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

Welcome to the Idaho North Region

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Our next event will be at on April 7th at Coeur d'Alene.  Please check back often as this event nears!

American Bass has been supporting West Coast bass anglers 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

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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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American Bass Idaho North Region Anglers of the Year!


2017 –  Todd Palmer & Matt Palmer

2016  –  David Bertsch & Harrison Bertsch

2015  –   David Bertsch & Harrison Bertsch

2014  –  S tewart Kuespert & Randy Johnson

2013 –   Dan Usdrowski & Dave Frank

2012 –   Ed Proulx & Cameron Peterson

2011 –   Justin Cox & Ben Schiling

2010 –   Justin Cox & Ben Schiling

2009 –    Ed Proulx & Eric Smith

2008 –   Jake Boomer & Jason Bryan

2007 –   Lance Uppendahl & Mike Brocke

2006 –   Lance Uppendahl & Mike Brocke

2005 –   Jim Davis

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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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