Chester County Bass Masters Upper Chesapeake Bay Open Series

Year founded: 2012

Mission statement: To provide the best Open Team Circuit on the Chesapeake Bay giving  anglers from the four-state region of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey a venue for top competition on the best fishery in the four-state area.

Geographic region covered: Chesapeake Bay watershed — Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware

Average turnout: 80 plus teams

Contact: Team Trail Director Stan Horne 302-598-4136 or and Tournament Director Steve Weimar 610-529-7900 or 

Other info: We are the Upper Chesapeake Bay’s largest Open Team Tournament organization. Chester County Bass Masters is one of the largest B.A.S.S. Nation clubs in the four-state area. Founded in 1976 we are a very diverse club fishing mostly the Tidal Rivers of the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac, Sassafras, Nanticoke, etc., with a focus on fish care and conservation.

Our six Open Tournaments attract the top anglers from a four-state region with many of our Opens having close to or more than 100 boats. We offer Contingency cash from virtually all the major boat manufacturers along with Power-Pole and T-H Marine contingencies.