To provide an atmosphere of adult fellowship and youth learning by offering affordable tournaments for Bass Anglers and their family with the goal of building relationships and mentoring our youth while improving our fishing ability

Interested in Starting a district please click here or contact Donnie Story at either or (256) 777-3428 .

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National Tournament Info

National Tournament Information

2018 NBT Championship will be held on Barkley Lake, hosted by Prizer Point Marina in Cadiz, Kentucky. The dates of this event is June 3-8. All NBT members that compete in a district championship will be invited. This will be NBT's 10 championship and first in the state of Kentucky. This tournament will be on Barkley Lake Only, no entrance to the canal or to Kentucky Lake.

Prizer Point had many amenities for anglers and family members to enjoy. All lodging for NBT members will be 20% off. Boat slips are $5 per day for practice days and $15 for the tournament, must purchase the entire three days. Prizer Point will also sell gas at 10% discount during the week. They have a restaurant open daily on the water. On site mechanics and some parts as needed. Please visit as well as Prizer Points Youtube videos for more info on the resort.

Host Hotel: Prizer Point Marina and Resort

1777 Prizer Point Road

Phone (270)-522-3762


New Districts - Middle Tennessee and Kentucky

Please welcome a new district to NBT. The middle Tenneessee District will be run by Jeremy Finley and will have the below schedule. If possible, check out one of his tournaments and give him a big welcome.

February 10th - Tims Ford

May 12th - Pickwick

June 2nd - Wilson

June 23rd - Kentucky Lake

July 14th - Pickwick

August 4th - Wilson

August 18th and 19th - Kentucky Lake

Additionally, please welcome back some old friends in Kentucky. Rick Browning is starting up the district again.

March 24th - Cumberland

April 21st - Green River

May 19th - Green River

June 23rd - Herrington

July 21st - Herrington

Oct 20th - Cumberland

November 17th/18th - To Be Decided


New Member Offer

Current Members receive free membership for a new member in 2019 for bringing a new member to NBT in 2018. The New Member must qualify and fish a District Championship.

  • One-day tournaments where individuals fish with or without a boat.
  • Non-boaters fish with either a family member or through a partner draw.
  • No mandatory meetings, pre-registration or late fees.
  • Tournament meeting and draw will be held at the ramp the day of the tournament.
  • Boaters are guarantee usage of their boat. If you bring a boat you will have the option to fish from it.
  • Youths 17 and under will fish with the adult that brought them.
  • Non-boaters are welcome. (Please contact District director to make sure of boat availability.)
  • Total pay out is 90% of all money paid in. At each tournament end, 80% of the fees will be paid at the ramp, the other 10% will be paid at the Annual Championship.
  • Tournament reports will be posted on this website, -Standings will be posted monthly on this website.
  • Members can fish in any NBT tournament in the country and their points will count in their home district. -National standings will be determined by top 4 qualifier finishes as well as one District Championship result.
  • Costs:
  • Tournament entry fee is 60$ including the 5$ big bass pot.
  • Of the 60$ tournament entry.
    $5 goes to the Big Bass Pot
    $43 will be paid back at the ramp.
    4$ will go to the director.
    6$ will go towards the national escrow-2$ will go towards operations cost
  • Junior
  • 15$ annual membership.
  • Tournament entry fee is 15$ plus a 5$ big bass option.
  • Of 15$ entry:
    10$ is paid back at the ramp.
    5$ will go towards the national junior escrow.
  • National Bass Fishing Trail Contact Board of Directors