There are some changes to our State Tournaments and how we qualify our State Team for Regionals this year.
10 Non boaters will qualify for the State Team
Competing only against the other Non boaters
10 Boaters will qualify for the State Team
Competing only against the other boaters
Boaters will be competing at Regionals for cash payout and opportunity to make National Championship and possibly chance at Bassmaster Classic
Non Boaters will be competing at Regionals for cash payout and opportunity to make National Championship and possible chance to win a boat at Nationals, but will not have opportunity to make the Bassmaster Classic.
SPRING STATE QUALIFIER May 2nd & 3RD POOL 10 PDC
FALL STATE QUALIFIER Sept 12 & 13 Location TBD at Jan Rep meeting
IOWA BASS NATION TEAM TRAIL
April 25th Mississippi POOL 10
June 7th Rathbun Lake , Honey Creek Ramp
Aug 1st Brushy Creek Lake, SE Ramp
Sept 20th Pool 9 Lansing, Village Creek
(Taking top three tournaments for year end points)
IOWA BASS NATION 10K OPEN Buddy Tournament Gauranteed $10,000 First Place Aug 15th POOL 10 PDC
IOWA BASS NATION FROG ONLY Aug 16th POOL 9 Lansing, Village Creek Ramp
The Iowa Bass Nation Team Trail is being represented this week at the National Championship. The Team of Ted Tinlin and Keith Kuhlow are fishing at the Championship in Arkansas this week.
Good Luck guys! Hope one of you makes it thru to THE Bassmaster Classic!
You can see more of JJ and the Championship on www.bassmaster.com
Editor's Note: See our Team Championship FAQs for more information or visit…
Since the early 70's Iowa B.A.S.S. Nation has provided a Grassroots connection to Bass Anglers Sportsman Society. With clubs across the state of Iowa we provide many avenues to compete in bass fishing tournaments throughout the state of Iowa. With an opportunity to advance on to regional and national tournaments run B.A.S.S. Our members have the opportunity to advance to the highest level of the tournament ranks as the professionals and compete with the pros on the biggest stage in bass fishing, the Bassmasters Classic.
We would love to fish with you!!! If you would like to join Iowa Bass Nation all you need to do is find a club you would like to join and contact one of their representatives. Many of our Iowa BASS Nation (IBN) affiliated clubs are listed on the Clubs Page. Please feel free to follow their links.
If you are member of a club that would like to affiliate with IBN send an email to IBN President Bob Garmin email@example.com and he can help get you club affiliated with IBN and B.A.S.S. This will allow anyone in your club to participate and compete in State tournaments and gain points to advance to Regional, and National tournament.
Congrats to all the Iowa Anglers that qualified and fished the Northern Divisional Tournament. A big congrats to JJ Patton for qualifying to Nationals in Louisiana. Win that sucker
Postponed tournaments rescheduled for August 24th from Genoa Dam and Oct 11th PDC
Iowa B.A.S.S. Nation Team Trail
Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team
2 Man Buddy Tournaments
4 Tournament Trail Open tournaments
End of year points champion decided by taking your top three tournament points
80% Payback $120 that will include $10 to Big Bass per team/Per tournament
Top Points Team at end of season qualifies for BASS Team Championship. This Championship will lead to one person getting a Bassmaster Classic spot. Iowa Bass Nation will pay $500 to top team if they go fish Championship.
Must fish with same partner for year end points competition.
Otherwise can fish 1 or more just as a single Buddy Tournament, but must pay one time Trail Membership as stated above.
5 fish per team limit
Must follow IBN rules
Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship, Dec 9-13, on DeGray Lake out of DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge and Convention Center in Bismarck, Ark.