Preseason Tourney Summary

All anglers must be ABT ALLIANCE  members to fish our events. We will be offering a reduced membership of 15 dollars per year during the preseason tournament schedule. From that point on, membership fees will be $25 per year.

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. Takeoff will be at 7:45 a.m and fishing will begin at 8:00 a.m sharp. At 11:00 a.m sharp fishing during the first time slot will stop.

11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m will be a timeout period and anglers will return to the launch. Takeoff for second time slot will be at 11:45 a.m and fishing will resume at 12:00 p.m sharp and  conclude at 3:00 p.m sharp.

Results will be tallied and prize monies awarded at the conclusion of the event.


Entry fees for all preseason events will be $40 dollars per angler. Championship proceeds will be tallied from 4 preseason events and added to the purse for a preseason championship event. Time and location to be determined in early June 2019. Anglers fishing a minimum of 2 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 may 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.

Nothing from January 19, 2020 to March 19, 2020.