San Dimas (Mar. 2004) — National Bass West announces the 1st Annual Diamond Valley Pro Team Open. The tournament will be held on April 3rd and 4th at Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet, CA. Entry fee for this team tournament is $290.

Tournament organizers anticipate a $10,000 prize for first place on a 100-boat field.

At four and half miles long and two miles wide, Diamond Valley Lake is Southern California’s largest freshwater reservoir holding nearly 260 billion gallons. The lake has already developed an impressive reputation with bass anglers and several fish over 10 pounds have already been caught and released at the lake.

For tournament information contact John Barron 909-263-7185 Or Mike Peterson 760-801-4281

NATIONAL BASS WEST is dedicated to bringing back a fun, competitive environment to tournament bass fishing, along with the best payout anywhere. “We are dedicated to getting our sponsor’s products in our fishermen’s hands. If they don’t have them, they can’t try them, so let’s give them some of our sponsor’s product,” says Barron, “What a better way to get them to try the products?”

NATIONAL BASS WEST holds team tournaments in California and Arizona. Currently serving dedicated anglers with the following regions: Diamond Valley, Southwest, and San Diego as well as Open events on Diamond Valley Lake, Silverwood Lake and Lake Perris with plans of expanding into the Central Coast as well as Northern California, Arizona and Nevada. Also be watching for announcements for the Pro/Am circuit.

The NATIONAL BASS WEST Havasu Classic will be held on September 25 and 26, 2004 at Windsor Beach in Lake Havasu City.

Sponsors of the NATIONAL BASS WEST Tournament Trail include Marine Center Skeeter Boats, Bass World West, Phenix Rods, Taylor Tackle, Fishing25, Graphite-USA, White Cap Direct, Revenge Baits, SR Plastics, The Original Mojo Lure Company, Joor Brothers Metal Service, Pro’s Soft-Bait Glue, 3:16 Lure Company, Boss Bait and Tackle, Finesse Tackle.

For more information, contact NATIONAL BASS WEST at (909) 263-7185 or visit