2018 NBT Alabama North Schedule

*all times are safe light till 3 unless extreme temps or weather dictates a change.  Changes for times, ramps will be posted at nbtbassaln.com or on the message board at nbtbass.com

Date            Lake                       Ramp
Feb 24         Guntersville            Browns

March 10      Pickwick                 McFarland

April 7         Wilson                    Turtle Pt.

May 5           Wheeler                 TBA(Dec)

June 23        Guntersville           Waterfront

July 14         Wilson                    Safety

August 11      Pickwick                McFarland

Sept. 15        Guntersville         Waterfront  

Oct. 27,28     Wheeler                1st Creek

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OUR FORMAT

  • Fish with a junior or fish by yourself. Boat use is guaranteed.

  • Small boats are welcome. (see rules for details at nbtbass.com)

  •  Non-boaters welcome.  Family members fish together

  • Juniors fish with adult mentor
  •  Pre-tournament meeting at the ramp, no late fees or pre-registration

  •  Proof of insurance required $100,000 liability

  • Junior division for anglers 17 or under. 

  •  No Junior draw, fish with adult sponsor

  • Two-day District Championship

  • NBT Championship fished the following June.  

  • Total pay out is 88% of all money paid in. At each tournament 

          76% of the fees will be paid at the ramp; the other 12%  
          will be paid at the Annual Championship.

  • Members can fish in any NBT tournament.
  • all tournaments used to qualify for District Championship
  •  National standings will be determined by top 4 qualifier

           finishes as well as one District Championship result.

  •  Alabama North District Angler of the Year will be based on 

           Top 6 qualifier finishes and District Championship in the
          District only.  All winners and the Top 5 in points will be  
          recognized at the season ending banquet.




Yearly membership fees: 
$20 per Adult, 15$per Junior, per tournament season. Additional a 3-year adult membership can be obtained for $55, and an Adult lifetime membership for $200

Entry Fee's
 1. Adults in a National Bass Fishing Trail Inc One Day Qualifying tournament are $60 per adult (88% payback) includes a $5 big bass pot - (100% payback), and $15 per junior (100% payback) with an $5 big bass optional pot.

2. Entry fees for Adults in a National Bass Fishing Trail Inc Two Day District Championship tournament are $100 per adult (88% payback) with a $5 daily big bass optional pot - (100% payback), and $30 per junior (100% payback) with an $5 daily big bass optional pot.

3. Entry fees for Adults in a National Bass Fishing Trail Inc, National Championship tournament are $150 per adult (100% payback) with a $10 daily big bass optional pot - (100% payback), and $45 per junior (100% payback) with an $10 daily big bass optional pot. 



For complete rules and forms please visit 

Adult 7lb pot: currently at $620

This optional pot is for any fish over 7lbs or largest fish if multiple 7lbers. $2 per tourney to enter, however pot is closed at $500 until new one is started.  All juniors are subject to a bonus for weighing a 5lb fish or larger. This pot is established by donations only. Thank you to those that donate.

Welcome to the home of the Alabama North District of the National Bass Fishing Trail (NBT).  Affordable bass fishing tournaments for the weekend angler.  NBT offers divisions for both Adult and Junior Anglers in seven districts.  Competitive fishing with a friendly family oriented atmosphere.

ALABAMA NORTH BANQUET is scheduled for Saturday January 27 at 6:00 at Greenbriar. Hope to see everyone there to Award our 2017 winners and celebrate the season!!!






2017 NBT Nationals  KENTUCKY LAKE

Congrats to Brent Sain adult winner and AOY

Blake Wheat won the Junior division.

Chris Pharr was 2016 Junior AOY

ALABAMA NORTH DISTRICT

Smith Lake District 2017-2018 Schedule

*all tournaments at Duncan Bridge ramp

Oct. 21

Nov. 18

Dec. 16

Dec. 30

Jan. 20  7:00 till 4:00

Feb. 3  7:00 till 4:00

March 24-25 District Championship