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GBASS - 2024 Competition Dates

The Guernsey Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society run a number of club competitions during the year as well as an open competition which allows non-members to enter.

There is also a chance each month for club members to win a £25 Boatworks+ voucher for the heaviest C&R shore bass.

Club competition times are from 6.00pm Fridays to 09.00am Mondays (with the exception of the Open Festival).  

Club members are reminded that all catches must be texted to Dan Norman on 07911 758350 within 24hrs.

Competition Dates             Event

1 January – 31 December                             GBASS Shore Championship                                                                                              (heaviest total shore aggregate by                                                                                   an individual angler)

1 January – 31 December                             GBASS Specimen Shield (heaviest 5                                                                                shore fish by an individual angler)

1 January – 31 December.                           Herm Challenge (heaviest shore fish                                                                              caught from Herm)


1 January - 28 February                                Winter Cup


1 March – 31 May                                           GBASS Spring Challenge (heaviest                                                                                    shore fish during the period)

1 January – 31 December                             GBASS Boat Champ (incl. kayaks)

                                                                            (heaviest total boat aggregate by                                                                                     an individual angler)

1 October – 31 December                            GBASS Autumn Cup                                                                                                              (heaviest shore fish during the                                                                                         period)

26 - 29 January                                               Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

9 - 12 February                                               Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

8 - 11 March                                                    Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

26 - 29 April                                                     Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

10 - 13 May                                                      Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

7 - 10 June                                                        Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

26 - 29 July                                                       Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

22 Aug - 26th Aug                                          GBASS Guernsey Open Bass Festival

20 - 23 Sept                                                      Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

18 - 21 October                                               Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

15 - 18 November                                          Weekend Pair/Individual Comp

13 - 16 December                                           Weekend Pair/Individual Comp


You may also want to enter the Guernsey Fish of the Month competition, please see below a link to the entry form and rules (pdf file). Please note that this competition is not run by GBASS.

FOM Rules & Entry Form

Sea Bass Catch & Release
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