How to Join

Get More Out Of Your Bass Fishing By Joining An Affiliated Chapter And Enjoy Great B.A.S.S. Nation Benefits!

  • Great fellowship and the opportunity to learn more about fishing comes from associating with fellow B.A.S.S. members through Chapter affiliation.
  • Affiliation with your State B.A.S.S. Nation Chapters gives you the chance to help promote and protect your bass fishing interests on both state and national levels.
  • A subscription to BASS Times® magazine – a monthly publication that provides coverage from the Bassmaster® Tournament Trail, news on youth and conservation issues and reports on chapter activities from across the nation.
  • You’ll receive a free BASS Insider membership with annual affiliation.
  • Youth programs that collaborate with partners and agencies on the local, state and national level further enhance or develop new outdoor youth programs.
  • Junior Bassmaster competition opportunities on club, state and divisional levels which can ultimately lead to Junior Bassmaster World Championship qualification.
  • You are eligible to compete in state B.A.S.S. tournaments, the prestigious B.A.S.S. Nation Divisional Tournament, the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Yamaha Outboards and Skeeter Boats.
  • Opportunity to earn one of six Bassmaster Classic® berths.
  • You qualify for a special Insurance Program – $1,000,000 liability coverage for sanctioned club events.
  • These benefits are for B.A.S.S. Nation Members only! Anglers across the country are forming new chapters each year in order to receive these unique Federation Nation benefits. For a complete summary of benefits, visit

What’s Needed To Join A Massachusetts B.A.S.S. Nation Club

  • First check out the list of clubs below, thar are throughout Massachusetts to see which one fits your travel needs and preferences.
  • Contact the club through the email or phone number on the clubs web page you just visited above.
  • If you prefer you may contact an officer of the Massachusetts B.A.S.S. Nation HERE to assist you in your search for a club or to start your own club.
  • Before becoming a member of any of the clubs listed on this site you should be subscribed to Bassmaster Magazine to receive your B.A.S.S. membership number. This number will be used to sign you up in a club.
  • Once you find a club you will need to pay annual dues to the Massachusetts  B.A.S.S. Nation of $35 and to B.A.S.S. for $30. These dues will be collected from the club you join.
  • You do not need to own a boat to join a club.  Potential new members with tournament ready boats or co-anglers, anglers without boats, are all welcome to join.
  • The will to be part of an organization that encourages the education and camaraderie of anglers through friendly competitive events, meetings, and club functions.


Local Clubs

American Eagle

Always looking for members and fishes a full club schedule - Meetings on the 1 st Wednesday of he month at the American Legion Hall,
Campbell Post in Woburn, MA at 7:30pm.

Club Contacts:
President - Bob Campbell (781) 935-2266
V.P. - RogerWinn (781) 231-5244

Avid Angliers

New members welcome 
Fishes a full club schedule
Meetings 4th Thursday of every month 7:00PM Taunton AFA Hall
See website for directions

Club contacts:
President John Shpack 774-254-0035
Vice President John Boodrean 781-249-0553

Mass At Large

General membership always looking for boaters and non  boaters, doesn't fish club tournaments
Contact Mark Burgess @

Mass Bass Buddies

Saugus MA
- Meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month 8:00pm at  Papa Gino's, Rte 1 South, Saugus, MA 
- Currently looking for boaters 
- Fish both in and out of state waters 
Find us on Facebook - https:/ 
Larry Bachewski -

Mass Bass Bustersb       

Plymouth MA Always looking for members and fishes a full club schedule - accepting new members
Ed Robak -


Since 1987 

Exsting to fish MASS BASS Nation's Tournaments and the State Fishoffs.  No club tournaments and No Dues, But leaves time and dates open to fish other trails. 

Oxford MA
Ray Lentine - 

Plymouth Rock Bassmasters

Plympton MA - Formed 1975 (Oldest BAS.S. club in Mass) 
- 6-7 tournaments fished per season (1 being out of state) 
- Always looking for new members 
- Meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month 7:00pm at the Plympton Upland Club, 67 Upland Rd, Plympton MA. 

President, Chris Forti - (617) 653-8865

Tournament Director, John Grogan (781) 924-1681

Rod Jockeys

Cape Cod MA  George Smith - 

South Shore Bassmasters

Hanover, MA 
Contact Jim d'Ambra email:

Springfield Bassmasters

Contact Bryan Folino email:

Tri-County Bassmasters, Medway MA

Always looking for members and fishes a full club schedule 
Dave Forget -
- Meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm in the lower level of the Medway VFW. 123 Holliston St, Medway.

Wachusett Bassmasters Boston Area 

Meets monthly at Bass Pro Shop 
Contact President Thomas McGee  

Always looking for members and fishes complete club schedule 

Western Mass Bass

- Founded in 2000 
- Meetings on the 1 st Monday of the month at the American Legion Post 68, Pittsfield MA. 
- The club is open to new members, boaters preferred.
Rick Turczak - (413) 274-6258

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