Profile: Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series

Year founded: 2013

Mission statement: To provide a trail for amateur anglers that offers a good payout, to showcase the great natural resources in Alabama and create economic impact in the surrounding areas.

Geographic region covered: 11 lakes in Alabama

Average turnout per tournament: 200 boats in the North, 140 in the South

Contact: Kay Donaldson, 855-934-7425.

Also: This team trail was the idea of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to provide a highly competitive trail for amateur anglers from the across the Southeast to fish in Alabama.