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2022 CT-TBF Trail & Opens Applications



Important !!!!

Please mail ALL applications to:

Keith Cleary 18 Apollo Road Bethel, CT. 06801



When filling out entry forms,
be sure to fill in ALL spaces & print legibly
or they will be returned
and you may not get to fish !


Please be courteous to each other and to the general public.

Please be sure your boat is clean and weed free.

Please take care of your fish with ice and/or fish care additives.


Please prepare your boat BEFORE you get to the boat ramp. After you launch your boat please move it away from the launch area so the next boat can launch.


Please let the tournament committee load their boats first so that they can prepare the weigh in site. Committee members will be wearing yellow vests.





2022 Trail Events


2022 TBF Trail Entry Form

2022 Trail Application PDF


2022 Trail #1, Sunday April 24th Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp

2022 Trail #2, Sunday May 15th Lake Zoar State Ramp

2022 Trail #3, Sunday June 5th Lake Lillinonah Steel Bridge Ramp

2022 Trail #4, Sunday July 17th CT River Haddam Meadows Ramp

2022 Trail #5, Sunday August 21st Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp


2022 2 Day (2023 NSF Qualifier) - Saturday August 27th CT River Haddam Meadows Ramp, Sunday August 28th Candlewood Lake Squantz Ramp.

Must be a CT-TBF Member at least sixty (60) days prior to event.


2022 District 15 National Semi Finals (NSF) - 1000 Islands Clayton NY, hosted by TBF of Connecticut.

Practice Dates Sept. 14th, 15th & 16th, Tournament Dates Sept. 17th & 18th.



Boater Division Pay Table - 2021


Non-Boater Division Pay Table - 2021




2022 TBF Trail Guest Entry Form

TBF of CT - 2022 Entry Form - Guest



2023 TBF State Team Qualifier Entry Form


TBF of CT - 2023 National Semi-Final - Trail Qualifier Application


2022 TBF of CT. 2 Day Entry Form

********Coming soon******

( Must be a CT-TBF member 60 days prior to event to enter )








2022 Opens Events


Cancelled !!!!

Sunday April 9th Candlewood Lake Open cancelled.


Spring Opens Entry Form

TBF of CT - 2022 Entry Form - Spring Opens

Open #1, 03/26/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #2, 04/09/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz - Cancelled !!

Open #3, 05/05/2022 Thursday - Candlewood Lake Squantz


Summer Opens Entry Form

TBF of CT - 2022 Entry Form - Summer Opens

Open #4, 06/18/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #5, 07/09/2022 Saturday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #6, 07/31/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #7, 08/14/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz


Fall Opens Entry Form

TBF of CT - 2022 Entry Form - Fall Opens

Open #8, 10/23/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #9, 11/13/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz

Open #10, 11/27/2022 Sunday - Candlewood Lake Squantz


You do not need to be a member of the CT-TBF to fish an open tournament.


Entry Fee $100.00 per boat - Optional Lunker Pool Fee of $20.00 - Launch position by postmark of paid entry and/or applications at the ramp - TBF Open Rules apply - 75% Payout to 20% of the field. Five (5) fish limit (Largemouth or Smallmouth bass), fish with a partner or fish alone.



2020 Revised Open Payouts - Proposed

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