Welcome to The Bass Federation of Connecticut.
Join Connecticut's friendliest & most affordable bass fishing tournament trail for as little as $25 per tournament. More tournaments, more fun and more chances to advance to a National Semi Final or National tournament.
Non-Boaters & Boaters welcome !!
Upcoming Events & Information
2022 Trail #5 - Sunday August 21st Candlewood Lake Squantz Launch
7 am - 3 pm
2022 Open #7 - Sunday August 14th Candlewood Lake Squantz
7 am - 3 pm
If you want to be guaranteed a spot preregister by mail !!!!
Spots will be filled on a 1st come, 1st serve basis. Applications will be taken by mail or at the ramp.
All rules will be strictly enforced and any violation will result in an immediate disqualification.
2022 CT-TBF 2 Day (2023 National Semi Final (NSF) Qualifier)
Applications must be mailed by August 15th or can be brought to the CT-TBF monthly meeting on August 25th. 2 Day pairings will be done at the meeting. Four (4) boaters and four (4) non-boaters will qualify for the NSF from this event.
Must be a CT-TBF Member at least sixty (60) days prior to event.
Please check back frequently for updates.
The Bass Federation and The Bass Federation of CT welcome two (2) new sponsors, Lews and Strike King.
New for 2022 !!
Check out the New CT-TBF Tournament Jerseys.
The first order of the New CT-TBF tournament jerseys is out. So far the jerseys are a hit. A 2nd order of jerseys, hooded jerseys and hoodies will be placed soon. If you're interested please contact Jim Johnson via text or email.
CT-TBF Covid19 Fish Care with Fish Whisperer Tim Thompson
CT-DEEP Urges Safe Boating, Social Distancing Practices at State Boat Launches During COVID-19 Pandemic
2022 CT-TBF Trail Event #4
CT River Haddam Meadow Results
1st Jeff Misaiko 13.49 lbs
2nd Keith Cleary 12.68 lbs
3rd Sam Leary 11.33 lbs
Lunker Jeff Misaiko 3.80 lbs
Non Boater Division
1st Jeff Shannon 6.04 lbs
2nd Mike Talaga 4.33 lbs
3rd Jason Myslak 2.52 lbs
Lunker Eric Baba 1.96 lbs
1st place Boater Jeff Misaiko & 1st place Non-Boater Jeff Shannon also won prize packs from Andy's Custom Bass lures.
Dave Matthieu and Norm Boucher won prize packs from Bounty Hunters Custom Baits for the smallest legal fish weighed in at the tournament.
Congratulations to all !!
See the Tournament Trail Results page for compete results.
2022 CT-TBF Opens -
June 18th Candlewood Lake
1st Matt Silliman / Kyle Ludwig 19.86 lbs
2nd Greg Butkes / Graham Barite 19.25 lbs
3rd Tony Viccaro / Nick Viccaro 18.66 lbs
Lunker Greg Butkes / Graham Barite 4.87 lbs
15 Teams competed, Congratulations to the top 3 teams !!!
Complete results will be posted on the Opens page.
To become a member of our federation one must either join an existing club (check the club listing page) or form a new club with a minimum of 6 members. By doing either it will automatically enroll you in the federation and entitle you to all our member benefits and protect you under the TBF insurance coverage. Most clubs in the state are actively recruiting new members at this time and welcome new faces enthusiastically.