Be at least 18 years and possess a valid New York State fishing license.
Be a good standing member of B.A.S.S.
Sign a liability release absolving the club or its members from any liability due to an accident of any sort during a club tournament.
Attend at least one club meeting. (Note: Meetings are typically held twice a year. Once in March and once in November. The meetings are held at the Tonawanda Gander Mountain. Next club meeting date will be March XX, 2018.
Pay an annual fee of: $20.00 to Niagara Frontier* and $30.00 to B.A.S.S. National**
* Note: This fee is waived for first time members. ** Note: This fee is waived for members registered through another club.
What you need to know about our club
You do not need to own a boat to be a member and fish a tournament.
If you own a boat and wish to fish a tournament with your boat, the vessel must be at least 16 feet in length with a working livewell.
The engine may not exceed 250HP.
Proof of insurance must be on file with club secretary or presented on day of tournament.
All club tournament entry fees are $40.00 (includes lunker).
All open team tournament entry fees are $80.00 per boat. (Five fish limit per boat.)
Non-boaters are charged an additional $20.00 as a courtesy to the boater for expenses (gas, insurance, towing, etc.).