UPDATE….This weekends Cayuga Lake Event…UPDATE

Due to the predicted weather and dangerous wind and lake conditions, the NY DEC has officially changed our State individual event to FRIDAY June 28th.  The team event will remain in place on SUNDAY June 30th.

With these changes the mandatory meeting will no be held THURSDAY June 27th at 6:00pm at the same paved lot just south of the first overflow lot at the state park ramp.

If you can no longer make this event please contact JOSH GIRAN today to start the refund process.

Thank you all for your understanding and being receptive to these changes that are out of our control.


Raystown Lake Events Rescheduled

The canceled Raystown Lake Event has been rescheduled. The new date for this event will be October 12, 2024.

ALL entries from the original event (April 6) will be transferred to this event.

Anglers have until June 1, 2024 to notify PABN if they would like a refund. In order to receive your refund you must send a email to president@pabassnation.com stating they would like a refund, whether you were a boater or co angler and what address to send it to.

Boaters will receive $150 refund and co-anglers will receive a $100 refund.

For the team trail event, the new date will be October 13 at Raystown Lake. All pre-paid entries for the canceled event have been already been contacted by phone. Please consider sticking around and fishing will us on that Sunday.

We will be using the 7 Points access for this event.

PA BASS Nation High School State Champs

The PA BASS Nation High School State Championship was held April 27 and 28 at Elk Neck State Park. The team of Connor Kapp and Colegan Stiner led the day with a two day weight of 26.72.  They will be headed Lake Chickamagua at the end of July for the 2024 National Championship. Congratulations to the winners!
2024 High School State Champs

Eastern Division Youth Event

18 Youth teams went out on Blue Marsh in search of 4 bass over 15 inches during a cold steady rain that lasted all day on October 14. Despite the unfavorable weather conditions, 29 bass over 15 inches were weighed-in! After it was all said and done, Maxsim & Vegas brought home the victory with 4 large-mouth weighing 12.65 pounds.
And a bonus – the kids also got to meet Mike Iaconelli during the tournament. Great job to everyone who participated!

2023 PA BASS Nation Jr. State Champions

The youth tournament at Harveys Lake was a fantastic event held the first weekend in October. Elite Series Pro, Jonathan Kelly, showed up to support the kids at weigh- in. He gave a few words of encouragement, signed some autographs, and posed for a few pictures with the kids.
The 2023 PA Bass Nation Jr. State Championship was won by Hunter Haines and Gavin Brubaker from Susquehanna Valley with 5 fish 9.05 pounds (dock photo). They will be attending the  2024 Bassmaster Junior National Championship next summer. Congrats to Hunter and Gavin and great job to all those who participated!

Congrats to Our AOY and Co AOY

Let’s hear it for our Anglers of the Year and Co-Anglers of the Year for the 2023 season!
Congratulations to Anglers of the Year:
  • Colton Sowers
  • Harry Colberg
  • Shaun Brown
  • Aaron Green
and to the Co-Anglers of the Year:
  • Tyler Rush
  • Scott Briechner
  • Jake Rowlands
  • Ray Severns
The top 4 qualified for the 2024 BASS National Championship…time and date TBA.

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Youth PA vs OH Event for 2023

The Youth Hookset Classic, “PA vs Ohio,”  took place at Mosquito Lake on July 9, 2023. And who won? PA, of course! Third win in a row with 112 pounds to 110 pounds.
It was another very successful event for the kids of PA Bass Nation. Shout out to everyone who participated! Check out the photos by visiting our Photo Gallery page.