Ingalls Harbor, located at 802 Wilson Street NW in Decatur, will host the takeoff and weigh-in. Takeoff is set for approximately 7 a.m. and weigh-in begins at 3 p.m. Takeoff and weigh-in are open to public with no admission fee.
Tournament registration is from 5 to 7 p.m. and the pre-tournament briefing follows at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 30 at the Ingalls Harbor Pavilion.
According to Alabama Bass Trail Director Kay Donaldson, registration is full at 200 boats. With hundreds of participants and accompanying family members, the B.A.S.S.-sanctioned tournament is expected to generate approximately $300,000 in direct economic impact for the community. The opportunities for economic impact will reach numerous businesses in Decatur and surrounding areas including hotels, restaurants, bait and tackle shops, convenience stores, gas stations, and more.
For more on the Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series, visit www.alabamabasstrail.org.
For more information on the May 31st tournament on Wheeler Lake, call Decatur-Morgan County CVB President Melinda Dunn at 256.350.2028 or 800.524.6181.