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Colorado Bass Nation

ColFederationNation150b.pngThe Colorado Bass Nation (CBN) is dedicated to promoting the sport of bass fishing through Youth, Conservation, public awareness and local club support. CBN is affiliated with the Bass Angler's Sportsmen's Society (B.A.S.S.), the B.A.S.S. Nation, and is formed by many bass clubs throughout the state. You are encouraged to join a local bass club and become part of this fishing community. Links to bass clubs can be found on the 'Bass Clubs' page. Join a club and you could be the next local angler to go all the way to the Bassmasters Classic!

The CBN is a member of the Triton Alliance program. Details of this program are available at the Triton Alliance Program link and on the Triton Boats website.

Matt Massey’s Grand STQT Win

Matt_Massey2.jpg     The Colorado Bass Nation State Team Qualifying Tournament at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, OK offered many options for the contestants when it comes to fishing styles and pattern choices, but only one takes home the top spot.  Matt Massey tells the story of how he put together a winning pattern.

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The many club events of the Colorado Bass Nation are gearing up for the 2013 season. Contact a local club in your area and join today. Members are also eligible to attend the State Team Qualifying Tournament. Be sure to check out our Conservation page for more information on keeping our sport going strong. Or check out our Youth Program helping future generations get hooked on bass fishing. And if you're looking to get more involved in the Colorado Bass Nation, contact us and see how you can join in our local and state programs.

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50-Pounds of Sooner Bass Earns Derek Phillips the Win!

Posted by nation on April 22, 2014

Derek_Phillips_at_Grand_2014.jpgLeading wire-to-wire, Derek Phillips wins the STQT by a wide margin at Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ Cherokee’s.   Preparation, research and a game plan were important to this win.  Jon Webb made a big jump into 2nd Place on the final day and Chris Rockwell remained steady throughout finishing in 3rd.

Sunrise_on_Grand_Lake_ctsy_Frank_V.jpgDerek Phillips maintains the lead;

Competitors catch tagged fish to sweeten the day;

It pays-to-play in the side-pots!


pic: Grand Lake Sunrise, ctsy Frank V.

Frank_V_during_practice.jpgToday launched the first day of the Colorado Bass Nation State Team Qualifying Tournament at Grand Lake, OK.  This three day event will seat a Team to represent the Colorado Bass Nation at the 2015 BASS Nation Western Divisional event.  Cold temps and high winds have put a damper on the practice days but today the competition gets real, and the Top 12 will make the State Team!

Pic: A bass angler's selfie on a cold, windy day.  ctsy Frank V.

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Each Bass Club has a full year of events and the State Team Qualifying Tournament will select a State Team to represent Colorado at the B.A.S.S. Western Divisonal Tournament for a chance to go all the way to the Bassmasters Classic!  If you have any questions, please contact:

Clubs in your area

• Centennial Bass Club - Ft. Collins
• Denver Bassmasters - Denver
• Mile-Hi Bass Pioneers - Longmont
• Pikes Peak Bass Masters - Colo Springs
• Rocky Mountain Bass Club - Denver
• Southwest Colorado Bass Club - Durango

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