Southern Tier Bassmasters was officially "born" on February 11th, 1998. A dedicated group of eleven tournament fishermen and women decided to start something new in the heart of New York's southern tier to serve the communities in which we live and the youth in these communities.

As sportsmen and women, we support the ideals of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and the New York State B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation.

We extend an open invitation for anyone to join us. A boat and experience are NOT NECESSARY!

Samland and Benninger are tops on Honeoye

Honeoye Lake, NY - On a cold and blustery day, with a stiff north wind blowing, Ryan Samland and Ryan Benninger outwitted the fish and the lake to win the annual STBM OPEN tournament at Honeoye Lake. Their stringer, anchored by a 4.20 lb. lunker of the day, weighed in at 14.97 lbs.

In second place, the team of Bill Perkins and Jacob Perkins came in with a 5-fish limit weighing 12.80 lbs.

Gerhard Leur, fishing by himself finished in 3rd with a limit of 12.09 lbs. He also had the second biggest fish, a beautiful 4.08 lb. largemouth.

All 16 teams weighed a 5-fish limit and all fish were released back to the lake healthy and alive.

This event was sponsored by Molye Chevrolet & Buick. We would like to thank them for their continued support.

The final event of the 2015 tournament season will be on Conesus Lake, October 17th. Come and join us for a shoot-out of big smallmouth and largemouth. Should be a great affair. See our tournament page for details.


<< Current STBM Stories & News >>
Kilbury takes Chautauqua in a run-away
Todd McRae and Mark Mineo win at Conesus
Elliott tops the field at Irondequoit
Melick is the 2014 STBM Angler of the Year
Johnson and Shamp Repeat on Conesus
Vanelli and Volpe Win at Honeoye Open
Barth and DiGirolamo Win on Erie
Kilbury Wins at Seneca
Melick Takes Keuka and AOY Lead
Carey wins 2014 Club Classic
Carey Wins at Cayuga
Camp and Mastro Take First at Conesus Open
Barth Takes the Early AOY Lead
Bob Elliott wins 2013 AOY Title in Record Fashion
Johnson and Shamp Win STBM Final Open on Conesus
Golub and Kolody Win at Honeoye Open
McGrath and Walsh Win Erie-Niagara Open
Melick Wins on Erie
Schmitt Wins and Records Fall at Irondequoit
Good wins 2012 Club Classic
Brodnicki Wins at Silver Lake
Bianchi and McRae Win Conesus Open
McCurg takes first at Chautauqua
John Carey takes 2012 AOY Title
Brodnicki Wins Final Points Tournament
Juniors Take State's Team Event
Christie Wins Lower Niagara Points
New “Good” Bait Kicks Bass on Sodus
Can Anybody Beat This Guy?
Barth Takes Opener
Oh Man!!!! Only One AGAIN?

2016 Tournaments

Lake Erie/Niagara R. (points)


Conesus Lake (OPEN)


Seneca Lake (points)
8/6 Sodus Bay (points)
Club Classic -
Canandaigua Lake
Keuka Lake (points)
9/24 Silver Lake
Honeoye Lake (OPEN)
Conesus Lake (OPEN)



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