Fresh Water Sports

B&W Trailer Hitches Sponsors B.A.S.S. Nation Tournament Trail

20 Apr, 2020

B&W Trailer Hitches, an employee-owned manufacturer of trailer hitches and aftermarket truck and trailer accessories, has signed a deal to become a grass-roots sponsor of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series and Bassmaster Team Championship.

The B.A.S.S. Nation series includes five regional championships, a national championship and the Bassmaster Team Championship. The Top 3 Championship finishers and winner of the Team Championship Classic Fish-Off will qualify for the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.

“It is an honor to have B&W Trailer Hitches partnering with the B.A.S.S. Nation as we expand this tournament series and the opportunities it offers for both weekend anglers and those anglers who aspire to one day fish professionally,” said B.A.S.S. CEO Bruce Akin.

It is an opportunity to reach anglers across all competitive levels that has B&W particularly excited to sponsor the B.A.S.S. Nation.

“Like the anglers in the B.A.S.S. Nation, B&W is a group of folks who are passionate about what they do, and it shows in the results they get,” said Beth Marlow, Marketing Director for B&W. “So many B&W employees are avid fishermen who live for weekends and a chance to get out on the water.”

Founded in 1987, B&W made headlinesin 2008, when owner Joe Works paid his employees their full salary to perform work around Humboldt, Kan., including refurbishing baseball diamonds and restoring buildings.

2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Title Sponsor: TNT Fireworks

2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Platinum Sponsor: Toyota

2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Premier Sponsors: Abu Garcia, Berkley, Humminbird, Mercury, Minn Kota, Nitro Boats, Power-Pole, Skeeter Boats, Talon, Triton Boats, Yamaha

2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Supporting Sponsors: Carhartt, Garmin, HUK Performance Fishing, Mossy Oak Fishing, Nationwide, Rapala

2020 B.A.S.S. Nation Grass-Roots Sponsor: B&W Trailer Hitches

About B&W Trailer Hitches - Based in Humboldt, Kansas, B&W engineers and manufactures trailer hitches and aftermarket truck and trailer accessories. From our humble beginnings in 1987, company owner Joe Works was committed to innovating products that had long been unchanged. He set the bar high and worked to make towing products higher quality and more convenient. B&W has grown the operation from two to 400 employee-owners with a commitment to demonstrating that American manufacturing can compete in a global economy. To learn more about B&W Trailer Hitches, please visit

About B.A.S.S. - B.A.S.S. is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 515,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (, television show (The Bassmasters on ESPN2 and The Pursuit Channel), radio show (Bassmaster Radio), social media programs and events. For more than 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.

The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bassmaster Opens Series, TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Bassmaster Team Championship, new Huk Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX presented by Abu Garcia and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.


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