Emails have been sent out with info about the upcoming pond tournament being held in Urbana at North Point lake. If you haven’t responded to email be sure to very soon. For more info on this event checkout calendar @ Tournament season is getting into full swing. Make sure to be communicating with your partner and boat captain for upcoming state tournaments. Enjoy the spring season and tight lines!Read More →

Zak Davis was a former Walnut Springs and Hartley’s Hawgs member who tragically lost his life in a car accident. His family has created a memorial foundation in Zak’s honor to promote and support Zak’s passion of fishing. This year marks the third year of the ZakFest fundraiser. The event will be held on June 24, 2023. To learn more about the Foundation visit the Zak Davis Memorial Foundation Website.Read More →

Thanks to Public Lands at Polaris for hosting the Hartley’s Hawks and other fishing organizations for their Fishing Fryday event. Had lots of nice sales and the kids got to speak with folks that wanted more info about the club. Also, had food vendors there. All in all a great night. Below are a few pictures from the event. Click a picture to view a larger image.Read More →

On 3/12/23 the club met to make plastic baits from recycled plastics. All of the anglers seemed to have a good time and they all were able to take home many bags of baits. Thanks to the Dills for supplying food for the group! And big thanks to the Columbus Bassmasters for partnering with the Hawgs to assist on this project. Great job! See below for some pictures from the event (click on pic for a larger view). The 2023 tournament schedule is coming together. We now have the OBF Junior and High School Championship Dates/Locations. Checkout the Tournaments Page or the Events Calendar forRead More →

The Gahanna Bass Anglers 42nd Annual Hoover Reservoir Open Bass Tournament is being held on Saturday May 13, 2023. Proceeds from this tournament are shared with the Walnut Springs Middle School Fishing Club and Hartley’s Hawgs. If your looking for a fun event for a good cause come out and check this event out. For more information see the Tournament Registration Form Link Get the word out to fellow fisherman and fisherwoman! Hope to see you all there.Read More →

Due to inclement weather the in-person meeting scheduled for today is cancelled. However, we are working on setting up a online meeting for today. As soon as details are known the info will be posted on the calendar meeting entry for today found at: Remember it is very important to be working on any donations for the upcoming Hoover Fishing Seminar so please keep those efforts up. Stay warm and safe. Tight Lines.Read More →

The 2023 Tournament Season is starting to take shape. Take a look at the Tournaments page with updated info. There are several upcoming meetings that have been added to the events calendar. Take a look and add them to your calendar. The initial meetings will focus on firming up membership for 2023 and getting forms and dues collected. Also will be talking about the upcoming Hoover Fishing Seminar. We will be needing members and parents to helpout with prepping for the seminar. Remember all the proceeds goes to help Hartley’s Hawgs and Walnut Springs fishing clubs and helps keep dues down and cover club expenses.Read More →

This past weekend several current and perspective future Hawgs members participated in a pond Tourney in Urbana. Weather was warm but the winds were whipping. Despite the winds still had several nice fish caught and several kids walking away with some nice prizes. Thanks to Al Evan and all the other volunteers who organized and ran this event. Below are some pictures from the event. Keep an eye out for upcoming notifications for events as we firm up our roster for the upcoming fishing season. Enjoy the nice fall days.Read More →

Two Hartley’s Hawgs members recently travelled south to Alabama to attend the 2nd BASS High School Combine. This is a unique event bringing together college coaches from several college fishing programs and High School Anglers looking to network and make connections with colleges. The event also includes some skills competitions and the attendees receive some cool swag at the event. This is the 2nd year for this program and the Hartley’s Hawgs have had members attend each year. Follow this link for a writeup about the HS Combine on the BASSMaster Website. Below are a few pictures from the event. Click on the image toRead More →