2016 - District #3 - KY/TN Semi Final Tournament

Written By: KY Bass Federation   Date: 04.18.16   (All News)

TBF National Semi-Final Tournament

October 15-16, 2016

KY Bass Federation President:                                                  

John Dixon-270-590-2902



Semi-Final Host

Carroll County Tourism

Misty Wheeler-502-732-7036



All motels are approximately 4 mile from launch.


General Butler State Park            Hampton Inn:

502-732-4384                                     502-732-0700

53 rooms - $69.95                             60 rooms - $89


Holiday Inn Express                        Quality Inn

502-732-6770                                     502-732-6661

64 rooms - $89                                   62 rooms - $85


Red Roof Inn                                      Super 8

502-732-7027                                     502-732-0252

51 rooms - $76                                   46 rooms - $70


Boat Yard:

Carroll County Fairgrounds is a secure site that will provide overnight parking with electricity and security.


Restaurants/Things to Do:



Body of water:                  Launch Location:

Ohio River                               Point Park

                                                    Maine Street

Creel & length limits         Carrollton, KY 41008

5 fish per angler, 12”


Tournament Waters:

Locking Permitted – The tournament waters for this event shall be the Ohio River and shall include all rivers and creeks connecting to the Ohio River. Locks in the Kentucky River will be operational during this event. Any waters posted  Off-Limits or No Fishing by State or Federal Agencies will be Off-Limits. Any live-bass-release areas established by the Tournament Director will be Off-Limits as well as any other areas announced at the pre-tournament briefing. Only that water open to

ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters. Any waters closed to public fishing will be closed to this tournament’s contestants.


Official Dates and Times:

October 15, 2016   7:00 am to 4:00 pm

October 16, 2016   7:00 am to 3:00pm


Official Practice Days:

Tournament waters off limits October 10-12

Practice Days are October 13 and 14

Contestants must be off the water by 2:30 pm on Friday


Earl Floyd Ford Big Fish:

$500 each day for the biggest bass



Friday October 14   4:00 – 6:00 pm

Kentucky National Guard Armory

1828 KY-227

Carrollton, KY 41008


Banquet & Rules Briefing:

Dinner 6:15 pm

Rules and pairings immediately following dinner


Fishing License


All anglers must have a valid Kentucky Fishing License in their possession covering the dates of the event. An Indiana Fishing License is highly recommended.