Wounded Warrior Project ....B.A.S.S. Fishing Tournament
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John Boerstler at 904-383-0920
|SPONSORS or DONATIONS
Wayne Shewmake at 479-229-2298
Or Andy Thomas at 479-890-7474
|VOLUNTEER BOAT CAPTAINS
Ron Knost at 479-857-3474
Or Andy Thomas at 479-890-7474
|BASS Nation Boat Captains
'WOUNDED WARRIOR' tournament
Jim Alexander at (501) 269-1368 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have a contact list for all the ARKANSAS B.A.S.S. NATION members that would like to participate.
Thanks to everyone for your consideration on participating in any way.
2013 Arkansas BASS Nation Junior State Championship
Press Release.... Schultz and Myers Capture State B.A.S.S Titles
Russellville, AR, April 28th, 2013: When the 42 best junior anglers in Arkansas arrived at Lake Dardanelle on Friday to practice for the 2013 Arkansas B.A.S.S. Nation Junior State Championship, mother nature did greet them kindly. Rain, wind, and hail were constant throughout practice Friday and Saturday. However, the fish were as ready for some action as the junior anglers. Reports of numerous 20 pound plus limits were floating amongst the soaked contestants on Friday and Saturday. Several fish over 8 pounds were also reported. The stage was set for a great tournament day when the competitors took off Sunday to the same cloudy, windy conditions.
Early morning catches had many excited about their chances to win and be a part of the 2013 Arkansas State Team. However, as the sun finally broke through the clouds for the first time all weekend, the majority of Lake Dardanelle's big bass went.... (read more..) or winners pictures
The 2013 State Champion Tournament is October 11 and 12, at Rogers, Arkansas - Beaver Lake at the Prairie Creek Marina launch site.
The tournament application form is located on the Arkansas B.A.S.S. Nation web site under ‘Information’ then ‘Forms”.
This form can be printed filled out and mailed with your entry fee to :
2904 Kay Lane
Springdale, Arkansas 72762
The cutoff date is August 31, 2013.
Further information and tournament applications will be provided in the Directive at the May Federation Director’s meeting.
“WINNER OF THE 2012 ABFN RAFFLE BOAT IS
JIMMY SHELBURN of POTEAU, OKLAHOMA!”
B.A.S.S. NATION CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND!
Tim Dycus is representing the ABFN at the BFN Championship Tournament on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, AL this weekend and hoping for a chance to win a birth to the 2013 Bassmasters Classic that will be held out of Tulsa, OK in February 2013 on Grand Lake.
Tim Dycus of Arkansas is a member of the Stuttgart Bass Club. He’s a material manager by trade and spends his free time in a deer stand. Dycus is sponsored by several companies, including Nixon Guide Service, Humminbird and Deep South Fishing Rods. He’s fishing in the Central division.
The Arkansas B.A.S.S. State Nation (ABSFN) is the state organization for B.A.S.S. affiliated clubs throughout the State of Arkansas. We invite you to visit our web site often. As you move through the web-site you will see pages that deal with the condition of the bass fishing environment in Arkansas. We will discuss the activities of the ABSFN and affiliated clubs including the 2 major bass tournaments that the Nation hosts each year; THE ARKANSAS B.A.S.S. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT and THE ARKIE CUP. You will have the opportunity to learn more about our youth program and about the issues of environmental protection as it relates to the fisheries habitat.
We will provide you with the ability to quickly link with various local, state, and national organizations that have impact on the state of the Bass fisheries in Arkansas. Members of our BASS Nation can follow their dream of competing against the best bass anglers in the world, they start by competing against anglers from their own club, then against anglers from all of the clubs in the Arkansas State Championship Tournament, where they qualify to represent Arkansas in a Central Divisional Tournament that will pit them against the best anglers from 7 surrounding states with the opportunity to advance to the National Championship Tournament and finally culminating with a trip to compete in the most prestigious Bass Tournament the BASSMASTERS CLASSIC.
If you would like to join a local club or start a local club just contact one of the Officers listed on our contact page and you will receive quick assistance in your efforts. Please visit our site often as we continue to update our presence on the Web and report on the state of the Nation in Arkansas and the State of the Bass Fisheries in Arkansas.
2012 ARKANSAS B.A.S.S. NATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
The 2012 State Team (from left to right): Front Row: 1st - Doug Thompson, 2nd - Dylan Hays, 3rd - Keith Alton, 4th - Eddie Lindley, 5th - Scott Jones, 6th - Randy Reehm, Back Row: 7th - Scotty Smith, 8th - Mark Hensiek, 9th - Doug Ruby, 10th - Phillip Murphy, 11th - Jeff Avery, 12th - Jeff Curtis
The 2012 State Team will represent The Arkansas B.A.S.S. Nation at the 2013 B.A.S.S. Nation Central Division Tournament June 3-8, 2013 on Lake Sam Rayburn. The team will be competing against the 7 other states (NE, KN, OK, TX, LA, MS, MO) in our division for the team championship and also competing against each other for a spot to represent The ABFN at the BFN Championship Tournament to compete for a birth to the BASSMASTER’S CLASSIC.