• 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. 

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.

Congrats to our Wilson winners

Cal Clark and John Moore!

Alabama North Junior Angler Chris Pharr is the NBT Junior Angler of the Year for 2016 season!!

AL North Meeting July 10

Fredricks Outdoors 6:00

Guest speaker: Jesse Wiggins

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.

2017 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. 11       Wheeler              1st Creek
March 25     Wilson                  Lock 6
April 15       Guntersville       Browns Creek
May 20         Pickwick            McFarland Park
June 3         Wheeler              Ingall’s
July 1          Wilson                 Safety Harbor
Aug. 12        Guntersville       Waterfront
Sept. 16       Pickwick          McFarland Park
Oct. 28         Wilson             Safety Harbor
Nov. 11,12    Guntersville       Waterfront

For complete rules and forms please visit 

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2017 NBT Nationals  KENTUCKY LAKE

The 2016 National tournament will be held on Kentucky Lake out of the Birdsong Resort and Marina in Benton County Tennessee.

The dates will be June 11th-16th with Practice being the 11th-13th and the tournament Wednesday thru Friday, the 14th-16th.

The host hotel will be the Birdsong Resort and Marina Birdsong Resort and Marina in Camden, TN. Address is 255 Marina Road, Camden TN 38320 and the phone number is 731-584-7880.

Additionally, please take some time and visit the Benton County TRRD Board website for great attractions and events in the area. Benton County is hosting our tournament and we wish to thank them.