Feb. 4th & 5th – College Open Bass Tournament – Lake Seminole, Bainbridge, GA

To register for this tournament, download the free Fishing Chaos app from your favorite app store, or go to https://app.fishingchaos.com and create a free user account. 

In the app go to the tournament’s module (left side menu), find the FBN College Open Bass Tournament and click on the banner image. 

You can also access the tournament at the following link:  Fishing Chaos

  1. Click the green Register button.
  2. Select “A Group or Team”
  3. The Angler that is signed into the app will auto populate. If you are registering for someone else, click I’m not fishing. Enter additional Angler 2 information and click Next.
  4. Add FBN College Open Bass Tournament to cart. A pop up will ask you to enter the team’s name, click Create New Team, the last names of the two anglers will populate as the team (example Wilson / Smith) click save. then click Next.
  5. A breakdown of charges will be displayed, click Next.
  6. Check out.


  • Tournament entry fee will be $120 ($100 Entry Fee, $10 for Big Bass, and $10 for the Heaviest Sack of the Tournament)
  • Anglers must pay the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation State dues of $25/angler and be in good standing with B.A.S.S.
  • The event will be Live Stream on “Florida Bass Nation” YouTube Channel, Florida B.A.S.S. Nation Official – YouTube.
  • Creel limit for this event will be 5-fish per boat
  • Minimum length: 12 inches
  • Weigh-in will occur immediately following the Junior/High School weigh-in.  

TOURNAMENT WATERS: Only that water open to ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters, including but not limited to any creeks, and canals connecting to Lake Seminole. Any waters closed to public fishing will be close to this tournament’s contestants. Please observe all Idle/No Wake Zones. The basin at Earl May Boat Basin/Bainbridge Park will be off limits. Teams cannot go beyond the locks on the Apalachicola River (Jim Woodruff Lock).Hotels offering discounted rates for this tournament are listed below. Teams can make their reservations by calling any of the listed hotels and letting them know you are with the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation. 


Hampton Inn Bainbridge

Days Inn

Quality Inn

Holiday Inn Express

Wingate’s Lodge


Event Flyer