We are excited to announce the IBN 2018 State Tournament will be held June 21,22,23rd at Clinton, IA. Hosted by the Clinton ,Iowa Convention and Visitors Bureau.
2017 IBN TEAM TRAIL
This year there will be 2 Divisions with 2 tournaments in each Division. The top points team from each division will qualify to go on to BASSMASTER TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP. IBN will pay half of each teams $500 entry fee to the BTC. If total of 50 different teams fish at least one tournament, then we will pay both teams $500 entry to the BTC (they will receive $500 after they fish BTC).
Entry fee per tournament per team $120 Yearly $10 membership to Bassmaster Team Trail per angler required(we collect,goes to B.A.S.S.), and $10 per TEAM (goes to IBN)
80% plus payback. Casey's Big Bass per tourney Wins $250 gauranteed
Year end points based on both tournaments in your division.
May 21st Lake Okoboji, Emerson Bay Ramp
July 9th Brushy Creek
All entries for Lake Division postmarked by May 4th in early boat draw. The rest by order of entry received. Contact person Mike Hanrahan 515-371-7596 Tournament Director of Lakes Division
Entries for Lakes Division to Lavonne Baldwin, 309 E. 4th St, Huxley,IA 50124
Aug 13th PDC (day after 10K) Washington St ramp
Sept 10th Lansing , Village Creek Ramp
All entries postmarked by July 28th for River Division will be in early boat draw. The rest by order of entry received. Contact person for River Division is Gene Hamdorf ,PO Box 31, Lowden,IA 52255 Ph 319-480-1202
One man from the BTC will make it to the BASSMASTER CLASSIC!
SPRING AND FALL STATE QUALIFIERS
Must belong to an Iowa Bass Nation Club to fish these. Year end points from these two tournaments will determine 10 Boaters and 10 Non boaters that will go on to Regional Competition as our State Team.
Entry Fee $200 for both tournies combined for Boaters, and $150 for both tournies for Co Anglers.
THEN THE 10K
10K is an Open Buddy Tournament paying $10,000 First Place. $250 per team if paid by deadline.
Isiah Minton Wins Co Angler Division at Spring State Tournament. Isiah pictured far right is a member of the Eastern Iowa High School bass club. He had a two day 6 fish weight of 21.28#s. 2nd place Dennis Sellers middle had 19.30#s, and 3rd place finisher Clay Torson far left, also a member of Eastern Iowa High School bass club, had 19.29#s. Shows what a great job Shanda Heath does overseeing this High School club that lands two members in the top three.
The team of Mike Brueggen(far right) and Jim Caulum(2nd from right) won the Aug 6th Lacrosse Event with 17.01#s including Mike's 3.79# Casey's Big Bass. 2nd Place finishers Brian Kregel(far left) and Tony Puelz(2nd from left) had 15.14#s. 3rd Place (not pictured) team of Adam and Jacob Crigger are leading the season points with one event left in Dubuque, Iowa