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REMINDER: Next ABN Board meeting is August 2nd at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Conway- Starting at 10AM.

IMPORTANT!
the directive and entry forms are now available on theTourmanent
page or under Information for downloading and printing.


2015 B.A.S.S. NATION Central Divisional on Ross Barnett
Josh Wray 2015 Winner
Josh Wray of Arkansas won the Central Divisional last year on Oklahoma's Lake Eufaula.

Wayne Andrews

The Winners of the 2014 ABFN BOAT RAFFLE are:

WAYNE ANDREWS from Monticello, AR >>>>

2ND PLACE WINNER OF THE MINN KOTA TALON IS: MIKE BURNS from Plainview, AR (pic below)

Mike Burns3rd PLACE WINNER OF THE $500 GIFT CARD IS: CHRISTE LITTLE from Pine Bluff, AR

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS AND THANKS TO EVERYONE  AND OUR SPONSORS: BASS CAT, HUMMINGBIRD, MINN KOTA, MERCURY MOTORS.

Check the Raffle page for more info.

    2014 State Champion Tournament  results are posted.


2015 ARKANSAS B.A.S.S. NATION TEAM
2015 Arkansas Nation

ARKANSAS Front row: Creighton Sawyer, Jim Alexander, Russell Vines, Drake Vines, Dusty Scott. Middle row: Ron Snyder, Brandon Lee, Randy McKee, Kyle Robertson, Scotty Smith. Back row: Chuck Wisdom, Paul Kremers, Doug Thompson, Troy Morrison, Brett Avery, Josh Wray.

We want to THANK our state sponsors; BASS CAT BOATS, MERCURY MOTORS, HUMMINGBIRD, MINN KOTA


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

2013 Winners


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.