Public Youth Tournaments — 2021 Fishing Season

  1. To participate in these tournaments, please contact the organizer directly as schedules may have shifted due to COVID-19.
  2. 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.
2020-2021 Approved or Pending Youth Tournaments
Waterbody Start Date Age Bank/Boat Max Anglers Species Contact Information
SPRINGFIELD LAKEApril-17HS boat 120 Largemouth Bass
Brian Drendel
Batavia High School
brian.drendel@bps101.net
630-707-9715
JACKSONVILLE, LAKEApril-17IHSA bass teams boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Anthony Perkins
Jacksonville High School Bass Fishing Club
tperkins@jsd117.org
217-883-0792
MILL CREEK LAKEApril-21HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
KINKAID LAKEApril-23HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Chris Shelton
Carbondale community High School bass club
Cshelton7596@gmail.com
618-528-3409
CLINTON LAKEApril-24HS boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
SANGCHRIS, LAKEApril-24IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Rod Smith
Edingburg-South Fork High School Bass Team
rodsmith14947@gmail.com
217-825-6065
CLINTON LAKEApril-25HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
HEIDECKE LAKEApril-25HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Brian Drendel
Batavia High School
brian.drendel@bps101.net
630-707-9715
REND LAKEApril-27IHSA bass teams boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Scott Shaw
Mount Vernon High School
sshaw@mvths.org
618-204-2883
MILL CREEK LAKEApril-28HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SHABBONA LAKEMay-01IHSA bass teams boat 75 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Joseph Large
Marmion Academy
JLARGE@MARMION.ORG
630-897-6936
FOX CHAIN -- GRASS LAKEMay-01IHSA bass teams boat 45 Largemouth Bass
Tim Schaap
Township High School District 214 (Prospect High School)
tim.schaap@d214.org
847-718-5251
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-05HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-12HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-15HS boat 30 Muskellunge
Jim Beaty
Shawnee Muskie Hunters
jbeaty@certapro.com
618-971-7806
DECATUR, LAKEMay-1518 boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
FOX CHAIN -- FOX/SPRING/STATE PARKMay-15HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Chris Mural
Stevenson High School Bass Fishing
cmural@d125.org
224-659-2402
SPRINGFIELD LAKEMay-15HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Andrew Hack
University of Illinois Bass Fishing Club
ajhack2@illinois.edu
815-592-5354
MISSISSIPPI RIVERMay-15HS boat 75 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Mark Nardini
Newman Central Catholic High School
nardo72@yahoo.com
815-441-1545
CARLYLE LAKEMay-16HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Joey Bray
The Bass Federation Student Angler Federation
joey@federationangler.com
580-716-4251
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-19HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
REND LAKEMay-21HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
CRAB ORCHARD LAKEMay-21HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Chris Shelton
Carbondale community High School bass club
Cshelton7596@gmail.com
618-528-3409
Cal-Sag canal, Calumet River, Lake Calumet, Lake Michigan, Little Calumet RiverMay-2218 boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
HEIDECKE LAKEMay-2218 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
REND LAKEMay-22HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-26HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-02HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEJune-05HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
REND LAKEJune-05HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
DES PLAINES/KANKAKEEJune-0518 boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
REND LAKEJune-06HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-09HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
HENNEPIN CANALJune-122-16 bank 125 Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Douglas Brock
Izaak Walton League of America (Geneseo IL Chapter)
dcbrock75@yahoo.com
309-945-6470
CLINTON LAKEJune-13HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Brian Drendel
Batavia High School
brian.drendel@bps101.net
630-707-9715
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-16HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CRAB ORCHARD LAKEJune-18HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MAZONIA LAKESJune-1918 boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
EAST FORK LAKEJune-19HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Todd Gill
Wabash Valley College Bass Club
gillt@iecc.edu
618-263-5162
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-23HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
KINKAID LAKEJune-26HS boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
KINKAID LAKEJune-27HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-30HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SHABBONA LAKEJune-30HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Brian Drendel
Batavia High School
brian.drendel@bps101.net
630-707-9715
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-07HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CARLYLE LAKEJuly-11HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-14HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-21HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-28HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-04HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
Cal-Sag canal, Calumet River, Lake Calumet, Little Calumet RiverAugust-07HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Chris Mural
Stevenson High School Bass Fishing
cmural@d125.org
224-659-2402
ROCK RIVERAugust-072-16 bank 175 Multiple SpeciesBobbie Doyle
BOs bait and tackle youth fishing extravaganza
bobbiedoyle1417@gmail.com
815-564-9223
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-11HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
KINKAID LAKEAugust-15HS boat 50 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-18HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-25HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SPRINGFIELD LAKEAugust-29HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-01HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-08HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-15HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MISSISSIPPI RIVERSeptember-18HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
HEIDECKE LAKESeptember-1818 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Bill Olsen
Fisheries of men national tournament trail North division
golsen1875@gmail.com
815-791-0699
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-22HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
JACKSONVILLE, LAKESeptember-25HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Anthony Perkins
Jacksonville High School Bass Fishing Club
tperkins@jsd117.org
217-883-0792
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-29HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
HEIDECKE LAKEOctober-022-16 bank 50 Largemouth Bass
Julie Roseberry
Rep. David Welter
jlmceinc@aol.com
8154649908
MILL CREEK LAKENovember-06HS boat 30 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432