Public Youth Tournaments — 2021/2022 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
LAKE OF EGYPTMarch-13HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
CLINTON LAKEMarch-19HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Jason Doty
Maroa-Forsyth and Sangamon Valley HS Fishing Teams
jason.doty@mfschools.net
217-521-6645
NEWTON LAKEMarch-26HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
NEWTON LAKEApril-15HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Jeff Niebrugge
Teutopolis High School
jeffn@stevensind.com
217-857-7175
CLINTON LAKEApril-16HS boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Jeremy Richardson
Franklin County Bass Club or National Youth Fishing Association
jeremylanerichardson@yahoo.com
618-927-4292
VANDALIA LAKEApril-1618 boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Melvin McKinney
Vandalia SportFishing and Conservation
mckinney1049@icloud.com
618 367 6494
SANGCHRIS, LAKEApril-23IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Karen Jones
Glenwood High School Bass Fishing Team
kjones@sps186.org
2178166901
CLINTON LAKEApril-24HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Brian Drendel
Batavia High School
brian.drendel@bps101.net
630-707-9715
PRAIRIE LAKE - JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK April-24IHSA bass teams boat 40 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Kim Webster
A-C Central Bass Fishing Team
kwebster@a-ccentral.us
217-473-4923
SPRINGFIELD LAKEApril-30IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Matt Cochran
Rochester High School Bass Team
rhsbassfishing@gmail.com
217-415-4548
DES PLAINES/KANKAKEEApril-3018 boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
MILL CREEK LAKEApril-3018 boat 30 Muskellunge
Jim Beaty
Shawnee Muskie Hunters
jbeaty@certapro.com
618-971-7806
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEApril-30IHSA bass teams boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Dave Doty
Okaw Valley High School Bass Team
davedoty523@gmail.com
217-855-7235
SANGCHRIS, LAKEMay-07IHSA bass teams boat 80 Largemouth Bass
Kyle Barton
Edinburg High School Bass Fishing Team
edinburghsbass@gmail.com
2178230907
Cal-Sag canal, Calumet River, Lake Calumet, Lake Michigan, Little Calumet RiverMay-1418 boat 150 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Edward Gad
Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
fish4fun34@yahoo.com
847-338-4233
CLINTON LAKEMay-1418 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
SPRINGFIELD LAKEMay-1418 boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Andrew Hack
University of Illinois Bass Fishing Club
ajhack2@illinois.edu
815-592-5354
FOX CHAIN -- CHANNEL LAKEMay-15HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Chris Mural
Stevenson High School Bass Fishing
cmural@d125.org
224-659-2402
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
Fishin for a Mission - Mission K9 Warrior
Ajilla28@icloud.com
217-504-2885
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-1818 boat 60 Largemouth Bass
Mike Botos
Indy Bass Club
mbotos2001@yahoo.com
317-966-8774
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
CLINTON LAKEJuly-3018 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
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
SHELBYVILLE, LAKEAugust-14HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
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
CLINTON LAKESeptember-1018 boat 15 Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
John Whalen
Illinois High School Bass Fishing League
whalen217@aol.com
217-621-7410
LAKE OF EGYPTSeptember-18HS boat 140 Largemouth Bass
Humberto Gonzalez
IBFCA ICASSTT Series
hgonzalez@naperville203.org
708-691-1801
SANGCHRIS, LAKESeptember-25IHSA bass teams boat 100 Largemouth Bass
Jacob Traeger
Jacksonville Bass Club
Jacobtraeger25@gmail.com
217-491-2265
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