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

  Welcome to the San Diego Region

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American Bass will continue the 2018 Season at El Capitan on Saturday 4/21/18! 

If you are new to American Bass, you  can print the Waiver form (click on the "Event Forms/Rules" tab above) and bring to registration to help save time.  You only need to fill out the Waiver, it serves as the Waiver and Membership form.

Lee Hale is the Regional Director for the San Diego Region.  If you have any questions, please contact Lee at (619) 742-5424.



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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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Below are the fees and a couple sample paybacks to show you the possibilities.

Basic Entry $135

Mandatory Event Fees $15

San Diego Launch/Lake Fees $25

Big Fish $30  (Pays up to 3 spots)
Just-A-Little-Short $20  (Out of the money, starts at 1st out of the money)
Big Bucks $40  (Pays up to 3 spots)

Winner Takes All  $20  (Pays 1 spot)

Total All-In $285 with Lake Fees


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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:


Valley Farm, Christian Roofing 


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 2018

American Bass / Ranger Boats Team Classic's

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


SOUTH:   Lake Havasu - September 21-22, 2018

NORTHWEST:   Roosevelt Lake - October 19-20, 2018

NORTH:   Lake Shasta - November 2-3, 2018

  (In July, 2018 we will activate links on the tournaments   to link you directly to the Pre-Tournament e-Magazine!)

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

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American Bass San Diego Region Anglers of the Year!


2017 –  Jacob Melrose & Anthony Umhra

2016 –  Tom Lowery & Jason Cloke

2015 Tie –   Chuck Miller & Geoff Pierce

2015 Tie –  Marco Fenelli & Jim Hallauer Jr.

2015 Tie –  Matt Lowery & Jim Young

2014 –  Marco Fenelli & Jim Hallauer Jr.

2013 –   Chuck Miller & Geoff Pierce

2012 –   Kevin Martin & Mike Martin

2011 –   Cameron Smith & Chuck Lavigne

2010 –   Dennis Saiki & Carl Limbrick Jr.

2009 –    Buck Buckhanan & John Kerr

2008 –   Buck Buckhanan & John Kerr

2007 –   Buck Buckhanan & John

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