Notification of Tournament Change

The KBF tournament scheduled for Conley Bottom on Lake Cumberland for 4/6/19 has been changed to Halcombs Landing on Lake Cumberland. Date and times remain the same. Location had to be changed due to 2 large tournaments launching at conley bottom (approximately 300 boats scheduled).”

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KBF SAF Team Tournament Trail

KENTUCKY BASS FEDRATION HIGH SCHOOL

Team Tournament Trail is OFF AND RUNNING

Kentucky Bass Federation High School Series has begun, and the first tournament was on Rough River Lake on March 23, 2019. The new KFB High School Series team format provides High School Anglers across the state of Kentucky to opportunity to complete in as many as 14 open tournaments. No other organization in the State of Kentucky provides young anglers as many chances for competitive bass fishing.

This spring has not been kind to Bass Anglers here in Kentucky, high water and cold temperatures has made fishing tough. But we had a few High School Anglers that was willing to battle the cold temperatures and high water to fish. Weights were low as expected, but Brad Blanton and Mason Decker with Grayson County High Schools Bass Club was able to find enough fish to capture 1st Place.

The second stop on the Kentucky Bass Federation High School Series is at Lake Cumberland, Conley Bottom on April 20, 2019.   

Our website admin has been out of town recently and the Results for the Rough River event will be posted in the next few days. �/]���10@

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2019 TBF National Championship Paris, TN

TBF FEDERATION NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO KENTUCKY LAKE IN 2019

PONCA CITY, OK. (December 10, 2018) – The Bass Federation (TBF) announced today that the nation’s top grassroots anglers are headed to Kentucky Lake, home of TBF “Partners in Fishing” FLW’s world headquarters, April 11-13, 2019. FLW co-sponsors this premier event each year for grassroots anglers everywhere and this will be the first time the Championship event has ever been held on Kentucky Lake in the Federation’s 50-year history! The Federation thanks Henry County, TN for hosting this event, anglers will enjoy over 2,064 miles of shoreline to test their skill in this no entry fee event with a prize purse worth well over $300,000.

“The community of Henry County is ready to showcase the great beauty of Kentucky Lake.” Said Henry County Mayor, Brent Greer. “Our rural community considers ourselves a “World by the Water” and having the chance to bring anglers in from all over the country to this special place is exciting. We believe that if we can get you to come to Henry County once, you will come again.”

Competitors qualified at 22 close-to-home district competitions in the TBF’s National Semi-Final system that span the traditional seven TBF geographical divisions, the framework is designed to make it easier for TBF anglers to fish premier events by minimizing travel time and expenses.

With the success of the new TBF National Semi-finals program feeding last year’s 2018 Championship event that event purse was pushed up to an all-time record payout of $300,000 in cash and prizes and the 2019 event is projected to beat that high-water mark set in 2018 by a good margin. The Federation National Championship will feature the top grassroots boaters and co-anglers from each state and Canada.

All fifty-three boaters and co-angler competing in the National Championship will fish the tournament from new, Ranger Boats each tournament day thanks to our partners at Ranger Boats, Evinrude Outboards, Lowrance, Power-Pole, Minn Kota, FLW, and TBF. Hotel room nights for the actual event days will be paid for and anglers will fight for a share of the record payout plus 15 advancement spots including 14 berths in the BFL All-American and 1 berth in the Forrest Wood Cup.

All seven division champion boaters and co-angler will advance to the 14 spots in the 2019 BFL All-American. The overall winners will leave with the coveted TBF National Champion Boater and National Champion Co-angler Titles and their Living the Dream (LTD) packages. The boater LTD package is worth $120,000 including $20K cash PLUS fully paid entry fees into the FLW tour as a tour pro for a full year, use of a new custom LTD Wrapped Ranger Boat for the season, powered by Evinrude, and a tow vehicle to pull it with, clothing package, travel stipends for each event and the National Champion boater will also advance to the world’s richest event, the 2019 FLW Forest Wood Cup!

The 2019 National Champion Co-angler LTD package will be worth $30,000, including 20K cash PLUS paid entries into the FLW series of choice, clothing package and more!

Coverage of the TBF National Championship will be broadcast in high-definition in Federation Angler TV block on the Pursuit Channel and streamed live from Paris Landing State Park Marina daily on bassfederation.com.

For more information about Henry County and Kentucky Lake please contact Tara Wilson, Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce (731) 642-3431 or visit them online at paristnchamber.com.

About TBF
The Bass Federation Inc. is the oldest and largest, organized grassroots angling organization in America and a member of the fresh water fishing hall of fame. TBF is 100 percent owned by those it serves and is dedicated to the sport of fishing. TBF affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 fishing, youth and conservation events at the local level each year, and have provided the foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for 50 years. The Bass Federation is proud “Partners in Fishing” with FLW, which helps support this annual event along with other industry-leading TBF sponsors including Ranger Boats, Evinrude, Lowrance, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Berkley,T-H Marine, and Power Pole. For more information about The Bass Federation, visit bassfederation.com, or call 580-765-9031. Look for TBF on facebook at Facebook.com/thebassfederation and on twitter at Twitter.com/bassfederation.

About FLW
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2018 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 235 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico, South Africa and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat: @FLWFishing.

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Attention Anglers in Kentucky

Ladies & Gentlemen,

The Kentucky Bass Federation would like to extend an Invitation to all Angler in Kentucky to join the KBF and save $$$ on memberships.

Recently you will notice that FLW had to increase their fee for Memberhship Dues to the amount of $75.00

We would like to extend this invitation to all Ky residents that may be interested in fishing any FLW events. We can offer you a Membership that includes your TBF National Dues and FLW competitor Dues for the amount of $50.00 creating a Savings of $25.00. You still would be required to join the State Federation of which the State Dues are $16.00, this would still leave you with a savings of $9.00.

In addition, this method would keep you eligible to compete at any/all FLW events that you would so choose, in addition you can also compete in any or all of the KBF sanctioned events, qualifying you to advanced to the KBF State Tournament and move on to the TBF National Semi Finals where you could advance onto the TBF National Championship and compete for the Living the Dream package.

This offer makes it possible for you to join the KBF, TBF, & FLW for only $66.00 (For the amount of $66.00 you get your KBF dues $16, TBF dues $50 and you receive an FLW competitor Membership at no charge.)

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Several Clubs in Kentucky would be glad to have you as a member of the Federation, if any club does not meet your likes, you are eligible to join the KBF Statewide Bass Club. (Each individual club have their own set amount of dues.)

For detailed information , visit the KBF website and on the homepage click on About, then click on the dropdown for Directors. Contact any of the listed directors for further information.

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