2019 Ray Scott National Championship
Lake Walter F. George, Eufaula AL
– April 1-7, 2019
Schedule of Events:
Off Limits: sunset on Sunday, March 3rd – until safelight on Monday, April 1st
Official Practice: Safelight _ Monday, April 1st until 3:00 pm Wednesday, April 3rd
Marina & Launch Ramp: Lakepoint State Park Marina, 104 Old Hwy 165, Eufaula, AL 36027
AOY Dinner (Invitation only): 5:30 pm _ Tuesday, April 2nd – Lakepoint State Park, 104 Lakepoint Dr, Eufaula, AL 36027
Onsite Check-in (mandatory): 3:00-5:00 pm - Wednesday, April 3rd at the Eufaula Community Center, 14 Community Dr, Eufaula, AL. 36027
Angler Dinner: 5:30 pm - Wednesday, April 3rd at the Eufaula Community Center, 14 Community Dr, Eufaula, AL. 36027
Mandatory Safety Briefing: 6:30 pm - Wednesday, April 3rd at the Eufaula Community Center, 14 Community Dr, Eufaula, AL. 36027
Competition Days: Safelight (take off) – 3:00 pm (weigh-in). Thursday and Friday April 4th & 5th all anglers fish. Saturday April 6th the top half of the field will fish. Sunday, April 7th the top 25 only will fish.
Event Addresses: Lakepoint State Park, 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL 36027 Tel. 334-687-8011, email; www.[email protected]. A $4.00 parking fee per day will apply- Parking permit may be purchased at Wednesday registration
Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber of Commerce
333 E. Broad St, Eufaula, AL 36027
Host Hotel: Lakepoint State Park Resort, 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL 36027 Tel. 334-687-8011 --- NOTE: If making reservations at Lakepoint Resort use discount code #4681 there is a block of room reserved for ABA anglers.
Other local lodging options at www.eufaulachamber.com
Host Triton Dealers: BOYD'S MARINE INC, 2481 Hwy 431 North, Dothan, AL 36303, Tel 334-794-2598
Creel Limit; The daily creel limit for boaters is (5) bass and for co-anglers (3) bass. The official length for bass will be 14in for Largemouth and 12 inches for Spotted bass.
License Information: Alabama fishing license required.
American Fishing Tour - Latest News
Billy Sipe Take the win on Badin Lake
Billy Sipe of Albemarle, NC is one step closer to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win on Badin Lake on 03/16/2019. Sipe weighed in five bass, which weighed 16.31-pounds. Second place went to Don Sprinkle of Lexington, NC with five bass weighing 12.70-pounds. Third place went to John Orchard of Winston Salem, NC with four bass weighing in at 10.01-pounds. Fourth place went to Brent Walser of Welcome, NC with 3 bass weighing in at 8.20-pounds. Congratulations to our lucky winners.
Allen Yarborough & Sunni Glidewell win on Lay Lake
Allen Yarborough and Sunni Glidewell won the Bass Pro Shops Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held February 23, 2019, on Lay Lake. Running out of the Narrow’s in Shelby, AL the team caught 5 bass weighing 19.45-pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $500.00. Allen won Man’s Big Fish with a 5.45-pound large-mouth. They caught their fish flipping grass.
Eddie Glascock Wins $5000.00 on Kerr Lake
ATHENS, Ala. – Eddie Glascock of Scottsburg, VA won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Virginia event held on Kerr Lake on 3/16/19. Running out of Nut Bush Park in Henderson, North Carolina Glascock weighed in a five bass limit totaling 19.87-pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 5.40-pounds. He took home a check for $5000.00 for the win.
Neely Henry Rescheduled due to flooding
Athens, AL 03/05/2019 - The Bass Pro Shops Team Tour Alabama North Neely Henry tournament scheduled for Saturday 3/9/2019 has been rescheduled due to high water levels and unsafe boating conditions. The lake is currently above flood level and not expected to recede enough prior to the event to be safe. Angler safety is our number one priority and in the best interest of our anglers the tournament has been rescheduled to April 14, 2019. The rescheduled tournament will still launch from Coosa Landing. Registration will be held on site at Coosa Landing at the ABA stage trailer 4:00-6:30 with safety briefing and partner pairing at 7:00 p.m.