From Tyler Wilson NMBN Tournament Director:

2022 NM B.A.S.S. Nation State Team Qualifiers #3 and #4 - Ute Lake

  • May 21, 2022 (#3) & May 22, 2022 (#4)

  • $100 entry fee per event for boaters and $50 entry fee per event for non-boaters

  • $10 Big Bass pot per event for boaters and non-boaters

  • Cut off for Registration, including entry fee receipt, will be 3-days before the official rules meeting. Deadline is TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

  • Saturday and Sunday are separate tournaments

  • The tournament waters are off limits from 12:01 a.m. the Monday (May 16 th ) prior to the start of competition, until 12:01 a.m. the Friday (May 20 th ) prior to the competition

  • Boat numbers will be randomly drawn and that will be your number each day

  • Everyone must be off the water at 3:30 p.m., May 20, 2022

  • Mandatory rules meeting for all boaters and non-boaters will be held at Momma T’s on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

  • Live well check is mandatory. If your live well is not checked, your bag will be disqualified for that day.

  • PFDs (personal floatation devices) are required to be worn any time the big motor is in gear.

  • You must be a current member of B.A.S.S. and the New Mexico B.A.S.S. Nation to compete. In addition to a 75% cash payback, anglers may qualify to fish the 2023 B.A.S.S. Central Regional tournament with the ability to qualify for the B.A.S.S. Nation National Championship and then the Bassmaster Classic as part of our state team.

  • All contestants must sign a waiver of liability and provide proof of $300,000 liability insurance on any boat used during competition. This needs to be supplied with your registration form.

  • SMALLMOUTH & LARGEMOUTH BASS MUST BE 14 INCHES IN LENGTH; no RED WILLY GO BOARDS will be used for measurements. Bass must be measured on a TOURNAMENT MEASURE BOARD.

  • Nets are allowed

  • Off-limits area is pictured below.

For more information or if you have questions please contact:

Tyler Wilson, Tournament Director, 575-302-1540,

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