Just one more week left in our Spring virtual tournament. Keep the submittals coming. This past week we had a G-G-G-G-G-G-G GIANT bass submitted! Congratulations to Walker on his catch of a nearly 22″ hawg! He has set a high bar for largest fish but remember what Mike Iakonelli once said, “Never Give Up!” plus there are lots of other prize categories available. Also pretty cool that we had our first couple of smallmouth bass submitted for the tourney! One of the smallmouths looks like it was a river fish from the pictures. One more week to go so get out there and stretch aRead More →

We have now completed week 3 of this springs virtual tourney and have new leaders for big fish in both HS and Juniors. The High School big fish is now 17.25″ submitted by Walker and the Junior big fish is 15″ submitted by Landon. You still have two more weeks to get out and participate. The weather is warming up and the bite should be getting better and better. Keep those pictures coming. To see all of the submissions and see where you stand checkout our virtual tournament page.Read More →

Our 2024 Spring Virtual Tourney kicked off this weekend and thus far we have had 13 entries in our tournament. After the first weekend we have Asher leading the Juniors with a 14.5″ fish and Ryan leading our High Schoolers with a 13.75″ fish. You still have plenty of time to get out and catch a few fish to enter into this derby. Remember to try and get a picture with the date/time of your catch in the picture but if not we will accept date/time attributes with the picture. The main objective is to get out there and have some fun outside. To seeRead More →

We are starting a Virtual Tournament this coming Saturday (March 30, 2024) thru Sunday, April 28, 2024. We did some of these virtual tournaments back during the COVID time and decided to get another one going for this spring as a fun way to encourage the kids to get outdoors and do a little fishing! Please make sure to checkout our Virtual Tournaments Web page for all of the rules for the tournament. Pay particular attention to how to take your Fish pictures for the tournament to make sure we have no issues getting your entries in. As we start to receive fish catches weRead More →

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 →

Several Hawgs Teams travelled to southern Ohio to compete in the SAF State championship held on the Ohio River out of Gallipolis on 6/3/23. It was tough fishing for many teams and none of the Hawgs Teams placed high enough to qualify for the upcoming SAF National Championship. Thanks to all the boat captains that take the time to take out our anglers. Also thanks to the other volunteers and advisors for all they do.Read More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs had several teams competing in the 2023 OBF Tournament May 13, 2023 on Alum Creek. The morning started off raining but cleared as the day progressed. All the Hartley’s teams brought fish to the scales. Thanks to all the volunteer boat captains including current High School members and a past member. Checkout some pictures from the event below (click on pic to view larger image).Read More →

This past weekend, April 29-30, the Hawgs High School and Juniors competed for the 2023 OBN State Championship on Alum Creek Lake. Saturday was a cool overcast morning with some clearing in the afternoon while Sunday morning a cold front with wind and cold rains worked thru the area. The weather didn’t slow the fishing as several nice bags were brought to the scales. Unfortunately the Hawgs did not qualify any teams for the BASS National Championships (top two places qualify), but several teams from both the Juniors and High School were very near the top of the standings. Great job to all the teamsRead More →