Upcoming Speaker Announcement: Jason Barnucz

Jason Barnucz

Jason Barnucz

Jason Barnucz, fisheries biologist for Fisheries and Oceans Canada and all around angling fanatic will speak at our upcoming Forest City Bassmasters meeting on February 24th at 7 pm Rescheduled for Tues. May 26th at 7pm (held at Angling Sports). His will be speaking on the the science behind catch and release and its effects on bass. He will also talk about this years Hank Gibson Ontario Bassmasters Qualifier being held at Turkey Point. This is one meeting you don`t want to miss!

Jason is also president of Hamilton Bassmasters and 1st VP and Conservation Director for Ontario B.A.S.S. Nation.

Happy Holidays!

Just a reminder that there will not be a December meeting. Enjoy your time with family and friends.

Happy Holidays from Forest City Bassmasters, may your holiday dreams be of 10 lbs. bucketmouths and 6 lbs. smallies!

2015 Tournament Dates

Thanks to everyone’s input we have a tentative tournament schedule up (and listed below) for next year. An Angler of the Year points system has also been posted.

No meeting in December, happy holidays to all.

Club Tournaments
Sunday, June 28, 2015 – Rondeau Bay out of Erieau Marina, Club Only
Sunday, July 19, 2015 – Long Point launch TBD (inner bay area), Club Only
Friday, July 31, 2015 – Fanshawe Lake Evening Tournament, electric motors and up to 9.9 hp kickers only, Club Only
Sunday, August 23, 2015 – Lake St. Clair Open out of Belle River Marina, open to any B.A.S.S. affiliate club member, Canadian waters only. (Rondeau Bay out of Erieau Marina will be backup venue if unsafe wind conditions are forecast for Lake St. Clair)
Sunday, September 27, 2015 – Conestogo Lake, Club Only
Sunday, October 4, 2015 – Wildwood Lake, Club Only

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.