San Dimas (Jan. 2004) — Qualifying for the National Bass West Inc. 2004 Havasu Classic just became a whole lot sweeter. The winning team will be taking home a fully rigged Skeeter Boat with a Yamaha Outboard hanging on the transom. Robert Cook of Marine Center has entered into an agreement with National Bass West Inc. to provide a new Skeeter bass boat to the winners of the 2004 Havasu Classic.

“We are truly excited to be associated with National Bass West and are really looking forward to the coming year and the special events to come,” said Robert Cook with Marine Center the new Skeeter/Yamaha dealer located in Canyon Country. Cook will be carrying a full line of Skeeter boats and Yamaha motors along with a full service and repair shop. Marine Center also has a full tackle shop catering to bass fishermen including Revenge Baits and Phenix Rods along with an array of other quality fishing products.

”As we start our first full year as the new National Bass West, Inc., we are well on our way to an exciting new future. Mike Peterson and myself are dedicated to put the fun back in team tournament fishing. Also we will be doing the best to make our circuit the “BEST PAYOUT IN THE WEST” says John Barron, President and Sales/Marketing Director.

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. To qualify for the end of summer classic check the rules on the National Bass West website.

Sponsors of the NATIONAL BASS WEST Tournament Trail include Marine Center Skeeter Boats, Bass World West, Phenix Rods, Fishing25, Graphite-USA, Stren Fishing, White Cap Direct, Revenge Baits, SR Plastics, Been There Caught That.Com. (MegaStrike), The Original Mojo Lure Company, Joor Brothers Metal Service, Pro’s Soft-Bait Glue, 3:16 Lure Company, Boss Bait and Tackle, Finesse Tackle, The Bait and Tackle Store – Escondido.

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