To provide an atmosphere of adult fellowship and youth learning by offering affordable tournaments for Bass Anglers and their family with the goal of building relationships and mentoring our youth while improving our fishing ability

Interested in Starting a district please click here or contact Donnie Story at either Donnie@nbtbass.com or (256) 777-3428 .

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Junior Angler Spotlight

Chris Pharr

The Junior Angler Spotlight is shining on Alabama North District’s Chris Pharr. Chris is the 13 year old son of Michael Pharr. Chris has been fishing the National Bass Fishing Trail since 2009. During his time fishing the NBT Chris has had great success. Just in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 seasons Chris has had 5 First Place, 4 Second Place and 2 Third Place finishes in Alabama North District Qualifier’s. He placed 2nd in the Alabama North’s District Championship Tournaments in 2015 and 2016. Chris has also had great success on the national level. Chris won the NBT National Championship Tournaments at Columbus Pool in Columbus Mississippi in 2011 and the 2015 National Championship Tournament on Pickwick Lake in Alabama with a three day total of 40.09 lbs.

Chris’s favorite lakes are Pickwick and Guntersville. He enjoys fishing soft plastics with the Zoom Ol’ Monster Worm being his favorite. Chris’s biggest fish do date are a 7.45 lb. Largemouth and a 6.50 lb. Smallmouth.

Chris is in the 8th grade and attends Ardmore School. Ardmore School is in the process of forming a High School Fishing Team on which Chris plans to participate.

Chris says he enjoys fishing the National Bass Fishing Trail; because, it gives him an opportunity to compete against other youths his age.

Chris will have great success in the future in the Bass Fishing World be it on the High School, College or the Pro Level of bass fishing.

National Tournament Info

National Tournament Information

2016 Nationals Information

Nationals June 11-16 Practice 11th-13th Tournament 14th-16th

Host Hotel: Birdsong Resort & Marina

255 Marina Road - Camden, TN 38320

Phone 731-584-7880

We would like all Anglers participating in the tournament that need accomodations to please stay at the host hotel or in the Benton County

Ramp: Birdsong Resort

Please take the opportunity to visit the Benton County TRRD Board website.

New Member Offer

Current Members receive free membership for a new member in 2015 for bringing a new member to NBT in 2014. The New Member must qualify and fish a District Championship.

2016 National Tournament in Benton County, TN


 

The 2016 National tournamet 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.


Format:
  • One-day tournaments where individuals fish with or without a boat.
  • Non-boaters fish with either a family member or through a partner draw.
  • No mandatory meetings, pre-registration or late fees.
  • Tournament meeting and draw will be held at the ramp the day of the tournament.
  • Boaters are guarantee usage of their boat. If you bring a boat you will have the option to fish from it.
  • Youths 17 and under will fish with the adult that brought them.
  • Non-boaters are welcome. (Please contact District director to make sure of boat availability.)
  • Total pay out is 88% of all money paid in. At each tournament end, 76% of the fees will be paid at the ramp, the other 12% will be paid at the Annual Championship.
  • Tournament reports will be posted on this website, -Standings will be posted monthly on this website.
  • Members can fish in any NBT tournament in the country and their points will count in their home district. -National standings will be determined by top 4 qualifier finishes as well as one District Championship result.
  • Costs:
  • Tournament entry fee is 50$ plus a 5$ big bass option pot.
  • Of the 50$ tournament entry.
    $38 will be paid back at the ramp.
    4$ will go to the director.
    6$ will go towards the national escrow-2$ will go towards operations cost
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  • Junior
  • 15$ annual membership.
  • Tournament entry fee is 15$ plus a 5$ big bass option.
  • Of 15$ entry:
    10$ is paid back at the ramp.
    5$ will go towards the national junior escrow.
  • National Bass Fishing Trail ContactBoard of Directors