North Carolina - East Division
About This Division
If you are looking for a first-class bass fishing experience with an opportunity to advance to Regional and National competitions then Fishers of Men is for you! The top prize at our National Championships is one of three fully rigged Skeeter bass boats, powered by a Yamaha outboard.
If you are looking for great bass fishing competition with an outstanding payout in the Albemarle Sound area, then the NC EAST DIVSION of Fishers of Men is for you! Our average total payout is around $2000-2500 or more per event. Of course, this varies depending on the number of teams entered in the tournament.
The 2013 season will be the 7th year for the NC East Division Team Series. We are looking forward to a great year of fishing, fun and fellowship.
Our pre-tournament meetings on the Friday night prior to each tournament is what sets Fishers of Men apart from other trails. We have great food, prizes and an inspirational message at each meeting. Our anglers tell us that the meeting is their favorite part of the tournament weekend. The fellowship with other anglers is eagerly anticipated at each event. Many of our members have made friendships that will last a lifetime.
Our members and guests are spiritually encouraged and challenged by messages from inspirational speakers. We have seen God's hand at work in the lives of our fishermen. Ten of our members have come to put their trust in Christ and 128 have rededicated their lives as they strive to be more like Him.
Then there is the food! It is second to none. Each meal is catered by a local restaurant and desserts are home made. You will not go away hungry!
In addition to all of this, you can win lots of fishing tackle, lures and apparel with our raffles and door prizes.
2012 was an outstanding year for the NC East Division. Charles Goff and Bobby Clarke won the Points Championship and will be competing in the National Championship held on Clark's Hill Lake in Appling, GA, May 16-18. Two additional teams, Tom Foster and David Gardner and Gary Sawyer and Frank Gunia, qualified for the National Championship by way of their finishes at the East Regional held on Lake Erie near Erie, PA.
NC East Division teams have won one National Championship and two East Regional Championships over the past 6 seasons.
You can join in on the fun and fellowship! Become a member of the NC East Division in 2013.
If you would like to become a member of the NC East Division, please contact Chuck Cullens at 252-333-6353. You may also email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, you will find the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail at www.fomntt.com.
Please download and print a copy of the membership/entry form from the website. (Click on the JOIN tab above). There is also a copy of the membership/entry form in the brochure.
Next, mail the form and your fees to:
124 River Haven Dr.
Hertford, NC 27944
Anglers must pay an annual membership fee of $40.00 each. However, if you and your partner live in the same household, you qualify for a Gold Membership which is $55.00 and covers both members.
Entry fees must be postmarked no less that 8 days prior to the tournament date. A late fee of $25 will be charged for entry fees received after the deadline or for those paid at the Friday night meeting.
All Entry fees, Membership fees and Bonus Bucks may be paid in full for the entire season. This payment method eliminates the hassle of deadlines and paying late fees.
We will refund any fees that you have paid if you cannot attend an event.
As always, you may continue to pay for each tournament one at a time, but please remember to avoid the late fee.
The entry fee for 2013 has been reduced to $150.00 per boat, per tournament. You may also wish to participate in Bonus Bucks, which is an optional side pot. It is $25 per boat, per tournament. Bonus Bucks is a 100% payback and is divided in a 50/30/20 split between the top 3 participating teams.
Please make all checks payable to Fishers of Men.
There are several changes for 2013 listed below:
* Entry Fee: Reduced to $150.00
* Increased Payout for Divisional events:
Example: 25 boats – 1st- $1155, 2nd - $510, 3rd - $340, 4th - $220, 5th - $150
* Regional Championships – replaced with 12 National Qualifiers
Our District is made up of NC and SC, so our National Qualifier will be closer to home and will cut down on travel expenses. Also new for 2013, if you fish all 5 divisional events you are eligible to fish in any other National Qualifier and you may fish as many as you wish.
(see rule 19)
*If you qualify for the National Championship, you may win one of three Skeeter/Yamaha packages, one of which will be awarded by a random drawing.
All of our events for the NC East Division will continue to be “NO OFF LIMITS” for 2013. We will consider changing to one of the other options in 2014. We plan to gather feedback from our members during the season as to what the majority would prefer to do regarding the off limits period
Please check the website often for the latest, most accurate information. Launch sites, meeting sites and dates are subject to change.
We look forward to hearing from you soon. Welcome to the NC East Division of the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail.
|Pasquotank River||Waterfront Park||Mar 16, 2013||Details|
|Perquimans River||Downtown Ramp||Apr 20, 2013||Details|
|Yeopim River||Bethel Fishing Center||May 25, 2013||Details|
|Chowan River||Bayside Marina||Jun 29, 2013||Details|
|Little River||Halls Creek||Jul 20, 2013||Details|