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  • Region 055 - General Info - Oregon North
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  • Region 055 - Anglers of the Year - Oregon North
  • Region 055 - Regional Sponsors - Oregon North

American Bass has been supporting West Coast bass anglers since 1983!!!  We are the oldest organization supporting Team Tournaments in the West.  There have been a lot of changes over the years with anglers wanting the entry fees raised for a chance to win more money, and the paybacks deeper so that more teams would get a check, etc.  In 2016 will are lowering our basic entry fee.  This change is designed to make our events more affordable to all anglers.  We are excited and proud to announce these improvements.

American Bass is lowering the basic entry fee and changing the Team Classic format.  Starting immediately for the 2015/2016 Season.  American Bass is lowering the Basic Entry fee to only $135.  The “All-In” entry fee, including insurance, conservation fees & options will be $200 for teams entering all options in most regions.  (There will be a couple of regions that have a total cost a little higher, so be sure to check out your regions registration form)  We are lowering the entry fees per the request of many anglers that would like to compete, and qualify for the Team Classic, for a more affordable cost.  With fees, a team can now fish American Bass event for only $150, that’s only $75 per angler!!  The most you will spend is $100 (unless your region has extra fees) per event!  The American Bass membership is still only $30.  This is a 1-year membership from date of purchase.  We believe there are several anglers that have not participated in recent years due to the cost of the events, we feel with this price drop that these anglers will come out allowing the regions to grow and have even bigger paydays with the reduced entry fee!

Paybacks:  Less money will be reserved for the Team Classic from each event, which means a higher percentage payback at qualifying events.  No money will be reserved for a cash payback at the Team Classics.  Instead, there will be a $100 basic entry fee at the Team Classic that will be paid back 100% starting at 2nd place paying 20% of the competing field.  Nominal event fees will still be in place for these events.  Options will also be offered as in the past.  The options of course will pay back 100%.  A full payback schedule will be published prior to each event showing Team Classic paybacks based on the number of entries.  The Northwest Division used this structure this year, 2015.  Everyone is welcome to see the Northwest Team Classic pre-tournament and results issues of American Bass e-Magazine.

This means that a team can participate in a full season (5 event minimum) with American Bass for $750 (plus memberships).  That’s only about $400 minimum for the entire year to compete in 5 events and qualify for a Team Classic!  If you decide to fish only 5 events and you want in all the options the most your team will spend about $1,000, only about $500 per angler!!!  

We are excited to offer these more affordable events and look forward to attracting more anglers to your region to continue to make our sport grow in 2016.  Please pass this info along to fellow anglers that maybe have not yet competed in American Bass team tournaments.

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American Bass Oregon North Region Anglers of the Year!


2016 –  N/A

2015 –  N/A

2014 –  N/A

2013 Tie –  David Heldstab & Jim Gaither

2013 Tie –  Rick Beko & Steve Dryden

2012 –  Chris Carpenter & Travis Glass

2011 –  Kory Ray & Keith Truett

2010 –  Larry Slaughter & John Sevc

2009 –  Rick Beko & Steve Dryden

2008 –  Rick Beko & Steve Dryden

2007 –  Kory Ray & Casey Cunningham

2006 –  Todd Woolard & Kory Ray

2005 –  Brian Raab & Gary Yexley

2004 –  Brian Raab & Gary Yexley

2003 –  Troy Lohse & David Swendseid

2002 –  Rick Correa & Nick Mason

2001 –  Troy Corgain & John Bizzarri

2000 –  Dennis Boyd & Terry Ballard

1999 –  Kraig Albright & Dennis Richmond


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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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 If you are interested in becoming a National Sponsor of American Bass, please call (310) 376-1026.

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