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  • Event Forms/Rules
  • Regional Sponsors
  • Team Classic Info
  • Anglers of the Year

  Welcome to the San Diego Region

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We are looking forward to a great new season, we kick off this Saturday 11-17-2018 at El Capitan.  The Lake Staff will open the gate at 4:30AM.  Registration will be in the parking lot near the gaebo.  Lake/Fishing fees will be paid with registration, we will pay the lake.  Arrive no later than 5:15 so that we can get an early start!

Remember, we are making this first event a NO MEMBERSHIP event, so come on out for some great fall fishing!!!   Lee Hale

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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 $185

Mandatory Event Fees $15

San Diego Launch/Lake Fees $25

Big Fish $30  (Pays up to 3 spots)
Big Bucks $30  (Pays up to 3 spots)

Winner Takes All  $15  (Pays 1 spot)

Total All-In $300 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:


Christian Roofing, Frank Motors


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 2019  

American Bass / Ranger Boats Team Classic's

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

NORTHWEST:   Lake Coeur d'Alene - September 13-14, 2019  (pending permit approval)

NORTH:   Lake Berryessa - November 1-2, 2019

SOUTH:   Lake Havasu - November 8-9, 2019

(In July, 2019 we will activate links on the tournaments to link you directly to the Pre-Tournament e-Magazine!)




Here are the Dates for the 2018


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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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