The B.A.S.S. Nation is a global network of locally organized clubs whose members participate in and support a range of activities, including tournaments, conservation initiatives and youth programs. Three competitors, who qualify through a rigorous series of local and regional tournaments and then the national championship, advance to bass fishing’s biggest stage, the Bassmaster Classic.
To join the B.A.S.S. Nation, contact the president of your state or nation chapter to see what clubs are available in your area or start your own!
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2023 Info Sheets
Georgia B.A.S.S. Nation continuing to enhance Lake Allatoona bass habitat
Fishing club members of the Georgia B.A.S.S. Nation’s E3 Bassmasters, the Marietta Bassmasters, alongside Lake Allatoona U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) volunteers, the Lake Allatoona Association and the Georgia...
New B.A.S.S. Nation format creates more opportunities for grass-roots anglers
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Officials have unveiled a new format for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series beginning with the 2024 season. Under the new format, individual, grass-roots anglers — even those who are not...
Tributes to Don Corkran
The B.A.S.S. world lost a pioneer a few days ago. Don Corkran, who to this day is the longest-tenured B.A.S.S. Nation Director, passed away from complications of cancer. On a...
Don Corkran, former B.A.S.S. Nation director, passes away
Don Corkran, who guided the grass-roots membership of B.A.S.S. for most of two decades, passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, in Montgomery, Ala., the birthplace of B.A.S.S. Corkran is survived...
B.A.S.S. Nation 2023 regional championship schedule announced
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2023 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. Each regional championship will provide opportunities for everyday anglers to...
Nation: Championship Friday weigh-in
See how the top B.A.S.S. Nation anglers fared on the final day of the 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship!
Nation: Davis wins Championship, Classic berths secured
Will Davis Jr. wins the 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship and secures a spot, along with Wil Dieffenbauch and Jonathan Dietz, in the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic!
Nation: Dieffenbauch holds lead after Day 2
FLORENCE, Ala. — Wil Dieffenbauch wasted no time Thursday cementing his lead in the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship at Pickwick Lake. Unlike Wednesday, when he seized the tournament lead in the...