2 competition Max Plemmons / Wynston Keith won the Southern Division Champions Title.

Sylvania Junior Team of Max Plemmons / Wynston Keith, Southern Division Junior World Champions competed on Friday, 7/30/2021 for the TBF 2021 Junior World Championship Title. Twelve (12) teams were in the competition for the Championship Title.  All teams started the day with zero weight and at the end of the tournament day the team with the heaviest weight will be crowned the 2021 TBF Junior Championship Team.

Grant and Gabe Graham were eliminated from the tournament following day 2 competition. 

 

 

 

 

At the conclusion of the tournament the team of Sorrells /Brown of Texas won the Championship Tittle with a weight of 11.04.  Max and Keith finished in 8th Place with a weight of 6.10. Max and Keith received a $500.00 scholarship award.

Congratulations to the team of Max Plemmons / Wynston Keith and Grant Graham / Gabe Graham for their achievement.

For complete results: JWC Results – The Bass Federation (TBF)

 

 

2021 TBF High School National / High School World Finals Tournament

Laker Hartwell, Anderson, South Carolina was the location of TBF 2021 High School National / World Finals Tournaments, 28 June – 3 July 2021.  Eleven (11) Alabama High School Teams qualified for the High School National Tournament by fishing Alabama Bass Federation, Inc, (ABF) Junior / High School 2020-2021 Trail. The High School World Finals Tournament was open to any current member of the Student Angler Federation.

ABF teams that qualified for the High School Nationals/World Finals Tournament were Jack Alexander-Hall Hibbs Mountain Brook; Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood, Trussville; Levi Harris-Zane Roberts, Fairview; Payton Harris-Braxton Hopper, Chelsea Anglers; Brandon Berry-Hunter Bright, Helena Bass Club; Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson, Sand Rock; Benjamin Graves-Landon Shotts, Trussville; Landon Loper-Zack Gaston, MGM Vickings; Landon Dixon-Zack Gaston, Citronelle Community Fishing and Brody Robison-Colton Cash, Sand Rock.

On 3 July 2021 following the final day Championship Tournament competition the team of Andrew Jones – Carson Underwood were crowned the 2021 TBF High School World Finals Champions.  The team received multiple scholar ship offers.  Congratulations to these young anglers and all anglers that participated in the tournament.

 

 

 

For complete tournament results: 2021 12th Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship – Student Angler Federation

 

Neely Henry Tournament

05/01/2021

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., fourth and final Qualifying Tournament of the 2021 Season was held at Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL. The tournament launched out of Coosa Landing, federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, City of Gadsden.

When the scales closed Will Nickols of Shotgun Sports Supply was the winning Angler with a five fish limit weighing 15.23.  Will credited his win to fishing a frog in the grass on the main river.  2nd Place angler was Robert Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters with 13.20.  Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club was 3rd with 11.43. Logan Shaddix of Alabama Ranger Club was 4th with 11.41. Finishing in 5th was David Davis of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 10.89. Roy Galbraith of Winfield Bass Club finished in 6th with 10.76, Gregg Quinley of Tennessee Valley Bass Clubs was 7th with 10.27. Kyle Glasgow of Winfield Bass Masters rounded out the top eight of the Angler Division 9.93.

 

Newt Brooks of Team Tackle Box claimed top honors of Co-Anglers with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit that weighed 7.57.  Finishing 2nd was Tina Hill of North Alabama Tournament Anglers with 6.95.  Mike Crowe of Locust Fork Bassmasters finished 3rd with 6.91. Benny Richardson of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 4th with 6.81, Dylan Lawrence of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 5th with 6.28. Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters was rounded out the top 6 position of the Co-Anglers 6.08.

Taking the Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot was Robert Robinson and Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters with 19.28. David Dais and Benny Richardson of Locust Fork Bassmasters were second with 17.70.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Gregg Quinley of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with a weight of 6.09. On the Co-Angler side Tina Hill of North Alabama Tournament Anglers big fish weighted 3.82. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team was Chuck Thurlow of Alabama Ranger Club of the angler team members. Terry Pinkard of Morgan County Bass Club was the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

David Frogue of Tennessee Valley Bass Club was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money for his finish.

Our next schedule tournament is the State Championship 10-11 September 2021, Lake Wheeler, Decatur, AL.  Qualified Anglers and Co-Anglers continue their quest to advance to, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

Lay Lake Tournament

05/01/2021

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., third Qualifying Tournament of the 2021 Season was held at Lay Lake, Shelby County, AL. The tournament launched out of Beeswax Creek Park, federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Shelby County Department of Developing Services, Shelby AL. Weather for the tournament day could not have been better, comfortable temperatures, light wind for the entire day.

Once the scales closed Curtis Coleman of Pro Line Bassmasters captured Angler Division 1st Place with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 15.01.  Curtis contributed his win to fishing a Davis Shakey Fish targeting shell beds down the lake from Beeswax Creek.  2nd Place angler was Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply with 14.09.  Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box with 13.74 was 3rd.  Brandon Medders of Team Tackle Box finished 4th with 11.86, in 5th was Robert Robinson of Bay Area Bassmasters with 10.46. Rocky Rockhill of Tennessee Valley Bass Club finished in 6th with 9.95, John Ware of Team Tackle Box was 7th with 9.94. Don Houge of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.49 was 8th and rounding out the top nine of the Angler Division was Keith Glasgow of Winfield Bass Masters with 9.22.

Shannon Dyar of Locust Fork Bassmasters captured the Co-Angler top position with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit that weighed 7.68.  Finishing 2nd was Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club with 7.24. Charlie Culver of Bay Area Bassmasters was 3rd with 7.20, Joshua Jones of Pine Level Bassmasters was 4th with 7.18.  Kevin Gibson of Pine Level Bassmasters with 7.08 finished 5th; Gary Borden of Morgan County Bass Club was 6th with 6.69.  Courtney Hammett of Shotgun Sports Supply with 6.55 was 7th and Sam Swindle of Alabama Ranger Club out the top 8th position of the Co-Angler division with 6.34.

Taking the Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot was Walter Orr and Sonny Woodward of Team Tackle Box with 19.37. Rusty Burroughs and Terry Quates were second with 18.84.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Rusty Burroughs of Shotgun Sports Supply with a weight of 6.58. On the Co-Angler side Stuart Vitollo of Alabama Ranger Club big fish weighted 3.92. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team was Curtis Coleman of Pro Line Bassmasters of the angler team members. Joshua Jones of Pine Level Bassmasters was the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger Federation Bonus Program and will be receiving bonus money for his finish.

Our next and final Qualifying Tournament of 2021 season is 15 May, Lake Neely Henry, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results

ABF Junior State Championship Tournament

Lake Jordan

April 16-17, 2021

ABF Junior / High School 2020-2021 State Championship Tournament, Jordan Lake, Wetumpka, AL, was co-sponsored by City of Wetumpka and Elmore County Economic Development Authority. The tournament was conducted on Jordan Lake, launching at the State Ramp, April 16-17, 2021.  Junior and High School Angler throughout the State qualified to participant in the tournament.

Tournament High School Champions is Jack Alexander-Hall Hobbs of Mountain Brook High School with 28.91. Leading High School Team Day 1 was Brody Robison-Colton Cash, Sand Rock High School with 17.58; however, their Day 2 weight of 9.47 dropped them to 3rd Place finish with 27.05. Second place team is Than Meadows-Tucker Smith of Ft Payne Wild Cats with 27.74. Finishing in 4th place was Payton Harris-Braxton Hopper, Chelsea Anglers Seniors with 24.38 and rounding out the top five was Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood, Trussville Fishing with 24.03

Of the Junior Anglers the team of Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City with 22.51 are the 2020-2021 ABF Junior State Champions.  Finishing in 2nd place is Michael Maynor-Andrew Graves, Trussville Jr. Fishing with 21.59. Jordan Luster-Ford Hallman, Autauga Academy Junior Generals is leading with 14.07. Jordan Luster-Ford Hallman of Autauga Academy Junior Generals finished 3rd with 21.00. Bryant Billoto-Soren Williams of Chelsea Anglers Juniors were 4th with 16.62 and finishing in 5th was Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith, Sylvania Jr Fishing with 15.92

Big Fish for Day 1 of the High School Teams is Landen Dixon-Zack Gaston, Citronelle Community Fishing Team.  Michael Maynor-Andrew Graves, Trussville Jr Fishing, had the Junior Day 1 Big Fish, 3.84. Big Fish of Day 2 for the High School Teams was Jack Alexander-Hall Brooks of Mountain Brook with 4.37.  Day 2 Big Fish for the Junior Teams was Grant Graham-Gabe Graham of Pell City with 2.49.

From this event 10 High School Teams will be eligible to advance to the 2021 TBF SAF High School National Tournament, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC 29 June-3 July 2021. The TBF High School World Finals Tournament June 29-3 July 2021 is open to any current active member of TBF Student Angler Federation.  On to https://highschoolfishing.org/ to register for this event.

Also three Junior Anglers have qualified to advance to the TBF 2021 Junior World Championship Tournament scheduled for 28-30 July 2021, fishing the Mississippi River Quad Cities, IL.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

ABF Junior / High School State Championship Tournament Day 1 Results, Jordan Lake, Wetumpka, AL.

Leading High School Team is Brody Robison-Colton Cash, Sand Rock High School with 17.58. Second place team is Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood, Trussville Fishing with 15.79, in third place is Payton Harris-Braxton Hopper, Chelsea Anglers Seniors with 14.82.  The team of Joshua Decker-Liam Smith, Vestavia Hills is in fourth place with 14.27 and rounding out the top five is Ethan Meadows-Tucker Smith, Ft Payne High School with 13.97.

Of the Junior Anglers the team of Jordan Luster-Ford Hallman, Autauga Academy Junior Generals is leading with 14.07.  Second place Junior team is Grant Graham-Gabe Graham, Pell City with 13.12, in third place is Michael Maynor-Andrew Graves, Trussville Jr. Fishing with 12.97. Max Plemmons-Wynston Keith, Sylvania Jr Fishing is fourth with 9.78 and rounding on the top five is Coleman Lantrip-Jonathan Gill, Chelsea Anglers Junior with 8.21.

Big Fish for Day 1 of the High School Teams is Landen Dixon-Zack Gaston, Citronelle Community Fishing Team.  Michael Maynor-Andrew Graves, Trussville Jr Fishing, had the Junior Day 1 Big Fish, 3.84.

Stay tuned for Day 2 competition scheduled for 4/17/2021, Jordan Lake, Wetumpka, AL.  All High School Teams are competing for advance to the 2021 TBF High School National Tournament.  Junior Teams are competing for advancement to the TBF 2021 Junior World Championship Tournament.

JR/HS Tournament Results

 

ABF Neely Henry Tournament rescheduled for 5/15/2021, Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL.  If you want your entry moved to Lay Lake – Send your response by email: [email protected].

Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) Qualifying tournament scheduled for 4/10/21 Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL., has been postponed. Due to the latest received severe weather forecast (04/08/21) scheduled Neely Henry tournament will be postponed. A re-schedule date will be announced when determined. Sorry of any inconvenience but safety of ABF members in of upmost importance.

 

Junior/High School

Qualifying Tournament

Lake Martin, Alexander City, AL

3/20/2021

ABF final 2021 season Junior / High School 2021 Qualifying Tournament was held on 20 March 2021, on Lake Martin.  The tournament launch at Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL.  Anglers greeted with windy and chilly conditions at blast-off, however, the temperature warmed up quickly and it turned out to be a nice tournament day.  The event was Co-Hosted by Lake Martin Tourism / Alexander.

Upon closing the scales, the winning High School, team was Andrew Jones-Carson Underwood of Trussville Fishing with a five fish limit that weighted 9.59.  Finishing in 2nd Place was Peyton Harris-Braxton Hopper of Chelsea Anglers Seniors with 9.04.  In 3rd was Logan Willis-Landon Guarnieri of Chelsea Angers Seniors with 8.91, Brody Robison-Colton Cash of Sand Rock High School were 4th with 8.46.  Alex Perry-Tucker Hamilton of Helena Bass Club were 5th with 8.24, Brandon Berry-Hunter Bright of Helena Bass Club were 6th with 8.19, finishing 7th was Evan Haney-Josey Sargent of Sylvania Bass Fishing Team with 7.99 and rounding out the top eight of the High School anglers was the team of Elisha Colley-Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock High School with 7.48.

In the Junior Division, Blake Gingles-Davey Shirley of Chelsea Anglers Juniors captured 1st Place finish with 9.92. Finishing in 2nd Place was the Junior team of Bradley Willingham-Luke Kuykendall of Fyffe Junior Anglers with 8.93 and finishing in 3rd Place was Jordan Luster-Ford Hallman of Autauga Academy Junior Generals with 8.45.

Big fish of the tournament was 3.53 which was caught by the team of Blake Gingles -Davey Shirley.

ABF Junior / High School State Championship Tournament is schedule for 16-17 April 2021, Lake Jordan, Wetumpka, AL. Teams that have fished three qualifying tournaments are eligible to fish the State Tournament AL.  High School Teams(s) will be qualified to advance to the TBF 2021 High School National Tournament scheduled, 20 June -3 July, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC.  Junior Team(s) will be qualified to advance to the TBF 2021 Junior World Championship Tournament schedule. July 27-30, 2021, location to be announced soon.  Get registered for the State Championship Tournament.

JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

ABF Qualifying Tournament Lake Martin

3/13/2012

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., second Qualifying 2021 Tournament was on 13 March 2021, at Lake Martin, Alexander City.  The tournament launched out of wind Creek State Park.  Federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Lake Martin Tourism and Alexander City.

Upon the closing of the scales Steve Ingram of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 12.41 was the winning Angler of the Angler Division.  2nd Place angler was William Davis Jr of Pro Line Bassmasters with 12.37.  John Perez of Pine Level Bassmasters with 10.72 was 3rd.  Roy Galbraith of Winfield Bass Club finished 4th with 9.54, in 5th was Chad Sykes of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with 9.49. Ed Payne of Winfield Bass Club in 6th with 9.30. Larry Franks Jr of Alabama Ranger Club was 7th with 9.06, Heath Seaver of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.04 was 8th and rounding out the top nine of the Angler Division was Jeremy Mabrey of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 8.82.

The Co-Angler top position was claimed by Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.41. Finishing 2nd was William Davis of Pro Line Bassmasters with 7.07. Mike Allison of Alabama Ranger Club was 3rd with 6.49, in 4th was Carl Standridge of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 6.20.  Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters was 5th with 6.11. Sam Swindle of Alabama Ranger Club with 6.07 was 6th and Neal Davis of Pine Level Bassmasters of Pine Level Bassmasters rounded out the top seven position of the Co-Angler division with 5.93.

Taking the Qualifying Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot was William Davis Jr and William Davis with a combined weight of 19.44. Bryan Wright and Blake Hollingsworth were second with 16.78.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by William Davis Jr of Pro Line Bassmasters with a weight of 4.28. On the Co-Angler side Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club big fish weighted 3.66. Both received the monies from their representative division.

David Frogue was the highest finishing Ranger/Federation Bonus program tournament participate and will receive bonus money.

Roy Galbriath  was the highest finishing angler team member of Ronald McDonald House Charities and Terry Pinkard was the highest fishing co-angler team member.  Both will receive $250.00 bonus money from Airport Marine.

Our Next tournament is 10 April 2021, Lake Neely Henry, Coosa Rive Landing, Gadsden, AL Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Tournament Results Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

 

 

Alabama Bass Federation

Junior/High School

Qualifying Tournament

Lake Guntersville, Scottsboro, AL

2/20/2021

ABF Qualifying 2021 season Junior/High School tournament was held on 20 February 2021, on Lake Guntersville, Goose Pond, Scottsboro, AL.  Anglers faced freezing temperatures at the start of the tournament day, the launch ramped became a slippery challenge some, however, the temperature warmed up quickly and it turned out to be a nice tournament day.  The bite was slow, some anglers figured out the bite and caught fish.

When the scales closed the winning High School, team was Lucas Crow/Riley Bethune of Fyffe High School Fishing Team with a five fish limit that weighted 19.05. Crow/Bethune credited their catch to targeting grass in about five feet of water with rattle traps. Finishing in 2nd Place was Brody Robison/Colton Cash of Sand Rock Wild Cats High School Fishing Team with 14.04.  In 3rd was Gavin Sigler/Colton Beverly of Citronelle Community Fishing Team with 13.50, Levi Harris/Zane Roberts of Fairview Fishing Team were 4th with 10.61. Brantley Barkentine/Dallon Phillips of Pisgah Anglers were 5th with 10.08, Jessie Owens/Braxton Hearn of Fyffe High School Fishing, were 6th with 9.91, finishing 7th was Ethan Veal/Clayton Wilks of Sylvania Bass Fishing Team with 8.78 and rounding out the top eight of the High School anglers was the team of Evan Haney/Josey Sargent of Sylvania Bass Fishing Team with 6.64.

In the Junior Division Jordan Eli Schwieker/Kaysen Chandler of Trussville Jr Fishing Team captured 1st Place finish with 5.90. Finishing in 2nd Place was the Junior team of Michael Maynor/Andrew Graves of Trussville Jr Fishing Team with 3.49 and finishing in 3rd Place was Avery Piper/Walker Smith of Trussville Jr Fishing Team with 2.43.

Several fish over 5 pounds were presented at the scales.  The team of Jessie Owens/Braxton Hearn of Fyffe High School had a 5.19, Lucas Crow/Riley Bethune of Fyffe Hugh School had a 5.03 and Landen Dixon/Zach Gaston of Citronelle Community Fishing Team had a 5.02.  The Junior team of Eli Schwieker/Kaysen Chandler had a 3.49.

Our next tournament and final 2020-2021 season Qualifying Tournament is 20 March 2021, Lake Martin, wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL. Get registered and come fish with us.

Top 3 Teams AOY Standings have been posted for Junior and High School Teams: JR/HS Tournament Results | Alabama Bass Federation, Inc. (albassfed.org)

The Bass Federation

SAF Alabama State Championship

Alabama Bass Federation Qualifying Tournament

Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL

2/13/21

The Bass Federation (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) Alabama State Championship Tournament was conducted on 2/13/2021 at Neely Henry, launching out of Coosa Landing.  In conjunction with the SAF State Championship tournament ABF held a special qualifying tournament for its High School Teams that wished to fish the event. This would give the teams that participated in the event opportunity to replace a previous tournament standing points.  The start of the tournament day was cold with a light rain and wind and that remained for the entire day.  At one time the sun sneaked from behind the clouds and gave a false hope of the day warming up.  The entire days was under cold and light rain conditions. 

When the scales closed the High School Team of Joshua Decker-Liam Smith of Vestavia Hills with 4 fish weighing of 5.94 were the winning. Second place team was Ethan Meadows-Tucker Smith of Ft Payne High School with a weight of 4.08.

With this win the team of Joshua Decker-Liam Smith have qualified to fish the High School National Championship scheduled for June 30 – July 3, 2021, Lake Hartwell, Anderson, South Carolina.

ABF’s next Junior/High School Qualifying tournament is 20 February 2021, Lake Guntersville, Goose Pond, Scottsboro, AL. Get registered and come fish with us.

Lake Guntersville Tournament

02/06/2021

Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., kicked off its 2021 Tournament season with an opening tournament at Lake Guntersville, Scottsboro, AL.  The tournament launched out of Goose Pond and federation anglers were welcomed by our host partner, Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Scottsboro. Weather for the tournament day started on the cold side and did not warm up very much during the day.  Regardless Federation Anglers were excited to fish the Lake Guntersville.

Following the days tournament competition Bryan Wright of Alabama Ranger Club captured Angler Division 1st Place with a 5 fish limit pushing the scales to 19.79.  2nd Place angler was Joseph Ford of North Alabama Tournament Anglers with 17.68.  Walter Orr of Team Tackle Box with 17.20 was 3rd.  Ricky Thompson of Tennessee Valley Bass Club finished 4th with 16.87, in 5th was Greg Mims of Tennessee Valley Bass Club with 14.54. Mark Mosley of Locust Fork Bassmasters in 6th with 16.14. Joel Wilemon of Locust Fork Bassmasters was 7th with 13.95, Bill Spicer of Shotgun Sports Supply with 12.80 was 8th and rounding out the top nine of the Angler Division was David Davis of Alabama Ranger Club with 12.70.

The Co-Angler top position was claimed by Jeff Cornelius of Locust Fork Bassmasters with a Co-Angler 3 fish limit that weighed 10.01.  Finishing 2nd was Blake Hollingsworth of Alabama Ranger Club with 9.48. Sonny Woodward of Team Tackle Box was 3rd with 9.35, in 4th was Gordon Lockhart of Locust Fork Bassmasters with 9.16.  Jennings Earnest of Winfield Bass Masters was 5th with 8.10.  Dennis Sandoval of Morgan County Bass Club with 7.95 was 6th and Shannon Dyar of Locust Fork Bassmasters rounded out the top seven position of the Co-Angler division with 7.91.

Taking the Opening Qualifying Tournament Total Boat Weight side pot was Bryan Wright and Blake Hollingsworth with a combined weight of 29.27. Ricky Thompson and Gordan Lockhart were second with 26.55.

Big fish honors of the tournament for the Angler Division was won by Bryan Wright of Alabama Ranger Club with a weight of 7.29 that anchored his 19.79 total weight. On the Co-Angler side Kevin Smith of Team Tackle Box big fish weighted 6.08. Both received the monies from their representative division.

Winning team member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Team, Roy Galbraith of Winfield Bass Masters was the top angler finisher of the angler team members. Dennis Sandoval of Morgan County Bass Club was of the highest finishing team member of the Co-Angler team members. Both will receive a $250.00 bonus provided by Airport Marine.

Don Hogue of Alabama Ranger Club was the top finisher of the tournament participating in the Ranger/Federation Bonus program and will be receiving bonus money from the Ranger Cup program.

Our Next tournament is 13 March, Lake Martin, Wind Creek State Park, Alexander City, AL.  Come join us and start / continue your quest advance to ABF State Tournament, Regional TBF National Semi-Finals, TBF National, BFL All America and opportunity to fish MLF tournament trails.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

“Enhancing the lives of children and their families”

Airport Marine continues to partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Alabama and the Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., (ABF) to help enhance the lives of children and their families, with the primary emphasis of facilitating access to pediatric health care for residents of Alabama and adjacent sates.  Airport Marine has graciously agreed to fund the bonus money to ABF, members who have become a RMHC Team member (donated $100.00 to RMHC). The RMHC Team member (Angler and Co-Angler) that has the highest finish at each of the ABF qualifying tournaments will be awarded $250.00 bonus.  The bonus will be doubled ($500.00) at the State Championship.  Airport Marine will double the bonus at each tournament if the winner is the original owner and current owner and fished from the boat that was purchased from Airport Marine within the two years of the date of the tournament.

Essential Components of the Bonus Program

  1. Members must make a one-time donation of $100.00 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama.  Each $100.00 donation will go directly to help the mission of  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama and is tax deductible and makes each donor a RMHC Team member.
  2. The RMHC Team member (Angler and Co-Angler) that is the top finisher at each of the qualifying ABF tournament will be guaranteed a bonus check from Airport Marine of $250.00 and $500.00 for the State Championship Tournament. Bonus checks will double to $500.00 for the qualifier ABF tournaments and to $1000.00 at the State Championship Tournament, if the top RMHC Team member owns and fished from a qualified boat purchased from Airport Marine.
  3. A qualified boat is any boat purchased from Airport Marine within 2 years of the date of the tournament.  RMHC Team member must be the original purchaser and current owner.  Airport Marine must confirm eligibility for the bonus money.

To become a RMHC Team member make checks/money orders payable to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama.  Submit your RMHC donation to tournament officials prior to start of tournament.  RMHC Team members may register on-line at

https://www.albassfed.org/tournament-schedule-2/ . A $5.00 service fee will apply to on-line RMHC Team registrations.

Alabama Bass Federation

Junior/High School

Qualifying Tournament

Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL

1/16/21

ABF fourth Qualifying 2020-2021 season Junior/High School tournament was held on 16 January 2021 on Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL.  The start of the tournament day was cold with a wind and that remained for the entire day.  At one time the sun sneaked from behind the clouds and gave a false hope of the day warming up.  The entire days was under brutal cold and windy conditions; however, these youth anglers persevered.  This was a tournament that they will not forget for a while, limited number of bites and cold conditions.

When the scales closed the winning High School, team was Reece Knight/Drew Shankles of Albertville High School with four fished with a weight of 10.89. Finishing in 2nd Place was Hayden Marbut/Reese Petitti of Vestavia Hills Fishing Team also with 4 fish weighing 8.14. In 3rd was Benjamin Graves/Landon Shotts of Trussville High School with 4.73.  Andrew Jones /Carson Underwood of Trussville High School finished in 4th Place with 3.80 and rounding out the top five of the High School anglers was the team of Kenton Bueche/Griffin O’Neal of Oak Mountain High School with 3.88.

In the Junior Division Stetson Grisby/James Harris of Trussville Jr Fishing captured 1st Place finish with the only limit of the tournament weighing 5.80. Finishing in 2nd Place was the Junior team of Andrew Graves/Michael Maynor of Trussville Jr Fishing with 1.91.

Our next tournament is 20 February 2021, Lake Guntersville, Goose Pond, Scottsboro, AL. Get registered and come fish with us.

Alabama Bass Federation

Lake Pickwick Tournament

McFarland Park, Florence, AL 10/31/2020

The being of ABF 2020-2021 tournament season started with mother nature throwing hazardous conditions our way. 1st schedule tournament in September had to be rescheduled to 5 December and our scheduled tournament on 10 October had to be rescheduled to 31 October.  We finally got to have our 1st Junior/High School tournament on 31 October 2020 fishing Lake Pickwick out of McFarland Park, Florence.  The start of the day was a little on the chilly side but during the day it warmed to be to a nice day.  ABF Junior / High School anglers tackled to waters of Lake Pickwick and most found the fishing was tough / slow.

Once the scales were closed the winning High School team was Smith McGregor/Dawson Speed of Oak Mountain High School with a weight of 11.21.  Finishing in 2nd Place was Mason George/Kolton Bagwell of Albertville High School with 8.62.  Rounding out the top three finishers of the High School teams was Brandon/Perry/ Hunter Bright of Helena Bass club with 8.39.

In the Junior Division Nicholas Borden/Thomas Burnett of Albertville Jr Fishing grabbed 1st place finish with 3.03.  Finishing in 2nd Place was the Junior team of Grant Hindman/Parker Daniel of Hewitt-Trussville with 1.14.

Big fish of the tournament for the High School teams was a 5.80 caught by Cole and Reece Kirkpatrick.  The Junior team of Nicholas Borden/Thomas Burnett had a 3.03 taking Big Fish honors of the Junior teams.

Our next tournament is 14 November 2020, Lake Mitchell, launching at Higgins Ferry Park, Clanton.  Get registered and come fish with us.

Tournament Results