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2023 PAN AMERICAN BASS CHAMPIONSHIP
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SEPTEMBER 6 – 9, 2023 | HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS

2023 PAN AMERICAN BASS CHAMPIONSHIP

The United States Angling Confederation and Visit Hot Springs will host the 2023 Pan American Bass World Championship in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Lake Hamilton. Lake Hamilton is a wonderful lake in central Arkansas on the southern edge of Hot Springs. This beautiful lake spans just under 8,000 surface acres.  Lake Hamilton is one of Arkansas’ most productive fisheries and has more fish per acre than any other lakes in Arkansas.

COMPETETING NATIONS
USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, South Africa, Philippines, and Puerto Rico. 

USA TEAM PAIRINGS & STAFF

  • Scott Martin & Roland Martin
  • John Cox & Keith Carson
  • Joey Cifuentes & Larry Nixon
  • Stephen Browning & Hannah Wesley
  • Ron Nelson & Tyler Rivete
  • Fred Roumbanis & Brock Mosley
  • David Dudley & Michelle Jalaba
  • Cameron Lake & Hilary Martin

2023 PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

USA BASS TEAM
Roland Martin
Brock Mosley
Tyler Rivet
Hilary Martin
Stephen Browning
...
Hannah
Scott Martin
Ron Nelson
John Cox
Keith Carson
Michelle Jalaba
Fred Roumbanis
David Dudley
Larry Nixon
Joey Cifuentes
Charlie Evans
Mark Schlarb

EVENT LOCATION

HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS

Lake Hamilton is a wonderful lake in central Arkansas on the southern edge of Hot Springs. This beautiful lake spans just under 8,000 surface acres.  Lake Hamilton is one of Arkansas’ most productive fisheries and has more fish per acre than any other lakes in Arkansas. 

The shores of Lake Hamilton are indeed bustling with activity. It is filled with numerous residential and commercial establishments that will is sure to keep tourists busy during their vacation.

Among all the commercial and residential properties that fill Lake Hamilton’s shores are various marinas that make its water accessible. These marinas abound with shops that especially cater to anglers and fishing enthusiasts due to the lake’s abundance of fish. Lake Hamilton is one of Arkansas’ most productive fisheries and has more fish per acre than any other lakes in Arkansas. It largemouth bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, spotted bass, white bass, trout, white crappie, black crappie, bream, channel catfish, blue catfish, and yellow bass. The Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery keeps the lake well-stocked with walleye, hybrids, and stripers. Additionally, homes located on the shore offer bass-holding docks that offer year-round fishing experiences for those who would like to go fishing.

 

EVENT AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023

  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Arrivals, Accreditation of Delegates at Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Team Captains Meeting, Jury, Flights, Rules at Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 6:00 PM – Bridge St LIVE – walk to stage area for opening – wear team jerseys
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Dinner BBQ at Bridge St LIVE behind stage
  • 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Bridge St LIVE stage – Opening Ceremony, Team Photos, Jimmy Houston

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2023
PRACTICE DAY

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM – Breakfast at host hotel
  • 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM – Boats/stewards meet anglers and get ice and lunch at ramp
  • 8:00 AM – Start fishing – Launch by 2 flights 8:00, 8:15
  • 4:00 PM – End fishing – Return by flights 4:00, 4:30
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Weigh-in Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery – walk through/no fish
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Fish Fry – Dinner at ramp weigh-in building for Attendees & Volunteers
  • 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Team Captains meeting at Hot Springs Convention Center

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2023
COMPETITION DAY 1

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM – Breakfast at host hotel
  • 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM – Boats/stewards meet anglers and get ice and lunch at ramp
  • 8:00 AM – Start fishing – Launch by 2 flights 8:00, 8:15
  • 4:00 PM – End fishing – Return by flights 4:00, 4:30
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Weigh-in Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Team Dinner Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Team Captains meeting at Hot Springs Convention Center

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023
COMPETITION DAY 2

5:00 AM – 6:30 AM – Breakfast at host hotel

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM – Boats/stewards meet anglers and get ice and lunch at ramp

8:00 AM – Start fishing – Launch by 2 flights 8:00, 8:15

4:00 PM – End fishing – Return by flights 4:00, 4:30

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Weigh-in Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Awards Dinner at Hot Springs Convention Center

9:00 PM – After Party – location to be announced

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023
YOUTH EDUCATION DAY

  • 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM – at Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery
  • Open to public – bring the kids!


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2023

  • Departures
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