• General Info
  • About Team Tournaments
  • Event Fees/Entry Form
  • Event Forms/Rules
  • Regional Sponsors
  • Team Classic Info
  • Anglers of the Year

  Welcome to the Washington East Region


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American Bass has been supporting bass anglers in the Western U.S. since 1983!!!  We are the oldest organization supporting Team Tournaments in the West.  We offer 3 American Bass/Ranger Boats Team Classics each year.  Please read the qualification requirements in the Official Rules.  One BONUS for the Northwest anglers is the opportunity to "Buy-In" to a second or third Team Classic.  Any team that qualifies for one Team Classic in the Northwest Division can pay an additional $100 fee to qualify for a second Team

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American Bass “TEAM TOURNAMENTS” ...

The Biggest Team Circuit Ever In The Western U.S.!!!

"Fish for the Best CASH Paybacks and the best prizes in the West!"

What Are 
American Bass 

American Bass "Team Tournaments" are competitive Bass fishing events that are open to all American Bass members. Each team consists of two American Bass members. (It is permissible for one member to fish alone if they do not have a partner or if their partner can not attend the event). American Bass has many special "Category" teams, most of these are family oriented such as Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Brother/Sister

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Basic Entry $135
Mandatory Fees $15
Big Fish $25  (Pays up to 3 spots)
Big Bucks $25  (Pays up to 3 spots)
Total All-In $200


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Here is a quick link to all of the forms and information you need to start competing in American Bass events.  For an entry form for this region, please click on the “Entry Fee” tab.  There is a link to a form specifically for this region.

Waiver:  Every angler is required to complete and sign a waiver each year in order to compete in any American Bass event.  You only need to sign one waiver each year.

Click here for WAIVER

Rules:  American Bass “Team” events are governed by American Bass Team Tournament rules.  Be sure to read the rules

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American Bass is proud to have the finest sponsors in the industry.   Please consider these sponsors when making your purchasing decisions.


Regional Sponsors:






Regional Sponsors receive recognition through involvement at American Bass events on a regional level.   If you are interested in becoming a Regional Sponsor for this region, please contact the Regional Director.


National Sponsors:

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  Click Here for a link to the past American Bass Team Classics from 1998 to present!  


Here are the Dates for the 2017 American Bass / Ranger Boats Team Classic's

These events are Friday & Saturday Competition days with a Thursday evening registarion/meeting. 

Please CLICK on the event below to link to the Pre-Tournament e-Magazine!

NORTHWEST:   Tri-Cities - 9/15 & 9/16, 2017

NORTH:   Lake Shasta - 11/3 & 11/4, 2017

SOUTH:   Lake Havasu - 11/10 & 11/11, 2017

These are Invitation Only events open to teams that qualify per American Bass rules.


The 2017 American Bass/Ranger

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American Bass Washington East Region Anglers of the Year!


2016 –   Aaron Echternkamp & David Kromm

2015 –  Aaron Echternkamp & David Kromm

2014 –  Ron Mace & Shawn McConville

2013 Tie –   David Kromm & Aaron Echternkamp

2013 Tie –   Don Hogue & Ryan Brown

2012 –   Don Hogue & Ryan Brown

2011 –   Marc Lippincott & Chris Treffry

2010 –   Marc Lippincott & Chris Treffry

2009 –   Aaron Echternkamp & Kelly Ross

2008 –   Steve McMannis & Andrew Gemmill

2007 –   David Kromm & Aaron Echternkamp

2006 –   Marc Lippincott & Chris Treffry

2005 –   Courtney Conklin & Dennis Ohl

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