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.

Adult 7lb pot: 

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.

Jake Parr adult winner Guntersville May 4th.  Carson Simpson Junior winner!  Congrats to both

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​2024 NBT AL North Schedule

Feb 10        Pickwick        McFarland Park
Mar 23        Guntersville         Alred
April 20    Wheeler          Lee Hi
May 4        Guntersville        Waterfront        
June 1        Wilson            Safety Harbor
July 20        Pickwick        McFarland Park
Aug 3        Wheeler        Ingalls 
Sept 14    Guntersville (Three District Clash!) Goosepond        
Oct 5        Wilson            Safety Harbor
Nov 2,3    Wheeler          Ingalls   
* Blast off by number at safe light & Check in at 3 unless weather dictates otherwise.  Decisions will be made by the director and posted at nbtbassaln.com, NBT facebook page and on AL North Remind app.
*Three District Clash (AL North, Guntersville, TN districts)  All others invited to join.

2023-24 Smith Lake District  Schedule

*all tournaments at Duncan Bridge ramp, SL-3:00

This district is a fall-winter schedule that counts towards the 2024 NBT Season Points and Qualifications

Sept 9

Sept 23

Oct 14

Oct 21

Nov 11

Nov 18

Dec 9

Dec 30

Jan 13

Feb 24

March 9,10 DC


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

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

  •  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 $60, 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 $20 per junior (100% payback) includes a $5 big bass optional pot.

2. Entry fees for Adults in a National Bass Fishing Trail Inc Two Day District Championship tournament are $120 per adult (88% payback) includes a $5 daily big bass optional pot - (100% payback), and $40 per junior (100% payback) includes 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.