DIVISION 2 - New Hampshire


2014 Season

Local Sponsors

Precision Powersports and Marine



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2014 Season  - Bow - October 6, 2013

Michael Vining Wins on Bow

Strafford, NH – Michael Vining won the American Fishing Tour, presented by American Bass Anglers, Division 2 New Hampshire 2014 Early Bird Tournament, held October 6, 2013 on Bow Lake. Mike caught 5 bass weighing 15.78 pounds with a 3.91-pound kicker. For the victory, Mike took home a check for $294. In second place was Don Mayer  with 5 fish for 10.98 pounds. In third place was Jim McGuire with 3 fish for 8.72 pounds. Mike Vining had lunker largemouth at 3.91 pounds. Jim McGuire had lunker smallmouth at 2.62 pounds.

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Next Tournament

Winnipesaukee - Downings Landing - May 4, 2014

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NOTE:  If you tell me that you are coming and don't show up without telling me in advance then you will have to pay the $5 late fee at future tournaments. If you preregister on the ABA site, please let me know that you're fishing and if you will be a boater.

Please launch, park your trailer, and then register . We'll draw boat numbers when you register.

We'll do the pools again.

We'll do random drawings for limited  GRIZZ BAITS™ and more.

Registration time is 6:00 am to 6:30 am
Tournament briefing and pairings after we are all assembled at the start area.

Launch time is at 7:00am.
Weigh-in at 3:00pm.
2 fish limit with a 12" minimum.

Registration is $70. Late fee $5 if not preregistered. $5 split lunker pool. $5 first loser pool. Total is $80 per angler or $85 if not preregistered.

2014 Season Summary

We've just completed our  second 2014 season tournament at Bow Lake. We had a turnout with 6 anglers showing up. A special thanks to Don Mayer for the help with the tournament! Thanks to everyone that showed up and helped out with launching, weigh-in, and fish release!

Don Mayer is currently leading the 2014 AOY points.

The 2014 Standings in the biggest rankings:

Award Angler Weight Tournament
Largest 1-day bag Michael Vining 15.78 Bow
Lunker Largemouth Michael Vining 3.91 Bow
Lunker Smallmouth Jim McGuire 2.62 Bow

2014 Schedule

 We have permits approved for the first 2 early bird 2014 season tournaments. We are currently working on a pending schedule for 2014. Right now, we will not have tournaments at Bow Lake during the summer months due to the parking regulations.

And don’t forget if you want to fish as a boater with us or in NH, then you’ll need to have your safe boater certificate.

Latest News

Thanks to John DiGennaro at Precision Powersports & Marine in Amesbury, MA. They are sponsoring our 2-day with some Quicksilver Premium Plus 2-Stroke oil and a $100 gift certificate for the Angler of the Year. They are tournament anglers too, so they understand our boating needs.

We signed up a 4 anglers at the Rockingham Fishing and Hunting Expo. It was a busy show this year thanks to the great weather. We had a lot of interest in the tournaments, hopefully we'll get some new and additional returning anglers this year.

We renewed GRIZZ BAITS™ as sponsor for the division at the Rockingham Fishing and Hunting Expo. They sent us a bunch of their great baits for our tournaments. Check out their website at and be sure to check out all of their products. These guys are local fishermen like us that are producing a quality product that really catches fish, just check out the pictures on their website.

Director: Garry Woodruff
Assistant Director: Don Mayer

If you plan on attending any event please contact me, Garry Woodruff, via the Message Board on this website or via email at ABA Division 2 Director,    Home: 603-483-0499 Cell: 603-370-7172.