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2018 Bryan Kerchal Application HOC APP 2018 Candlewood CBN NEOT APP 2018 RBNB App 2018 Info Sheet 2018 6th-Annual-26-Angels-Tournament-V3-1 (4) 2018 NORTH EAST OPEN TRAIL...

“Help needed”

“Help needed”

Bass Class at Winding Trails a. Request from Winding Trails to do the BASS Class for May 21st, 2017. I am looking for Youth Volunteers to assist in the training.  All who are interested please contact Dean at...

2017 Casting Kids

2017 Casting Kids

The CT B.A.S.S. Nation hosted their Annual Casting Kids Finals for 2017 at Tackle Supply Depot on  Saturday, April 8th. We had 11 finalist from our Casting Kids Competition at the 2017 Northeast Hunting & Fishing Show which was held March 31st to April 2nd 2017, 5...

CBN MEETING CHANGES!!!!

CBN MEETING CHANGES!!!!

Hello all,  This was announced at last nights CBN Meeting. All clubs were represented so all your reps have this info already. Make sure it gets passed to all members!!!  Due to the Eversourse building being unavailable to us for future use we will be holding our CBN...

Proposal to increase the amount of ethanol

June 28th, 2016 Dear BoatU.S. Member: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation's gasoline supply for 2017. If adopted, these proposed levels will require the...

2016 Scholarship Awards

2016 Scholarship Awards

The Connecticut Bass Nation is proud to announce their 2016 Scholarship recipients.  Every spring, the CBN solicits applications from qualifying candidates that are reviewed and judged by the Scholarship Committee.  Applicants must answer various questions, including...

10th Annual Casting Kids

10th Annual Casting Kids

The CT B.A.S.S. Nation with the continued support of Tackle The Storm Foundation held it's 10th annual Casting Kids Finals on April 3rd 2016 at Bridgeport, CT, Bass Pro Shops. There were 6 finalist in each age group, 7-10 and 11-14. Our finalist were taken from the CT...

CBN Proposed 2016 Tournament Rules

CBN Proposed 2016 Tournament Rules

 Please make sure these get to all of your members for review!!!! We formed a Rules committee and took the B.A.S.S. Nation rules and incorporated what we could into our rules. We will now have one set of Tournament Rules for all of our Tournaments if these are...

2015 CBN Banquet

2015 CBN Banquet

Join us for the Annual CBN Banquet on November 14, 2015 click on the link below for more info 2015 Banquet General Invite Ltrhd...

Wetherell wins on home waters

Wetherell wins on home waters

Wetherell wins on home waters Tyler Wade Alexander Wetherell of Middletown, Conn. Sep 18, 2015 HARTFORD, Conn. — Alex Wetherell of Middletown, Conn., staged a come-from-behind winFriday on his home waters of the Connecticut River during the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S....

PLEASE READ BELOW MEMO

PLEASE READ BELOW MEMO

Dues will remain at $30 per member. At the end of the year, August 31, 2016, we will run a club report and based on the number of members in each club, the clubs may get a rebate for each member on their roster. Rebate Formula: 6-12 members - NO REBATE 13-20 members -...

2015 Scholarship Winners

2015 Scholarship Winners

The Connecticut Bass Nation is proud to announce their 2015 Scholarship recipients. Every spring, the CBN solicits applications from qualifying candidates that are reviewed and judged by the Scholarship Committee. Applicants must answer various questions, including a...

Folds of Honor

Folds of Honor

                       CONNECTICUT B.A.S.S. NATION, INC. FOLDS OF HONOR BENEFIT TOURNAMENT   Honoring their sacrifice, educating their legacy            Folds of Honor       Thursday June 18th, 2015 Candlewood Lake, Squantz Launch 7:00am to 3:00pm Entry Fee $210.00...

2015 Casting Kids

2015 Casting Kids

 Tackle the Storm & the CBN held the 2015 Casting Kids Finals at Cabelas, East Hartford, March 28th 2015. The weather was certainly unexpected (snow), Cabelas moved our event inside so we could all be warm and comfortable!!! Thank you Cabelas!!!  We had 12...

Bryan Kerchal

Bryan Kerchal

Bryan Kerchal, 23, was killed in a plane crash on Dec. 13, 1994, just a few months after winning the 1994 Bassmaster Classic. To remember Bryan on the 20th anniversary of the crash, read about his death, his life and the legacy he left behind.   Read About...

Mueller cranks out win

Mueller cranks out win

Connecticut angler takes title by 7-6 margin By Tyler Wade Nov 8, 2014 MONROE, La. — When it counts, Paul Mueller knows how to catch a big limit of fish. That’s what he did on the final day of the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the Ouachita River,...

CBN 2014 Awards Banquet

CBN 2014 Awards Banquet

Connecticut B.A.S.S. Nation, Inc.                              Affiliate National B.A.S.S. Nation                                      CBN 2014 Awards Banquet  Saturday, November 22, 2014  U.S.S. Chowder Pot IV  165 Brainard Road  Hartford, CT 06114  860-244-3311...

Folds Of Honor

Folds Of Honor

Good Afternoon, Last year we had a three clubs take part in the Patriot Fishing Days fundraisers, and I heard a lot of you say you would have done an event had you known about it earlier. Well in response, FOH has created the attached nice flyer with a very nice video...

Take Down The Boom

Take Down The Boom

Your help is needed to "Take down the BOOM" and open up the canal!!   To sign the Ugly Orange Barrier Petition, please click this link: http://uglyorangebarrier.weebly.com/   Hartford Courant feature story "Orange Scar on River" :    ...

CT Wins HDS 12

CT Wins HDS 12

Good morning ,   The final numbers are in!   Connecticut  takes it! 54 for June with a Grand total of 137 for the Quarter! They win the HDS 12 Touch. North Carolina for second! 43 June with a Grand total of 105 for the Quarter! They win the HDS 9 Touch. New Hampshire...

2014 Scholarship Recipients

2014 Scholarship Recipients

The Connecticut Bass Nation is proud to announce their 2014 Scholarship recipients. Every spring, the CBN solicits applications from qualifying candidates that are reviewed and judged by the Scholarship Committee. Applicants must answer various questions, including a...

Lowrance Insight Genesis B.A.S.S. Nation Challange

Lowrance Insight Genesis B.A.S.S. Nation Challange

All CBN Members & Clubs In addition to the current Lowrance Social Media Challenge Lowrance has issued another, please see below and attachments! PLEASE send to all your club members! Please find attached another “Challenging” opportunity for not only your state...

B.A.S.S. Nation champion sets one day Classic record

B.A.S.S. Nation champion sets one day Classic record

Mueller’s monumental comeback falls short B.A.S.S. Nation champion sets one day Classic record   By Pete Robbins Feb 23, 2014 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Twenty years ago, B.A.S.S. Nation champion Bryan Kerchal won the Bassmaster Classic on North Carolina’s High Rock Lake....

CBN/NEBA    Team Championship Trail

CBN/NEBA Team Championship Trail

Now you can participate in a team trail with the potential of going to the Bassmaster Classic! • Two trails in one • Great NEBA payouts • Low B.A.S.S. Team membership fee, includes B.A.S.S. Times • 100 % of entry fee’s are returned to anglers thru trail and NEBA...

Get your application in

Get your application in

  2nd Annual 26 Angels Foundation Tournament   Spend time fishing on Candlewood Lake while helping the community of Newtown, CT Head here for more details....

CBN to host CT. DEEP C.A.R.E. Program Training

CBN to host CT. DEEP C.A.R.E. Program Training

CBN to host CT. DEEP C.A.R.E. Program Training on Saturday February 8th at Cabela's East Hartford facility.  The Training is from 9:00am to 2:00pm and will help benefit the CT DEEP Fisheries Division.  Please down load the Instructor Application and return to the...

Another great collection for Toys for Tots

Another great collection for Toys for Tots

For our 7th year in a row we held a Toys for Tots toy drive and it was a huge success. With members from the CBN in attendance we dressed as elves, decorated our boats and collected as many toys for the kids as we could. We could not have been as successful as we were...

Paul Mueller is heading to the BASS Master Classic!

Paul Mueller is heading to the BASS Master Classic!

With Paul's determination to succeed, he put together one heck of tournament to secure first place in the Eastern Division at the 2013 BASS Nation Championship.  With his efforts, he has earned a coveted berth in the 2014 BASSMASTER CLASSIC on Lake Guntersville!...

Zebra Mussel Update

Zebra Mussel Update

  Ed Wong, a Western professor of biology and environmental studies, is studying the lake mussels' DNA. He has gotten mussel samples from nearby bodies of water, the Hudson River, Lake Champlain and Laurel Lake in Lee, Mass., to find DNA matches. Wong said researchers...

Mueller wins Eastern Divisional

Mueller wins Eastern Divisional

Congrats to Paul for winning the Eastern Divisional Championship. Go get them at the 2013 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship and hopefully a birth at the 2014 Bassmaster Classic!!!!!!   B.A.S.S....

Classic Application for those that qualified

Classic Application for those that qualified

CONNECTICUT B.A.S.S. NATION AFFILIATE NATIONAL BASS NATION Date July 25th, 2013 Dear Top 40 Anglers & Top 40 Co-anglers, Congratulations on finishing in the top 40 of the 2013 Connecticut Bass Nation Tournament Trail, Angler & Co-Angler Division. By doing so,...

The B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Fund

The B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Fund

The FishAmerica Foundation has partnered with B.A.S.S. LLC to form the B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Fund.  A donation from Simms Fishing Products provided the seed money for the Fund. The Conservation Fund will specifically target projects which benefit black bass...

On Line Boating Education

On Line Boating Education

This online boating safety study guide is a free study tool for those persons required to take a proctored exam in a classroom setting.     Get certified today!

Green Jerseys for Sandy Hook

Green Jerseys for Sandy Hook

By Don Barone Mar 13, 2013 “And in the end…” Dateline: Dining Room Table Stories Which child lost, could have found the cure for cancer. If they grew up. Which child lost, would have been the next Mozart. If they grew up. Which child… What of the future have we lost,...

Keeping Bass Alive

Keeping Bass Alive

Complete guide to keeping your catch alive May 10, 2010 Since 1972, BASS has been a leader in bass conservation. Ray Scott envisioned how popular tournaments would someday be. He also realized that in order for bass populations to stay healthy in spite of all the...

Dooley Pond Repairs

Dooley Pond Repairs

Latest information about access on to Dooley Pond from the DEEP -  Dooley Pond is having work done on the dam and the water level is being dropped. DEEP press release Dooley Pond repairs...

Dave wins Member of the Year

Dave wins Member of the Year

“Rolling” Dave Gilbert was announced as the 2012 CT B.A.S.S. Nation Member of the Year at our end of the year banquet and received his plaque at the December meeting.

7th Annual Toys for Tots Drive

7th Annual Toys for Tots Drive

Once again our TFT collection was a big success. Close to 1200 toys were collected and donated to the U.S. marine Reserve Center in Plainville, CT to be handed out to kids in need this year.

Our New Name

Our New Name

Effective January 1st 2013 The CT B.A.S.S. Federation Nation will have a name change to : The Ct B.A.S.S. Nation. The word federation has been taken out of our name. We are already chnaging the name wherever we can. New Logos will be out soon. If your club has an...

Connecticut cracks down on zebra mussels

Connecticut cracks down on zebra mussels

The Connecticut B.A.S.S. Nation is getting attention for its new rules to prevent the spread of invasive species. According to an article in the Housatonic Times, the Candlewood Lake Authority issued a news release praising the chapter.