MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WDHN) — Calling all fishermen! The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association is once again sponsoring its annual Best Fish Photo Contest.

This annual contest gives anglers of all ages the opportunity to showcase how they enjoy fishing in the Black Belt.

“The Best Fish Contest helps showcase the amazing fishing and family memories created by enjoying the outdoors here in the Black Belt,” said Pam Swanner, Executive Director of the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association. “We can’t wait to see the entries for this year’s contest, because we know the photos showcase the pure joy of reeling in a fish. That’s definitely something to celebrate. I know I love seeing the smiling faces shown in the photos submitted into this contest every year.”

Anglers are encouraged to submit photos of any fish they hook this summer to the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA).

Photos submitted for the 2023 version of the Best Fish Contest, which opens Friday, June 2 and continues through Thursday, August 31, can show any type of fish caught in the Black Belt during 2023. All photos for the contest must be entered through the Alabama Black Belt Adventures’ website.

The contest winner will receive a prize package valued at $250 with an assortment of Road Runner crappie and bass fishing lures donated by TTI Blakemore.

Visitors may vote once per day, per entry, and per IP address on the contest webpage. For more information please visit

The Black Belt includes the following counties: Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Russell, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Wilcox.

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