Public Youth Tournaments — 2022 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.
2021-2022 Approved or Pending Youth Tournaments
Waterbody Start Date Age Bank/Boat Max Anglers Species Contact Information
BIG (LOON) LAKE - SILVER SPRINGSMay-212-16 bank 175 Largemouth Bass
Julie Roseberry
Rep. David Welter
jlmceinc@aol.com
815-464-9908
MILL CREEK LAKEMay-2518 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-0118 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SPRINGFIELD LAKEJune-04IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
REND LAKEJune-04HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
SPRINGFIELD LAKEJune-04IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
CLINTON LAKEJune-0418 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
CLEAR LAKE KICKAPOO SPJune-042-16 bank 75 Multiple SpeciesAJ Biggs
AJs Fishin for a Mission
Ajilla28@icloud.com
217-504-2885
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-0818 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
DES PLAINES/KANKAKEEJune-1118 boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
EAST FORK LAKEJune-11HS boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Dennis Walker
Hanging Rock Bass Club and Jasper County Bass Club
djwalker2554@yahoo.com
618-562-3944
HENNEPIN CANALJune-112-16 bank 100 Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Douglas Brock
Izaak Walton League of America (Geneseo IL Chapter)
dcbrock75@yahoo.com
309-945-6470
MISSISSIPPI RIVERJune-11HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Joey Bray
The Bass Federation Student Angler Federation
joey@federationangler.com
580-716-4251
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-1518 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-1818 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Botos
Indy Bass Club
mbotos2001@yahoo.com
317-966-8774
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-2218 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CRAB ORCHARD LAKEJune-2418 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
CRAB ORCHARD LAKEJune-25HS boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
MILL CREEK LAKEJune-2918 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-0618 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
KINKAID LAKEJuly-0918 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-1318 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CLINTON LAKEJuly-1618 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
VANDALIA LAKEJuly-1618 boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Melvin McKinney
Vandalia SportFishing and Conservation
mckinney1049@icloud.com
618-367-6494
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-2018 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKEJuly-2718 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CLINTON LAKEJuly-3018 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-0318 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
JACKSONVILLE, LAKEAugust-06IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
CLINTON LAKEAugust-0618 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
SPRINGFIELD LAKEAugust-07IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-1018 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CARLYLE LAKEAugust-1418 boat 50 Largemouth Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEAugust-14HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-1718 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
DES PLAINES/KANKAKEEAugust-21HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-2418 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CLINTON LAKEAugust-2718 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
Cal-Sag canal, Calumet River, Lake Calumet, Little Calumet RiverAugust-28HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Chris Mural
Stevenson High School Bass Fishing
cmural@d125.org
224-659-2402
MILL CREEK LAKEAugust-3118 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-0718 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
CLINTON LAKESeptember-1018 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
OHIO RIVER -including Smithland PoolSeptember-1018 boat 200 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
George Fudge
Red Bud High School Bass Club
gfudge324@gmail.com
618-541-1044
REND LAKESeptember-10HS boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Scott Shaw
Mount Vernon High School
sshaw@mvths.org
618-204-2883
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-1418 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
KINKAID LAKESeptember-1718 boat 120 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
LAKE OF EGYPTSeptember-18HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-2118 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
SANGCHRIS, LAKESeptember-25IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
MILL CREEK LAKESeptember-2818 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
JACKSONVILLE, LAKEOctober-01IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
FOX CHAIN -- CHANNEL LAKEOctober-02HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Chris Mural
Stevenson High School Bass Fishing
cmural@d125.org
224-659-2402
MILL CREEK LAKEOctober-0518 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432
MILL CREEK LAKENovember-0518 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Daley
Mill Creek Wednesday Nights
Ldaley1608@yahoo.com
812-236-9432