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WSBF Youth Director:

Randy Thompson
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Mount St. Helens Bassmasters

Special Thanks to

 for their thoughtful Sponsorship


2022 Washington State High School Schedule

May 7 -8 Riffe Lake Qualifier
August 20 - 21 Moses Lake Qualifier
September 17 State Championship on Potholes resevoir ( Mardon Resort )

Contact Youth Director Randy Thompson for more details


2021-2022 Washington High School Series Bass Fishing Battle

Stage 1

1.      July 17th Banks Lake    -           Northrup Point Ramp, Electric City

2.      July 18th Banks Lake   -          Northrup Point Ramp, Electric City

(Check in & Registration will be on 7/17th @ 4:15 am – Northrup Point Ramp)

Stage 2

3.      August 21st Columbia River  - Clover Island Launch, Kennewick

4.      August 22nd Columbia River – Clover Island Launch, Kennewick

(Check-in & Registration will be on 8/21st @ 4:15 am – Clover Island Ramp)


The 2021-2022 Washington High School Series will consist of 4 single day events and will represent the 2021-2022 school year.  The best 3 of 4 competition days points will be totaled to determine Series Champions. For evey 1 in 20 teams participating in Series will qualify a team to go to 2021 National High School Championship at Lake Hartwell SC June 30th – July 3rd. The TEAM with the highest qualifying points will advance to Nationals as the Washington State High School Champions.

1.      Teams will consist of (2) High School Student Anglers and a Adult Boat Captain.


2.      Both High School Student Angler must be an active member of a Student Angler Federation Club or Washington Student Angler Federation (WSAF) in order to compete in the series events. WSAF is a $25 annual membership fee. To sign up to become a member email Troy Roberts at, go to Washington Bass Federation website and click on the High School link on the upper portion of the page, or sign up at the 1st Series battle.


3.      Awards & trophies will be handed out to the top 3 teams. Big Bass trophies/awards for all 4 series events will be handed out at the event as well.


4.      To compete each team will need to pay $200 entry prior to competition for the year. Or each team may pay $50/day for all 4 competition days prior to each event.


5.      Each Friday prior to Series Battles will be official practice days and competition waters will be off limits the Monday morning at 12 am week of Series Battles.


6.      Registration can be provided by filling out registration form and emailing to or providing at check-in, 1 hr before blast-off. Please contact Troy Roberts for any further information. Boat inspections will take place prior to Blast off.


7.      Boat Captains will need to provide Proof of Licensing (Boat/Boaters Card) and boat Insurance prior to 1st Series Battle or if a fill in Captain at any time must provide documentation prior to competition.


8.      All Student Anglers will need to provide proof of WA State Fishing License before 1st Series Battle.


9.      All Competition Rules will follow TBF High School Rules. Please read rules at



Washington State TBF Youth Programs Director:

Troy Roberts (208)-407-4332 ----------

2329 Market St PMB 1298; Mount Vernon WA, 98273


Click to get the TBF Emergency Medical form as a PDF for printing

                                                        TBF Emergency Medical Form

 In the event my son/daughter becomes ill or is injured while participating in any TBF Junior Federation event, I hereby give my consent to the TBF Officials or their designees, it’s board members and officers to authorize the administration of any emergency medical or dental treatment deemed necessary by a licensed physician or dentist, and the transfer of the child to a hospital, clinic or office to obtain treatment. It is understood that reasonable attempts will be made to contact the parents or guardian at the number listed below prior to administration if reasonably possible. The following questions will help us to be prepared for your child.

 1.  Any allergies including food, insect bites, and medications? Please list:

 2. What signs or symptoms result with the allergy (i.e. Difficulty breathing, hives, rash etc)?

 3. What is the usual method of treatment when allergy occurs?

 4. Does the youth have any medical conditions we should know about currently? If so List.

 5.   Does the youth currently take medication for the above-named condition? If so, please list
       including name of medication (ie. Twice a day, three times daily).

6. Does the youth have any physical limitations we should know about?

    Please print:

Parent or Guardian Name ____________________________________


 □ I give my consent for the above emergency treatment.

 □ I DO NOT give my consent for the above emergency treatment






2020 Washington TBF High School State Championship


Wow what a State Championship.

Originally the Washington State Championship was to be held on March 21st on Lake Washington in the heart of Seattle. However with the COVID-19 virus placing the world in quarantine and Seattle being the epicenter of the outbreak the State Championship had to be postponed until further notice.

Fortunately a glimmer of hope and normalcy was granted to large portions of the state of Washington and Troy Roberts, Washington State High School Tournament Director was able to relocate the State Championship to another venue (Moses Lake) that would be suitable to conduct what would be the last high school state championship for some seniors and teams as well just in time to advance a team to TBF High School National Championship.

The high school teams showed up and the weather tried to put things in a halt position even before the event. The day before high wind warnings were put into effect with sustained winds of 25-27 mph with gusts up to 35-50 mph. The winds were ripping all night long before the event however the morning came and mother nature gave us a break. Turned out to be a nice slightly overcast morning with a little breeze but perfect fishing weather, and the teams showed up with excitement and anticipation.

The teams blasted off and put their abilities to the test to see who could come back with the biggest bags. There was a lot of excitement because there was a full moon and the big fish were biting.

When the weigh-in came so did the weather but that did stop the teams from bringing some quality bags of fish.

The 3rd place team and 2019 Washington State HS Champions Blake Williams/Ty Manterola weighed in a mixed bag of Largemouth and smallmouth anchoring the bag with a 3.04 lb. Largemouth with total weight of 14 lb. 3 oz.


The 2nd place team and newcomers to high school bass fishing Logan Clark/Parker Jones weighed in a stout bag of smallie’s anchored with a 4 lb. 5 oz largemouth for a total weight of 16 lb. 3 oz.

It was an impressive bag for their first ever high school fishing event against teams that have won state championships and AOY’s in both TBF and BASS. They are gonna be a team to look our for the next coming years.

As the wind and rain started to come down so did the team of Wade Wilkens/Blake Yates bring the hammer down with an incredible bag of largemouth weighing in at 21 lb. 2 oz. and anchoring that bag was a marsh donkey weighing in at 5 lb. 6 oz.


Team Wade Wilkens & Blake Yates walked away with the Championship Trophies, Tackle Warehouse Big Bass package, Dobyns rods and local scholarships. It being their Senior year of high school they definitely went out with a bang. Not only did they advance to TBF National Championship/World Finals but the weekend before the sealed the deal as being High School State Champions on the B.A.S.S. division on Potholes Reservoir advancing to the B.A.S.S Nationals on Kentucky Lake in October.

Being crowned the TBF HS State Champs was bitter sweet having their graduation the night before. The community came out to provide a graduation that was worthy of all the seniors in a way that they best could under the social distancing policies in place. Gave them a town parade and a small respectful graduation ceremony.

This will be Wade’s second time advancing to the TBF National Championship, he did so his freshman yr and this will be Blakes first time advancing to Nationals. They both competed in the World Finals in 2019 but their goal was to make it to the 2020 TBF National Championship and so they did. In a post tournament interview, they said that having won the week before they really wanted to make this a Double State Championship to make this a year to never forget. So, they did.

Wade Wilkens Graduation photo 2020



2020 Washington State High School Bass Fishing Series & State Championship

June 7 2020 High School Championship on Moses Lake
July 25 - 26 2021 High School Series on Potholes Reservoir
August 22 - 23 2021 High School Series on Lake Washington
September 27- 28 2020 / 2021 High School State Championship on Moses Lake



2020 WA State High School Bass Fishing Series & State Championship

Washington State High School Championship ( High School State Championship)

All teams please contact Troy Roberts at 208-407-4332 by phone or text. 
To register your team please go to and register your team under the Youth section and select STUDENT ANGLER FEDERATION HIGH SCHOOL FISHING. Then select the Yellow icon on the right side of the page that says SAF STATE CHAMPIONS.
To get up to date on COVID-19 policy and procedures for the event you will be informed when getting into contact with Troy Roberts WA TBF High School & Youth Programs Director.
The State Championship is a NO FEE sanctioned event. All you have to do is pay your TBF membership dues ($25/student angler) to become a member of a sanctioned club or join WSAF (Washington Student Angler Federation).
Excited to announce that the winners will Advance to TBF National Championship & World Finals in La Crosse Wisconsin on June 22nd-27th.
Winners will also win prize package of 2-$50 gift cards to Tacklewarehouse, 1-$100 visa gift card and 1 Fishing Rod/angler of your choosing of a Dobyns Fury Series Rod value at $240. Winners will also win 2-$300 Scholarship from Potholes Bass Club.
Big Fish winners will also win 2-$50 Tacklewarehouse Gift Cards
Runner up will also receive 2-$200 Scholarships from Potholes Bass Club
3rd place will receive 2-$100 Scholarships from Potholes Bass Club.
Washington State High School Bass Fishing Series (2021 National Championship Qualifier)

·        July 25th & 26th 2020 – Potholes (Stage 1)

Blythe Launch Othello WA

Washington State High School Championship (2021 National Championship Qualifier)

·        August 22nd & 23rd  2020 – Lake Washington (Stage 2)

Newport Shores Launch (SE 40th St, Bellevue, WA 98006)


Washington State High School Championship (2020 - 2021 High School State Championship)

·        September 27th & 28th 2020 – Moses Lake

Cascade Marina Launch 8138 Scott Rd NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837

**The winning team will qualify to participate in the TBF High School National Championship and World Finals in June 2021 Lake Hartwell Andersen SC**




                      Read the ENTRY RULES & REQUIREMENTS
                                Read the EMERGENCY MEDICAL FORM
                          OPEN TO ALL:       HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

 (Students must become a SAF member ($25.00)


1. You need to join the TBF/ Student Angler Federation (SAF) ($25.00)

Click to download the msword form to join the Washington State High School Club


               a.   Go to ( Click on high school heading

            *** b.   Click on join a Washington SAF high school club

            *** c.   Fill out the form and mail with check as directed

           d.   You must not yet have registered for college as a graduating senior.

           e.    Team members must attend high school in Washington.

           f.    Youth Director will then notify you to-----  Then register your team on line.

           g.   Juniors can fish with a high school partner, but must join the high school

                 SAF club for an additional ($25.00).



Do not register team on line until notified by youth director
Go to ( Troy Roberts 
Select register for Tournament heading    208-407-4332
Select State Championships (2020)    (
Follow the directions.        Web (
   High School Heading