Bass World Sports Tournament Association

4030 N Service Rd   St. Peters, MO 63376    Office (636) 244-2388  Fax (636) 926-2422  Cell (314) 409-9015

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2014 Big Bass Tournaments

Hours:  6:30 to 3:00 pm  No Late Fees
(1 payback for every 5 boats)

2014  Schedule

Note:   February ---   22  Canceled
 

click here for:   Big Bass Official Entry Form

 2014 BWSTA Schedule       BWSTA Official Entry Form

Ford Anglers of the Year Award

             

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1 Entry Fee 40 Places paid
back with 2 weigh-in times
 

$150.00 Entry Fee per boat
(2 fishermen per boat)

2 Big Bass per boat at
each weigh-in times

(could win 4 checks)

 

1st weigh-in 10:30 to 11:00 am

    2nd weigh-in 2:30 to 3:00 pm

 

   

  1st Place………….. $1,000.00
  2nd Place………….... $700.00
  3rd Place………….... $600.00
  4th Place………….... $500.00
  5th Place………….... $400.00
  6th Place………….... $300.00
  7th Place………….... $250.00
  8th Place………….... $250.00
  9th Place………….... $250.00
10th Place………….... $250.00
11th Place………….....$200.00
12th Place………….... $200.00
13th Place………….... $200.00
14th Place………….... $200.00
15th Place………….... $200.00
16th Place………….... $100.00
17th Place………….... $100.00
18th Place………….... $100.00
19th Place………….... $100.00
20th Place………….... $100.00

    1st Place………….. $1,000.00
  2nd Place………….... $700.00
  3rd Place………….... $600.00
  4th Place………….... $500.00
  5th Place………….... $400.00
  6th Place………….... $300.00
  7th Place………….... $250.00
  8th Place………….... $250.00
  9th Place………….... $250.00
10th Place………….... $250.00
11th Place………….....$200.00
12th Place………….... $200.00
13th Place………….... $200.00
14th Place………….... $200.00
15th Place………….... $200.00
16th Place………….... $100.00
17th Place………….... $100.00
18th Place………….... $100.00
19th Place………….... $100.00
20th Place………….... $100.00
 
 

          Polygraph Test Given

 

Payback based on 100 boats. Entry fee $150.00, paybacks listed is for each weigh in time 10:30 to 11:00 am and 2:30 to 3:00 pm. 2 Big Bass per boat for each weigh-in, all fished weighed in will be released. You must be in line by 11:00 am and 3:00 pm to weigh-in fish. NO EXCEPTIONS! Tournament hours 6:30 am to 3:00 pm. We will have a 6:30 am take-off at boat dock and boats will be inspected. (1 payback for every 5 boats) No Late Fee

click here for:    Big Bass Official Entry Form

 

        BIG BASS TOURNAMENT OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT RULES

1. RULES: The following rules for this tournament will be used. These rules will be interpreted by the Tournament Officials and all decisions are final. Any violation of these rules, Dept. of Conservation or State Water Patrol regulations shall be reason for disqualification and possibly from all future events. Failure to read these rules is no excuse. Knowledge of all BWSTA rules is your responsibility, and by signing this entry form, we hereby waive our legal venue, and agree with all BWSTA decisions.
2. ELIGIBILITY: All individuals, 18 years of age or older unless participating with a parent or guardian, and who have paid the proper entry fees. Entry form must be completely filled out and signed by both contestants. We reserve the right not to accept any entries, we feel that are not in the best interest of BWSTA.
3. ENTRY FEE: $150.00 per boat, 2 contestants per boat. Entries will be accepted up to morning of tournament. All credit card entries will be charged an additional 7% fee.  
4. TOURNAMENT HOURS: Check in at 5:30 a.m. for tournament, hours will be 6:30 am(SAFE LIGHT) to 3:00 pm. We reserve the right to assign flights, change hours and tournament dates if necessary. No off limits time before tournament.|
5. TAKE-OFF: Will be in order in which entries are received. Take off will be at weigh-in site. We will have only one take off in the morning. If you come in to weigh-in a fish during the 1st weigh-in at 10:30 to 11:00 am you can weigh your fish in and leave to go back out and fish until the 2nd weigh-in time at 2:30 to 3:00 pm Red boat numbers assigned must be displayed during the tournament hours. Live-wells and kill switches will be inspected during take-off.
6. TACKLE & EQUIPMENT: Only artificial lures or baits may be used. All bass must be caught alive on a rod and reel during the tournament hours from a boat in a sporting manner. No Trolling.
7. BOATS & MOTORS: Boats 15 feet or longer, with properly working aerated live-wells and kill switch. NO AIR BOATS ALLOWED. NO OVERPOWERED BOATS ALLOWED. All boats must meet B.I.A., U.S. Coast Guard and State Water Patrol regulations.
8. SAFETY & SPORTSMANSHIP: Safe boating and fishing practices, must be observed at all times. Life jackets MUST BE WORN anytime the combustion motor is running. Kill switches MUST BE ATTACHED to driver anytime the combustion motor is running. Each contestant is expected to follow high standards of sportsmanship, courtesy, safety and conservation. No alcoholic beverages, stimulants or depressants allowed in boats. No hole sitting or holding a fishing spot for another fishermen or contestants.
 

 

9. PERMITTED FISHING LOCATIONS: Anywhere on the tournament water except within 50 yards of another contestant's boat, or the take-off area inside the marker buoys. All fishing must be done from boat. No contestant may leave the boat to land a fish and no trailering. Any rule changes at tournament site will over ride any written rule. 10. SCORING: Largemouth, Kentucky and Smallmouth Bass will be weighed. Only 2 big bass per boat may be weighed-in, at each weigh-in. All fish will be measured on a flat metal keeper board. All fish will be measured with mouth closed and with a pinched or fanned tail. No Dead fish will be allowed to be weighed in. Any boat weighing-in more then 2 fish or a dead fish will be disqualified for that weigh-in time.
11. WEIGH-IN: 1st weigh-in at 10:30 to 11:00 am and the 2nd weight-in at 2:30 to 3:00 pm. You or your partner must be in line with your fish by 11:00 am and 3:00 pm to weigh-in your fish. No fish will be weighed until start of weigh-in times started in rules. All fish weighed-in will be released before going back out for second weigh-in. (you can use your own bag)
12. PROTESTS: Must be filed in writing within 5 minutes after weigh-in and signed. Random testing may be given by tournament officials to any contestant, with or without a protests being filed.
13. TIES: Ties, will be broken by earliest entry received.
14. CHECK-IN & LATE PENALTY: No boat check-in. All fishermen weighing in fish must be in line with fish by start of weigh-in time, NO EXCEPTIONS.
15. PAYBACK: 80% Cash payback plus prizes. Cash payback will be 1 payback for every 5 boats.
16: POLYGRAPH TEST: Each contestant agrees by their signature on the application, to submit to a polygraph test. Director will determine who will take the tests. Anyone refusing to take a test will be disqualified.
17. CHALLENGE RULE: Any dead fish may be challenged, we will stop weigh-in and make every effort to determine if fish is dead.
18. TOURNAMENT MEETING: 10 minutes before take-off. We will go over the basic rules and tournament hours before take-off.
19. TOURNAMENT CANCELLATION: If canceled due to reasons of safety, high water, etc., entry fees will be transferred. NO REFUNDS.





 

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1/25/2014 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 7 Boats
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Mike Millatti Cahokia IL 3-95 $300.00
2nd Bob Gretak Mt Olive IL 2-68 $120.00
3rd Jason Chism Fults IL 2-55 Prizes 
Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM
1st Mike Millatti Cahokia IL 3-10 $300.00
2nd Chad Hill Coreville IL 1-35 $120.00
3rd No Fish      
      Total $840.00

 

   
   



 

3/30/2013 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 17 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Brad Smith St Jacobs IL 6-38 $500.00
2nd Don Murphy Granite City IL 4-91 $300.00
3rd Toby Corn W Frankfort IL 4-47 $220.00

4th

Steve Giacoma W Frankfort IL

3-62

Prizes 

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Toby Corn W Frankfort IL 4-80 $500.00
2nd Brad Smith St Jacobs IL 4-79 $300.00
3rd Neil McCord W Frankfort IL 3-70 $220.00
 4th Brian Hubler Columbia IL 3-56 Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
    Total $2040.00
       



 

3/03/2013 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 7 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Don Murphy Granite City IL 2-38 $420.00
2nd Buddy Murphy Marion IL 2-32 Prizes
3rd        

4th

   

 

 

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Bob Gretak Mt Olive IL 3-19 $420.00
2nd Rodney LeClere Cahokia IL 2-43 Prizes
3rd        
 4th        

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
    Total $840.00
       



 
2/23/2013 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 17 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Jerry Bate Zeigler IL 4-99 $500.00
2nd Bob Marley Belleville IL 4-65 $300.00
3rd Lucas Levanti W Frankfort  IL 4-54 $220.00

4th

Jerry Bate Zeilger IL

3-95

Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Todd Poe Ewing IL 4-64 $500.00
2nd Brad Smith St Jacob IL 4-06 $300.00
3rd Lonnie Bowlin Benton IL 4-00 $220.00
4th Buddy Murphy Marion IL 3-71 Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
    Total $2040.00
       



 
1/26/2013 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 13 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Lucas Levanti W Frankfort IL 5-14 $400.00
2nd Greg Gorden Vienna IL 4-45 $240.00
3rd Buddy Murphy Marion IL 3-49 $140.00

4th

Barney Moore Johnston City IL

3-43

Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Greg Gorden Vienna IL 4-72 $400.00
2nd Brett Anderson Mt Vernon IL 4-54 $240.00
3rd Tom Heintz Waterloo IL 4-48 $140.00
4th Bill Casey Macedonia IL 3-63 Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure   

& Hawg Caller
    Total $1,560.00
       



 
3/31/2012 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 20 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Robert Gretak Mt Olive IL 5-77 $500.00
2nd Don Murphy Granite City IL 4-19 $300.00
3rd Dan Blanton Caseyville IL 3-71 $250.00

4th

Brett Anderson Mt Vernon IL

3-58

$150.00

5th

Keith Bailey Simpson IL

3-32

Prizes

Prizes donated by Lunker Lure    
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Brian Barger Vienna IL 3-93 $500.00
2nd Dan Blanton Caseyville IL 2-99 $300.00
3rd Dale Coon Lebanon IL 2-95 $250.00
4th Brian Barger Vienna IL 2-85 $150.00
5th

Dan Blanton

Caseyville IL

2-85

Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure

   
    Total $2,400.00
       



 
3/3/2012 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 17 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Russell English Granite City IL 4-52 $500.00
2nd Mike McKinney Benton IL 4-37 $300.00
3rd Dylon Vaughn Frankfort IL 3-56 $220.00
4th Travis Little New Athens IL

3-24

Prizes

Prizes donated by Lunker Lure    
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Travis Little New Athens IL 4-02 $500.00
2nd Brad Smith St Jacobs IL 3-98 $300.00
3rd Joe McClary St Louis MO 3-74 $220.00
4th

Bill Moore

Granite City IL

3-57

Prizes

Prizes donated by

Lunker Lure

   
    Total $2,040.00


 

 

2/18/2012 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 26 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Jordon Bowlin Benton IL 4-47 $500.00
2nd Steve Sanders Vienna IL 3-93 $350.00
3rd Chris Wiemers E Alton IL 3-84 $300.00
4th Robert Wise Eddyville IL 3-83 $200.00
5th Joe McClary St Louis MO 3-21 $110.00
6th Joel Olson Marion IL 3-07 $100.00
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Tom Heintz Red Bud IL 4-20 $500.00
2nd Ken Heintz Waterloo IL 3-55 $350.00
3rd Brad Smith St Jacobs IL 3-14 $300.00
4th Chris Larkins Benton IL 3-06 $200.00
5th Jordon Bowlin Benton IL 3-06 $110.00
6th Mike Anderson Mt Vernon IL 3-01 $100.00
       
    Total $3,120.00

 
1/29.2012 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres  Marina 19 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Rodney  LeClere Cahokia IL 4-11 $500.00
2nd Travis Little New Athens IL 3-84 $300.00
3rd Joe McClary St Louis MO 3-50 $200.00
4th Steve Sanders Vienna IL

3-50

$125.00

       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Don Murphy Granite City IL 3-79 $500.00
2nd Larry Hastings Farmington MO 3-63 $300.00
3rd Brad Smith St Jacobs IL 3-71 $200.00
4th

Don Murphy

Granite City IL

3-07

$125.00

       
    Total $2,250.00
5/7/2011 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres  Marina 15 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Joel Huie Columbia IL 5.25 $400.00
2nd Art Hunt Harrisburg IL 4.34 $300.00
3rd Ron Raymer E Carondelet IL 4.25 $200.00
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Ron Raymer E Carondelet IL 3.84 $400.00
2nd Randy Spurlock Vienna IL 3.77 $300.00
3rd Chad Hill Goreville IL 3.62 $200.00
       
    Total $1,800.00

 

 

4/2/2011 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres  Marina 17 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Brett Reese W Frankfort IL 3.90 $500.00
2nd Steve Sanders Vienna IL 3.73 $300.00
3rd Evan Shearer Dupo IL 3.60 $220.00
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Steve Sanders Vienna IL 3.80 $500.00
2nd Bruce Lasiter Troy IL 3.45 $300.00
3rd Don Murphy Granite City IL 3.22 $220.00
       
    Total $2,040.00


 

3/12/2011 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 26 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Neil McCord W Frankfort IL 5.46 $500.00
2nd Keith Bailey Simpson IL 3.98 $350.00
3rd Tom Heintz Waterloo IL 3.94 $300.00
4th Barry Grant Waterloo IL 3.74 $200.00
5th Russell English Granite City IL 3.35 $110.00
6th Shawn Depyatic Mt Vernon IL 3.35 $100.00
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Barry Grant Waterloo IL 4.54 $500.00
2nd Joel Huie Red Bud IL 3.59 $350.00
3rd Randy Spurlock Vienna IL 3.49 $300.00
4th Mike Castelli Collinsville IL 3.39 $200.00
5th Keith Bailey Simpson IL 3.39 $110.00
6th Tom Heintz Waterloo IL 3.12 $100.00
       
    Total $3,120.00

 

2/19/2011 Lake Egypt Big Bass Pyramid Acres Marina 22 Boats
       
Egypt 1st Weigh in 11:00 AM Weight Amount
1st Greg Gorden Vienna IL 5.38 $500.00
2nd Neil McCord W Frankfort IL 4.11 $300.00
3rd David Bo Guill Royalton IL 4.03 $250.00
4th Evan Schearer Dupo IL 3.85 $150.00
5th Buddy Murphy Marion IL 3.58 $120.00
       
  2nd Weigh in 3:00 PM    
1st Evan Schearer Dupo IL 4.88 $500.00
2nd Brett Reese W Frankfort IL 3.88 $300.00
3rd Bart Raney Mt Vernon IL 3.88 $250.00
4th Lonnie Bowlin Benton IL 3.68 $150.00
5th Keith Bailey Simpson IL 3.67 $120.00
       
    Total $2,640.00


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