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The Hartley’s Hawgs Team of Nathan and Brett placed 10th out of 398 teams in 2021 World Championship and 10th out of 236 teams in the 2021 National Championship. This event was put on by the Student Angler Federation and is a unique dual-format event as described in the Tournament Flowchart. As a result of their finish, Nathan and Brett won $68k in scholarship offers! The Hawgs had three teams travel down to Anderson, South Carolina to compete in the event. All three teams did a great job and represented the Hartley’s Hawgs very well and showed how strong Central Ohio Youth Fishing is. BradenRead More →

The Champs

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The team of Mikey and Braden had high hopes going into the 2019 Jr National Tournament having both fished in National Tournaments in the past. The duo put that experience to good use putting together two solid days of fishing to claim the Bassmaster Jr National Championship held in Huntingdon, Tennessee on August 6 – August 7, 2019! The field included 62 teams from all over the country qualifying for this event at the State level. What an accomplishment for these two! Way to go boys! The pair was sitting in 2nd place after the first day of competition. The Boys were in the 1stRead 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: https://hartleyshawgs.com/event/club-meeting-9/ 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 →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had a nice contingent of teams travel up to Sandusky for the MLF High School Open held on Saturday, 9-10-2022. It was a large field of 40 teams that took on Lake Erie. All of the Hawgs Teams brought fish to the scales with our best finishing team placing 8th. Congrats to Mason and Ryan and to all the Teams that competed. Big thanks to the Boat Captains and Parents that make this happen. Here is a writeup about the event from the Major League Fishing Website. Below are some pictures from the event. Click on one of the Photos to seeRead More →

The Hartley Hawgs had two teams competing at the 2022 BassMaster High School National Championship during the week of August 8 – August 13 on Lake Hartwell located on the South Carolina and Georgia border. The Team of Jake and Drew earned their spot by placing 2nd at the 2022 BASS Ohio State Championship. The Team of Nathan and Braden earned their spot by qualifying thru the BassMaster Open held on Lewis Smith Lake earlier this year. For a mid-August tourney down south the weather was pleasant for the majority of the week. Both Teams brought fish to the scales with Nathan and Braden placingRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs just had two different Junior Teams compete in National Championship Tournaments. The team of Archer and Hayden had a great tournament at the BASS Junior National Championship and placed 8th out of a field of junior anglers from all over the country. Way to go Boys! The BASS Junior National Championship was held on Carroll County 1000 Acre Lake near Huntingdon Tennessee on July 29-30, 2022. The Hawgs also sent a team to compete in the TBF Junior World Championship being held on Kentucky Lake out of Paris Tennessee on July 26 – 29, 2022. The duo of Brooks and Grant grindedRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs duo of Dylan and Andrew brought home the 2022 OBF HS State championship to the club with a nice 5 five fish limit of 16.56 pounds! Congrats Boys! It was an overcast stormy day but the fish didn’t seem to mind as Hawgs Teams brought several nice bags to the scales. The Team of Jake & Drew took home the Big Bass Honors for the tourney with a nice 4.75# largemouth! Nathan and Braden weighed five for 14.22# to earn the 5th place prize. We had several other Hawgs Teams very near the top of leaderboard as well. Great job to allRead More →

Four Hawgs teams traveled south to Pickwick Lake in Florence Alabama to compete in the 13th Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship presented by the Student Angler Federation held the week of June 19 – 25, 2022. This event is setup in a unique format and is two tournaments in one. Daily bag limit was three fish per team to put less stress on the fish during the hot summer weather. The Tournament Format is explained at the following page. It was a hot week in Northern Alabama with daily highs near/above 95 and a couple days with highs flirting with 100Read More →