preserving and maintaining a world-class

trophy smallmouth bass fishery​

Smallmouth Bass art supplied courtesy of © Jon Q Wright / JQ Licensing

  • Save the Date! The Free the Fighter Team Big Bass Challenge will be on Saturday, October 6th 2018. This will be a Catch-Record-Release tournament with Classic Bass Rules. Stay tuned - more info to come!
  • What a great Bronzeback Blowout for 2018. THANK YOU to all who attended, donated or supported our cause. We appreciate you and your efforts to fund the mission of the MLSA. 
  • MLSA announces conservation partnership with Simms. Read more <here.>
  • MLSA announces the Free the Fighter Trophy Board and incents anglers to release trophy smallmouth with prizes. Sponsored by Scheels. Enter <here>.
  • Our billboards are up! Have you seen them? Pictured left.
  • It's important we continue to grow with NEW members. JOIN TODAY.​​
  • We are an official 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Join today!
  • Named #1 Bass lake in the NATION. Wow!
  • Named #10 in the top bass lakes in the country. Read the list here. 
  • Wow. Read about Mille Lacs as #4 in the top 15 bass lakes.  

Registration Open Now!

Open Division - Saturday October 6th 2018

High School Division - Sunday October 7th 2018

Free the Fighter Team Big Bass Challenge 

Catch-Record-Release Tournament with Classic Bass Champions Tour Rules

Release a 21" trophy and get a free print suitable for framing -- compliments of MLSA and corporate partner Scheels. 

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