Welcome to the club website.   Our Next Meeting is Friday May 2nd  @ 7pm @ Gander Mountain in Ocala!  Our Next Tournament of 2013-14 year will be May 10th @ Hernando!!! Launch Site is East Lake Place!!! 

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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. 

Marion County Bassmasters fished out at Lochloosa for their April Tournament. Water Levels are up!!!! Even though the bite was slow for most this Lake should be on fire in the months to come with lots of Big Bass!!! This was a slot lake tournament which means 3 fish per boat for the Marion County Anglers. 14 boats came out to get er' done!!!!  Team Jackson took home 1st with 15.34lbs. Stoney had the Big Bass, a 5.62lb hawg!!! 2nd went to Steven Crawford and Justin Hazen with 8.96lbs, 3rd went to Tommy Morgan and Ernie Thompson with 8.55lbs, and 4th to Greg Crumpton with 6.61lbs. It was a great tournament! Thanks to all those that came out!!!!

Marion County Bassmasters 2nd Annual Open Tournament was at Rodman on
4-6-14!!!! 31 boats came out and a great crowd was on hand for the weigh in!!! Taking home 1st place was the Team of Brandon Bragg and Charlie Chavis with 26.64lbs! Charlie Chavis had the Big Bass of the Tournament! A 9.70lb monster!!! Thanks to all those that came out and competed to make this tournament a success!!!
click on the pic for Results




The 2nd Central Region Qualifier was Sunday March 16th at the Kissimmee Chain! Marion County Bassmasters  had a few anglers place in the top 10 on the boater side!!! Dan Gentry came in 2nd out of 47 boaters and also had the Big Bass of the tournament!!! A 7.75lb HAWG!!! Daniel Tillis placed 9th on the boater side! We had quite a few anglers go down and fish both as boaters and nonboaters!!!! Way to Go guys!!! Next qualifier will be at Harris Chain at Hickory Point on May 17th. Meeting and pairings on May 16th 4-6pm at  a TBD location.

The Florida B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship was the weekend of November 2nd and 3rd 2013!!! We had quite a few of our club members go down to the Big "O" to represent the Marion County Bassmasters!!!! Justin Hazen went as a nonboater and made the State Team by coming in 6th place!!! Way to go Justin!!! Daniel Tillis and his Co-Angler from Panama City Mr. KJ won the Day 2 team pot!!! Chuck Ervin, Andrew White, and Russell Tillis also went as nonboaters and Stoney Jackson and Ed Vincent went as boaters. Click on the link for full results!!!  http://www.floridafederationnation.com/2013-statechamionship.php


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!






 




 

 




 

  

  





 
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