Havasu March 2018

March 23/24 2019 Havasu Tournament! 2019 good times let’s do this! RESULTS: Havasu March 24/25, 2018


  January 26, 2019 Perris           February 23, 2019 Lower Otay         March 23/24, 2019 Havasu 2 Day         April 20, 2019 San Vicente         May 18, 2019 Silverwood         June 15, 2019 Skinner         July […]

IMPORTANT UPDATE: California Bass Contenders

Hello Basscontenders: The California Bass Contenders annual awards banquet and raffle will be held Wednesday June 6, 2018 at our regular club meeting at Michael Angellos’s Pizzaria. Please note the early start time at 6:00PM when dinner will be served. Dinner and soft drinks will be provided by the bass club at this annual awards […]


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!