Join the Curado BASS Slam Challenge!

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You’ve watched Team Shimano travel around the country catching every species of black bass on the Curado K baitcaster…now it’s your turn! Anglers have until December 1st at 12PM EST to enter to win a Curado K, a day of pro fishing, and even more Shimano swag. Here’s how:

GRAND PRIZE: Curado BASS Slam

Join Team Shimano in the nine-species Curado BASS Slam challenge to be eligible to win a Curado K reel PLUS be entered into the grand prize drawing for an all-expense paid trip to go fishing with one of our Shimano pros. Anglers must catch all nine species of black bass, northern largemouth, spotted bass, Guadalupe bass, redeye bass, Alabama spot, shoal bass, Suwanee bass, Florida largemouth, and smallmouth, to be eligible.

Curado BASS Slam: The Rules

1. Anglers must catch all nine species of black bass on ANY MODEL Curado reel.

2. These fish must meet the minimum requirements set for by BASS in the original BASS Slam challenge (below).

3. The angler must take two pictures and upload them on this page, one photo with the bass next to a ruler/measuring sheet to validate length and one photo with the bass, angler, and Curado reel.

4. Bass must be caught between August 16, 2017 and November 30, 2017. No past catches will be accepted.

*US Residents Only. First 100 Participants.*

Curado BASS Slam Prizes

  • New Curado K Reel
  • Shimano Swag Bag with Stickers, Hats, Accessories 
  • Certificate of Completion
  • GRAND PRIZE: All anglers who complete the nine-species Curado BASS Slam will be entered to win an all expense paid day trip to fish with one of Shimano's pros.

 

UPLOAD YOUR CURADO BASS SLAM PHOTOS HERE

 

 

Curado BASS Combo

Can’t get to all nine species? We also have the Curado BASS Combo, for anglers who catch three out of the nine species of black bass. Catch three black bass species on any model Curado to receive a "Curado BASS Combo" certificate of completion and a Shimano Swag bag featuring goodies like stickers, hats, and Shimano accessories.

Curado BASS Combo: The Rules

1. Anglers must catch three of the nine species of black bass on ANY MODEL Curado reel.

2. These fish must meet the minimum requirements set for by BASS in the original BASS Slam challenge (below).

3. The angler must take two pictures and upload them on this page, one photo with the bass next to a ruler/measuring sheet to validate length and one photo with the bass, angler, and Curado reel.

4. Bass must be caught between August 16, 2017 and November 30, 2017. No past catches will be accepted.

*US Residents Only*

Curado BASS Combo Prizes

  • Shimano Swag Bag with Stickers, Hats, and Accessories
  • Certificate of Completion

 

UPLOAD YOUR CURADO BASS COMBO PHOTOS HERE

 

 

Minimum Length Requirement For All Species

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Shimano's Pro Tip

Not sure how to go about marking the challenge complete? First, grab your Curado. Next, check out our initial plan of attack here and watch the challenge videos on Shimano’s Facebook for some insider tips from Keith Combs, while Team Shimano undertaking the challenge. Keep an eye on our YouTube videos for a more in depth video series to break down exactly how each angler got it done.

Use the hashtag #CuradoBASSSlam to be featured now until December!