Meeting – Tuesday November 25, 7pm at Angling Sports

Next meeting is Tuesday, November 25th at 7:00 pm and will be held at Angling Sports – 681 Highbury Avenue North (at Dundas St.) London, Ontario, N5W 4L4.

Some important topics for discussion in this meeting will include setting up an “Angler of the Year” points system and a discussion about dates and venues for a much expanded tournament season next year. Members please plan on attending, we need your input!

New members are always welcome, come and see what we’re about.

Upcoming Meeting and Tournament Dates

Next Forest City Bassmasters meeting is Tuesday, September 30th at 7:00 pm and will be held at Angling Sports – 681 Highbury Avenue North (at Dundas St.) London, Ontario, N5W 4L4.

Angling Sports is also hosting an upcoming Bass Tournament on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 13th) at Wildwood Lake, hope to see you all there.

Date: Monday, October 13, 2014, 8:00 am blast off, 1:00 pm finish.
Location: Wildwood Conservation Area Boat Launch, Wildwood Lake, ON
Fees: $50.00 per two person team (includes big fish entry) – all monies will be used for prizes. 5 fish limit, live release after weigh in.

Contact Angling Sports for sign up and details.

Tournament – September 1st – Wildwood Lake

Angling Sports is hosting an upcoming Bass Tournament on Labour Day at Wildwood Lake, hope to see you all there.

Date: Monday, September 1st, 2014, 8:00 am blast off, 1:00 pm finish.
Location: Wildwood Conservation Area Boat Launch, Wildwood Lake, ON
Fees: $50.00 per two person team (includes big fish entry) – all monies will be used for prizes. 3 fish limit, live release after weigh in.

Full details posted at Forest City Bassmasters and Angling Sports Facebook pages.

This tournament is open to the public. If you are interested in participating please sign up at Angling Sports / or give them a call at 519-649-7429 / or email at info@anglingsports.ca.

Meeting – Tuesday August 26th, 7pm at Angling Sports

Next meeting is Tuesday, August 26th at 7:00 pm and will be held at Angling Sports – 681 Highbury Avenue North (at Dundas St.) London, Ontario, N5W 4L4.

Speaker: Theo From Megabass (Tentative/awaiting confirmation) Thanks to Dave Harris for talking about his recent tournament experiences including his time at the Hank Gibson Qualifier.

New members welcome, come and see what we’re about.

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Meeting – Tuesday July 29th, 7pm at Angling Sports

Next meeting is Tuesday, July 29th at 7:00 pm and will be held at Angling Sports – 681 Highbury Avenue North (at Dundas St.) London, Ontario, N5W 4L4.

Speaker: Dean Franklin, Shimano Pro Team Member. Dean and his wife Cindy run the TBBA Series of tournaments. Dean will be talking about tournaments and running them as well as taking questions related to Shimano products.

New members welcome, come and see what we’re about.

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Forest City Bassmasters Rondeau Bay Tournament Results

Congratulations to Mike Craftchick and Sam Rankin, winners of our first BASS club tournament held on Rondeau Bay out of Erieau Marina.

Forest City Bassmasters Rondeau Bay Tournament Winners Mike Craftchick (left) and Sam Rankin (right).

Forest City Bassmasters Rondeau Bay Tournament Winners Mike Craftchick (left) and Sam Rankin (right).

Full Results – June 29, 2014
Place/Team/5 Bass Weight (lbs.)/Big Fish Weight (lbs.)
1. Mike Craftchick/Sam Rankin 12.82/3.74
2. Pat DeVincenzo/Trevor Forbes 11.50
3. Dennis Shearme/Owen Mueller 10.48/2.50
4. Jim Forbes/Dave LaCroix 10.11/2.33
5. Tony Hemming/Dave Acal 8.92/2.55
6. Don Zalitach/Don Kraemer 7.03

Meeting Notes/Updates

Some updates from our previous meeting:

Rondeau Bay FCBM Tournament 1 (see link for details)
Boater/Non Boater Etiquette (see link for details)

Meeting times will be changed to a 7 pm start.
Forums are running on the website (see link for details)

Proposed Venues Poll Results

  • Fanshawe Lake 29 pts
  • Lake St. Clair 25 pts
  • Wildwood Lake 15 pts
  • Rondeau Bay 15 pts
  • Kawartha Lakes 13 pts
  • St. Clair River 12 pts
  • Long Point 11 pts
  • Conestogo Lake 9 pts
  • Pittock Lake 2 pts
  • Belwood Lake 1 pt