Welcome to the American Fishing Tour

Theis Wins on Tar River

Jason Theis of Hubert, North Carolina took the win for the AFT D15 event held on August 13th on Tar River. Jason caught five bass weighing 12.35 pounds. Jason took home a check for $432 for first place. Bass Boat Instant Shine for Capt. Gary’s, and $84 for the TWT 1st place, all totaling $516.

In second among the competitors, Steve Bishop of Goldsboro, North Carolina caught five bass weighing 11.41 pounds. Steve pocketed a check for $223 for second place, $36 for TWT 2nd place, and Fisherman’s Hand Cleaner for Capt. Gary’s for a total of $259.

Taking third place, James Sheehan of East Over, North Carolina caught five bass weighing 11.16 pounds.James received a check for $79. 

In fourth place, Curtis Leggett of Snow Hill, North Carolina caught four bass weighing 9.92 pounds. Curtis also had the Big Bass of the event weighing 5.42 pounds. Curtis pocketed a check for $140 for Big Bass and a gift card for $15 form E-Z Bait and Tackle. 

Danny Flynn of Bethel, North Carolina rounded out the top five competitors with five bass weighing 8.87 pounds. All 15 anglers received a gift of bait from Deep Creek Lures.

The next tournament will be the D15 Divisional Championship scheduled for August 27th and 28th on Tar River in Washington, NC. Any anglers that have fished at least four 1-day qualifying events are eligible to fish this tournament. For more information on this event or any future events please contact local director, Chad Conwell, at (252)717-8602 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

I would like to thank our local sponsors for supporting in 2016.    
• Deep Creek Lures
• Captain Gary’s Marine Care Products
• E-Z Bait and Tackle

These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.

The Ram American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.



Membership - $35 Annually
Entry Fees:
Divisional One-Day: $70 
Divisional Two-Day Championship: $140
National Championship: $170


Starting an American Fishing Tour Division on Your Home Lake for 2018

Upcoming Events

New Jersey 7/07/2018 Hopatcong
Georgia - Eufaula 7/07/2018 Lake Eufaula
KY Lake 7/07/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida - West 7/07/2018 Toho
Kentucky Central 7/07/2018 Barkley
Florida Harris Chain 7/07/2018 Harris Chain
Arkansas River 7/07/2018 Little Rock
Alabama North 7/07/2018 Guntersville
New York North 7/08/2018 Wynetta/Lamoka
North Carolina East 7/14/2018 Neuse/Trent River
Virginia 7/14/2018 Gaston
Kansas - Big Hill 7/14/2018 Bone Creek
Connecticut 7/14/2018 Candlewood
Minnesota 7/14/2018 Koronis
Maryland 7/15/2018 Potomac
Illinois North 7/15/2018 Mississippi River Pool 19
Florida - Toho 7/15/2018 Toho
Minnesota 7/15/2018 Green Lake-Kandiyohi CO
New Hampshire 7/15/2018 Waukewan
New Jersey 7/21/2018 Greenwood
North Carolina Central 7/21/2018 Chowan
Alabama Northwest 7/21/2018 Wilson Lake
Missouri - Stockton 7/21/2018 Stockton
Southeast North Carolina 7/21/2018 Waccamaw River
Kentucky Central 7/21/2018 Kentucky Lake
Georgia - Westpoint 7/21/2018 West Point
Kansas South 7/22/2018 Yates Center
Massachusetts-Central New England 7/22/2018 Quaboag
Massachusetts - Western 7/27/2018 Longpond
North Carolina East 7/28/2018 Tar/Pamlico River
New York North 7/28/2018 Thousand Islands
Missouri 7/28/2018 Truman
Connecticut 7/28/2018 Ct River
Louisiana Central 7/28/2018 Toledo Bend
Ohio-Central 7/28/2018 O'Shaughnessy Reservoir
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 7/28/2018 Smith Mountain
Alabama East Central 7/28/2018 Neely Henry
Oklahoma North 7/28/2018 Sooner Lake
KY Lake 7/28/2018 Kentucky Lake
New Jersey 7/29/2018 Hopatcong
Minnesota 7/29/2018 Forrest Lake


T-H Marine's Atlas Hydraulic Jack Plate