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 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
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.
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.