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Bass Week

Are you ready? Dust off your gear, and get set for…

All week long we’ll share tips, tricks, where to go, where to begin, and answer your bass fishing questions through blogs, videos, and posts.

Get started by checking out these informative blogs and videos:

Top 10 bass lakes by region blog

Top five best Washington bass fishing tips for beginners blog

A look at bass jargon blog

Bass Fishing in Washington video

Fly Fishing for smallmouth Bass at Banks Lake, Washington

Beginners Guide to Bass Fishing video


Bass Week photo contest

Don’t miss your chance to land some prizes with your bass photos! Submit your bass photo on the WDFW photo submission page between July 11 – 15. There are three categories with one winner each, and every winner will receive a donated Cabela’s/Bass Pro Shops gift card. Winners will be announced on the WDFW Facebook and Instagram pages on July 22.

The three categories to win:

  • All around best bass photo* — $50 gift card
  • Best pose — $50 gift card
  • Most excited angler — $50 gift card

Participating is easy: 

  1. Just submit your bass photo on the WDFW photo submission page. 
  2. Select the “Bass Week Contest” category in the dropdown menu. 
  3. Enter any information you would like to provide about your bass photo. 
  4. Check the WDFW Facebook and Instagram pages as well as your email inbox on July 22 to see if you’ve won! 

*The “All around best bass photo” category winner will be determined through a public vote on our WDFW Facebook page on Friday, July 15.

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