Columbia Basin Bass Club recognizes members who catch (and release) a smallmouth bass over 4 pounds or a largemouth bass over 5 pounds. Personal scales are checked by the club for calibration each season.

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Mark Westcott caught this 6.54 lb smallmouth on the Columbia River March 5th on a blade bait.

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Ben Hanes caught this 5 lb, 2oz largemouth on the Columbia River February 27th on a jig.


Mark Westcott caught this 8.5lb largemouth giant on a Columbia River backwater May 14th, 2016 on a Missile Baits D-Bomb.