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CONTACT: Kay Donaldson, Program Director
PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 855.9FISHAL
Big Bite Baits Named A Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series
Decatur, Ala. (December 17, 2018) – Big Bite Baits, an Alabama-based manufacturer of fishing lures, has been named a presenting sponsor of the 2019 Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series (ABTTS).
Under the terms of the agreement, Big Bite Baits will provide a catalog and a package of battle bug bait in a welcome package to all 900 anglers. In addition, the company will offer all trail anglers a discount program of 20% off all orders placed on www.bigbitebaits.com/products/ or by phone. The Alabama Bass Trail will feature Big Bite Baits on all tournament related advertising, website, social media channels and collateral materials.
“As an Alabama corporation we are excited to partner with the Alabama Bass Trail in 2019. It is a premiere tournament trail in the region with competitors that are unmatched. We look forward to providing their anglers with our wide range of soft plastic baits, buzz baits and jig heads to catch more fish across the great state of Alabama,” said President Tammy Foshee.
Big Bite Baits is a family owned U.S. company based in Eufaula, Ala. that strives to provide high quality fishing lures at reasonable prices that help anglers to get on the water and catch more fish. The company offers over 6,000 products designed by some of the top elite professionals in fishing.
“Big Bite Baits is no stranger to the bass fishing tournament world. For years they have sponsored some of the top bass fishermen in the country. When you work with Big Bite Baits, you are working with a family that understands the fishing industry because they live and breathe everything fishing and we are excited to have them on board for 2019,” said ABT Program Director Kay Donaldson.
The 2019 ABTTS will be held on eleven of the lakes of the Alabama Bass Trail beginning February 16, 2019. Sanctioned by BASS (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society), the ABTTS contains two divisions: North and South. Each division is made up of five tournaments on five different lakes. The maximum number of boats for each tournament is 225. Teams must fish in all five tournaments in their respective division. Hosted by the Greater Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the championship tournament is set for October 25-26, 2019, on Lake Guntersville. The winning team of the championship walks away with a fully rigged bass boat valued at $45,000 and there is a $5,000 bonus cash prize for Angler of the Year and $2,500 for runner-up Angler of the Year. According to Donaldson, over $568,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded when the ABT Tournament Series wraps up its season in 2019.
For more information on the Alabama Bass Trail and the Tournament Series, call Donaldson at 855.9FISHAL or visit www.alabamabasstrail.org.
About Alabama Bass Trail
The Alabama Bass Trail is a program of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association. Its mission is to promote Alabama as a year-round fishing destination, to preserve natural resources for generations to come, and to educate high school and college-aged students to be good stewards of natural resources. The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Weiss Lake, Lake Martin, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta. For more information, visit www.alabamabasstrail.org.