MNBF in the news! Jeff Nelson and state champion angler Jaden Johnson were on New Brighton Now – March 3rd episode.
Happy New Year! New announcement just released on the five days of champions for 2016! Several 2016 items have been added to the website including an updated 2016 TOC Form below:
Check out the new eight-foot Minn Kota talon – one of the best add-ons for your bass boat!
Check out the MNBF Youth page as the 2015 Youth Membership Form and the 2015 Youth Rules/Entry Form are available.
Join the 13th Annual Bassinator Youth Lure Drive for Spring 2015. When cabin fever sets in and you find yourself sorting through the boat, the garage and basement this winter, please set aside some extra fishing items to donate to the 13th Annual Bassinators Youth Lure Drive. Last year your help resulted in 604 items collected!
MNBF announces the 4th annual Spring Fling Tournament. This early season event on the Mississippi has produced both largemouth and smallmouth over 5 pounds, and many bags over 20#! Catch up with old members, bring new members, support your Federation and perhaps cash a check. Let’s wish for reasonable water levels and warm weather. Click here for the 2015 Spring Fling Tournament Entry Form.
What a great 2014 season we had. On that note, here is the new 2015 MNBF Membership Form and the 2015 MNBF Gull Lake TOC Entry Form! Renew your membership or sign up for the first time. $125 gets you joined up and into the Tournament of Champions on Gull Lake with no qualifying (first 50 to sign up). DO NOT miss out on the discounts, advancement opportunities and action waiting around the corner in 2015.
Our 2014 MNBF Youth Tournament of Champions Results are posted. All the kids did a great job and Mason Raveling will be headed to the Junior World Tournament of Champions at the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup. More information and pics to follow.
2014 Minnesota Bass Federation Tournament of Champions results are posted! Congrats to everyone on a great event and good luck to those representing Team Minnesota.
2014 Spring Fling Results are posted!
The Northern Open at Dead Lake, which was slated for June 1st 2014, has been cancelled.
The Spring Fling for 2014 has been pushed back due to snow, ice and cold. The event will now be held on Sunday, May 18th.
The Minnesota Bass Federation would like to welcome US Navy Veteran Nate Sense of Winona Minnesota to the Minnesota Bass Federation for 2014.
Another year another partnership with Lowrance – Stay tuned as we will have pictures and video of our 2014 Lowrance Program!
Due to popular demand, we have added another tournament on the MNBF 2014 schedule – the Northern Open on Dead Lake. It will take place on June 1st, 2014 and be $200 per team.
Order your 2014 Minnesota Bass Federation Custom Shirt now! Just fill out this form or click the image above.
Exciting news for 2014! The first 80 current members who send in premium dues get automatic entry into the TOC August 9th-10th 2014. 2013 members have priority through December 2013. Remember it is limited to the first 40 boaters and 40 non-boaters so get your 2014 MnBass premium membership now! Also check out the 2014 MNBF Rules and the 2014 Junior Membership Form.
Those who elect standard dues will need to qualify from Lake Waconia. No traveling to qualifiers, saves gas, money, time. Plus you get more weekends to do other things! Past members will be offered any open spots starting December 1st, 2013. New members pay standard $75 dues and qualify on Lake Waconia July 26th.
One more piece of news that we will usher in from 2013 to 2014. No longer are we the Minnesota Federation of Bass Anglers (MFBA) – instead, we are the Minnesota Bass Federation (MNBF).
May 18th - MNBF Spring Fling Mississippi Pools 4 and 5
June 7th – High School Championship Waconia (see highschoolfishing.org)
July 25th - MNBF Junior TOC Clearwater Lake
July 26th - MNBF Qualifier Lake Waconia
August 9th/10th - MNBF TOC Mississippi Pools 5A, 6, and 7
We have created a 2013 MFBA Tournament Results page, listing the top 5 boaters and co-anglers for each team this year (as well as Big Bass).
The final MFBA tournament results are in – the Tournament of Champions from September 21st-22nd on Le Homme Dieu Chain.
Results are in for the August 18th MFBA Metro Open on Forest Lake and the August 4th Summer Fling on Mississippi River Pools 5A, 6 and 7.
Pictures and results have been uploaded for the 2013 MFBA Junior TOC on North Long Lake!
Updated MFBA Club Qualifier Tournament results from July 27th, 2013 with the top 5 advancing.
Tournament results are in for MFBA Central Open at Green Lake (in Spicer); see the excel files below for complete results.
Results are in for the first MFBA tournament – Sunday June 2nd 2013 – Northern Open Whitefish Chain.
MFBA State High School Championship
June 1st Medicine Lake
Peter Anderly 612-669-9253
11th Annual Lure Drive
2012 MFBA Tournament Banner(.doc)
Future Fisherman Foundation & The Bass Federation Join Forces
Cabela’s TBF Announcement
TBF, FLW Outdoors Introduce National High School Fishing Program. (pdf.)
Updating with TBF and FLW Outdoor’s is now easier than ever!