Welcome to The Bass Federation of Connecticut.
Join Connecticut's most affordable bass fishing tournament trail for as little as $20 per tournament. More tournaments, more fun and more chances to advance to a Semi Final or National tournament.
No boat ?, No Problem !
Non-Boaters & Boaters welcome !!
First 2020 TBF of CT Trail event is NEXT month, August 25th 2019, on Lake Lillinonah. If you want this tournament to count towards your 2020 State Team points you have to complete and submit the 2020 trail qualifier & tournament forms.
See the Tournament Applications page for more information and printable forms.
The 2nd 2019 CT-TBF State Team meeting will Immediately follow the scheduled monthly CT-TBF meeting at Cabelas at 7 pm on August 22nd. State Team members if you are not planning on attending the monthly meeting, please arrive by 730 pm.
CT-TBF Open event #7, Candlewood Lake @ Squantz Launch
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 from 7am - 3pm.
Check out the new National Semi Finals Information & Results page for important information and tournament results.
If you join the TBF of CT for $85, you get your annual FLW dues, National and TBF of CT dues paid for 2019 !!
From the TBF of CT you can fish our 2019 Trail and fish to qualify to fish the National Semi Finals (NSF) on Thousand Islands out of Clayton, New York. And if you do well then you could qualify to fish the TBF Nationals down south. Or just fish the two day to qualify for the NSF on Thousand Island in N.Y.
Why you should join CT-TBF/TBF & FLW !!
When you join a TBF club, all FLW Dues will be collected at the local level and sent into the TBF main office.
TBF national dues are $50 a year (which includes BOTH TBF & FLW membership).
Membership comes with full benefits, discounts, priority registration and insurance for your club and events!
You can join an existing TBF club, sign up your current club or start a new club. It only takes 6 members to form your own TBF club.
Your club must belong to its home State Federation, and some states also have state dues.
Your club will submit your club membership roster and dues and keep it updated using the TBF online Club Roster Management system!
Pretty simple, once a year and your done, that’s all there is to it!
$1 million in general liability insurance for your club.
$25,000 excess medical coverage!
$10,000 AD&D event coverage for every TBF member.
Special product discounts and TBF member rewards from many of our sponsors, including:
Ranger Boats, Evinrude, Berkley and more.
Congratulations to 2018 NSF Division 15 Overall Tournament Winner & Top CT Boater Matt Marinelli along with Top CT Non Boater Eric Baba on their finishes at the 2019 TBF National Championship on Kentucky Lake in Paris Tennessee !
Check out the Newsletters page for pictures, results and more.
2 Day Championship & NSF Qualifier, 07/20-21/2019 Results
2019 CT- TBF State Team
See complete results on the Tournament Trail Results page.
2019 CT-TBF AOY
A Division Jake Roczniak
B Division Martin Schaffmeier
2 Day Champion ... Rich Schumacher
Congrats to Rich, Jake and Martin !!
2019 CT-TBF Opens
Tournament #4, 06/08/2019 - Candlewood Lake Results
1st/Lunker Papatto/Viccaro 22.80/5.68 lbs
2nd Schumacher/Indorf 16.37 lbs
3rd Bell/Fovino 15.45 lbs
4th Greco/Taeschler 14.10 lbs
Congratulations to the top 4 teams !!!
Complete results will be posted on the Opens page.
To become a member of our federation one must either join an existing club (check the club listing page) or form a new club with a minimum of 6 members. By doing either it will automatically enroll you in the federation and entitle you to all our member benefits and protect you under the TBF insurance coverage. Most clubs in the state are actively recruiting new members at this time and welcome new faces enthusiastically.