Tournament Information

Upcoming Tournament Information:

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Please attend or watch the meeting first! Once you have watched the meeting video enter the codeword by clicking the button below. Thank you!

Bartlett Pre-Tournament Meeting! (Meeting Point)

  • Meet us in person at Cabela's or Watch the Live Video on the Phoenix Junior Bassmasters Facebook page or on our website (video posted after the meeting). After you watch the meeting, you will enter the Angler's name, and CODEWORD on our website, the code word will be mentioned sometime during the meeting.

    • Watch or attend the meeting before you enter the codeword. ​

    • Codeword submissions are due by midnight Sunday, September 25th to receive a point for attending the pre-tournament meeting. 

    • We will draw a name from the codeword submissions for the winner of the $50 Bass Pro Gift Card Monday.

  • You don't need to RSVP for the Meeting. 

  • DRAW anglers need to RSVP for the Tournament by FRIDAY, September 23rd. Jr Teams and High School teams only need to RSVP if they will NOT be attending the tournament. 

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Must be a member of Phoenix Junior Bassmasters to participate in tournaments.
DRAW anglers need to RSVP for the Tournament, Jr Teams and High School teams only need to RSVP if they will NOT be attending the tournament. 

Bartlett Lake Information: Bartlett Lake


  • Official Practice Days: Sept. 30th- Oct. 1st  SEE RULE 10

  • Meet at the red Wild West Bass Trail Trailer, in the parking lot, by the Jojoba Main Ramp, Tonto Pass Required, buy ahead of time at Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Shell Gas Station at Cave Creek/Carefree Hwy, Online via VIPLY app. https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tonto/passes-permits/recreation

  • Be at the Registration table by 5:30 am, check-in at Registration Table, have a bite to eat & Drink Coffee/Juice

  • Junior DRAW Anglers must stay at designated CONE until they are paired with their teammate and Captain (Boats by Cone Color: 1-5=Orange, 6-10=Purple, 11-15=Green)

  • Launch Process, on the water by 6 am, Launch by Safelight

    • When on the ramp, please turn off your headlights...that way the people coming up the ramp are not blinded by the lights of the vehicles trying to come down the ramp.

    • Music will play, National Anthem, Morning Sendoff Prayer

    • Boats Line up in Boat Number order:

      • Ask a neighbor boat what their number is

      • Organize selves on the water

      • Jr DRAW will launch first, followed by Jr TEAMS, last will be the High School anglers

      • Example: Boats 1 & 2 Stage near doc, 3-10 stage closest to doc, once National Anthem is complete boats 1-10 start to form a line, 11-44 start to follow in line, for a smooth and faster launch process.

    • Drive-by Director or designee (call boat, or on the dock)

      • When your boat number is called

      • With Life Vest on

      • Live Wells Open

      • Kill Switch attached

  • RULE Reminders:

    • No minimum for Phoenix Junior Bassmasters at Bartlett, 12” min for Arizona High School Bassmasters, 5 fish team weight

    • If a boat captain or an angler gets off the boat, all fishing must cease until partners are back together in the boat.

    • NO encroachment or impeding (talk to the other boats)

    • Boat Captains will NOT fish during the tournament, which includes casting lines or lures, setting the hook, Reel, or play fish to the boat. If a boat captain is caught doing so the anglers may be disqualified from the tournament. For example, the captain cannot cast and hand the fishing rod to the angler.

    • OFF LIMITS: Marina & any other buoys as placed by AZ Game & Fish


  • Weigh-in starts at 1 pm, Junior DRAW Flight 1: 1 pm, Junior TEAM Flight 2: 1:30 pm, High School Flight 3: 2 pm. FLIGHTS MUST CHECK IN WITH TIMEKEEPER AT DOCK!

  • Traditional walk-up Weigh-in, we will provide mesh weigh-in bags, Boat Captains See Seth Starks, Matt Shura, or Eugene Livar with any questions on the weigh-in process.

  • Angler Reminders:

    • Boat Captain Gas Money-$20-$40 - DON'T FORGET!!

      • Adults will give money directly to your child’s boat Captain.

      • It is expected/common practice for all non-boaters to give their Boat Captain Gas Money.

      • The club will not provide money to parents/relatives of club members that are boat captains, or Junior TEAM Captains, or High School Captains.

      • JR TEAMS and High School Captains- talk with your anglers on what your expectations are for boat gas money.

    • 3-4 Rods

    • Tackle Box Backpack (preferred)

    • Baits, Hooks, Weights, Line, clippers, needle Nose Pliers

    • Life Jacket

    • Weigh-in Bag (optional)

    • Non-Crumby Snacks, Lunch

    • Clear Liquid drink ONLY

    • Sunscreen

    • Hat, buff

    • Any meds you need

    • SPORTSMANSHIP: Team attitude, Angling Etiquette, Boat Etiquette



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