The Hot Rod Baits Bass Series will not be hosting a series in 2024.  The staff and tournament helpers will be running numerous youth events throughout the year. 

Any changes in this decision will be made here and our Facebook page. 
  • 3 Tournament Schedule
  • 2-Man Buddy events
  • $500 entry to all three ($250 deposit to hold your spot) 
  • OVER 90% Total Payout
  • Limited to the first 20 teams
  • $100 Big Bass at each event
  • Pay the TOP 4 teams at each event (5 with 17 or more boats)
  • Team of the year PAYOUTS for the top 3 teams - 1st- $500, 2nd- $200,  3rd- $100
  • 1 sub allowed (See rules for complete details)
  • Tournament organizers/staff may or may not fish the series
  • Length limit will comply with DNR rules, exception is 15in at Sugema
  • 5 Bass Limit at each event  
  • Must stay on same pool we launch from on the Mississippi River
 PRINT WAIVER FORM: sign and send in with your DEPOSIT (make check out to Todd Reed)

Points will be as follows: 
  • 1st place-  20pts
  • 2nd place- 19pts
  • 3rd place-  18pts
  • 20th place- 1pt, etc (Teams with no keepers will record 3 less points than the last finisher)Teams will also receive 1 point for each legal bass they weigh in.
In case of a points tie; 1st Tiebreaker- Total number of keepers in 3 events 2nd Tiebreaker- Total pounds weighed in at 3 events 
Hot Rod Baits- Todd Reed
1714 Otterville Blvd.
Independence, IA 50644
Entire rules are posted on the website HERE
Tournament committee members: 
  • Todd Reed (Director)
  • James Cook
  • Gary Satterlee
  • Trent Beier
Email: or call/text 641-751-5570 with questions

PRINT WAIVER FORM: sign and send in with your entry fee.