The Saluki Bassers were establised in the spring of 2004 as a RSO (Registered Student organization). In the Fall of 2010 The Saluki Bassers officially became a Sports club with the SIUC Recreation Center.
- To provide the students of Southern Illinois University Carbondale an opportunity to leisurely, as well as competitively, angle for bass.
- Explore the bass angling opportunities provided in southern Illinois.
- To develop good fellowship and true sportsmanship between members and come to a mutual understanding between all classes and groups of conservationists, and sportsmen.