WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE CALIFORNIA BASS CONTENDERS!

We are a local bass club in Los Angeles County. California Bass Contenders has been around since before 1980. We are one of oldest and one of the biggest bass clubs in Southern California. We have a wide variety of anglers from skill ranges beginner to expert. We are always looking for new prospective members […]

2018 Tournament Schedule

The 2018 Bass Contender proposed schedule was chosen from input given from club members. Please note that this proposed schedule is pending permit verification from DFW and Lake Use verification. Read ’em and weep boys:     January 27, 2018 Perris (full moon)         February 24, 2018 San Vicente (full moon)   […]

Estrada & Irwin smash ’em: 2013 WON Bass US Open

Estrada and Irwin smash ’em 2013 WON Bass US Open LAS VEGAS, Nev. — While there are indeed a multitude of reasons the U.S. Open is one of the defining tournaments of any bass fishing circuit, anywhere in the world, the focal point of the US Open, and that which truly separates anglers from champions, […]

2017 AOY Paul Herber crushes the competition!

Congratulations to Paul “Big Fish” Herber for absolutely crushing the competition and easily securing the 2016-2017 Angler Of the Year. Paul joined the Basscontenders back in 2013 as a non boater guest of his mentor Bill Layne, but it didn’t take long before his love for the sport blossomed into buying his first Champion bass boat […]

2017 Board of Directors election results

California Bass Contenders would like to thank the outgoing board members and congratulate our new elected 2017 Board of Directors. Thank you to everybody for a full house of members and a packed house at the January election meeting. Your new President’s campaign acceptance speech for 2017 promised more barbecues at club tournaments and pizza […]

Happy New Year 2017 California Basscontenders

 California Bass Contenders would like to remind you to purchase your 2017 Fishing License soon. Happy New Year we hope you catch a big one in 2017!  

Merry Christmas from California Basscontenders!

California Bass Contenders wants to wish everybody a Merry Fishmas! God Bless and good luck in 2017! Big Ed webmaster!

2017 Bass Contender Elections

Basscontenders: It’s that time of year again to vote for boardmember positions. The elections will take place at the January meeting so please do your best to attend and have your vote counted. Basscontender club secretary John Savko will be making the ballots for the election that will be held at the January 4th regular meeting. […]

2017 Bass Contender Schedule

The 2017 Bass Contender proposed schedule was chosen from the input given from club members. Please note that this proposed schedule is pending permit verification from DFW and site location. You will be informed by the club when this schedule becomes official. Read ’em and weep: January 14th, 2017 Lake Perris February 25th, 2017 Lower Otay March 18-19th, […]

UPDATE: Important dates to remember!

Diamond Valley Lake Saturday August 20, 2016 Launch and go. Weighin 1:00pm parking lot. Five fish/fifteen inches. Conrad Apodaca/Bill Layne Gil Bowman/Shaun Maki Dave Pisarski/Mark Chandler Danny Caldwell/Mike Rupp Paul Herber/Alfred Vasquez Mark Bowman/Gary Crouse Tim Irwin/Tom Creasy Randy Estrada/Richard Hoffman Derek Yoshinaga/Joe Won Ted Romero/Adrian Meza Kenny Isago/Gary Boyd Brad Hodge/Joe Nava Ron Janke/Mark […]