Iowa B.A.S.S Nation
Grassroots tournament is alive and well in Iowa, with so many great fisheries that hold largemouth and smallmouth bass from Upper Mississippi River, to West Okoboji and down to Lake Rathbun. Iowa Bass Nation host dozens of local clubs throughout the state that you can join. As a state division of Bassmasters Iowa BASS Nation has lead the way for The BASS Nation Championships with several Iowa BASS Nation members advancing to the Bassmasters Classic. In 2004 Thad Takes made it to the Classic finishing in 23rd place. In Terry Fitzpatrick follow Thad to the Classic and finished in 17th place. Most recently Greg Vance went on the 2016 Bassmasters Classic after winning Iowa BASS Nation State Fall tournament in 2015.
Join Iowa BASS Nation and fish either the State Tournaments or the Team Trail Tournaments you you could advance to the regional and national tournament levels and possibly advance to the big stage in the Bassmasters Classic.