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The 2022 field consisted of 189 Pro anglers and their AAA partners and typically features some of the premier names in bass fishing. The WON BASS Bass Cat Boats / Mercury Motors U.S. Open gathers the best anglers from the Western United States, as well as some of the legendary names in bass fishing history.
Bass Cat Boats along with Mercury Motors, have joined forces to offer the 2023 U.S. Open Champion a brand-new 2024 Bass Cat Cougar with a Mercury 250 ProSX package worth $84,000, plus the first place payout earnings based on our official 2023 boat count. The 2022 U.S. Open paid out a cool $75,000 plus a $84,000 Bass Cat Cougar to U.S. Open champion Pro Josh Bertrand.
2022 U.S. Open Champion Josh Bertrand
Pro Grande Prize
BCB Cougar with Mercury 250 Pro XS
Click image above for BCB Cougar information
*BCB Boat includes mounted Mercury 250 Pro XS, 2 electronic units, complete hull and trailer package, with trolling motor and starting battery.
The U.S. Open is a shared-weight format, and the amateurs are encouraged and coached by the Pros during the three-day event.
2023 US Open Dates – October 16-18, 2023
Entry Deadline – October 6th, 2023 (If not SOLD OUT before that date)
Balance Due Sept 15, 2023
OFF LIMITS – Sun Up 9/25/22 until Sun up 10/7/23
Sunday October 15th, 2023 OFF LIMITS – Registration/EXPO!
There is NO “OFFICIAL PRACTICE” for this event
Membership is required if not already paid
US Open Entry Fee: Pro $1600 ALL IN – AAA $600 ALL IN (currently)
(Required Deposit – Pro – $200 / AAA – $200)
U.S. Open Options are included in your entry fee. (Based on full field.)
Both Pro and AAA Top 5 Big Fish Each Day earn $1000 = 3 Days $30,000
Both Pro and AAA Biggest Stringer each day earn $2,000 = 3 days $12,000
US Open Host Hotel –
The 7 properties that are approved are listed below. Please make sure to pay attention to the Boater and Non-Boater discount codes for each hotel. The hotels need to keep track of the number of boaters registering for each location, to prepare for the charging expectations of the boaters. Hotels will provide secured area for parking with spider boxes laid out for charging needs. If you are a non-boater that is making a reservation to stay with a boater, then you must register with the boater code. If you are a AAA bringing your boat as a possible “Bacon Saver” please use the boater code for your hotel of choice.
Book your stay at these event partner hotels for exclusive deals:
Tropicana – TBD
Harrah’s – TBD
Golden Nugget – TBD
The Aquarius – TBD
The Edgewater – TBD
Riverside Resort – TBD
The New Pioneer – TBD
US Open Host Marina – Katherine Landing
For more information go to the WONBASS.com or visit us on our WON BASS FB page or call Billy Egan at 949-366-0248