Youth tournaments open to the public in 2018

The following table indicates tournaments to be held on Illinois waters. These tournaments are open to the public. We are currently in the process of obtaining permission from tournament directors to list their public youth tournament on our site. More will be listed in the future.

2018 Approved or Pending Youth Tournaments
Waterbody Start Date Age Bank/Boat Max Anglers Species Contact Information
BRAIDWOOD LAKESeptember-22boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
BRAIDWOOD LAKESeptember-29IHSA bass teamsboat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Chris Kuchyt
Oak Lawn High School
ckuchyt@olchs.org
708-903-6303
SHABBONA LAKESeptember-29IHSA bass teamsboat 90 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Joseph Large
Marmion Academy
JLARGE@MARMION.ORG
630-897-6936
CLINTON LAKESeptember-30IHSA bass teamsboat 40 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Champaign Central High School Bass Team
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
CLINTON LAKEOctober-07boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
David Campbell
Sangamon Valley Bass Team
Hrb15mod@gmail.com
217-519-1832
PARIS LAKE EASTOctober-07HSboat 40 Largemouth Bass
Mark Johnson
Paris High School Bass Fishing Team
markalanjohnson45@yahoo.com
217-251-3564
PRAIRIE LAKE - JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK October-14HSboat 24 Muskellunge
Jim Beaty
Shawnee Muskie Hunters
jbeaty@certapro.com
618-971-7806
PARIS LAKE EASTOctober-27HSboat 40 Largemouth Bass
Mark Johnson
Paris High School Bass Fishing Team
markalanjohnson45@yahoo.com
217-251-3564