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


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 →

The Hawgs sent the Duo of Braden and Nathan to compete in the Bassmaster High School National Championship held on Lake Chickamauga. The Tourney was held July 29-31, 2021 with three days of practice ahead of the tourney days. The hottest weather of the summer was happening in the Tennessee valley during the tourney with temperatures pushing 95 and 110 heat index nearly every day there. Days one and two of the tourney included the entire field of over 300 boats with the field cut down to 12 teams competing on championship saturday. The tournament was setup as a 3-fish limit tourney to help reduceRead More →

Three Hartley’s Hawgs Teams travelled down to Anderson, South Carolina on Beautiful Lake Hartwell to fish for World and National Championships and possibly College Scholarship money! They are there with 398 teams from across the Country (and a few from outside the Country). The Teams of Braden/Mike, Nathan/Brett, and Grant/Dylan are representing the Hartley’s Hawgs very well. Day one was a hot day with very little wind. All three teams brought in a 3-fish limit on Day One. The team of Braden/Mike had a strong day one weighing in 8#-6oz and are currently sitting in 20th place. The other two teams are sitting in theRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had two teams travel to mid-Michigan to fish the Bassmaster High School open on the waters of Lake Huron within Saginaw Bay. Lots of fish were caught during the practice time and tournament. The day of the tournament the weather was volatile with some pretty sizeable waves keeping many teams from making long runs out into the Bay in the interest of safety. The Teams of Mike/Rees and Zack/Brett both weighed five fish and had great finishes in the event. Way to go boys. For a full writeup from the event from Bassmaster click here. Below are some pictures from the event.Read More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs earned the 1st and 3rd place spots in the Ohio Bass Nation State Championship High School Division held on Alum Creek Lake. Also a Hartley’s duo claimed 3rd place in the Junior Championship which was held concurrent with the High School tournament. Way to go Nathan/Braden, Mike/Rees & Brooks/Grant and Congrats to all the teams as many great fish were brought to the scales this past weekend. With the State Championship, Nathan and Braden earned a spot to compete later this summer for the BASS High School National Championship being held on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee. Big Thank You to allRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had several teams competing in the Ohio Bass Nation High School and Junior State Championship being held at Alum Creek Lake. The Cicada’s were also around in force to join the party. The day got off to a slow start as there was an hour plus fog delay. Once the sun got up the fog quickly burned off and the teams got out on the water and got busy. The Hawgs had several good bags placed on the scales and are well positioned for a run at a State Championship. Good luck tomorrow to all Hartley’s Hawgs teams. Be safe out thereRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had 6 teams participate in the 3rd (of 4) stops on the Ohio Bass Nation Team Series event on Grand Lake St. Mary’s. It was a warm June day with some tough fishing but all the Hawgs teams were able to bring fish to the scales. Good job to all our participating teams. Click on the photos below to view a larger image. Thanks to Ohio Bass Nation for putting on this event and thanks to all the great Hartley’s Hawgs Sponsors and volunteers. For a summary of the complete tournament results click here.Read More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had 14 teams participating in the 2021 Student Angler Federation Ohio High School State Championship that included a field of 49 boats on Delaware Lake. A week prior to the tournament Delaware Lake was in flood stage and around 15 ft above normal pool so the fish were definitely in a transition stage. It was a beautiful May day but the fishing was pretty tough with 106 fish weighed in and only 11 teams total in the field weighing in limits. For the full results from the tournament click here Here is a writeup about the event on the Student Angler FederationRead More →

The fundraiser raffle drawing was held at the conclusion of the 2021 Student Angler Federation Tournament held May 22, 2021 @ Delaware Lake. We’d like to thank all those who participated in the raffle to help us with this successful fundraiser. Without further ado, the winners are: Taking the 1st place prize of $500 was the Dill Family Taking the 2nd Prize of $250 was Corby Coon an employee at one of our great Sponsors Knox Marine. Corby graciously donated the winnings back to the club. Thanks Corby and all the great folks up at Knox Marine! Taking the 3rd Prize of $100 was BobRead More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs High Schoolers are competing today for a State Championship. Beautiful Morning on Delaware Lake. Go get em Hawgs! Below are several pictures from the launch along with a few on the water pics. Stay tuned for additional info and pictures after the weigh in.Read More →