PA B.A.S.S. Fall 2014 State Meeting, was held November 16th in Cranberry Pa. Here is a quick recap, the meeting minutes will be posted soon. 2015 Casting Kids event will be held July 17th, more info to come. High School events will be held at Erie, Sunbury and the Championship will be held at Raystown. The state team event will not be held this year, instead of this event we will be holding a third State Event and yes, Skeeter/Yamamha will be paying out the 3000.00 dollar prize at all three events.
It was also brought up that if anyone is interested in a new Triton Boat this year please get ahold of any of the board members before you purchase as Triton is offering a major discount to anyone that buys a new boat through the program.
PA B.A.S.S. Fall meeting, a few photos from sunday where President Bilott presented the High School National Championship team with their shirts. Both members of the team and their coach were able to speak and tell the awesome story of the event and all that has happend since. The team was awarded a prize package that was estimated around 81,000 dollars. Including scholarships for both and each one recieved a new Triton Boat.
Please see the officers page, for a updated copy of the Pa B.A.S.S. By-Laws click here
Photos are up, from this past weekends Old Milwaukee BassTrek and the State Team Event at Raystown
2014 Pa B.A.S.S. Nation Youth State High School and Jr. club Championship was held this past weekend at Memorial Lake. Congrats to Jacob Jones and Austin Gaab on their win. See the full results on the right
2014 West District Angler of the Year, was decided 8/16/14 at Lake Erie. Congrats to Mark Mounts on his AOY title. Results and AOY points are posted. click here
2014 East District Tournaments are final, the results are posted from the last district event from 2014 and the AOY points are posted as well. Congrats to Darin Doll your 2014 East Dristrict AOY click here
PA wins the BASS High School Championship...see the links to the right and below
Please see the youth section of the web site for a list of all teams that have qualified to fish the Pa B.A.S.S. youth state championship. Also some information about the event is posted there click here
Youth Tournament 6/29/14 Yough Dam results and images are posted click here
Casting Kids 6/15/14 Field and Stream Erie PA see the images click here
Results be posted this week. Thanks to Field and Stream for their donation, 250.00 to the Federation and 250.00 to Tackle the Storm foundation, in our name!
Please take a minute to check out our sponsors, they help us out a ton, give us items for give aways at our events and provide discounts to our members, please look them up when you need anything fishing related click here
A new email has been set up for our president...Ben Bilott has been set up with a new email address. Ben can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Tournament Applications and Pay Pal is now avalible see the forms page for this new way to sign up for the state events. Please keep in mind this is for STATE EVENTS and the CLASSIC only. click here
See the Youth Section for three new forms from B.A.S.S. How to start a High School club, B.A.S.S. High School Application and the B.A.S.S. High School rule sheet click here
please contact any of our board members and we can discuss the levels of sponsorship
2015 the Central District is back, please click hereto see the list of new officers. More information about the Central District and tournament dates will be posted as are annouced.
2015 B.A.S.S. Divisional Team event, will be held June 15th thru the 19th on the Mon River in Fairmont WV. Good luck to the PA team.
National Championship Week, Josh Giran and Wayne Proctor traveled down to the national championship for national meetings and to help Dan Gray with any needs he may haveclick hereto see the photos from the week.
Congrats to Dan Gray! Dan finished up last weeks National Championship less then one pound away from making the Bass Masters Classic. He an excellent final day and almost pulled it off. He finished 2nd place in the Mid-Atlantic division. Good job Dan!
See your 2015 Pa B.A.S.S. Divisional Team click here
Here are the winners of the 2014 Pa BASS Nation State Championshipsthat were held at Bass Pro Shops in Harrisburg, Pa on July 26th.
Pictured below Left to Right: are Sky Byrum, John Hickey, President, Sutliff Chevrolet,Jonah Hancock, Trey Marco, Scott Amig, Show Manager, Carlisle Outdoor Nationals, Michaela Cameron, Matthew Ward, Bob Herman, President, Capital City Bassmasters, Ben Rifflard, Marshall Pleslanko, Dusten Wevadau, Tom Russell, Local TV personality and host,Trey Smith. The winner in each age group won a scholarship check, from Carlisle Outdoor Nationals or Sutliff Chevrolet, A trophy from Pa BASS Nation and a rod & reel combo from Bass Pro Shops. The 2nd & 3rd place finishers received a trophy and rod & reel combo. The next statewide competition will be held Sept. 5th, 6th & 7th at the Carlisle Outdoor Nationals.
Bob Herman President, Capital City Bassmasters
2014 Pa B.A.S.S. Nation Casting Kids Championship, was held at Bass Pro Shops in Harrisburg. It was hosted by Capital City Bassmasters. The 1st place winners received scholarship checks from Carlisle Outdoor Nationals and Sutliff Chevrolet. The top three in each age group also received trophies from PA B.A.S.S. Nation, along with rod and reels combos from Bass Pro Shops. Every qualifier received a goody bag from Bass Pro Shops as well.
The qualifiers from this competition qualified by competing in competitions throughtout PA between August 1st 2013 and July 25th 2014. Our first competition for the 2015 State Championship will be held September 6th and 7th at the Carlisle Outdoor Nationals.
This past weekend was West District Event #2..Aj Vargo won the event and had lunker, check out this 7.48 largemouth. Congrats Aj, the updated AOY points and event results are also posted click here
One of our members contacted me....They recieved a bill in the mail from PUBLISHERS PERIODIC SERVICES for bass masters magazine for 76$. They are out of White City, OR. The member called Bassmasters and they told him, that this company is fraudulent organization trying to scam bass members into paying for their memberships twice. If you recieve a bill from them please call bass ASAP and let them know. They will register your address and take care of it. Please pass this info onto your clubs, buddies etc
Thanks Ben Billot
Pa Southwest Bassmen honored Larry Craig this past weekend, please read the short write up on the left titled "Larry Craig Memorial" and see included images.