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
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
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
CLINTON LAKEApril-1818 boat 10 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
COFFEEN LAKEApril-19IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Tom Westerheide
Belleville South Bassmasters Inc
twesterheide1@charter.net
618-632-5700
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
PRAIRIE LAKE - JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK May-16HS boat 40 Muskellunge
Jim Beaty
Shawnee Muskie Hunters
jbeaty@certapro.com
618-971-7806
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
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
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
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
MISSISSIPPI RIVERJuly-18 boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
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
CLINTON LAKEAugust-2218 boat 20 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Clint Seaman
NBT (NATIONAL BASS TRAIL)
clint_seaman@yahoo.com
217-454-7165
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