Phoenix Boats Official Boat of Alabama Bass Trail

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Phoenix Boats Offical Boat of Alabama Bass Trail

Gary Clouse of Phoenix Boats and Kay Donaldson of Alabama Bass Trail

Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Bass Trail is proud to announce Phoenix Boats is the official bass boat of the Alabama Bass Trail, a program featuring 11 premier bass fishing lakes located throughout the state of Alabama.

“The Alabama Bass Trail is thrilled to partner with an innovative boat manufacturer like Phoenix Boats,” said Program Director Kay Donaldson. “These boats are among the best in the fishing industry, and several of the raw materials used in the manufacturing process are made right here in Alabama. The Alabama Bass Trail prides itself on partnering with the best in the fishing and tourism industries and Phoenix Bass Boats certainly proves that.”

“Alabama is known as a great state for bass fishing, and where there is great fishing you will find great anglers. Two of our Pro-Staff call Alabama home, 2013 Angler of the Year Aaron Martens and Prattville’s Russ Lane. We are excited to be the official boat of the Alabama Bass Trail and look forward to partnering with them on marketing efforts and future projects,” said Phoenix Boats President Gary Clouse.

Headquartered in Winchester, Tenn., Phoenix Boats was established in 2007. They recently moved into a modern, 75,000 square foot facility on 10 acres and offer six models of boats ranging in size from 18’6” to 21’6” in length. There are four dealers of Phoenix Bass Boats located in Alabama:  D&D Marine in Athens, Hide A Way Harbor in Cottondale, Freedom Marine in Albertville, and Stateline Marine in Lanett. Vendors located in Alabama supplying raw materials to be used in the manufacturing process are Coosa Composites in Pelham, Joe Piper, Inc. in Birmingham, TH Marine in Huntsville, Transducer Shield and Saver in Wetumpka and Vectorply Composites in Phoenix City. For more information, visit

About Alabama Bass Trail

The Alabama Bass Trail is a program of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association. Its mission is to promote Alabama as a year round fishing destination, to preserve natural resources for generations to come, and to educate high school and college aged students to be good stewards of natural resources. The 11 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.  For more information, visit