Lake Eufaula to Host the 2019 AFT Championship
ATHENS, Ala. – October 30, 2018 — American Bass Anglers announced today the 2019 American Fishing Tour Championship, will be hosted by the Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber of Commerce and will take place Oct. 13-18, 2019 at Lake Point Resort State Park on the Walter F. George Lake (Lake Eufaula) in Eufaula, AL. The onsite registration and dinner will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
Lake Eufaula is a 45,000-acre lake located on the Chattahoochee River that extends across Alabama and Georgia. This beautiful lake is nationally known for being a great bass fishery and its beautiful scenery. Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber of Commerce has hosted numerous events for American Bass Anglers in which the anglers receive a warm welcome from the local community with its small hometown charm.
“The City of Eufaula is excited to host the 2019 AFT National Championship. The fishing on Lake Eufaula during October should be wonderful, and the anglers will enjoy their time on the lake. The Eufaula Alabama community has a lot to offer anglers during their visitsuch as local shopping, great eateries, and multiple lodging options all with a great small-town feel.” said Jack Tibbs Mayor of Eufaula.
This event will be open to anglers that are in the top 500 points standings nationally. There will be three new Triton Boats with Mercury Outboards, Garmin electronics, and T-H Marine products on the line for anglers from over 30 states that qualify for this event.
“Lake Eufaula is the perfect location for this event, I know anglers are looking forward to coming to one of Alabama’s most talked about lakes and experience the hospitality of the city of Eufaula and Barbour County,” said Morris Sheehan, President of American Bass Anglers. “Mayor Tibbs and all of Eufaula/Barbour County always rolls out the red carpet for our anglers, weigh-in will be at 3 pm daily and the public is invited”
Since Lake Eufaula sits on the Alabama-Georgia line, anglers can fish the lake with a license from either state. For Eufaula Barbour County area information, visit www.eufaulachamber.com.
For more information on this tournament, call ABA at 256-232-0406 or see www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.