Thanks to the Cooke family for having the club out for a pond tourney on a beautiful sunny November day. The results from the tourney are given below: Braden McNamara was the winner , choosing to fish the 2nd period had two fish for 4.52 pounds. His big fish was 19 1/2’” long and 3.10 pounds. Second place ,Adam Kinnear 3 fish  total weight 3.61 pounds. He fished period one. Third place Caleb Kidder 2 fish 2.41 pounds fishing period two. Fourth Place Ian Reed with 1.04 fishing period one. Fifth Place Mason Everts .88 fishing period one also.Read More →

The 2021 Tournament Season is starting to take shape as tournament organizers are starting to firm up some dates and locations for the upcoming season. Below are some of the current highlights. As additional information comes in checkout our Tournaments Page and also checkout our events calendar as the info is also posted there. And remember on this election day, I hope we can all agree: Vote YES for Fishing! >> SAF State Championship (HS Anglers Only). This tournament is a qualifier for the SAF High School National Championship and World Finals. When: May 22, 2021 Where: Delaware Lake Link to Fact Sheet >> Ohio BASS Nation HS/JRRead More →

Our fall virtual tournament held October 7, 2020 thru October 18, 2020 came to an exciting finish this past weekend! We had several winning entries come in over the final weekend of the tournament. Below is a Summary of the winning catches in each category. To view all the entries goto our results page. Hartley’s Hawgs – Current Members Winners Longest Fish (AKA the Hawg!): Nathan Fiant with a 19-3/4″ fish. Shortest Fish (AKA the Guppy!): Grant Buzard with a 13-1/4″ fish (Note: Ryan Pardi would have taken these honors but he also won in the 14″ category) Fish Closest to 18” in length without goingRead More →

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 →