Join The Bass Boys

Affiliated with the Michigan Bass Federation (The Bass Federation of Michigan)

The Michigan Bass Federation (TBF of Michigan)-affiliated club – The Bass Boys (TBB) – is accepting new members. Become eligible for all the Michigan Bass Federation, TBF and partner programs/ benefits. The Bass Boys does not hold club tournaments but supports the Michigan Bass Federation state championship, youth and conservation. TBF members must pay their MLF (Major League Fishing) subscriber membership through their clubs. TBF of Michigan State Championship Information. Note: we need a minimum of 6 members to form a club. If we don’t reach that number we will refund your dues, or get you into another club.

Membership Dues & Payment Instructions

Total dues are $75* if paid to TBF by December 31st. You do not have to reside in Michigan to join, but you can only fish one TBF state qualifier per season. (* There’s no Life Member discount available for MLF.)

To become a member of TBF, Michigan Bass Federation and The Bass Boys, send a check or money order for $75* made out to TBF of MI Inc (optional online payment method below).

Mail to:
Dan Kimmel
PO Box 27424
Lansing MI 48909

Include the following required info:

  • Your Name
  • Your Street Address
  • Your City State Zip
  • Your Phone Number
  • Your MLF Member# (if not new)
  • Your Email Address
  • Your shirt size

Convenient Online Payment Options

You may also conveniently join The Bass Boys by paying online through the store for an additional handling fee using PayPal and/or a major credit card through the store (as long as PayPal excepts your payment).

Pay $78.00 for TBF, Inc., TBF of Michigan and MLF subscriber memberships. See for further information on MLF competitor and NBAA memberships.

Membership includes your TBF state and national dues, and MLF subscriber dues. If you have some other type of membership question, please contact us with more information before paying your dues. Note: If you have already paid your MLF dues direct to MLF you will still have to pay them again through TBF to join The Bass Boys and TBF – your MLF membership may be prorated. If you use the online payment method below, please email your MLF# (if known) and phone number to bassboys at noting you are paying club dues online. Thank you.

You will receive confirmation of payment and membership by email as soon as it is processed. If you miss anything from the required info list, please contact us with the missing information.

If you are trying to join The Bass Boys TBF club after December 31st, please contact us to get payment instructions and amounts as there may be a late fee charged to us. Or contact us for further instructions if you buy a TBF Premium Membership or some other membership incentive program purchase.