B.A.S.S. leadership continues to be responsive to conservation and fish care practices. They are requesting all States Nation organizations to start transitioning to the use of non-penetrating cull rings (NPCR). B.A.S.S. is applying the rule effective this year to the events they host, including the pro and open events.
The Texas B.A.S.S. Nation rules for 2018 will “suggest” the use of NPCR’s with a note in 2019 that NPCR’s will be mandatory at all Youth tournaments, Region qualifying tournaments and State sanctioned tournaments.
Texas B.A.S.S. Nation