Presenting Sponsor

Caymas Boats, founded in 2018 and based in Ashland City, Tennessee, specializes in crafting high-quality custom fiberglass fishing boats. Led by marine industry pioneer and legend Earl Bentz, the company’s Freshwater Division focuses exclusively on producing the finest bass boats. These boats are the culmination of over 30 years of fiberglass manufacturing expertise, designed to offer a dry ride, high speed, comfort, safety, and effortless performance. Caymas Boats prioritizes exceptional materials and the latest marine technology to ensure unmatched performance and function in their freshwater boats, all while maintaining a steadfast commitment to outstanding customer service and support, aiming to create memorable experiences for fishermen and their families.

Official Engine

Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: VeradoPro XSFourStrokeSeaProJet, and Racing. Backed by decades of innovation and leadership, Mercury outboards are built to go the distance, delivering legendary performance driven by forward-thinking technology.

Prime Sponsor

T-H Marine Supplies, LLC, since 1975, a member of the OneWater Marine family, stands out as a leading manufacturer of boat parts and accessories. With a focus on innovation and rapid market delivery, the company caters to both OEM and aftermarket sectors, offering a wide range of products. These include performance items like the original HOT FOOT throttle, top-tier outboard jack plates (ATLAS hydraulic, Z-LOCK manual, and HI-JACKER manual), along with a vast array of other marine products such as outboard motor mounts, tilt and trim systems, access hatches, deck hardware, livewell aeration systems, plumbing fittings, battery trays, fishing rod holders, boat lights, rigging accessories, and parts for pontoon boats. T-H Marine’s products are a common feature on various recreational boats in the U.S., encompassing bass boats, pontoon boats, runabouts, ski boats, deck boats, offshore fishing boats, flats boats, aluminum fishing boats, and center console boats. The company prides itself on quality products, excellent customer service, fast shipping, competitive pricing, and being easy to do business with, inviting new customers to experience their trusted service.

Supporting Sponsor

John Oliverio combined his expertise in computer science and mechanical engineering with his passion for fishing to create the Power-Pole® shallow water anchor in 1998. Motivated by the limitations of traditional anchoring, he designed this quick and quiet anchor system to avoid disturbing fish. Manufactured by JL Marine Systems in Tampa, Florida, Power-Pole anchors have become a game-changer in fishing, known for their advanced design and availability through over 3,500 dealers. John attributes the success of Power-Pole to the collective efforts of his team, solidifying its status as a marine industry leader.

MotorGuide trolling motors are built to live up to the willful determination of the fisherman, through purpose-driven design, intentional features, and reliability that keeps fishermen on the water longer.

The OPTIMA BLUETOP® Battery stands out as a high-performance AGM battery, offering exceptional runtime and significantly more recharges than traditional batteries. Renowned for its resistance to vibration and efficient power generation, the BLUETOP® ensures less downtime and more reliable performance. Ideal for boats and RVs, this battery provides a maintenance-free power source, ensuring a safe start and ample power for various applications. Its key features include strong starting power, up to three times more recharges than other marine batteries, a 15-times higher resistance to vibrations, a leak-proof design, and the flexibility to be mounted in almost any position, eliminating the need for regular maintenance.

Lure Parts Online, Inc., established in 1992 and based in Springfield, Illinois, is a leading retailer of fishing lure components, offering an extensive range of materials and accessories through their website and mail order service. With a stock of over 40,000 items, they cater to all lure building needs, whether for cost-saving purposes or crafting premium tackle. Their inventory includes unique and hard-to-find items, alongside top-tier products like Gamakatsu hooks, bulk plastics, 24k gold plated blades, and Titanium wire, particularly favored by tournament anglers. Committed to customer satisfaction, Lure Parts Online guarantees quality and value, inviting customers to explore their vast selection of lure components, aiming to provide the widest range of quality products at the best prices.

Specially Negotiated Hotel Rates for ABA Members

We have negotiated special hotel rates as well as consolidated the best hotel rates available in the marketplace. Our service strives to ensure you the best pricing and hotel booking experience possible.