Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation Youth

Welcome to the Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation Youth page. Our purpose is to provide a fun and educational format for student anglers to compete in organized tournaments under the standards set forth by the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.

The Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation provides a fair and controlled angling experience. Our goal is to provide a structured activity allowing students to access the outdoors, hone their angling skills, create camaraderie, and build on the importance of resource preservation, ecological competence, and appreciation of our precious waterway resources.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact our Youth Director, Dick Brown, at: Click here for a tour of Bassmaster Youth Series:

  • Youth Registration Form (Coming Soon)
  • High School Registration (Coming Soon)
  • Boat Captain Form (Coming Soon)

High School and Junior State Championship Deep Creek

By Admin Help | March 9, 2024

Here are the standings from The Maryland Bass Nation High School & Junior State Championship held Sunday, October 8th on Deep Creek Lake. All of these young anglers deserve a great big hand for sticking it out in some nasty weather conditions.  It was rainy, windy & cold and they hung in there the entire…

Butch Ward Youth Scholarship Fund

By Admin Help | March 9, 2024

Nelson “Butch” Ward was a foundational member of the Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation.  His passion for our natural resources and the development of angling skills were legendary.  He served in multiple leadership positions in the B.A.S.S. Nation, including serving as President of our Federation.  The pinnacle of his service was achieving the prestigious recognition from B.A.S.S.…

BASS High School State Championship

By Admin Help | January 8, 2024

My name is Trey Richardson, I am a high school angler who competitively bass fishes with my teammate, Reid Luckett. Just recently, we were able to compete in the BASS High School State Championship, which was held at Deep Creek Lake in October. This event was such a blast and we were able to finish…

Garrett Bass Slayers Complete Repairs to the Deep Creek Weigh-In Station

By nathangabriel | July 2, 2023

   The Garrett Bass Slayers High School Team and new Junior Team together made their Annual Community Service Project the task of completing much needed repairs to the Deep Creek Lake weigh-in station.    The weigh-in station at Deep Creek was constructed many years ago with the volunteer help of many members of the Western…