Illinois Bass Fishing Coaches Association

The object and purpose of the Association shall be to: 

  • Promote interest, enthusiasm, and improvement in competitive youth bass fishing.

  • To provide education and opportunity for involvement for every coach in our association.

  • We want to help coaches start and develop youth fishing clubs.

  • To promote, publicize, and recognize the achievement of our participants and coaches.

  • To share or request feedback of schools, coaches, and anglers on state and national rule changes, conservation tips, and news regarding youth fishing. 

  • We strive to provide a voice representing the needs and interests of our coaches, participants, and tournament organizers.

  • To work with and support the mission and vision of the Illinois High School Association and the “Future Fishes Here” initiatives.


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Benefits of Being a member​ for Coaches

  • Shimano Discount Cards

  • Other discounts are coming

  • students can win scholarship money in our tournament trail

  • Chance to qualify to the national B.A.S.S. National Finals

  • Be involved in growing youth fishing in Illinois

  • Have a voice in the future of Illinois youth fishing (fill out the surveys)

  • Be informed about the decisions being made about Illinois youth fishing - Newsletters

  • No cost to be a member!

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