Our virtual tourney will be winding up this weekend. Still plenty of time to get out and get an entry submitted. As of Friday, 10/16/20 @ 9:30 PM our leaders in the Current Members Category are: Longest Fish (AKA the Hawg!) – Braden McNamara: 17 1/2″ Shortest Fish (AKA the Guppy!) – Ryan Pardi: 5″ Fish Closest to 18” in length without going over – Braden McNamara: 17 1/2″ Fish Closest to 16” in length without going over – Nathan Fiant: 15 3/4″ Fish Closest to 14” in length without going over – Ryan Pardi: 13 1/2″ Remember that each person can not win more thenRead More →

We have had several entries into the virtual tournament after the first weekend. To see all the current entries goto our Virtual Tourney Results page. Remember the categories for this tourney are as follows: Longest Fish (AKA the Hawg!) Shortest Fish (AKA the Guppy!) Fish Closest to 18” in length without going over Fish Closest to 16” in length without going over Fish Closest to 14” in length without going over The virtual tournament runs thru October 18th so you still have time to submit an entry. We’ve also had several additional lunker board submittals. Check out all the new additions and existing photos here.Read More →

We had our first few entries into our fall Virtual Tournament. The weekend weather is looking great and fall fishing can be a great time to catch a hawg. Let’s see some more entries. Also, a tentative date & location has been selected for the 2021 Ohio Bass Nation State Championship. This is a two-day tournament and is open to High School and Junior Anglers. The 2021 Tournament is tentatively scheduled for June 12 – 13, 2021 at Indian Lake. As more details are finalized additional info will be provided. Finally, we had a couple more entries onto our Lunker Board page. See below forRead More →

We will be closing out the fall season with a virtual tournament being held Oct 7 thru October 18th. Goto our Virtual Tournaments Page for complete rules. To keep an eye of entries submitted during the course of the tournament goto the Results Page here. Get out an enjoy some beautiful fall weather and submit your entries in the tournament. Club Advisors are planning an in-person pond tournament for the high finishers of this event. Stay tuned for more information. Below are some new entries into our Lunker Board Page. If you’ve had some nice catches over the summer submit your new entries.Read More →

I apologize that this post is a bit tardy. The Hartley’s Hawgs had members competing in tournaments over the weekend of September 12-13, 2020 with two different organizations. Still plenty of time yet this fall to enjoy some fishing. Be on the lookout for upcoming Hartley’s Hawgs events! Three Hawgs teams competed in the Ohio Fishers of Men High School Championship held on Caesars Creek on September 12, 2020. Below are some pictures of our three teams. Click on the image for a full size view. Way to go boys. Below is a post about the event from the Tournament Director: Two members of theRead More →

The Fishers of Men Ultimate Bass Challenge originally scheduled for May has been rescheduled to September 12, 2020 at Caesar Creek Lake (Wellman Ramp). Below is a fact sheet with additional information. All Hartley’s Hawgs anglers have the necessary SAF membership however each team would need to work out the registration and travel logistics on their own. This tourney will be fished using the MLF format where every scorable fish counts.Read More →

On a dreary/rainy Saturday the team of Mike Abbott and Braden McNamara weighed in a 15#-15oz bag to take the FLW Erie Open on 8/1/2020 out of Sandusky’s Shelby Street Ramp. The win qualifies the pair for the 2021 SAF National Championship and World Finals being held on Lake Hartwell. Zach Pocos and Riley Kent also competed for the Hawgs in this tourney. Congrats and good luck in the National Championship. Below is some additional information and photos from the event: 2020 FLW Erie Open Info and Results page FLW article covering the eventRead More →

Ohio Bass Federation has shared the entry form for the Saturday, July 25, 2020 Youth Open to be held on Alum Creek Lake. Per the entry form, the tournament hours are 6:30A – 2:30P and it is open to all youth anglers. If you have your partner and boat captain arrangements already made please go ahead and fill out the form and send it in to the address indicated. The Columbus Bassmasters have a club tournament on this day also so Boat Captain assignment logistics will be tricky. If you are interested in fishing this tournament and do not have a partner or boat captainRead More →

On August 9, 2020 there will be a youth tournament hosted by Kokosing Valley Jr Anglers and OSU on Alum Creek Lake. For more information on the tournament visit the Kokosing Valley Jr Anglers website. Entries for this event are due on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Thanks to Kokosing Valley Jr. Anglers for putting on this event and providing additional opportunity for youth anglers to compete. Hartley’s Hawgs club anglers interested in this event would need to register and arrange for boat captains and other logistics on their own.Read More →

The Hartley’s Hawgs traveled to Mosquito Creek Lake in NE Ohio to compete for the 2020 BASS High School and Junior State Championship and a spot in the BASS National Championship. This event was a two day tournament with total weight for both days determining the winners and the top two positions in each category earning a spot in the National Championship. In the Junior category Mason and Ian finished 2nd and earned a spot in this years National Championship. Congratulations boys. The hawgs brought in several other nice bags. See the Ohio BASS Nation High School fishing page for more info from the eventRead More →