Public Youth Tournaments — 2020 Fishing Season

  1. The following table indicates youth tournaments being held on Illinois waters that are open to the public. The contact information is provided. Please contact the organizer directly for any questions regarding entry.

    NOTE: If no tournaments appear below, then there are no current open tournaments for youth scheduled at this time.
2020 Approved or Pending Youth Tournaments
Waterbody Start Date Age Bank/Boat Max Anglers Species Contact Information
EAST FORK LAKEMarch-21HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Todd Gill
Wabash Valley College Bass Club
gillt@iecc.edu
618-263-5162
CLINTON LAKEMarch-28HS boat 110 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Andrew Thiesse
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
andrewthiesse64@gmail.com
708-257-9294
CLINTON LAKEApril-04HS boat 160 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Jason Parsons
Argenta Oreana Bomber Invitational
z21comanche@gmail.com
217-473-2502
VANDALIA LAKEApril-0418 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Melvin McKinney
Vandalia High School Bass Fishing Club
mckinney4910@hotmail.com
618-367-6494
SANGCHRIS, LAKEApril-04IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Rod Smith
Edingburg-South Fork High School Bass Team
rodsmith14947@gmail.com
217-825-6065
NEWTON LAKEApril-10HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Jeff Niebrugge
Teutopolis High School
jeffn@stevensind.com
217-857-7175
CLINTON LAKEApril-11HS boat 160 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Benjamin Johnson
Illini Bass Fishing Club
bj10@illinois.edu
309-338-9542
SANGCHRIS, LAKEApril-11HS boat 110 Largemouth Bass
Scott Mundhenke

mundhenke@comcast.net
217-341-6547
REND LAKEApril-16IHSA bass teams boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Scott Shaw
Mount Vernon High School
sshaw@mvths.org
618-204-2883
JACKSONVILLE, LAKEApril-18IHSA bass teams boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Anthony Perkins
Jacksonville High School Bass Fishing Club
tperkins@jsd117.org
217-883-0792
CLINTON LAKEApril-1818 boat 10 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
REND LAKEApril-18IHSA bass teams boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
COFFEEN LAKEApril-19IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Tom Westerheide
Belleville South Bassmasters Inc
twesterheide1@charter.net
618-632-5700
SPRINGFIELD LAKEApril-25IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Matt Cochran
Rochester High School Bass Team
rhsbassfishing@gmail.com
217-415-4548
DAWSON LAKEApril-25IHSA bass teams boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Douglas Larson
Le Roy High School Bass Team
larsond@leroyk12.org
309-838-9823
PRAIRIE LAKE - JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK April-26IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Kim Webster
A-C Central Bass Fishing Team
kwebster@a-ccentral.us
2174734923
CLINTON LAKEApril-2618 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
CLINTON LAKEMay-02HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
MISSISSIPPI RIVERMay-0218 boat 75 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Mark Nardini
Newman Central Catholic High School
nardo72@yahoo.com
815-441-1545
CLINTON LAKEMay-03HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
CLINTON LAKEMay-0318 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
REND LAKEMay-09HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Joey Bray
The Bass Federation Student Angler Federation
joey@federationangler.com
580-716-4251
CLINTON LAKEMay-0918 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
KINKAID LAKEMay-15HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
PRAIRIE LAKE - JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK May-16HS boat 40 Muskellunge
Jim Beaty
Shawnee Muskie Hunters
jbeaty@certapro.com
618-971-7806
HEIDECKE LAKEMay-2318 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
CLINTON LAKEMay-23IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
MISSISSIPPI RIVERMay-24HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
Naperville North Fishing Team or Hook N Hawgs Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
SPRINGFIELD LAKEMay-30HS boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
CLINTON LAKEMay-31HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
Naperville North Fishing Team or Hook N Hawgs Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
SPRINGFIELD LAKEMay-31HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Andrew Hack
University of Illinois Bass Fishing Club
ajhack2@illinois.edu
815-592-5354
BRAIDWOOD LAKEJune-0618 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
REND LAKEJune-06HS boat 160 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
CLINTON LAKEJune-06IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEJune-06IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEJune-07HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
Naperville North Fishing Team or Hook N Hawgs Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
HENNEPIN CANALJune-132-16 bank 125 Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Douglas Brock
Izaak Walton League of America (Geneseo IL Chapter)
dcbrock75@yahoo.com
309-945-6470
CRAB ORCHARD LAKEJune-14HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
CLINTON LAKEJune-2018 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
BRAIDWOOD LAKEJune-2718 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
VANDALIA LAKEJune-2718 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Melvin McKinney
Vandalia High School Bass Fishing Club
mckinney4910@hotmail.com
618-367-6494
KINKAID LAKEJune-27HS boat 78 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
REND LAKEJune-2718 bank 35 Multiple SpeciesEd Devries
Bowfishing association of illinois
baibowfishing@yahoo.com
312-656-7107
KINKAID LAKEJune-28HS boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
SPRINGFIELD LAKEJuly-11IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
CARLYLE LAKEJuly-12HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MISSISSIPPI RIVERJuly-18 boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
DECATUR, LAKEJuly-18IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
CLINTON LAKEJuly-2518 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
VANDALIA LAKEAugust-0118 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Melvin McKinney
Vandalia High School Bass Fishing Club
mckinney4910@hotmail.com
618-367-6494
KINKAID LAKEAugust-09HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
FOX CHAIN -- GRASS LAKEAugust-162-16 boat 100 Walleye
Casey Felling
World Walleye Association
cfelling@waimports.com
847-456-9885
CLINTON LAKEAugust-2218 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
ROCK RIVERAugust-2212 bank 175 Multiple SpeciesBobbie Doyle
BOs bait and tackle youth fishing extravaganza
bobbiedoyle1417@gmail.com
815-564-9223
ILLINOIS RIVERSeptember-13HS boat 180 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
Naperville North Fishing Team or Hook N Hawgs Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
BRAIDWOOD LAKESeptember-1918 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
BRAIDWOOD LAKESeptember-26HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Chris Kuchyt
Oak Lawn High School
ckuchyt@olchs.org
708-903-6303