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Welcome to The Bass Federation of Connecticut.

Join Connecticut's friendliest & most affordable bass fishing tournament trail for as little as $25 per tournament. More tournaments, more fun and more chances to advance to a National Semi Final or National tournament.

 

2022

Non-Boaters & Boaters welcome !!

 

 

 

Events & Information

 

2022 Trail #4 - Sunday July 17th CT River Haddam Meadows Ramp

7 am - 3 pm

 

2022 Open #5 - Saturday July 9th Candlewood Lake Squantz

7 am - 3 pm

If you want to be guaranteed a spot preregister by mail !!!!

Spots will be filled on a 1st come, 1st serve basis. Applications will be taken by mail or at the ramp.

All rules will be strictly enforced and any violation will result in an immediate disqualification.

Please check back frequently for updates.

 

 

 

New for 2022 !!

Check out the New CT-TBF Tournament Jerseys.

 

 

The first order of the New CT-TBF tournament jerseys is out. So far the jerseys are a hit. A 2nd order of jerseys, hooded jerseys and hoodies will be placed soon. If you're interested please contact Jim Johnson via text or email.

 

 

 

 

 

https://andyscustombasslures.com (links coming soon)

 

 

https://www.martinscustombaits.com (links coming soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weigh In.

 

CT-TBF Covid19 Fish Care with Fish Whisperer Tim Thompson

 

 

CT DEEP

CT-DEEP Urges Safe Boating, Social Distancing Practices at State Boat Launches During COVID-19 Pandemic


Please visit the DEEP Boating website for news and updates: www.portal.ct.gov/boating

 

 

 

2022 CT-TBF Trail Event #3

Lake Lillinonah Results

 

 

Boater Division

1st Keith Cleary 14.79 lbs

2nd Rich Schumacher 9.31 lbs

3rd Tony Viccaro 8.09 lbs

4th Fred Perry 7.34 lbs

5th Carlos Estevez 6.91 lbs

Lunker Keith Cleary 5.29 lbs

 

Non Boater Division

1st Eric Baba 9.45 lbs

2nd John Poe 5.52 lbs

3rd Paul Bossardet 5.44 lbs

Lunker John Poe 3.39 lbs

 

Congratulations !!

See the Tournament Trail Results page for compete results.

 

 

 

 

2022 CT-TBF Opens -

June 18th Candlewood Lake

Open Results

 

 

1st Matt Silliman / Kyle ludwig 19.86 lbs

2nd Greg Butkes / Graham Barite 19.25 lbs

3rd Tony Viccaro / Nick Viccaro 18.66 lbs

Lunker Greg Butkes / Graham Barite 4.87 lbs

 

15 Teams competed, Congratulations to the top 3 teams !!!

 

Complete results will be posted on the Opens page.

 

 

 

Next Meeting

 

The next TBF of CT board meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday July 28th 2022 at the Cabelas located at #475 East Hartford Boulevard in East Hartford, CT. Meetings are open to all members and all members are encouraged to attend.

Meetings are at 7 pm on the 4th Thursday of the month, unless otherwise specified above.

The TBF-CT Website is constantly being updated,
but we need your input too.
Please email any thoughts and
suggestions directly to fram4tbf@sbcglobal.net or jimj652531@aol.com.



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CT-TBF 2022

Tournament Trail, 2 Day & NSF Information

 

All Tournaments 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified

 

2022 Trail #1, Sunday April 24th Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp

2022 Trail #2, Sunday May 15th Lake Zoar State Ramp

2022 Trail #3, Sunday June 5th Lake Lillinonah Steel Bridge Ramp

2022 Trail #4, Sunday July 17th CT River Haddam Meadows Ramp

2022 Trail #5, Sunday August 21st Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp

 

2022 2 Day (2023 NSF Qualifier) - Saturday August 27th CT River Haddam Meadows Ramp, Sunday August 28th Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp.

Must be a CT-TBF Member at least sixty (60) days prior to event.

 

2022 District 15 National Semi Finals (NSF) - 1000 Islands Clayton NY, hosted by TBF of Connecticut.

Practice Dates Sept. 14th, 15th & 16th, Tournament Dates Sept. 17th & 18th.

 

 

 

Each year the organization hosts a tournament trail for the membership. There are two divisions in which the members can choose to fish. A Division is a little more expensive ($50 per tournament) and is generally fished by people who are comfortable at fishing tournaments and have a little more knowledge of the waters. B Division is quite cheap to fish ($25 per tournament) and is generally considered to be a place for learners and people who are not familiar with the waters to fish against other people who are competing at the same level.

If you wish to try and qualify for the National Semi Final Division 15 tournament through the tournament trail, you need to fill out the "NSF Trail Qualifier" Application, and attach the indicated fee ($150). We will count 4 out 5 trail events (1 drop). 

The deadline for this application is before you fish your first 2021/2022 trail event.

 

Applications are available on the
Tournament Applications page.


Tournament Director
Keith Cleary C-914-419-0218
keithpcleary@aol.com

 

 

2022 Open Tournaments

Completed

Open #1, 03/26/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #2, 04/09/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz - Cancelled !!

Open #3, 05/05/2022 Thursday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #4, 06/18/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

 

Upcoming

Open #5, 07/09/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #6, 07/31/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #7, 08/14/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #8, 10/23/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #9, 11/13/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #10, 11/27/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

 

Entry Fee $100.00 per boat - Optional Lunker Fee of $20.00 - Launch position by postmark of paid entry and/or applications at the ramp - TBF Open Rules apply - 75% Payout to 20% of the field. Five (5) fish limit (Largemouth or Smallmouth bass), fish as a team or fish alone.

 

Applications are available on the
Tournament Applications page.


Tournament Director
Keith Cleary C-914-419-0218
keithpcleary@aol.com

 

 

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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.

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