Before registering for an Arizona B.A.S.S. Nation tournament all contestants must:

  • Be a member in good standing with B.A.S.S. dues for the tournament year
  • Possess a valid B.A.S.S. Membership number
  • Join a local AZ B.A.S.S. affiliated club (many AZ clubs offer free membership)
  • Pay their current Arizona B.A.S.S. Nation state dues for the calendar year (see club Presidents for more info)
  • Boaters must possess a minimum of $300,000 liability insurance and provide proof of insurance before each tournament for the tournament dates.
  • All contestants must possess a valid Arizona State fishing license during the tournament & abide by Arizona Game & Fish Rules & Regulations
  • Review the Arizona B.A.S.S. Nation tournament rules
  • Review the Boater and Non-Boater Guidelines found here.

Joining an Arizona BASS Nation affiliated club is easy as finding a club near you and giving the contact person a call. You can learn more about the AZ BASS Nation by visiting this page or the National BASS Nation by visiting this page.

If you are not a member of B.A.S.S. you may sign up online or contact B.A.S.S. at (877) BASS-USA with any questions concerning your B.A.S.S. membership status or to help you locate your membership number.

  • 2015 AZ BASS Nation Membership Registration Info found here.
  • Club roster information sheet here.


Adventure Bass

Blaine Ruddy

(602) 524-5170

Saguaro Bass

DJ Virzuela

(480) 277-6427

Goodyear Bass

Mike Hoffarth

(623) 229-4650


Gerald Kimzey

(520) 507-1064

Surprise Bass

Steve Lund

(928) 257-0333

Colorado River Bass Cats

J.J. Gibbs

(928) 486-7063