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Member Benefits


The benefits to members are numerous.  At the club level, you are entitled to:

  • $1 million in general liability insurance for your club.
  • $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 and TBF member rewards from many of our sponsors, including:
    • Ranger Boats
    • Evinrude
    • Berkley
    • And more
  • FLW will provide priority registration to TBF boaters and co-anglers into all FLW 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 after the early registration for Ranger, Stratos and boat owners and prior to registration for the general public.
  • Register your new Ranger Boat and get $300 in Ranger clothing, Free Ranger Owners Package, Ranger Cup Membership and $125 to the CBF! Click here for the voucher!

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

  • Forrest Wood Cup (1 pro angler)
  • TBF Federation National Championship
  • BFL All-American (7 boaters, 7 co-anglers)
  • Two or more California anglers progress to the TBF National Championship
  • “Living the Dream” Prize Package for BOTH, the TBF Federation National Championship Boater and Co-angler of the Federation Championship.
  • For the Boater National Champion
    • Fully-paid entry fees as a PRO into the FLW Tour or Costa Series of Choice
    • The use of a wrapped “Living the Dream” branded Ranger boat powered by a Evinrude Outboard.
    • The use of a custom, “Living the Dream” branded Tow Vehicle For the Co-angler Fully paid entry fees into the Costa Series of choice.
  • For the Co-Angler National Champion
    • Fully paid entry fees into the Costa series of choice

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

  • Funds to state Federations from sponsor promotions.
  • $10’s of thousands in cash scholarships and prizes at the TBF/FLW Junior Anglers World Championship
  • 1 child from the CBF Youth progresses to the TBF/FLW Junior Anglers World Championship
  • Funding and equipment for youth programs Such as the TBF “Reel Kids” casting program.
  • High School and College fishing teams

Media Coverage:

  • 4 Full pages (Minimum) in FLW Outdoors magazine for federation stories about you! Federation coverage like never before. (If you have a story, contact the TBF National office.)

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