Welcome to Lakeland Bassmasters
The Lakeland Bassmasters is the largest federated club in the world! Our club offers unique opportunities for the experienced angler and those new to tournament bass fishing. Members have the opportunity to fish with and against some of the most experienced anglers in Central Florida. For those new to the sport, you will rapidly gain knowledge on all facets of bass fishing by fishing with the best. For our tournament schedule, select Tour Schedule on the home page.
The Lakeland Bassmasters offer more than tournament fishing. We are actively involved in conservation, youth and special events in the Central Florida. Our efforts in these areas have been recognized with awards for youth activities, conservation, special events and club of the year in the Southeastern Region of BASS. In addition, we have won a BASS National Award for our efforts with youth in our Fishing For The Future Tournament for children of Big Brothers & Big Sisters and The Good Shepherd Hospice. Click on Special Events on the home page for more information.
We encourage you to come to one of our meetings and experience the camaraderie of this great organization.
Yozuri King - WINS!!
Jim Hooven with his 9lb BEAST!!
Notice to all Boaters!
Please be sure to bring a copy of your CURRENT Insurance statement to the next meeting. Boaters that do not have insurance current and on file will NOTbe allowed to fish the April event as a boater.
Recreational Boating Accidents- Carelessness and inattention are the leading causes of boating accidents in Florida. Pay close attention to your surroundings while on the water, and you will be on your way to a safe and enjoyable outing. Always remember that if your visibility is limited for any reason, Florida law requires vessels to be operated at idle speeds only.
Get Your Boater Safety Education Card - Did you know that anyone born on or after January 1, 1988 must have a Boating Safety Education ID Card to legally operate a boat in Florida? Read this to find out more about what the law requires and how to get your card http://www.myfwc.com/media/100286/BoatingSafetyEdExSummOct07.pdf
The Lakeland Bassmasters is encouraging that you take this Free Online boaters safety course, offered on the Florida Fish and Wildlife website. This free and informative course will help keep you and your passengers’ safe on the water. Click on the link below to get started.