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 National Semi Final or National tournament.
The 2020 Season's Almost Here !!!
No boat ?, No Problem !
Non-Boaters & Boaters welcome !!
News, Events & Information !
Due to health & safety concerns caused by the Coronavirus outbreak and Governor Lamont's latest orders, the TBF is cancelling the March meeting, both Cabelas shows and the 1st Open Tournament March 28th on Candlewood Lake.
Per CT DEEP the April 26th 2020 TBF trail tournament on Lake Zoar is cancelled.
Please check back frequently for updates.
Please check on your neighbors and friends. Remember wash your hands and stay 6 ft apart. Be careful and be safe !!
FLW dues have increased to $75 !!!
If you join the TBF of CT for $85, you get your annual FLW dues, National TBF and TBF of CT dues paid for 2020 !!
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!
Discounts in the Member's Only Online Store
$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.
Great job at the 2020 TBF Nationals on Grand Lake by Ryan Kusmit and Keith Cleary. Congrats to Keith Cleary on winning the Eastern Division and placing 5th overall. Keith will be going to the BFL All American on Lake Hartwell.
TBF National Semi Final Div. 15
( Connecticut, New Jersey & Rhode Island )
Congratulations to 2019 NSF Division 15 Overall Tournament Winner & Top CT Boater Keith Cleary (above) and Top CT Non Boater Ryan Kusmit (below in yellow). They will be representing CT. at the TBF National Championship in 2020.
Congratulations to Non Boaters (1st) Ryan Kusmit, (3rd) Jeff Misaiko
Congratulations to Boaters (1st) Keith Cleary, (3rd) Ken Bugden and (4th) Matt Marinelli.
Check out the National Semi Finals page for pictures, results & more.
2019 CT-TBF AOY
A Division Jake Roczniak
2019 B Division Martin Schaffmeier
2019 2 Day Champion ... Rich Schumacher
Congrats to Rich, Jake and Martin !!
2020 CT-TBF Trail Event #1 (2020 Early Bird)
08/25/2019 - Lake Lillinonah Results
1st Kevin Jaracy 13.16 lbs
2nd Tim Thompson 12.37 lbs
3rd Fred Perry 10.51 lbs
1st John Horbal 7.89 lbs
2nd Ryan Horbal 2.08 lbs
See the Tournament Trail Results page for compete results.
2020 CT-TBF Opens
Tournament #2, 05/07/2020
Candlewood Lake Results
1st K 20.88 lbs
2nd S 20.48 lbs
3rd B 20.23 lbs
4th P 19.81 lbs
5th D 17.12 lbs
Lunker R4.71 lbs
00 Teams competed, Congratulations to the top 5 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.