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Marion County Bassmasters

Welcome to the home page for the Marion County Bassmasters. Formerly the Have Fun Bass Tournament Trail, we are now a Florida Federation Nation club that officially started in January 2011. We are a non-profit organization established to preserve and promote the Sport of Bass Fishing, to practice and promote sound environmental policies to conserve our natural resources, to promote youth and public interest in sport fishing and conservation, to work for an abundant, healthy, and self-sustaining bass fishery; to act as an effective voice for the advancement of bass fisheries, to communicate effectively with organizations that have an impact on the sport of bass fishing, and to support local, state and national agencies and organizations whose objectives are to conserve and manage our national resources.

Our goal is to provide a fun, competitive and safe environment for you to fish in while focusing our fishing on the bodies of water that make Florida a great place to fish for bass.

Next Meeting is March 6th @ 7pm @ O'Reilly's Auto on Silver Springs Blvd! Next tournament of the 2017-18 Season is March 10th at Toho at Lakefront Park. $25 per Angler $5 big bass pot!

Upcoming Open Tournaments

Feb. 18 Open Tournament to Benefit Marion County Youth Bassmasters

Marion County Bassmasters 4th Annual Open Tournament

Tournament Schedule

For the current 2017-18 Marion County Bassmaster Schedule and a list of previous tournaments click here.

Points Leaders

See where your team currently stands in the Marion County Bassmasters points race for team of the year!

Calendar of Events

Click here to view calendar view of upcoming 2017-18 Marion County Bassmasters events and tournament dates.

Fifth Event of the 2017-18 Season

Jason Guynn and Beau Clymer bested out 19 other boats at Toho at the fifth stop of the Marion County Bassmasters 2017-18 tournament trail. Jason and Beau had a 24.46lb sack to seal the deal! Coming in 2nd was the team of Rick Greene and Chris Kingree with 17.19lbs, 3rd Chuck Ervin and Marcus Martinez with 15.57lbs, and 4th Chad Dorland and Andrew White 15.09lbs. Dan Gentry took home big bass Honors with his 6.64lb toad! Next stop is Rodman at Kenwood on April 14th!


How can you come be apart of the Marion County Bassmasters!? It's simple. First be a member of B.A.S.S. which can be obtained by visiting bassmaster.com. Next come out to one of our club meetings. We meet the first Friday of every month at Gander Mountain Ocala at 7pm! Then pay your club dues of $60. Club dues break down as follows: $25 goes to the Florida BASS Nation, $30 to the BASS NATION, and $5 goes to Marion County Bassmasters. We also need you to provide proof of $300,000 insurance coverage on the boat. Tournament Entry is $25 per angler with an optional $5 Big Bass pot. If you want to try us out first then join, contact a club officer about fishing as a guest!!!

Marion County Bassmasters is always accepting new members through the year! Come to a club meeting for more info or call a club officer! Tight Lines!

Marion County Bassmasters is an affiliate of the Florida BASS Nation and Bass Anglers Sportsman Society. There is an 80% pay back