All anglers must be ABT ALLIANCE members to fish our events. Membership is $25 per year and $10 for anglers 18 yrs and under. All boat owners must carry liability coverage on boats that will be used during competition at ABT ALLIANCE events. Participants are responsible for boat launch fees at locations that require it. Prize money is divided into 2 pools and all anglers are competing within those 2 pools. Total number of prize winners based on number of entries. Tournament hours will be 6:00 a.m until approximately 4:00 p.m. Entries will close at 7:15 a.m and be followed by a mandatory informative meeting. Anglers will fish for 3.5 hours and then return to a designated spot for timeout, after preparations are made for second time slot, a restart time will be decided and anglers will fish for another 3.5 hrs. Results will be tallied and prize monies awarded at the conclusion of the event.
Entry fees for all preseason events will be $40 per angler. Championship proceeds will be tallied from preseason events and added to the purse for a preseason championship event. Anglers fishing a minimum of 3 events will be eligible to compete in preseason championship. Boat owners are allowed to pair together and switch boats during the timeout period. Boat exchange must be completed during time allotted, tournament will not be delayed as a result. Adults must operate combustible motor for youth anglers and transport them during tournament. Adults may not assist youths while angling. Adults may assist with mechanical failure or dangerous situations. Verbal encouragement is allowed.
Call 1-607-267-7957 for more information.