Day 1 Weighin starts LIVE at 3:00 pm CST
GORDON AND GAGNON BRING IT HOME ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE 2015 TBF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BOTH ANGLERS PUNCH THEIR TICKET TO THE FORREST WOOD CUP, WIN CASH AND A TBF “LIVING THE DREAM” PACKAGE. Grove, OK. (April 25, 2015) – Shawn Gordon of Russellville, Arkansas, weighed his third five-bass limit in as many …View full post
On the final day of the 2015 TBF National Championship approximately 50 volunteers from the local communities around Grand Lake in NE Oklahoma pulled together to construct eleven hundred fish attractors to help improve the habitat of the lake. “In the last 7 years we have put out over 12,000 of these attractors and we find that …View full post
By midday, the prospects were unclear for Jon “Scooter” Griffith here in The Bass Federation National Championship on Grand Lake, but in a roundabout way it provided just the clarity he needed to dial in a pattern that helped him take the day-one lead with an 18-pound, 13-ounce limit. Griffith began his day by sight-fishing …View full post
The 2015 TBF Federation National Championship kicks off tomorrow morning Thursday April 23! 48 boaters and 48 co anglers will live for their respective TBF Living The Dream packages.
Weigh in’s are live Thursday and Friday on bassfederation.com and Saturday on FLWoutdoors.com at 3:00pm CST! Thefish are biting and it is on!
2015 Junior State Championship was held on lake Washington this last week end with sunny mild weather. Water temperatures on some parts of the lake were in the high 50s indicating pre spawn conditions for junior competitors to figure out transitioning fish moving to spawning areas.
Trysdan Wallace a freshman at R. A. Long high school struggled throughout the day but managed to bring in a couple of fish to just edge out previous Junior state champion Trevor Huff by a small margin to become this year bass federation state representative at the Junior World Championship to be held on Lake Hamilton, Ark in August.
Trevor Huff finished second place with a total weight of 4.96lbs to Trysdan Wallace’s 5.29lbs, but did manage to capture the big fish of the day with a 3.51lb small mouth. Other competitor Carson Yancey, last year’s champion from Kent WA, Along with Cooper Callahan and James Morton from Yakima and Collin Jacobs of Tumwater. All worked various techniques throughout the day, but could not buy a bite to bring to the weigh in.
Big thanks go out to the volunteer boaters Brandon Huff, Mel Marchese, and Doug Jorgensen who stepped up to help out and all the members of the State Adult team. Tyler Brinks for photos, Tony Lofranco, Wes Wesenberg, Troy Roberts, and Joe Mitchell for helping and supporting the kids along with Western Bass Club and our sponsors.
Spokane Valley Marine, Lake City Western Vigilantes’, Strike King lures, C & M Trophies, Dobyns Rods, St. Croix, Jon’s N.W. outdoors, Cabela’s, Big hawg baits , The Prop Shop, Three rivers marine, interstate batteries, Vicious fishing, KGM baits and the Washington National Guard.
The 2015 TBF Federation National Championship is approaching! 96 of the best grassroots angler on the planet will converge on Grove, OK to start competition in just a few short weeks!
Good luck to all who will be the National Championship and “Live Their Dream!”
For a Schedule of Event for the Federation Championship please CLICK HERE
January 20, 2015 – Ponca City, Oklahoma
The Bass Federation (TBF) and Visit Hot Springs are pleased to announce that the 2015 TBF Junior World Championship will be held in Hot Springs Arkansas August 20th -22nd during the Forrest Wood Cup Championship week.
Young anglers in the 11-15 year old age group who have qualified as their States Champions from all 47 TBF State Federations as well as Canada will be invited to attend this event, with their families for what promises to be an exciting week of competition and clean family fun.
“Hot Springs is extremely pleased to welcome back to our city the 2015 TBF Junior World Championship to be held on Lake Hamilton” Stated Steve Arrison Executive Director of Visit Hot Springs.
“I can think of no greater event than this one, which gets young people started early in the sport of fishing and continues to foster the kids’ enthusiasm for the sport, which is one of the best ways I know to steer them toward productive lives.
While here, the national participants and their families will enjoy the excellent fishing that Lake Hamilton offers. And in their spare time they will be able to enjoy all the other attractions and activities that Hot Springs offers. In addition to our historic heritage as the prototype for the National Park System, Hot Springs offers great entertainment, including our Mountain Tower, Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, great dining and warm hospitality We are eager to host these young champions and show them all Hot Springs has to offer ” added Arrison.
PONCA CITY, Okla. (Dec. 4, 2014) – The Bass Federation (TBF), the largest and oldest organized grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization in North America with more than 20,000 members, announces the dates, locations and host states of its seven 2015 Division Championship events.
All 47 of the affiliated TBF State Federations fall into one of seven geographical divisions: Southwest, Northwest, Central, Southern, Northern, Mid-Atlantic and Eastern. The Eastern Division also includes the providence of Ontario, Canada.
Each TBF affiliated state federation qualifies a 12-angler team to compete in the no-entry-fee TBF Divisional Tournament Championship events, as scheduled for 2015:
Southwest Division, May 13-15, Clear Lake, Lakeport, Calif.
Northwest Division, May 20-22, Noxin Reservoir, Trout Creek, Mont.
Central Division, June 3-5, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Aberdeen, Miss.
Southern Division, June 10-12, Lake Norman, Cornelius, N.C.
Northern Division, Sept. 9-11, Carlyle Lake, Carlyle, Ill.
Eastern Division, Sept. 16-18, Lake Winnipesaukee, Gilford, N.H.
Mid-Atlantic Division, Sept. 23-25, Lake Erie, Erie, Pa.