About – Benefits

The benefits to members are numerous.  For Starters TBF is 100% member owned! TBF annual National dues are still only $50 a year as they have been for 2 decades, and we have no plans to raise them! Those dues include eligibility to fish some of the biggest events in fishing, industry leading insurance, partner memberships, discounts and much more.

At the club level, you are entitled to:

Advance top angler directly form your club (if you meet state rules) to a TBF National Semi Final.

  • $up to 3 million in general liability insurance PER MEMBER!
  • $25,000 excess medical coverage!
  • $10,000 AD&D event coverage for every TBF member.

All California Bass Federation members are entitled to:

  • Special product discounts, rebates and loyalty bonus’s from time to time and TBF member rewards from many of our partners such as:
    • Ranger Boats
    • Federation Angler rods promotion
    • Rapala Crush City Baits
    • Power Pole
    • Strike King and Lews
    • TH Marine
    • And more
  • A MLF subscriber membership comes with every TBF memberships¬† and the guaranteed lowest rate to upgrade from subscriber to a full MLF competitor membership (for the guaranteed lowest rate of only $48.75 ) if you wish to fish a MLF only event. MLF will provide priority registration to TBF boaters and co-anglers into all MLF events if they enter by the priority entry deadline with a counterpart (boater with a co-angler or co-angler with a boater). The early registration time period shall be available to dual members prior to registration for the general public.

All competing club members are entitled to the opportunity to compete in these great tournament events:

The TBF provides many benefits to all CBF members by supporting our youth with:

  • TBF is the founders of the National High School Fishing movement.
  • Funds to state Federations from sponsor promotions.
  • Millions in scholarship awarded annually
  • Co-founders of the Association of Collegiate Anglers.
  • Adult dues stay in the adult program.
  • High School dues stay in the high school program.
  • Junior Dues stay in the Junior program.

Media Coverage:

  • 4 Full pages (Minimum) in each issue of MLF magazine for federation stories about you! Federation coverage like never before. (If you have a story, contact the TBF National office.)
  • TBF select events aired on Federation Angler TV , the pursuit Channel and Outdoor Action TV