Big Bend Bassmasters, Ravenswood, WVis a local bass club dedicated to the weekend tournament angler.

Big Bend is an affiliated chapter of the TBF,Inc./FLW and the West Virginia Bass Federation.

Big Bend Bassmasters was formed by charter on March 22, 1989. It currently has Eleven club members for 2016, included are two charter member's. 

The Purposes of Big Bend Bassmasters are:
To stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major participation sport.

To offer our state conservation departments our organized moral and political support and encouragement.

To demand adequate water standards and legal enforcement of existing regulatory standards.

To encourage private and governmental study to restore and maintain top bass fishing for ourselves and our children.

To promote and encourage youth fishing through education and participation.

To enjoy the sheer exhilaration of competitive bass fishing and to share the experience with others.
(Charter Member)
Roy Headley
(Web site Administrator)
Mark Lewis

Ravenswood, WV 26164

Are you looking to join a bass club?

  The club Big Bend Bassmasters here in Ravenswood, West Virginia has openings for those in the surrounding areas that might be interested in joining the club for a chance to fish tournaments that takes us to local waters such as the Ohio, Kanawha, Monongahela Rivers, and Burnsville, Sutton, and Summersville Lakes.
   Boaters and Non-Boaters are welcome, but you must be 16 years of age or older.

Contact Roy at 1-(304)-273-4561
Between the hours 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., EST
Monday thru Thursday.

Big Bend Bassmasters, Ravenswood, WV 26164

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This page was last updated: October 5, 2015

What's New ! 

West Virginia Bass Federation 2015 State Team came in first place
 at the Mid-Atlantic Divisional on Lake Erie, Erie, PA.

Tommy Goodson pictured with Jimmy Houston!!!

Posted: 03-24-2013

TBF Online Roster for 2013:
Big Bend Bassmasters club roster has been updated on the TBF online roster for 2013.
Big Bend Bassmasters now has (22) twenty two active club members for 2013 Tournament Trail year.
Get your fishing gear and boats ready to tournament fish !!!
Posted: 05-23-2013

New Club Weight Record & Total Bass Record:
Club member Randy Norris has finally broke the all time club weight record and number of bass caught. 
Finishing up the 2012 Tournament Trail with a total weight of 64.36 lb. and 47 bass caught.
Randy has broken the old record that Jim Merical had that weighed 54.41 lb. back in 2002.
Good job Randy!!!
or should I say Grandpa!!!
Posted: 07-31-2012

Good Job Randy!!!
During Big Bend Bassmasters 2010 Tournament Trail,
Randy Norris brought a total of 44 bass to the club scales of which beat 
the all time club record of 39 bass that Jim Merical had held.
Posted: 07-19-2010

Sponsor's of our Big Bend Bassmasters Awards Banquet and Ladies Appreciation Night
Would like to thank our Sponsor's for their door prizes and for making our banquet such a success.
Listed below is all our club Sponsor's.
Once again....THANK YOU!  
Posted:  02-15-2015

Big Bend Bassmasters made an all time Club Record:
For the first time ever, Big Bend Bassmasters had six club member's go to the 2009
Northern Qualifier and for a overall of the two day tournament came in Third Place as a club.  
This is the best as a club, Big Bend has ever done at a Qualifier.
Those club member's are Tommy Goodson, Adam Leachman, Mark Lewis, 
Randy Norris, Dale Taylor and Rick Vincent.  
Dale Taylor finished in Sixth Place at the Northern Qualifier.
Mark, Randy, Dale, and Rick all qualified to go on to the State tournament, but with only one making the State Team and that was Randy Norris. 
Good job guy's!
2010 Northern Qualifier:
Big Bend Bassmasters came in fourth place overall this year.
Posted: 02-23-2011

Club Sponsor's for 2015  

T & T Taxidermy - Sandyville, WV
Patty & Bob Snyder – Evans, WV
Wrights Riverside Marine, St. Marys, WV
Schwarzel Marine - Coolville, OH
Old and New Sport's - Ravenswood, WV
Advanced Auto Parts-Ravenswood, WV 
Advanced Auto Parts-Ripley, WV
Napa Auto Parts-Ravenswood, WV
Napa Auto Parts-Ripley, WV
Tetrick's Showcase Jewelers-Ravenswood, WV
Affectionately Yours Floral - Ravenswood, WV
Dave's Auto Parts - Ripley, WV
Great Outdoors (Bass Pro Shop) - Fairplain, WV
Evergreens Florist - Ripley, WV
Helens Amish Furniture - Ripley, WV
Cooks Floral and Gifts-Ravenswood, WV
Lowe's True Value - Ravenswood, WV
WesBanco-Ravenswood, WV
His & Hers Hair Salon - Ripley, WV
Jackson County ATV"s - Fairplain, WV
Custom Detail-Ripley, WV
J Co Lumber - Ravenswood, WV
84 Lumber - Fairplain, WV
Ripley Florist - Ripley, WV
Millcreek Trading - Millcreek, WV
Gold Diggers - Ripley, WV
Smokers Paradise - Ripley, WV
International Nails - Ripley, WV

(Place of the Awards Banquet and Ladies Appreciation Night)
Golden Corral - Parkersburg, WV 


Bill Garrett cruising on the Ohio River, Racine Pool.
Bill Garrett arives at the Ravenswood ramp.
Summersville Lake at it's best.
Close up look at Summersville Lake's rocks display.
Bulltown campgrounds at Burnsville Lake / Little 
Kanawha River.
Burnsville Lake dam.
Burnsville Lake Marina.
Fairmont, WV...Monongahela River.
Kanawha River
WVBF Buddy Tournament...fisherman await their turn to take off for a day of bass fishing on the Kanawha River, Charleston, WV.
Another look at the Monongahela River.
The Ohio River.
A fisherman enjoying a day on the Ohio River taking in the beautiful sun set.
This picture captures fisherman on the Monogahela River fishing just across from the Pricket's Fort ramp in the river's bend.
Picture taken on the Monongahela River during a WVBF Tournament.
An old WVBF picture that was taken on the Ohio River at Ravenswood ramp area while waiting on the fog delay.
The Ohio River at Saint Mary's, WV.
Overlook of the ramp at the Sutton Lake dam.
Summersville Lake at low water stage.
Picture of Ben's Run on Sutton Lake.