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 or (256) 777-3428 .

Our Sponsers

Neely Henry Nationals

Many thanks to all the members that came to the Coosa River and fished the 2013 National Tournament.



Neely-Henry Lake Gadsden, AL June 22-27, 2014

Ramp: Coosa Landing. 200 Lake Street Gadsden, AL

Host Hotel: Hampton Inn. 256-546-2337. 129 River Rd. Gadsden, AL

Sponsor: Gadsden Parks and Recreation. PO Box 267 Gadsden, AL

New Sponsors

The National Bass Fishing Trail is happy to announce two new sponsors. Denali Rods and Power Pole. Please visit Denali Rods at and Power-Pole at and let them know you fish with NBT.

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.

Congratulations Kyle Ingleburger and Mark Kaufman, Winners of the 2013 National Championship on Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden AL. Kyle had 14 fish that weighed 26.83lbs and Mark had 15 fish that weighed 35.30lbs.

  • 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 as well as in a monthly newsletter every active member will receive.
  • 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
  • Junior
  • 15$ annual membership that includes a monthly newsletter
  • 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 Contact Board of Directors