Tom Jackson Ramp Closed for Classic

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GUNTERSVILLLE, Ala. — The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has granted permission to B.A.S.S. to close the Tom Jackson Public Boat Ramp on Lake Guntersville during the week of the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic competition.

The ramp and associated parking areas will be closed from Monday, Feb. 17, at 12:01 a.m. through Monday, Feb. 24, at 11:59 p.m. for the Classic. The Tom Jackson ramp is located at Civitan Park, Guntersville, AL 35976.

Alternate ramps are available for the public to launch boats on Lake Guntersville. They include the following:

Browns Creek Public Access (2 miles)

Ala. Hwy. 69 N.
Guntersville, AL 36976

Guntersville State Park (10 miles)

Aubrey Carr Scenic Dr.
Guntersville, AL 36976

Claysville Public Access (4 miles)

U.S. Hwy. 431 N.
Guntersville, AL 35976

Seibold Creek Public Access (9 miles)

Serenity Rd.
Guntersville, AL 35976

Steel Ford Access (2 miles)

Thomas Ave.
Guntersville, AL 36976

Val Monte Road Public Access (4 miles)

Val Monte Rd.
Guntersville, AL 36976

Beech Creek Public Access (6 miles)

Marshall County Rd. 14
Guntersville, AL 36976

Honeycomb Creek Public Access (10 miles)

U.S. Hwy. 431 N.
Grant, AL 35747

About B.A.S.S.
For more than 45 years, B.A.S.S. has served as the authority on bass fishing. The organization advances the sport through advocacy, outreach and an expansive tournament structure while connecting directly with the passionate community of bass anglers through its Bassmaster media vehicles.

The Bassmaster brand and its multimedia platforms are guided by a mission to serve all fishing fans. Through its industry-leading publications — Bassmaster Magazine and B.A.S.S. Times — comprehensive website and ESPN2 and Outdoor Channel television programming, Bassmaster provides rich, leading-edge content true to the lifestyle.

The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, B.A.S.S. Nation events and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Bassmaster Classic.

B.A.S.S. offers an array of services to its more than 500,000 members and remains focused on issues related to conservation and water access. The organization is headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.