We are starting to get information for some of our 2024 Tournaments. The SAF High School State championship will be on Alum Creek Lake on Saturday, June 8, 2024. All the Club Tournaments will be posted on the Tournaments Page. Additionally, the Bassmaster and MLF Opens Schedules have also been posted. Club Anglers will have all the necessary memberships to signup for these Open Tournaments but travel expenses and logistics would be each Anglers families responsibility. Great to see some of these tournament dates starting to get on the Calendar.Read More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had two teams travel to La Crosse Wisconsin to fish the Student Angler Federation World and National Championship. A full post will be coming soon on that. One of our Teams has made the final day cut to Fish for World Championship and big Scholarships and Prizes! Ryan and Mason have made final day cut and have a camera man in the boat and following them after an Awesome day 3 bag. To watch the live weigh-in follow along on SAFs Live Feed. Weigh in starts at 2:15PM Eastern Time. Weights are zeroed out on final day so it is a oneRead More →

Our Adult Host Club, The Columbus Bassmasters held a cleanup day at Alum Creek on June 10, 2023. Thanks to them for helping out taking care of our natural resources and fisheries. We encourage all our members to get involved whenever possible to help give back to the sport of fishing. Below are some pictures from the event. Great job Columbus Bassmasters!Read More →

On Sunday, 6/4/23 the club got together at the Johnstown Sportsman Club for some pond fishing and a lunch get together. Some pictures from the pond outing are posted below. We also drew the winners of our 2023 Raffle. A video of the Raffle drawing can be viewed here: https://fb.watch/lffabEC0Bf/ The 2023 Winners were Thanks to all those that participated in our raffle fundraiser. Click on pics below to view larger image from Pond fishing:Read More →

This weekend is the OBN State Championship for both High Schoolers and Juniors. Be sure to have the parental release form completed as well as the Boat Captain release form. Both of those forms are available below at the following links: Parental Release Form -> https://hartleyshawgs.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/2023-HS-and-Junior-Parental-Release.pdf Boat Captain Form -> https://hartleyshawgs.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/2023-High-School-and-Junior-Boat-Captain-form.pdf These forms were also sent out via email. Be sure to be checking emails and the website for any additional updates. Good luck and be safe to everyone fishing the State Championship Tourney!Read More →

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 @ https://hartleyshawgs.com/event/pond-tournament/ 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 →