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2018 New Senior Series Tournaments

By on January 10, 2018 in Senior Series News

New Bass Tournaments For Anglers 55 and Over

Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Senior Series logo200Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Senior Series is here!

The NEW Senior Series is a ​Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation members-only bass tournament trail giving 2-person teams, or individual anglers, 55 years and older their own weekday bass tournament circuit! The entire circuit consists of 5 regular Senior Series tournaments followed by a NO ENTRY FEE Senior Championship (for qualified participants – see below)! 80% payback at each event – 20% withheld for the Senior Championship!

red star26 All Competitors must be Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Members AT LEAST 55 Years Old to Fish red star26

June 12: Holloway Reservoir

Holloway Reservoir Regional Park

June 26: Kent Lake

West Ramp

July 10: Lake St. Clair 1

Selfridge MDNR Ramp

July 24: Lake St. Clair 2

Selfridge MDNR Ramp

Aug 7: Fenton Lake


1 Smallies only
2 Largies only

All Tournaments will be on Tuesdays from 7 AM to 2 PM
Check-in starts each day at 6 AM

Entry Fee is $50 (Cash Only) per Team for Each Tournament
You can choose which ones you want to fish

80% Payout

Paying 1 Place for every 5 Paid Entries

Lake Orion
Tuesday, August 14

Senior Series Championship text

No Entry Fee for the Championship.
Payout Money is from the 20% withheld from Series Entry Fees.
To qualify you must fish at least 3 of the Series tournaments.

Tournament Directors: Paul Wagner & Larry Gargus

Teams may consist of One or Two Members. Once a Team is established, those Team Members can not change, but one of them may fish by themselves if they need to.

Additional Information: The Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Senior Series is limited to qualified Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Club and M.B.N. Statewide Bass Club Members ONLY. You must be a Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation member before May 1, 2018 to fish the Series.

Only Money will be awarded as prizes for the first 5 Tournaments.

Plaques and Prize money will be awarded at the Championship.

New this Year!
Enter On Line!

Now you can do your tournament registration on line (see Register Online link in floating menu above). Payment will be taken at tournament check-in at each tournament.

Entries will be received up until 15 minutes before the pre-tournament meeting each morning. All pre-tournament meetings start at 6:30 AM. Tournanet check-in starts at 6:00 AM EACH DAY unless otherwise notified. BOAT OWNERS MUST PROVIDE A VALID PROOF OF INSURANCE WHEN REQUESTED. It does not need to be sent when registering.

Please go online (link above) and register at least 48 hours before each tournament day. All entries will be taken in CASH ONLY at check-in each tournament morning.

Blast off order will be drawn at the Pre-Tournament Meeting each tournament morning.

Download the 2018 MBN Senior Series Flyer (PDF). Please register online – see floating menu above!

Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Senior Series logo120Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation logo1202018 Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation


General Series Rules

General rules, make sure you are acquainted with the complete Tournament Rules!

  • Teams may consist of one or two members. All anglers must be at least 55 years old to fish and be a Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Club or Statewide Bass Club member. You may not fish with a different partner during this series.
  • 5 fish per team limit, you must cull before continuing to fish.
  • 14 inch minimum length, 1 pound penalty per short fish and loss of fish.
  • Dead fish penalty is 4 ounces per dead fish.
  • Late return to check-in is 1 pound per minutes late, DQ after 15 minutes.
  • No trolling allowed.
  • Artificial lures only.
  • Only one (1) rod allowed per angler at a time.
  • No fishing from elevated platforms.
  • Engine cut off switch attached to operator if combustion engine is running.
  • Life jackets on and properly fastened when combustion engine is running.
  • Boaters must provide Proof of Insurance when requested.
  • Practice ceases at 6 PM the day before the tournament.
  • Entry fee is $50 per team (CASH ONLY) for each of the 5 Series tournaments, ($50 entry fee for the Championship to qualified teams).
  • No late entry fee.
  • Entries will be received up until 15 minutes before the Tournament morning meeting.
  • Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation Code of Conduct is always in effect at these tournaments.

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