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Kings Of Bass 2023 Logo

JULY 29 and JULY 30

6AM - 2PM

Presque Isle State Park, Erie PA

West Pier Launch Ramp

Western PA Team Bass Series

Congratulations to the 2023 KINGS OF BASS - Dan Jones and Eric Steinbach


Thanks to all the participants for making this year a great event.  We are looking forward to making next year even better.   

Thanks to all our sponsors:  FishUSA, Erie Sports Commision, St. Croix Rods, Daiwa Reels, GSM Outdoors, Flip Clip, and Bait-Pop.

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This is an OPEN event.  WPTBS Membership is not required for this tournament.

$200 per boat.  $10 optional Lunker per day. Cash only, pay at ramp. Registration begins at 5:00 AM and closes at 5:45 AM. Proof of insurance for ALL boats will be required. Save time by printing and bringing the completed application form below.

Guaranteed 100% payout.  $2,000 for first place based on 20 boats.

Day 1 launch position will be determined by order of registration received.

Day 2 launch position will be determined by Day 1 results.

One day largemouth, One day smallmouth. 5 bass limit.  Weather dependent. 

WPTBS Rules apply.  Click here to view.

Need a place to stay?  The host hotel is the SureStay Plus by Best Western.  Special rate of $170 if you mention Kings Of Bass when you book your room. (814) 835-4200  

GSM Outdoors, the parent company of Yamamoto Baits, Bill Lewis Fishing, Buckeye Lures, SteelShad Lures, and countless of your favorite hunting brands has generously provided bait packages for each team participating in this event. Every team competing at the 2023 Kings of Bass Tournament will receive a package loaded with over $100 in baits and lures!

St. Croix Rods will be providing rods for the angler who catches the biggest bass each day! Also to celebrate St. Croix's 75 Year Anniversary, the team who weighs in a one-day total weight closest to 19.48 lbs (St. Croix founded in 1948) will win two St. Croix Rods!

Daiwa Corporation - USA has jumped on board as a 2023 Kings of Bass sponsor! All Kings of Bass competitors will have a chance to get their hands on some of the best reels on the market!

Flip Clip Fishing has agreed to donate a pack of clips to the first 20 teams registered. This product is a MUST for all great-lakes smallmouth anglers since we all know how important fish care is. Check out the exclusive color options of flip clips at FishUSA.

Bait-Pop will also be providing a tube of Live-Sonar Intensifier Bait Scent to EVERY angler participating in this year's event. This product is backed by some pretty big names such as Scott Martin, Bill Dance, and Jacob Wheeler. To know surprise, you can also pick up some Bait-Pop at FishUSA.

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