Category Archive: Youth News

All youth stories (ACA, SAF, HSFWF, Juniors, NGJWC)

Attention : Presidents and Youth Directors


In an effort to eliminate Junior Anglers competing in your state qualifying events for the Junior World Championship when they’re the wrong age, we’re asking you to do two things. First, click and use the New Waiver Form linked here. Make sure each junior angler’s parent signs it and please pay particular attention to the …

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Table Rock Lake and Kimberling City, Missouri to Host Best of the Best in TBF’s 2016 Federation National Championship


PONCA CITY, Okla. (Nov 2, 2015) – The Bass Federation, FLW and the Student Angler Federation announced today the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce and Kimberling City, Mo., will host the 2016 TBF Federation National Championship and the TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on April 12-17. “We’re thrilled The Bass Federation has chosen …

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The Bass Federation, FLW Launch High School Fishing Expansion for 2014

High School Fishing Logo

PONCA CITY, Okla. (January 16, 2014) – Since the national introduction of High School Fishing by The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW under the Student Angler Federation (SAF) umbrella in 2011, participation has more than doubled each year and three states (Kentucky, New Hampshire and Missouri) have joined Illinois in sanctioning bass fishing as an …

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“The Federation” Continues its Expansion with the Hiring of Industry Veteran Tammy Cox

Ponca City, Okla. – October 1, 2013 – The Bass Federation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Cartlidge, announced today the hiring of industry veteran, Tammy Cox, formerly of Pure Fishing.  Cox’s most recent experience was the longtime grassroots Marketing Manager for the Berkley product lines, among others. 

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FLW/TBF High School World Championship–My Experience As a Boat Captain

Taken from Cass Caldwell’s Blog One of the best things to happen to our sport in recent years was the creation of competitive bass fishing at the high school and collegiate levels. This move has really energized our sport, especially amongst our younger generation who will take the torch from us before we know it, …

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New Jersey, Wisconsin Duo Sweep Final Day of the 2013 Junior World Championship

the winners

Jonathan Ladner and fishing partner today, Luke Loewe, were on the money.  The pair swept the field to be crowned 2013 Junior World Champions.  Ladner took the title in the 15-18 age group and Loewe in the 11-14.   TBF Junior State Champions traveled from across the US for the 2013 Junior World Championship, presented by …

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