ABT Has Moved- www.abt.org.au|
ABT is excited to announce the launch of its new website www.abt.org.au. The bream, bass, and barra websites will remain as archives, so from today forward head to www.abt.org.au for all your latest ABT tournament information.
Daiwa-Hobie Kayak BASS Series- Tallowa Results
The first round of the Hobie Kayak Bass Series was
held at Tallowa Dam which is nestled among the undulating hills in Kangaroo
Valley approximately 30 minutes West of the small village. This event saw the
2014 Daiwa Hobie Kayak Fishing season get off to a great start with the biggest number
of competitors to attend a Kayak bass event so far.
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ABT Calendar 2014- The Future is Now
While the exact dates for all the 2014 events is still being finalised we have a draft schedule and dates for many of our events. Click the following link to see what we have scheduled for the year.
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ABT/Nomad Elusive Reef Trip of a Lifetime
ABT and Nomad Sportfishing Adventures have joined forces to
bring you the ultimate remote mothership sportfishing experience.
BASS Pro Grand Final champion Dean Silvester on a week long adventure fishing
Nomad's premier GT location targeting a host of reef and pelagic species. From
GTs to tuna and all species in between, it's sportfishing action that only
Nomad and the Great Barrier Reef can deliver.
Scheduled for 6th - 13th July 2014, guests will fly to Hamilton Island
before boarding a seaplane that'll deliver them to Elusive Reef and the Nomad
mothership. Seven spots are on offer on the trip, with ABT members eligible to
a 10% discount on the cost of the trip.
For ABT members keen to experience the adrenaline rush that only an
outer reef Nomad trip can offer July 2014 is the best time you'll ever find to
more detailed info can be had by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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Press Release- ABT Decides Future and Business Direction for 2014
By ABT (Australian Bass Tournaments P/L)
Friday, November 22, 2013
Shailer Park, QLD- Australian Bass Tournaments (ABT) provides
multi species catch-and-release tournaments to anglers across Australia.
Since 1999 ABT has grown from a handful of tournaments to multiple tournament
series involving thousands of anglers.
ABT's mission is to provide anglers, and
the industry, with a premier, catch and release tournament circuits that the
industry in an ethically responsible manner. Catch and release lure fishing has
gained traction with the wider angling community and subsequently is educating
generations of anglers to participate and enjoy angling..
Communication and dissemination of successful
tackle and techniques is the key element to making the successful anglers
role-models for the wider angling community. ABT's motto "Who Shares Wins"
remains the cornerstone of this principle.
Recent challenges have seen ABT
restructured with the goal of making the business better organised for its
present needs. These changes are integral to the long term viability of ABT. As
a result of these changes ABT can focus better on its core business whilst
maximising the variety of opportunities available. This ultimately translates
to exciting new opportunities for both anglers and sponsors.
The overall number of events is set to be
reduced in 2014. The silver lining to the cloud is that a reduction in the
number of events will see an increase in quality with a growing list of new
media, features and opportunities being introduced to benefit anglers,
spectators and sponsors. Other areas of business such as the membership,
Tournament Angler Guide, and staffing are being restructured, a change that will
deliver greater financial viability to ABT and enable the freeing up of
resources to enable the development of new industry-leading practices and
With unparallel experience, historical
data, infrastructure and access to all forms of media, ABT remains at the
forefront of tournament fishing in Australia. The 2014 calendar is
rapidly emerging and is set to deliver anglers and sponsors amazing
opportunities via a cross section of media platforms and digital technology.
In the next week ABT will release a more
detailed plan of what it has to offer for 2014. Included in that will be a
draft calendar, detailing the number of events for each series, and the broad
areas in which those events will be held.
A more detailed final calendar will be
released prior to Christmas with the new tournament season predicted to start
in February, 2014.
While the events of 2013 have hit ABT hard
we are invigorated by the opportunity that has been presented to us. The
opportunity to evolve, to strive for bigger and better things, and to deliver
anglers the ultimate tournament fishing experience and for associated
businesses and industries to continue to reap the rewards.
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Daiwa Hobie Kayak BASS Grand Final Final Results & Story
Chen Storms to Bass Win |
Tournament regular Jonathon Chen has come from behind to take out the 2013
Daiwa Hobie Kayak BASS Grand Final with 6/6, 234 cm limit relegating Daniel
Brown to second place on a count back.
hole over the tournament was a submerged flat across from Bell's Bay. This location held small schools
of fish transitioning up the dam and continually refreshed during the session
allowing Chen to stay on the fish.
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Bjelke Petersen Dam 2013 Blue Fin Boats Bass Electric Convention
Rules for Convention Win |
weekend that saw young talent rise to the top Bundaberg based bass young gun
Jordan Renz secured a convincing win at the Bjelke Petersen Dam hosted 2013
Bluefin Boats BASS Electric Convention.
Compiling a 4/4, 4.09 kg two-day bag to
claim the win Renz relegated Joe Urquhart (4/4, 2.97 kg) to 2nd, and
Jack Gold (4/4, 2.95kg) to 3rd to secure the biggest win of his
young tournament career.
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Megabass BASS Megabucks- Final Results
Dean Silvester and David Green from Team Quantum/Lowrance cleaned up at the Megabass BASS Megabucks. |
Read more for full results and story, click here for event pics.
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Smak Lures BASS Pro Grand Final- Final Results
Dean Silvester claimed his maiden BASS Pro Grand Final win with victory in the Cania Dam BASS Pro Grand Final. |
Steve Kanowski finished 2nd while Matt Johnson finished 3rd.
Dane Radosevic secured the non-boater title while Terry Allwood finished 2nd.
Full story and final day pics to follow soon.
Click here for pics.
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BP BASS Electric Result- 7/8th September
Twenty two anglers turned up for the last
qualifying round of the bluefin bass electric series at Bjelke-Petersen dam.
The two day event was always going to be a tough slog with dirty water
conditions from the 2013 floods still ever present. Nevertheless with 39 bass
hitting the scales it's safe to say the dam is on the comeback.
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Cressbrook BASS Electric Results
Father and son anglers Christian and Adrian Manolea took out 1st and 2nd
place in the Fathers Day Cressbrook Electric. Although it was fathers
day it was Adrian who came in first, relegating his father Christian to
2nd place. 15 anglers fronted for this Bass Electric comp but only 5
anglers weighed in bass. The bass that were weighed in however were very
impressive putting Cressbrook on the map as an aspiring big bass dam.
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