Year founded: 1999
Mission statement: A not for profit tournament trail founded by fishermen, for fishermen, that pays back in excess of 100% of all entry fees at each event.
Geographic region covered: Northeast/Central Alabama
Best lake or lakes visited: Coosa River lakes Weiss, Neely Henry, Logan Martin and Lay Lake.
Average turnout per tournament: 70-plus teams
Contact: Tournament Director Mike Godfrey, 256-453-6546, [email protected]
Also: Average payout per eight regular season events is 133% of CRTT team entry fees, with first place paying $2,000 and 10th place paying $500 guaranteed. Teams fishing six out of eight regular season events qualify to participate in a season end two-day Classic Tournament with a first-place payout of $5,000 guaranteed and second through fifth place paying $1,000. Sixth- through 10th-place payout is $500 guaranteed. Additionally, teams that participate in all eight regular season events are invited to fish in a FREE ENTRY FEE tournament with $6,000 to be paid to the top five teams.