176,290 Average Monthly Sessions
58,901 2014 Average Monthly Unique Visitors
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BassFan Products


BassFan is the go-to site for the world’s premier daily coverage of professional bass tournaments, select amateur tournaments and bass-specific news and information. This popular site is also home of the BassFan World Rankings and is widely regarded as the brand-of-record for the sport of bass fishing and the bass-fishing industry.

For more than 16 years, BassFan has led the sport with timely news, competitor information and tournament coverage!


  • Total Annual Unique Visitors706,854
  • 2014 Average Monthly Unique Visitors58,901
  • Total Annual Pageviews4,710,717
  • 2014 Average Monthly Page Views392,560
  • Total Annual Sessions2,115,475
  • Average Monthly Sessions176,290
  • Total Returning Users259,011
  • Average Monthly Returning Users21,584
  • Total Returning Sessions1,592,651
  • Average Monthly Returning Sessions132,721
  • Tournament Fish86%
  • Fish for Bass More Than 40 days/Year75%
  • Own More Than 16 Reels65%
  • Own a Bass Boat87%
  • Spent More Than $1,500 on Fishing Tackle Annually40%
  • Source: BassFan User Survey, June 2012

Editor & Publisher

Steve Hoffman



Steve Hoffman is Vice President and Group Publisher of InterMedia Outdoors Fishing Group including In-Fisherman, Florida Sportsman, Fly Fisherman, BassFan and Walleye Fan. Steve is responsible for the strategic planning and development of all operations including magazine publishing, television operations, radio syndication, online/digital network, and brand driven merchandising. His background in the fishing world has encompassed that of magazine editor, book author, radio personality, television host, and publisher.

John Johnson



John Johnson is BassFan's senior editor. He came to the company in 2005 with 18 years of sports journalism experience, including stints as sports editor at three California daily newspapers, and has won awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors and other organizations. He's covered conventional sports at every level, from high school to the World Series, NFL playoffs and golf's U.S. Open. He's a lifelong bass fisherman and also is a big-time bird-hunter and competitive shotgunner.

Todd Ceisner



Todd Ceisner is BassFan’s editor. He joined the company with more than 9 years of sports journalism experience in newspapers and previously served as editor of WalleyeFan.com. A resident of western New York, he has easy access to some of the best freshwater fishing in North America.

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