2017 Season Details

Registration Opens
August 1, 2016 for current ABT teams! August 15 for all anglers.

2017 Payout Increases

The 2017 tournament schedule on the Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) includes a new cash payout reaching over $566,000 plus a grand prize new boat giveaway.

Each tournament will have a $10,000 guaranteed first place prize and will pay 40 places. The winning team of the championship will walk away a fully rigged  bass boat valued at $45,000. In the championship, places 2-25 will win a portion of the cash prize of $40,000. There also is a $5,000 bonus cash prize for Angler of the Year and $2,500 for runner-up Angler of the Year.

2017 Payout Schedule:
First place $10,000
Second place $5,000
Third place $4,000
Fourth place $3,000
Fifth place $2,000
Sixth place $1,500
Seventh place $1,100
Eighth place $1,100
Ninth place $1,100
Tenth place $1,100
11th – 20th (each) $750
21st – 40th (each) $500

2017 Tournament Schedule

NORTH DIVISION
  • WHEELER LAKE
    February 25, 2017
    HOST: Decatur-Morgan County CVB
  • PICKWICK LAKE
    March 11, 2017
    HOST: Florence-Lauderdale Tourism
  • Lewis Smith Lake
    April 22, 2017
    HOST: Chamber of Commerce of Walker County
  • NEELY HENRY LAKE
    May 13, 2017
    HOST: City of Gadsden
  • LAKE GUNTERSVILLE
    June 10, 2017
    HOST: Marshall County CVB
SOUTH DIVISION
  • LAKE JORDAN
    February 18, 2017
    HOST: City of Wetumpka
  • LAKE EUFAULA
    March 18, 2017
    HOST: Eufaula-Barbour County Chamber of Commerce
  • LAKE MARTIN
    April 8, 2017
    HOST: Alexander City Chamber of Commerce
  • ALABAMA RIVER/COOTER’S POND
    May 20, 2017
    HOST: City of Prattville Parks and Recreation
  • LAY LAKE
    June 3, 2017
    HOST: Shelby County Commission
2017 CHAMPIONSHIP
  • LOGAN MARTIN LAKE
    October 6 & 7, 2017
    HOST: City of Pell City and the Pell City Chamber of Commerce

2017 Rules Overview

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