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Pure Fishing Discount Purchase Program

Pure Fishing, the owners of  brands like Abu Garcia, All Star, Berkley, Sebile, Spider Wire and many more are offering all our membership a discount during the month of May where you can purchase up to 4 items at a 25% discount. This is a wonderful opportunity for each Texas B.A.S.S. Nation member to purchase […]

Southeast Region To Host Open Youth Tournament

The Texas B.A.S.S. Nation Southeast Region will hold an open Youth Bass Tournament May 31st.  The event will be held on Lake Conroe out of Stowaway Marina.   There will be two age divisions:  11-14 and 15-18.  Prizes will be award for 1st – 3rd in each division, plus 1st & 2nd Big Bass.  Door prizes and […]


Battle At Belton

SOUTHEAST REGION #4: LAKE BELTON The Southeast Region held its fourth event of the 2014 season this past Saturday, April 5, 2014, on beautiful Lake Belton. A field of 106 anglers took to the water Saturday morning at BLORA, on the Fort Hood military base, and was greeted by overcast skies, light winds out of […]

Kelly Hudson Wins at Lake Leon

    Due to low water conditions and accessibility at Hubbard Creek, the fourth West Region tournament was moved to Lake Leon. Cool east winds and occasional sprinkles became the norm for the day. That didn’t keep Kelly Hudson from bringing in a nice five fish string weighing 18.04lbs. Kelly relied on an A-Rig to catch his […]

Help B.A.S.S. Conservation with a $10.00 contribution from Nationwide Insurance. Just get a free, no obligation quote using this link. The money raised will be used to fund projects. Hurry, and get your quote before Nov. 18th. http://www.nationwide.com/cps/affinity-bass-quote-for-a-cause.htm?WT.mc_id=nw-qfc-fb-aff0813acqlpBASS1&WT.seg_4=Affinity-BASS&WT.tsrc=Facebook%3FWT.tsrc%3DSM_TP_BASS_Quote

Friends of Jimmie Johnson are working with the family and have set up an online donation site through the square marketplace to help Mona with expenses. The link is here. https://squareup.com/market/anglers-for-access 100% of the funds will go to Mona Johnson less the 2.75% Square processing fee. She may choose to use some of the money […]

Texas Bass Nation members are known for stepping up to support a noble cause and now we are needed in Del Rio, Texas October 18-20, 2013. With the government shutdown, Lake Amistad which is managed by the U.S. Park Service has been closed since October 1st. The City and it’s businesses that will host our 2014 State Championship are […]

The 2013 application for Proposals from the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership is now available. RFHP has approximately $90,000 available for grants and they anticipate funding 5-8 projects in the $10,000-$20,000 range. The deadline for proposal submission is 15 August 2013. Projects should be submitted electronically to Jeff Boxrucker at jboxrucker@sbcglobal.net . If your club is interested in funding […]

May 1, 2013 Wednesday evening The Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) was presented to Ron Gunter (SCBC) and Mark Webb (TPWD) during a banquet at the TCEQ convention/expo at the Austin Convention Center.  Other partner recipients in attendance were SCBC President Derek Taylor, Dave Terre, Craig Bonds, Rick Ott, Gary Saul, and Carter Smith with TPWD, […]

THE ANGLER’S ROLE IN IMPROVING SURVIVAL OF RELEASED BASS Black bass can be “recycled.” They can be caught in tournaments, weighed-in, released, and caught again another day. Occasionally, however, fish die during a tournament. Biologists understand these consequences but studies have shown that tournaments generally have negligible impact on bass populations. However, it is without […]

FROM TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE “Giant salvinia was discovered today on Lake Wright Patman. It is a Tier 1 situation and we are planning to treat it as soon as possible. We are planning to use a mixture of a glyphosate-based herbicide labeled for aquatic use (such as Aquamaster) and a diquat-based herbicide labeled for […]


The Canyon Bass Club of San Marcos has applied to become the newest Friends of Reserviors Chapter. The CBCSM will be adopting Lake Dunlap and Canyon Lake. Chapter partners, work with controlling authorities and state agencies to enhance habitat and improve fishing on their home lakes. Friends of Reservoirs Friends of Reservoirs (FOR) is established […]

If you or your club has participated in or organized a conservation related project or activity in the last year, B.A.S.S. would like to know about it. We are compiling our Annual Achievment Report which will include information about all the projects and activities our organization and its chapters have conducted for the benefit of the resource. […]