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Our Mission

The purpose of the Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation is to stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major sport. To offer our State Conservation Department our moral and political support and encouragement. To promote full adherence to all conservation codes, to demand adequate water quality standards and legal enforcement of existing regulatory standards. To detect and report any polluter and to call public and political attention to this crime. To improve our skills as bass anglers through a fellowship of friendly exchange of bass catching techniques and ideas, to promote and encourage youth fishing and love for this great recreation. To promote sportsmanship, courtesy and boating safety at all levels.


New Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Sponsorship for 2014 & 2015 

Livingston Lures has signed on as a title sponsor for the remainder of the 2014 Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation season and the entire 2015 Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation season. A coupon code will soon be available to the membership of the Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation for the purchase of products at a substantial discount.

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  1. Don Leatherman

    2014 Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Events Summary

    The Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Tournament Season for 2014 will soon come to an end, but there are still some key events on the schedule. The B.A.S.S. NATION CHAMPIONSHIP is scheduled for November 6 – 8 at Monroe, Louisiana. Preston Frazell will represent the K.B.N. at this event. One angler from...
  2. Joel Porter

    Team Series Points

    As with most points series, constancy wins. The team of Kenny Turpin and Travis Swift were the models of consistency. With a 5th, 3rd and two 2nd’s they found themselves on top of the points standings and will be moving on to the Team Championship on DeGray Lake in Bismarck,...
  3. Joel Porter

    Team Series Table rock results

    It was a very tough fishing event this weekend. Both days though the same three teams managed to come out on top, exactly the same both days. 1st place team of Kenneth Powell & Adam Stockebrand with 2nd BB on Saturday 3.16 2nd place team of Kenney Turpin & Travis...
  4. Jeff Nolte

    BASS Conservation needs your help

    Nationwide insurance is currently running a contest for its” conservation partners. The organization that gets the most vote will receive $ 45,000 in grant money. To vote for BASS Conservation go to http:/huntingandfishing.nationwide.com/, click on the BASS logo, and submit your vote. You can vote once a day. Contest runs...
  5. Joel Porter

    Qualifier Championship Anglers

    Congratulations to the anglers who qualified for the championship. Boater                                                             Non-boater   2013 Kansas Champion                                2013 Qualifier Champion Beau Branine                                               Preston Frazell   Mr. Bass Qualifiers Larry...
  6. Don Leatherman

    2014 Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Election of Officers

    The following positions on the Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation Board of Directors are up for election this fall for the 2015 & 2016 terms of office. The election will be held at the Fall Business Meeting in Manhattan, Kansas, November 15, 2014. Nominations will be accepted for these positions beginning August...


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Latest Forum Activity

  • 2 months ago

    Steve French

    Steve French replied to the topic High School in the forum Kansas B.A.S.S. Forum 2 months ago

    The Buhler High School team of Hunter French and Steven Reeves spent the practice days search for a pattern but could not find it. The bass had been schooling on the ledges but the locals blamed the poundage of the ledges by FLW pros in the scattering of the fish. The young men did not find the fish needed to place in the two days on Kentucky…[Read more]

  • 2 months, 1 week ago

    Brad VanRiette

    Today is the first day of the BASS High School team championships. There are lots of pictures of and other info at Bassmaster.com. !!!GOOD LUCK!!! to the two KBN teams that are there; the KBN BHSN state champions Nick Luna and Remington Wagner, and the second place team of Hunter French and Steven Reeves.



No one could have predicted that the 106 fishermen competing in Ray Scott’s first tournament in 1967 would one day turn into a membership organization more than half a million strong. It would have been just as impossible to predict that the B.A.S.S. newsletter, first distributed in 1968, would evolve into Bassmaster Magazine, the bible of today’s bass fisherman — but it happened.

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